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Senior HR Advisor – Canberra
15/04/2014
  • Permanent position

CARE Australia is looking to fill the position of Senior HR Advisor, a key role that supports the HR Branch in meeting the strategic and day-to-day HR activities of CARE Australia. We are seeking an experienced HR practitioner who will make a significant contribution to the development and implementation of HR policies, programs and procedures that focus on performance management, training and development and employee wellbeing as well as encourage flexibility and responsiveness.

Your demonstrated HR experience, intellect and judgement will be complemented by your ability to think strategically, analyse HR information and trends, and develop innovative and practical solutions that respond to organisational needs. Your strong communication skills, and your ability to develop productive working relationships and establish credibility will ensure you perform highly in this role.

Want more information? 
Please view the Position Description and Terms and Conditions

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Yvonne Marshall, HR Manager on 02 6279 2221 or yvonne.marshall@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@careaustralia.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

 Applications Close: 4 May 2014

Finance Officer - Canberra
3/04/2014
  • Permanent Position

CARE Australia is looking to fill the position of Finance Officer, a vital role that provides project accounting and compliance support within the Program Compliance and Information Management Unit.  This role focuses on finance in relation to CARE Australia’s projects and programs funded from Australian sources (Australian Government and public contributions), projects where CARE Australia is the legal contracting party (Non-CARE Member bilateral and multilateral donors) and projects specified in the CARE Australia “contracts policy”. You will be responsible for preparing project financial information including recoveries, cost recovery and income recognition journals on a monthly basis to enable projects to be effectively managed.

To be successful in this role you will have accounting and/or book keeping experience and experience using accounting software systems and high level Microsoft Excel skills. Your initiative, attention to detail and organisational and time management skills will set you apart from others. You will possess good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to create and foster collaborative and productive relationships. You will also have a demonstrated ability to respond effectively to challenges, and to work effectively in a small, diverse and busy team environment with minimal supervision. 

Want more information? 
Please view the Position Description and Terms and Conditions

Questions about the role? 
Please contact: Shan Southwell shan.southwell@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download theWord version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@careaustralia.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: 21 April 2014 

Senior Program Officers - Canberra
3/04/2014
  • 1 Permanent and 1 Fixed Term (3 years) Position

CARE Australia is seeking to fill two Senior Program Officer (SPO) roles, one permanent and one fixed term. It is intended that a merit list of suitable candidates will be established which we can draw from to fill vacancies that may arise within the next 12 months.

The Senior Program Officers are part of the Country Programs team which manages CARE Australia's project responsibilities to ensure excellence throughout the project cycle including concepts, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and donor negotiation and reporting. The team currently manages projects in 22 countries in the Pacific, South East Asia, Afghanistan, Africa and the Middle East.  SPOs work within geographic teams and each SPO has a focus on a set of projects and programs within a specific country or region. 

To be successful in this role you will have international experience in project design, management, monitoring and evaluation as well as proposal preparation. You will be able to respond effectively to challenges, have high level organisational skills and work effectively independently as well as in a small, diverse and busy team environment. Your intelligence and judgement will be complemented by your strong communication skills and your ability to develop collaborative working relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

If you’re interested in joining this team please apply.

Want more information? 
Please view the Position Description and Terms and Conditions

Questions about the role? 
Please contact: Paul Kelly Principal Executive International Programs paul.kelly@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download theWord version of the Application Cover Sheet

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@careaustralia.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

 How-to-apply instructions 

Applications Close: 22 April 2014

Coordinator - Asia and the Pacific - Canberra
3/04/2014
  • Permanent Position

CARE Australia is looking to fill the position of Coordinator – Asia and the Pacific within their Country Programs team. The Coordinator manages a small team and provides oversight on program management and country/thematic development issues within the Asia/Pacific team. This role is responsible for strategy development within the Asia and Pacific program; developing and managing programs, projects and activities at departmental level; and for delivering on program and project outcomes.

To be successful you will be an experienced program manager with high level assessment, program development, evaluation, project proposal and budget preparation skills as well as a clear appreciation of development theory and the role of international NGOs. You will have extensive relevant experience in overseas aid. Your strong strategic thinking and problem solving skills will be complemented by your keen intellect and strong leadership credentials. You will also be adept at nuancing your communication style to a variety of stakeholders and building mutually beneficial relationships. Practical experience in gender/women’s empowerment capacity building work and/or gender/women’s empowerment related programming and project implementation would be highly regarded along with experience in the Asia-Pacific region.

Want more information? 

Please view the Position Description and Terms and Conditions

Questions about the role? 
Please contact: Jenny Clement jenny.clement@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download theWord version of the Application Cover Sheet

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@careaustralia.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: 22 April 2014

Manager Country Programs - Canberra
3/04/2014
  • Permanent Position

Please note, this role is being re-advertised. All previous applicants will be considered and do not need to reapply.

