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Senior Consultant - Flexible Location

  • Term: Permanent full-time. Part-time considered.
  • Location: Flexible within Australia, South-East Asia, and the Pacific. Priority areas are:
    • Australia - Canberra or Melbourne
    • PNG – Port Moresby
    • Indonesia – Jakarta.


Alinea-Whitelum 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, Alinea-Whitelum is proud to be an ethical business that upholds the highest standards of environmental and social performance and accountability throughout our work.

Alinea-Whitelum 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:


  • 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 adaptation


  • 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.


Alinea-Whitelum is seeking applications from candidates interested in senior consultant positions to join our dynamic team and help drive Alinea-Whitelum’s future directions. We are keen to hear from people with 10+ years of experience working in the international aid and development sector, or people who have worked with indigenous communities in Australia or elsewhere.

Applications are open to people with any of the skills and capabilities listed above us, with this recruitment round particularly focusing on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion and Monitoring and Evaluation skills. 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 Alinea-Whitelum values is also important.


  • Any tertiary qualification with at least ten years’ experience working in international aid and development or with Australian Aboriginal communities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Australian aid program.
  • Knowledge and experience of program design, program review, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Self-driven with a good sense of judgement and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to travel overseas (duration and frequency is negotiable).

All applicants must have work rights in the country they are applying for.


Senior and Principal Consultants with 10+ years experience: Starting at $112,425 + superannuation, up to $128,425 + superannuation depending on skills and experience. 

Alinea-Whitelum utilises salary banding, which are scheduled for revision in 2021, which may increase salaries. 


Alinea-Whitelum is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disability, people of all genders, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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

Any questions related to the positions should be directed to recruitment@alineawhitelum.com using the subject line: Senior Consultant - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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