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International Programs Manager

Employer: The Leprosy Mission Australia
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: International Aid & Development, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 07 January, 2019.
Applications close: 20 January, 2019. (Expired)

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity mobilising a team to make an impact on leprosy and neglected tropical diseases using a bold new global strategy?

Do you have a demonstrated experience in international development and strategic leadership?

The Organisation

The Leprosy Mission Australia (TLMA) is an energetic team of people who work together to support people affected by leprosy and disability throughout its projects overseas. As a Christian based organisation we are passionate about the cause of The Leprosy Mission and our Christian vision, mission and values. We have an ambitious new strategy of zero transmission of leprosy, zero discrimination and zero disability as a consequence of leprosy by 2035. If you are interested in becoming part of this dynamic team read on.

The Role

As the International Programs Manager you will play an integral, strategic role in leading the International Program Services department in implementing its overseas development program across a broad range of programs in disability, social community development and public health.

You will have demonstrated program management experience to effectively deliver on overseas project management responsibilities, including the completion of monitoring and evaluation visits, tracking the progress of projects against established outcomes and the strategic aims of the organisation.

Working in partnership with Implementing Countries you will mentor project leaders in areas of implementation, policy to practice implementation, financial management, administration and reporting to ensure desirable project outcomes.

Your attention to detail will ensure that all project activities comply with the ACFID Code of Conduct, Partnership Agreements and DFAT requirements.

Key Skills Required

The successful candidate will have proven strategic leadership and team management skills along with experience in the management, monitoring and evaluation of development projects with DFAT or similar funding organisations.

You will have a graduate degree, preferably in Health, Development or International Relations and experience working in a cross cultural setting in community development or comparable situation.

A sensitivity to cross cultural issues of community development and ability to communicate with, and encourage Implementing Country staff, and an understanding of Christian mission in Supporting and Implementing Countries.

Strong interpersonal skills, a commitment to teamwork and an ability to speak in public and present the work of TLMA in the Christian and wider community


This position is based at The Leprosy Mission Australia National Office in Box Hill Victoria, and will require travel overseas of up to 60 days per annum.

A full position description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

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