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Senior Program Officer (Remote)

Australia-Pacific Partnerships Platform |
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Are you a collaborative and results oriented program manager with established Pacific networks? Are you interested in working for a multidisciplinary development program committed to supporting governments of Pacific Countries to achieve their governance, stability and resilience goals? This is a remote (home based) role, working with a team of experienced development professionals who are committed to sustainability, strengths-based capacity development, genuine partnership, gender equality and disability inclusive development.

  • Full-time opportunity to June 2024 with the option to extend
  • Remote role, with an allowance provided to establish your home office
  • Applicants from this position may be used to establish a merit list for similar roles

The Australia-Pacific Partnerships Platform (the Partnerships Platform) is an Australian Government initiative funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and managed by DT Global. We seek passionate staff who work in partnership to deliver the ideas and advice that will help the countries in which we work meet their governance and stability challenges.

The Partnerships Platform is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Program Officer to support partnerships and program design, planning, implementation and monitoring activities. The ideal candidate is a collaborative and results focused program manager who demonstrates a respectful, flexible and resilient approach and has experience working across the Pacific, with established networks, ideally in Nauru and/or Kiribati.

The Partnerships Platform works with partners and governments in Kiribati, Tuvalu, Nauru and Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), while also supporting other Pacific Countries. While the core focus is on Economic Governance, the Partnerships Platform is demand driven and responsive to priorities also in relation to service delivery (such as health and education).

The areas of responsibility for the Senior Program Officer are:

  • Develop strong working and ‘customer service’ oriented relationships with all partner government stakeholders, the Australian High Commission, technical specialists and service providers involved in program delivery in Nauru.
  • With strong stakeholder engagement, contribute to the development of country and activity level plans which are aligned with partner government priorities, DFAT strategies and policies and Partnerships Platform objectives.
  • Facilitate innovation, capacity development, knowledge exchange and localisation which contributes to achievement of End of Investment Outcomes (EOIOs) through convening, networking and partnering with government agencies, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), the private sector and technical area experts and organisations.
  • Conduct analysis as required to inform plans and achieve program EOIOs.
  • Applying adaptive management, monitor and oversee implementation of country plans and Partnerships Platform activities, with a focus on delivering and demonstrating EOIOs.

The position is a full time, remote position offered to June 2024, with the option to extend. A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, including an allowance to establish your home office.

Click on the link or copy paste it to access the full Terms of Reference for this position: https://bit.ly/3Ym3vTX

About You
We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate a high degree of flexibility, respect, resilience and adaptability, and the ability to successfully build and manage relationships with a broad range of stakeholders across the Pacific.

To be successful in this role, you will have extensive experience in managing donor funded development activities, with proven experience in delivering effective program outcomes. Established knowledge of, and experience in, public financial management, governance, Gender Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) and development sectors in Nauru and Kiribati, will be highly valued, as will pacific language skills.

You will be required to demonstrate a strong understanding of, and commitment to, GEDSI, child protection and the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), anti-corruption and other DFAT safeguarding policies.

This is a hands-on role for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment. Ideally the successful candidate will be based in the Pacific region (including Australia and New Zealand), have a reliable Wi-Fi connection and can work from home.

Other Information
Amendments to the position’s terms of reference may be made during the period of the engagement as required.

The Partnerships Platform is committed to increasing the pool of Pacific Island expertise. Suitably qualified people of the Pacific are strongly encouraged to apply.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities, including First Nations people, LGBTQIA+, women, gender diverse and people of different abilities.

We can make adjustments during the recruitment process for people with a disability. If required, please contact our recruitment team via email at [email protected] to discuss how we can support you.

HOW TO APPLY
We welcome your interest in joining the Australia-Pacific Partnerships Platform as an Adviser. Please ensure you review the Terms of Reference before applying (click link or copy and paste into your browser): https://bit.ly/3Ym3vTX

Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button.

Please submit

  1. Your CV
  2. A cover letter addressing the selection criteria (no more than 250 words per criterion)

Kindly note that applications that do not include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria may not be considered.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Sunday, 15 January 2023 at 11:59 pm AEST

Should this role be of interest, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Kindly note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants may be contacted to establish a merit list for similar roles in other Pacific Island Countries.

About DT Global
DT Global is driven by a fundamental commitment to one goal: to work in partnership with communities, governments, and the private sector to deliver innovative, data-driven solutions that transform lives beyond expectations. DT Global—launched in 2019—is built on legacy companies AECOM International Development’s Services Sector, Development Transformations, IMC Worldwide, and Cardno International Development. To fulfill its profit-for-purpose mission, DT Global is a key donor to the DT Institute, an independent not-for-profit organization, in support of DTI’s efforts to test new ideas or expand on donor partner priorities with the aim to improve as many lives as possible.

Our global team of almost 2,500 staff and experts work in over 100 countries. We aim to maximize sustainable development impact across a wide range of practice areas, including Conflict Prevention, Stabilization & Transition; Economic Growth; Environment & Infrastructure; Governance; and Human Development. We meet communities where they are on the development spectrum and help them move to where they want to be. Together, we bring over 60 years of experience, relationships, and technical excellence to improve lives around the world on behalf of our partners, clients, and stakeholders.

DT Global is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. We are committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), and bribery prevention. DT Global is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage women, men, people with diverse backgrounds and people living with disabilities to apply. This program is funded by the Australian Government and Managed by DT Global.

Closing Date: Jan 15, 2023

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