Staff Alumni opportunities in the Pacific Division
- Strong background in aid program planning and management
- At least ten years international development experience including at least four years at AusAID
- Significant skills and experience in mentoring and supporting aid program staff skills development
- At the Program Manager level or above.
- Provide mentoring, guidance and oversight to staff where extra support beyond that routinely available from management, is needed.
- For example staff may be working in areas where they lack experience or on issues of high sensitivity and require more leadership and guidance than is readily available to maximise the chances of favourable outcomes.
- Provide support to strategy development, operational decisions, review and quality processes that require expert and/or high level oversight and direction. For example:
- development of Country Situation Analyses and delivery strategies
- assisting with complex contract management issues, including conflict resolution
- the review of major assistance programs, including for forms of aid such as trust funds and sector budget support, and
- Quality at Implementation moderation, preparation of Annual Program Performance Reports and assistance with portfolio reviews.
- Assistance to staff in taking forward activity implementation. For example assistance with:
- appropriate arrangements to support working in partner systems (WIPS)
- putting in place tender and contract arrangements, and
- putting in place appropriate monitoring arrangements.
- Assistance to ensure appropriate measures are in place to implement commitments from the aid review, including:
- long term pipeline planning, a vital ingredient for the program’s requirement for scale-up
- reporting against the agency results framework, and
- the Transparency initiative.
- Operational assistance and guidance to desk and posts for surge capacity when needed:
- For example in humanitarian response situations.
How to register
Former employees who are interested in this opportunity should register by submitting their current CV to the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org
The covering email message should provide:
- Contact details
- As clear an indication as possible of availability
- Areas of interest – based on the list of possible duties
- Contact details for at least one referee.
Registered applicants will then be considered for roles as they become available.
Once a potential role has been identified, contact will be made to confirm interest and establish availability. Once mutually acceptable arrangements are made, a non-ongoing contract will be negotiated for the former employee to be re-engaged for a set period, usually at the same level as their most recent permanent employment with AusAID. Some brief induction/updating will be necessary in most cases.
Last reviewed: 28 May, 2012