CARE Australia is seeking a motivated and experienced Programs Manager to lead and manage Australian-funded poverty alleviation and social justice projects and programs in over 20 countries in the Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Through rigorous analysis, monitoring and evaluation, and contractual compliance this role ensures that CARE implements quality programs and demonstrates lasting impact. You will provide strategic direction to the development and implementation of innovative international development programs with particular emphasis on gender equality. You will also lead the Branch of 12 staff to identify opportunities and secure Australian Government funding; represent and present on behalf of CARE; and work collaboratively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

To be successful in this role you will be a proven leader with strong people management skills and the ability to motivate your team to achieve results. You will have experience in international development; a strong understanding of international development theory and practice; and knowledge of key institutional donor priorities. You will also have strong international program and project management experience, ideally with a focus on gender equality, accompanied with high level strategic thinking skills and the ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships with a variety of stakeholders. Your strong communication skills, judgement and intellect will be highly regarded as well as your demonstrated understanding of gender equality and knowledge of women’s empowerment and gender equality issues in development.

Want more information? 
Please view the Position Description and Terms and Conditions

Questions about the role? 
Please contact: Paul Kelly Principal Executive International Programs paul.kelly@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download theWord version of the Application Cover Sheet

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@careaustralia.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: 22 April 2014

Right to work in Australia for International Applicants:
23/08/2013

CARE Australia is not in a position to sponsor entry to Australia. In applying for an Australian based position you will be expected to already have a valid Australian work permit (permanent residency or applicable work visa).  Information on Australian visas and working entitlements are available from the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship.


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Country Director - Papua New Guinea
9/04/2014
  • Location – Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province
  • Fixed Term – 3 years

CARE International in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is seeking to fill the vital role of Country Director. The Country Director will have responsibility for the effective management of CARE PNG’s overall program portfolio and for the overall performance and management of CARE PNG’s workforce.

We are looking for an experienced senior operational manager who will make a significant contribution to the overall planning and management of CARE International’s development and humanitarian program and Country Office operations in PNG. Your relevant qualifications, experience in overseas aid and strategic and critical thinking skills will be complemented by your excellent management and leadership skills, sound judgement, intellect and capacity to build strong and mutually beneficial relationships.

Want more information? 
Please view the Position Description and Terms and Conditions

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download theWord version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@careaustralia.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: 27 April 2014

Consultancy - Cambodia
9/04/2014

Location: Phnom Penh
Position Type: Fixed Term - Maternity Leave Cover

CARE is seeking an experienced Program Coordinator for a 
maternity leave cover for a period of six months. The position is based in Phnom Penh with travel to project specific provinces.  The purpose of the consultancy is provide leadership to CARE Cambodia’s Socially Marginalized Women (SMW) program.  Primarily this position will focus on urban women's issues (eg. gender based violence, migration) program implementation and other SMW priorities.

View the Terms of Reference

To apply:  Please send a brief CV and covering letter to CARE Country Director stav.zotalis@care-cambodia.org

Applications Close: 2 May 2014

Consultancy - Cambodia
7/04/2014

Location: Phnom Penh
Position Type: Fixed Term - Maternity Leave Cover 

CARE is seeking one qualified national/ International candidate to fill the six months consultancy position as RMNCH Team Leader from May to November 2014. This consultant will be based in Phnom Penh with travel to project specific provinces.

 View Position Details

View Terms of Reference:  at www.care-cambodia.org.

To apply: Interested candidates are requested to send CV and cover letter to CARE Country Director at stav.zotalis@care-cambodia.org

Applications Close: 17 April 2014

Project Director – Opportunities for Economic Development Project - Myanmar
2/04/2014
  • Location: Maungdaw, Rakhine State                       
  • Fixed term – 24 months
  • Unacompanied

 In response to the conflict that has occurred in Myanmar, CARE proposed a project to USAID that employs a holistic approach to conflict mitigation which has been implemented in Northern Rakhine State since October 2013. The overall objective of this project known as Opportunities for Economic Development (OFED) is to strengthen communities and leaders and to prevent violence. The Project Director ensures the effective planning and implementation of the OFED project by CARE and its community partners. This role also ensures that lessons learned from the project are effectively communicated to a wide range of stakeholders.

We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified Project Director who has experience in large scale project management in conflict and post conflict settings, including an understanding of conflict analysis transformation and sensitivity principles and practices.

To perform effectively in this role you will possess strong communication and influencing skills as well as capacity building skills and experience in delivering training. Strong leadership skills, judgement, commitment to gender equality and ability to develop strong mutually beneficial relationships will be highly regarded. 

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging opportunity then please apply.

Want more information? 
Please view the Position Description and Terms and Conditions

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download theWord version of the Application Cover Sheet

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@careaustralia.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: 21 April 2014


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Media and Communications Training Officer - Timor Leste
1/04/2014

Location: Dili

Would you like to use your skills and experience to volunteer in a developing country?

The Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development (AYAD) Program sends young Australians aged 18-30 on short term volunteer assignments (3-12 months) throughout Asia, the Pacific and Africa. These assignments are part of the Australian Volunteers for International Development program, an Australian Government initiative.

To apply for this assignment please go to: http://bit.ly/1apIJD2

For further details about the AYAD Program:  www.ayad.com.au

Applications Close: 21 April 2014  

Please note the AYAD Program reserves the right to withdraw this volunteer assignment at any stage of the selection process.

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