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
The Pacific Women
Support Unit is seeking to recruit a Grants Officer to assess, monitor and build the governance capacity of Pacific Women
’s grant partner organisations; and meet the Support Unit’s internal grant administrative functions. The Grants Officer will be the key focal point for the Support Unit team on grant administration matters relating to grant implementation and overall grant management for a portfolio of 35 grants.
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/6589/tor_grants-officer.pdf About You
The Grants Officer will have the following skills and experience:
- Strong cross-cultural, interpersonal, communication, partnership building and capacity strengthening skills and experience.
- A minimum of three years’ experience working in grants management, including grant financial management, fraud control, acquittals and audits.
- Demonstrated experience applying DFAT grant-related policies to development programs in the Pacific, including Australia’s Commonwealth Grant Rules and Guidelines (2017), DFAT’s Aid Grant Policy (2017) and DFAT’s safeguarding policies.
- Demonstrated training and mentoring skills and an ability to convey complex information to stakeholders with varying levels of experience and ability, including delivering fraud control, child protection and/or Preventing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH) training.
- Strong project management experience.
- A qualification (or significant experience) in a relevant field (for example, business, accounting, audit, evaluation, development or a related social science discipline) would be an advantage.
Ideally, the incumbent will be currently based in Suva, Fiji; however, remote work locations may be considered. A competitive salary will be negotiated; however, no relocation allowances are available. 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; and
- Another single document that includes:
- A cover letter that outlines how you meet the selection criteria (no more than two pages);
- Your availability to commence date;
- Your salary expectation; and
- Your response to the following questions (no more than half a page): What minimum requirements do you require in a grant partner’s tranche acquittal? What approach would you take if the partners had not met all minimum requirements?
Applications must be submitted by 11:59pm, Sunday 6 December 2020
(Suva, Fiji 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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