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Deputy Team Leader / Knowledge Management & Innovation Director - Papua New Guinea

DT Global Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

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  • Location: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • This role is open for both international and national candidates

About TSSP Phase 3

The PNG–Australia Transport Sector Support Program (TSSP) is a critical, high-priority Australian investment that stands to make a major contribution to PNG development outcomes.

Working closely with the Government of PNG (GoPNG), TSSP3 will build on the significant body of achievements, lessons, and relationships from the past 15 years of operation and will continue to contribute to the achievement of the overarching goal of:

‘A more effective, efficient, and inclusive transport system, enabling the economic and social development of PNG.’

About the Role

The Deputy Team Leader/Knowledge Management & Innovation Director (DTL/Director) will lead TSSP3’s MERLA, Knowledge Management (including management information systems), Locally Led Development (LLD) & Capacity Strengthening, and Communication & Public Diplomacy (PD) teams.

The DTL/Director will oversee programmatic reporting (annual, six-monthly, exception) and annual planning – driving a culture of high performance, client-focused service delivery, and setting the standard for program implementation and innovation. This will include ensuring GEDSI, Safeguards (social and environmental), LLD, and Climate Change and Disaster Resilience (CCDR) are integrated into TSSP3’s approach and deliverables.

The DTL/Director will utilise their exceptional communication and relationship management skills to drive effective engagement with GoPNG partners and the Australian High Commission (AHC) and will ensure deliverables requiring AHC and GoPNG participation are planned, managed, and coordinated effectively.

As a senior leadership position, the DTL/Director will play a critical and active role on the TSSP3 Senior Management Team (SMT), ensuring a cohesive approach with the TSSP3 leadership team in Australia’s support to PNG’s transport sector.

The DTL/Director will act as Team Leader when delegated.

About you

To be successful for this role, you must possess the following including, but not limited to:

  • Tertiary qualifications in international development, business, political science, or related discipline
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to lead diverse teams and a demonstrated ability to lead and manage technical advisers and other specialist experts critical to a program’s performance
  • Demonstrated excellence in managing donor deliverables, particularly in reporting and program management
  • Proven ability to foster and develop strong relationships with senior government counterparts, with a recognised track record in navigating political sensitivities and proficiency in diplomatic communications
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of MERLA, GEDSI and safeguards, locally led development and Management Information Systems

To obtain more information about this role and access a full Terms of Reference (ToR), please click here.

How to Apply

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Please submit:

  • A recent CV;
  • A cover letter addressing the key bullet point selection criteria about (maximum 1 – 2 pages)

Should this role be of interest, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Kindly note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

About DT Global

DT Global is shaping a future where sustainable development and innovation empower individuals, communities, and nations. We work in partnership with local stakeholders to foster inclusive prosperity, social equity, and environmental stewardship. Our global team of 2,500 staff and experts work in over 90 countries to solve complex problems in the peacebuilding, governance, economic development, environment, and human development sectors. With a track record of technical excellence and more than 60 years of international development experience and relationships, we deliver innovative solutions that transform lives.

DT Global is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. We are committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), and bribery prevention. DT Global is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage women, men, people with diverse backgrounds and people living with disabilities to apply. This program is funded by the Australian Government and Managed by DT Global.

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