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Pacific Regional Partnerships Director - Australia / Pacific


Employer: CARE Australia
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Executive & Senior Management, International Aid & Development, Management, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: International

Job posted on: 21 March, 2019.
Applications close: 09 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • Pacific or Australian based
  • Fixed Term Contract (12 months), Full Time

CARE is a leading international humanitarian aid organisation fighting global poverty, with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities.

About the Role

This brand new role is an exciting step forward in CARE’s long-term gender equality programming. The role leads the development and strengthening of CARE’s partnership and programs in the Pacific region.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish positive and supportive relationships with CARE’s existing and emerging partners
  • Identify potential new partnerships where interests align with CARE’s strategic priorities
  • Identify programming opportunities and develop quality programming concepts and proposals
  • Ensure projects meet annual targets, financial accountability, compliance and project planning and reporting requirements.
  • Deliver effective program management oversight for CARE program activities implemented in non-presence countries in the region
  • Deliver training and capacity development support with a focus on program management and gender equality approaches

Ideally you will have

  • Master degree or equivalent postgraduate qualifications in international development or a related field and at least 7-10 years’ experience at a senior level in the management of humanitarian and/or development programs with an international NGO or aid agency
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage complex and diverse stakeholder relationships
  • Demonstrated understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment and experience in coaching or training others on gender concepts
  • Demonstrated strong program management skills
  • Excellent donor liaison, representation and coordination skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to build capacity and sustain positive working relationship with staff and partners

What we can offer you

  • Access to generous leave benefits, appropriate insurance and allowances
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • The opportunity to use your skills to fight poverty with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities
  • A range of creative solutions offered that may be negotiated where possible, on a case-by-case basis, to help you balance work with life

CARE Australia reserves the right to seek information from job applicants’ previous employers about incidents of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment, and/or child abuse the applicant may have been found guilty to have committed or about which an investigation was in the process of being carried out at the time of the termination of the applicant’s employment with that employer. By submitting the application, the job applicant confirms that s/he has no objection to CARE Australia requesting the information specified above.

CARE Australia is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people living with a disability and/or have lived experience of disability. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply for this job

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