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Regional Operations Director - Fiji

Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC)
  • Executive leadership role in the Pacific
  • Located at the Regional Head Office, in Suva, Fiji with travel across the Australia-Pacific region

About Australia Pacific Training Coalition

The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) is a centre for training excellence providing Australian standard training qualifications and skills across the Pacific region. As Australia’s flagship Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) investment in the Pacific, APTC works collaboratively with TVET stakeholders to achieve training delivery outcomes and reforms to Pacific TVET systems. By joining APTC, you will have the opportunity to contribute towards a more skilled, inclusive and productive workforce for the region.

APTC has country offices in Fiji, Vanuatu, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. The Regional Head Office is located in Suva, Fiji

The Role

Reporting to the Executive Director, APTC the Regional Operations Director has accountability for the fiduciary oversight and management of legal, contractual and risk management functions and operations of the APTC. This includes providing high level financial advice and reliable information to senior management and ensuring APTC complies with all statutory, legal and audit requirements and that internal and external audit processes are managed appropriately.

The Regional Operations Director will be responsible for managing the overall financial performance of APTC, and plays a key role in ensuring the performance objectives of the Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) APTC3 Scope of Requirements (SoR) are met.

The Regional Operations Director will work cohesively as part of the APTC Executive Leadership Team and will provide leadership, line management, direction and operational support to the Finance, ICT, Property and Facilities and Human Resources Teams and ensuring high standard of corporate services delivery across multiple APTC sites within the Pacific region.

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  1. Demonstrated ability to manage the implementation of large and complex projects, preferably aid based.
  2. Highly developed conceptual, analytical and thinking and working politically (TWP) skills including the ability to identify emerging issues, resolve operational issues and manage innovative solutions to complex problems.
  3. Substantial resource management experience in financial and human resources and working with multi-disciplinary culturally diverse teams in varied locations.
  4. Proven ability to provide leadership to staff including setting objectives and monitoring the performance of others in achieving objectives.
  5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an eye for detail combined with sound written and oral communication skills.



  1. Post Graduate qualifications in accounting, finance, commerce, business management or similar plus extensive relevant experience in a senior management role.

Highly desirable requirements:

  1. CPA/CA accreditation or equivalent will be highly regarded.
  2. Experience in project management in a commercial environment.
  3. Experience working within an educational organisation.
  4. Experience working on an aid funded project, preferably Australian Government.

APTC is an equal opportunity employer; fostering a fair, safe and socially inclusive environment, embracing all forms of diversity.

APTC is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnical background, including persons living with disabilities to apply.

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