About the Program
Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women
) is a regional development program funded by the Australian Government and managed by Cardno. It is a 10-year program improving the political, economic and social opportunities of Pacific women. About the Role
Under the leadership of the Pacific Women
Papua New Guinea Country Manager, and as part of a small team, the Program Officer will provide support in all areas of activity and grant management, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting for Pacific Women
Papua New Guinea activities.
The Program Officer will work closely with Pacific Women
Support Unit colleagues and key stakeholders, including the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and partner organisations associated with program activities. The Program Officer will be required to establish and maintain harmonious and effective relationships with program partners and undertake all duties to a high professional standard.
To access the Terms of Reference containing the roles and responsibilities and selection criteria for this position, please copy paste this link: https://www.cardno.com/media/6572/program-officer-tor.pdf About You
The Program Officer, Papua New Guinea will have the following skills and experience:
- Tertiary qualification in a development-related discipline, or equivalent years of experience working in a relevant field.
- At least three years of experience in a project coordination or management role, preferably in a government, NGO or donor context.
- Demonstrated understanding of gender issues in Papua New Guinea.
- Strong design and analytical skills.
- Highly developed interpersonal skills, complemented by strong written and oral communication skills.
- High level computing skills with experience in word processing, spread sheets and databases.
- Enthusiasm and ability to work as part of a team and independently.
- Commitment to continuous learning.
This position is open to Papua New Guinea nationals and permanent residents with authority to live and work in Papua New Guinea. Rates of pay are based on competitive local labour standards. Why join the Pacific Women Support Unit?
The Pacific Women
Support Unit is a committed team that is dedicated to gender equality and making a meaningful contribution to the communities and countries in which we work. We strive for excellence, thrive on challenges and have fun along the way.
By joining the Pacific Women
Support Unit, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook. How to apply?
We welcome your interest in joining the Pacific Women
Support Unit team. Please click 'apply' and send your CV together with a covering letter that addresses the selection criteria (no more than three pages). Please include in your covering letter your available starting date and salary expectation for the role.
Applications must be submitted by 11:59pm, Sunday 29 November 2020
(Port Moresby time).
Cardno is committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), Child Protection and bribery prevention. We want to engage with the right people to deliver our client programs. As part of our approach you will be subjected to formal background screening, criminal record checks, employment verification, and periodic compliance checks. All Cardno staff receive safety, compliance and safeguards training and are responsible for contributing to a safer working culture. Pacific Women
values diversity and inclusion. Applicants from diverse or underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, including people with disabilities and from the LGBTQI community. About Cardno
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs. Contact
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