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Australian Jobs

For International Applicants: CARE Australia is not in a position to sponsor entry to Australia. You need to already have a valid Australian work permit to apply for Australian-based positions. Visit the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship for more information.

Support Relations Officer

  • Based in Richmond, Melbourne
  • Permanent position

CARE Australia is looking to fill the position of Supporter Relations Officer in our Fundraising Branch. This position is frequently the first point of direct contact between CARE Australia and its supporters and as such, plays an integral part in driving high level customer service. The role also assists the activities of external fundraising suppliers and in the development and implementation of CARE Australia’s supporter journey initiatives.

The ideal candidate for this positon will have experience working in a supporter or customer services environment, and a demonstrated ability to develop and foster a high level of customer service for a diverse range of clients. You will have a demonstrated ability to update and maintain an information management database as well as experience in developing and implementing frameworks and systems designed to maximise customer satisfaction levels. Your communication skills, initiative and ability to work effectively in a small, busy team will be highly regarded.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact: Ewan Gilroy, Regular Giving Coordinator on 03 9009 7106 or at ewan.gilroy@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

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

Applications close: midnight, Monday 25 May 2015

Trusts and Foundations Senior Officer

  • Canberra or Melbourne based
  • Permanent position

CARE Australia is looking to fill the position of Trusts and Foundations Senior Officer in our Fundraising Branch. This position is responsible for the financial and non-financial performance of the Trust and Foundation fundraising program, and for implementing strategies to grow income from individual and corporate Trusts and Foundations, and private auxiliary funds.

To perform highly in this unique role you will have exceptional relationship management skills, including the ability to inspire supporters and to maintain effective working relationships with internal stakeholders. Your high level written communication skills and experience in developing and delivering engagement strategies will be complemented by your project management and numerical skills. An understanding of international development will set you apart from others.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Moira Clarkson, Director Fundraising on 03 9009 7143 Moira.Clarkson@care.org.au (please do not send applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

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

Applications close: 9am, Monday 25 May 2015

Campaigns and Events Officer

  • Richmond based
  • Permanent position

CARE Australia is looking to fill the new role of Campaigns and Events Officer in our Fundraising, Digital and Campaigns Department. This position plays a key role in planning and executing attractive brand and community engagement campaigns, as well as public events, to help grow CARE Australia’s profile and increase fundraising income.

We’re seeking engaging candidates with experience in communications or marketing roles as well as experience in delivering memorable events. Your high level interpersonal and communication skills as well as your strong public speaking and representational skills will set you apart from others. A strong interest in, and desire to learn about, international development will be highly regarded. If this exciting new opportunity interests you, we would love to hear from you.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Laura Hill, Campaigns and Brand Manager on 03 9009 7105 or laura.hill@care.org.au (please do not send applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

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

Applications close: 9am, Friday 5 June 2015

child-protection-icon-2Child Protection

CARE Australia is committed to protecting the rights of children. We reserve the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure a child-safe environment.

For more details, read our Child Protection Code of Conduct

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A commitment to having a gender and diversity focus is essential to CARE pursuing its mandate. CARE Australia respects and values diversity, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion or politics. This is reflected in our selection decisions which are made entirely through a merit selection process.

Overseas Jobs

WASH Engineer, Outer Islands, Tafea  

  • Location – Tafea, Vanuatu
  • Fixed term, 6 Weeks

CARE Australia is urgently seeking applications for the position of WASH Engineer to assist in our response to Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu. This role is responsible for the assessment, design and implementation of repairs to water schemes on the outer islands of the Tafea province. This position will need to ensure our response to immediate WASH issues is done in conjunction with a consideration of longer term needs and possible scenarios.

We’re seeking candidates with extensive humanitarian aid experience and a strong WASH engineering background. To complement these skills, you will have a demonstrated sensitivity to gender and diversity, as well as the ability to operate effectively in a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner. Your ability to work independently and as a team player whilst working with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner will be highly regarded. The ideal candidate will possess high level written and oral communication skills, as well as strong leadership and decision making skills. If this unique opportunity interests you, we would love to hear from you.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Charlie Damon, Vanuatu Program Manager on +678 22951, +678 7102623 Charlie.Damon@careint.org (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

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

Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 24 May 2015

Bougainville Program Manager – Papua New Guinea

  • Location – Buka, PNG
  • Fixed term, 12 months (this recruitment is subject to confirmation that funding is available)

CARE International in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is looking to fill the new position of Bougainville Program Manager. This position will play a key role in overseeing the strategic direction of the programs and projects operating out of our Bougainville office, and will be responsible for ensuring the establishment and management of processes to support the implementation of high quality development. This role will also support senior managers in ensuring best practice in both people and program management.

We are looking for experienced program managers with expertise in strategic and operational management of large and complex multi-sector programs. Your demonstrated skills in leadership and management in a multifaceted international setting as well as your excellent people management and interpersonal skills will set you apart from others. Your strong communication skills will allow you to produce high quality project designs and proposals whilst also building strong stakeholder relationships.

