An exciting opportunity exists for a Project Manager to join our Health Emergencies and Pandemic Preparedness team at Burnet! You will work closely with in-country team members, technical staff as well the finance and administration teams to ensure the effective implementation of a suite of activities.
You will be part of an experienced team of project managers based in Melbourne. This position will coordinate short term personnel deployment to Papua New Guinea (and other countries if within portfolio), monitor implementation progress & financial management, provide logistical and administrative support, and respond to emerging risks.
In this role you will:
-Provide project management support to track inputs, progress and outputs against implementation plans and work plans
-Ensure BI policies and donor requirements are integrated into project management and operational systems
-Monitor contract compliance and ensure timeliness of contractual outputs and invoices/payments – including donors and contractors
-With support from the finance team, undertake financial monitoring and analysis, including expenditure, budgeting and forecasting
-Support the recruitment, briefing, mobilisation & ongoing support of overseas- based project staff in compliance with donor & Burnet Institute policies (as required)
-Establish and enhance strong relationships with key project stakeholders, including development partners and other implementing agencies.
Refer to the position description for full details. This is a full time position for a 12-month period with a possibility of extension. Flexibility to partially work from home will also be provided.