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Senior Consultant

Whitelum Group
  • Term: Permanent full-time. Part-time considered.
  • Location: Canberra (preferred) or Melbourne, other locations negotiable.

About Whitelum Group

Whitelum Group is a rapidly-growing international development consulting firm dedicated to quality contributions towards sustainable futures with empowered communities. We provide a range of technical, advisory, facilitation, and managerial services tailored to the needs of our clients that includes the Australian Government and other international donors, civil society, non-governmental organisations, and private sector groups. As a certified B Corporation, Whitelum Group is proud to be an ethical business that upholds the highest standards of environmental and social performance and accountability throughout our work.

Whitelum Group proudly sources the best people from around the world to deliver progressive ideas focussed on positive change, and consistently high-quality results. Our technical areas of capability include:

Technical Areas

  • Governance and civil society engagement
  • Disability, indigenous and social inclusion
  • Gender equality and addressing gender-based violence and child protection
  • Health, education and livelihoods
  • Public sector governance and reform
  • Disaster preparedness, management and recovery
  • Community Driven Development and Problem driven approaches
  • Environment and climate change action and adaption

Skills and Capabilities

  • Program designs and annual work planning
  • Program evaluations and review
  • Monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • Political economy analysis
  • Organisational and functional reviews
  • Change management advice and support
  • Adaptive management techniques and practice
  • Facilitation of learning events, workshops, and partnerships

We offer a dynamic work environment with rewarding career opportunities across numerous sectors in Asia and the Pacific. Our consultants have the opportunity to shape and contribute to projects and development approaches that deliver results to a wide range of audiences.

About the Role

Whitelum Group is seeking applications from candidates interested in mid-level or senior consultant positions to join our dynamic team and help drive Whitelum Group’s future directions. We are keen to hear from people with 5+ years of experience working in the international aid and development sector, or people who have worked with indigenous communities in Australia or elsewhere.

We are interested in a broad-range of technical fields, skills and capabilities. Importantly, we are seeking people who are keen to work within a team environment for shared learning, and who have exceptional writing and interpersonal skills. Alignment with Whitelum Group values is also important.

Selection Criteria

  1. Advanced university degree (Masters) in social sciences, international development or related discipline, or equivalent.
  2. Minimum of five years’ experience working in international aid and development or with Australian indigenous communities.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of the Australian aid program.
  4. Knowledge and experience of program design, program review, and monitoring and evaluation.
  5. Self-driven with a good sense of judgement and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  6. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
  7. Ability to travel overseas (duration and frequency is negotiable).

Diversity and Inclusion

Whitelum Group is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal Australians, people with a disability, people of all genders, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Whitelum Group is open to negotiating part-time arrangements, and applicants seeking part-time work should include their availability (hours and days) in their cover letter.

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