We ask that previous applicants please confirm their continued interest in this position.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Blossum Gilmour, Assistant Country Director Programs on blossum.gilmour@careint.org (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

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

Applications close: midnight, Sunday 31 May 2015

Bougainville Gender Advisor – Papua New Guinea

  • Location – Buka, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, PNG
  • Fixed term, 12 months (this recruitment is subject to confirmation that funding is available)

CARE International in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is looking to fill the new position of Bougainville Gender Advisor. The Gender Advisor’s key role is to entrench Gender Equity and Diversity (GED) and Women’s Empowerment (WE) across the four projects undergoing transitions in the CARE PNG Bougainville office. The role supports the review and strengthening of key organisational policies, systems and practices to ensure they align with CARE PNG’s priorities around WE and GED.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated international experience in WE and/or GED in a development and/or humanitarian assistance environment. Your knowledge and skills in gender mainstreaming, analysis and integration will be complemented by your experience in capacity-building and excellent communication skills. Your proven leadership and people management skills will set you apart from others. If this rare opportunity interests you, we would love to hear from you.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Blossum Gilmour, Assistant Country Director Programs on (+675) 532 2766 or blossum.gilmour@careint.org (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

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

Applications close: midnight, Sunday 31 May 2015

Project Manager, Bougainville Integrated Cocoa Support Project – Papua New Guinea

  • Location – Buka, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, PNG
  • Fixed term, 12 months (this recruitment is subject to confirmation that funding is available)

An exciting new project management opportunity is available in our Papua New Guinea Country Office. The objective of the Bougainville Integrated Cocoa Support Project (BICS) is to enhance the economic and social wellbeing of younger and older women and men in cocoa farming families in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. The Project Manager is responsible for ongoing management of the BICS Project including the financial, programmatic and human resource aspects.

We’re seeking applicants with relevant qualifications and experience in program management in international development, demonstrating the ability to manage budgets, staff and programs. Your demonstrated experience in gender and livelihoods as well as and in activities focusing on engaging men in support of women’s empowerment will be highly regarded. Your communication, capacity building and leadership skills will set you apart from others. If this opportunity interests you please apply.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Blossum Gilmour, Assistant Country Director Programs on (+675) 532 2766 or blossum.gilmour@careint.org (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

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

Applications close: midnight, Sunday 31 May 2015

Two Program Director positions – Cambodia

  • Location – Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Fixed term, (24 months with the possibility of extension)

CARE International in Cambodia is looking to fill 2 Program Director positions. These positions play a key role in setting the strategic direction of the Country Office, implementing the strategy and mobilising resources for CARE Cambodia’s long term programs. They are also responsible for ensuring the establishment and management of processes to support high quality program and project development, and implementation.

We are seeking candidates with extensive strategic and operational experience, preferably with an international NGO, and demonstrated experience in the management of large and complex multi-sector programs. To be successful in this position you will have excellent communication and representational skills as well as a demonstrated ability to foster productive stakeholder relationships. Your leadership and people management experience, including the ability to develop harmonious teams in a cross-cultural context, will set you apart from others.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Joanne Fairley, Country Director on +855 23 215 267 / 8 / 9 ext 159 or joanne.fairley@careint.org (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

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

Applications close: 9am, Thursday 4 June 2015

Consultancies

Sexual, Reproductive, and Maternal Health Project Baseline Consultant – Papua New Guinea

  • Location – Highlands, PNG
  • July/September 2015 – October 2015 (31 days)

CARE International in Papua New Guinea (CARE PNG) is seeking to conduct a baseline survey prior to beginning implementation of its Highlands Sexual, Reproductive and Maternal Health Project.

CARE PNG has developed a Long Term Programme (LTP) which places SRMH, women’s empowerment and gender equality at the centre of its programming and operations.

The Highlands Sexual, Reproductive, and Maternal Health (HSRMH) Project seeks to integrate community-based analysis of local gender and power issues with best practice sexual, reproductive, and maternal health interventions in order to address both underlying and intermediate causes of SRMH-related morbidity and mortality, including family and sexual violence. It also intends to increase civil society’s engagement in SRMH advocacy with provincial and national actors as a foundation for enabling ongoing work in the sector.

The HSRMH Project is seeking a Consultant to design and support a Baseline Survey to inform the updating of project tools and establish a foundation for measuring complex change in SRMH-related behaviour, women’s empowerment, and governance for improved health services in the remote highlands of PNG.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Morgan Garcia, SRMH Manager, CARE International in PNG on morgan.garcia@careint.org

When submitting your application:

Email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV and quotation to: Morgan Garcia, SRMH Manager, CARE International in PNG on morgan.garcia@careint.org

The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications close: 5pm (PNG time), Tuesday 2 June 2015

Candidate database

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Fill in our Candidate Database Application Form.