Australian High Commission
Republic of Nauru

Vacancies


PROGRAM MANAGER - NAURU

Agency                        Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Position Number   NU1003

Title                               Program Manager (Budget, Risk and Cross-Cutting)

Classification           LE5

Section                        Development

Annual Salary          19,847

Reports to                  Second Secretary (Development Cooperation)

Closing date             23 November 2018

 

About the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The role of DFAT is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. This involves strengthening Australia’s security, enhancing Australia’s prosperity, delivering an effective and high quality overseas aid program and helping Australian travellers and Australians overseas.

The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Australian Government. DFAT also works with other Australian government agencies to drive coordination of Australia’s pursuit of global, regional and bilateral interests.

About the role

The Australia-Nauru Aid Partnership Arrangement guides Australia’s development priorities and aid investments in Nauru.  Under the current agreement, Australia has three priority areas of cooperation: promote effective public sector management; invest in nation-building infrastructure; and support human development.  All investments improve opportunities to empower women and girls and address issues of gender equality, inclusion of people with disability and climate change resilience.

Under general direction, the Program Manager works within a small team responsible for overseeing the implementation of Australia’s aid program in Nauru. 

The key responsibilities of the position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage a range of contracts and oversee the financial management, monitoring and reporting related to Australia’s aid program
  • Prepare financial estimates and program expenditure
  • Oversee and manage accurate, up-to-date activity data on DFAT systems, including Aid Works
  • Assist with the preparation for and participate in programming meetings with development partners
  • Assist with developing and managing risk registers for each program
  • Build and maintain relationships across a broad range of regional stakeholders, including community organisations, senior and middle management, government officials, private sector representatives, international and regional organisations
  • Oversee the implementation of Australian development cooperation programs

Selection Criteria

  • Fluency in written and spoken English (required) and Nauruan (desirable).
  • Experience in the use of financial management systems
  • Experience in program or project monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Two (2) or more years of experience working with bilateral and/or multilateral funded projects would be an advantage
  • Tertiary qualifications (Bachelor level or higher) in a relevant discipline such as gender equality, disability inclusion, environment, climate change, public policy/administration or international development would be an advantage

Please download the recruitment pack for conditions and requirements to preparing your application  

 

ASSITANT PROGRAM MANAGER - NAURU

Agency                        Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Position Number   20703 (tbc)

Title                               Assistant Program Manager (Scholarships and TVET)

Classification           LE4

Section                        Development

Annual Salary          18,282

Reports to                  Senior Program Manager (Education)

Closing date             23 November 2018

 

About the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The role of DFAT is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. This involves strengthening Australia’s security, enhancing Australia’s prosperity, delivering an effective and high quality overseas aid program and helping Australian travellers and Australians overseas. The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Australian Government. DFAT also works with other Australian government agencies to drive coordination of Australia’s pursuit of global, regional and bilateral interests.

About the role

The Australia-Nauru Aid Partnership Arrangement guides Australia’s development priorities and aid investments in Nauru.  Under the current agreement, Australia has three priority areas of cooperation: promote effective public sector management; invest in nation-building infrastructure; and support human development.  All investments provide opportunities to empower women and girls and address issues of gender equality, inclusion of people with disability and climate change resilience.

Under general direction the Assistant Program Manager works within a small team responsible for  overseeing the implementation of Australia’s aid program in Nauru. 

The key responsibilities of the position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the scholarships application, selection and mobilisation process in consultation with the Government of Nauru (GoN)
  • Assist the Nauru Department of Education to implement Technical and Vocational Education and Training-related policies and programs, including access for people with a disability and work with the GoN to increase access to the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) for Nauruans
  • Build and maintain contacts within Nauru, Australia and the Pacific supporting scholarships and TVET programs (USP, APTC, Queensland TAFE, others)
  • Manage a contract including financial processing, monitoring and reporting
  • Prepare and update guidelines, policies and correspondence and assist with the day-to day administration of the aid program, including systems support

Selection Criteria

  • Experience in the use of financial management systems
  • Experience in program or project monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (required) and Nauruan (desirable)

Please download the recruitment pack for conditions and requirements to preparing your application  

 

PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND RESEARCH OFFICER - NAURU

Agency                        Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Position Number   NU0003

Title                               Public Diplomacy and Research Officer

Classification           LE4

Annual Salary         18,282

Post                              Australian High Commission

Closing date             23 November 2018

 

About the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The role of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. This involves strengthening Australia’s security, enhancing Australia’s prosperity, delivering an effective and high quality overseas aid program and helping Australian travellers and Australians overseas. The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Australian Government. DFAT also works with other Australian government agencies to drive coordination of Australia’s pursuit of global, regional and bilateral interests.

About the role

The Public Diplomacy and Research Officer develops and delivers the High Commission’s public and cultural diplomacy program, and undertakes research and produces reports on a range of political, economic, commercial and development issues. 

The key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of a social media plan for the AHC and conduct research and analysis on outcomes
  • Prepare media releases and social media posts about AHC and Australian Government activities and initiatives
  • Undertake research on key issues and monitor and report on relevant information in the local media and parliament
  • Produce well-written, accurate reports on a range of political, economic, commercial, and development issues
  • Build and maintain relationships with a wide range of government officials, civil society and private sector representatives and media outlets
  • Manage, coordinate and promote public diplomacy events
  • Prepare and manage travel programs and appointments for visiting officials
  • Assist in managing public diplomacy budget allocations by preparing plans and monitoring expenditure

Qualifications / experience required

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field such as political science, economics, communications or journalism
  • Demonstrated relevant work experience
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills in English and Nauruan
  • Competency in software systems and social media platforms
  • A valid driver’s license with a good driving history

Selection Criteria

  • The successful applicant should have demonstrated abilities in:

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills in English and Nauruan
  • High-level liaison and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to conduct research and produce reports on current political, economic and development issues in Nauru
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to manage multiple activities under pressure in a timely and effective manner, with limited supervision
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a small team, including flexibility to take on a wide range of additional tasks

Please download the recruitment pack for conditions and requirements to preparing your application