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Program Coordinator

CBM Australia

About the organisation

At CBM Australia, our mission is to end the cycle of poverty and disability. Through our programs, technical advice, and advocacy, we help millions of people transform their lives each year. As Australia’s only international development organisation focused on disability inclusion our work improves the quality of life of people with disabilities living in the poorest countries.

Partnering with local organisations we build and promote an inclusive world in which all people with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential.

About the role

We have a rewarding opportunity for an experienced and passionate Program Coordinator who is keen to join our team in scaling up our work in the Pacific. This key person will be working to scope out new partners and projects, in coordination with the disability movement and other social change organisations in the region. We’re looking for someone who can bring their experience of managing projects in a development context, can think laterally, and link our International Programs work to CBM’s wider work in advocacy and disability inclusion advice in the region.

Working out of the Melbourne office, you’ll be supporting and coordinating existing and emerging Pacific development and humanitarian programming in liaison with relevant field staff and internal stakeholders.

Refer to the full Position Description for more details.

About You

  • Minimum 5 years experience of international development, with preferred Pacific focus
  • Ability to research information, apply lateral thinking, identify, and promote program innovation.
  • Writing and presentation skills for varied audiences
  • Project design, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Effective and mature relationship management, interpersonal skills, and building of cross-cultural professional relationships.
  • Financial administration and budgeting skills.
  • Ability to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
  • Time management with a capacity to work independently.
  • Able to travel in challenging conditions to portfolio countries (up to 10 weeks per annum).

What we offer

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Hybrid role with two office days
  • 5 additional days of leave
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 + up to $2,650 meals and entertainment card.
  • 8 weeks paid parental leave.
  • A work environment and values-driven culture that employees state in their feedback, is one of the most inclusive, caring, and enjoyable that they have ever worked in.

Applications will be considered as soon as they are received.

CBM Australia is committed to workplace equity and diversity and encourages applications from candidates with diverse cultural backgrounds and people with lived experience of disability. Please contact [email protected] using the subject line: Program Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs for confidential support to ensure an equitable, barrier-free application process. We ensure that any information provided to the contact is private and confidential, will only be used to provide accommodations and will in no way determine the outcome of an application.

CBM Australia is committed to the safety and best interest of all children accessing CBM supported services and programs and workplace. Preferred candidates are advised that they will be required to sign the CBM Child Safeguarding Standard, and we reserve the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures prior to employment being confirmed.

A position description is attached.

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