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Job Notice: Program Associate, Sydney, NSW

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
by Humanitarian Institute

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Part-time junior program opportunity with a small NGO based in Sydney, NSW.

This person will be responsible for managing the Australian Himalayan Foundation's (AHF) ‘building back Nepal better’ program which is focused on the construction of damaged schools in rural Nepal, post 2015 earthquakes.

They will also be responsible for strengthening monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of programs in Nepal.

Essential Skills:

Bachelor’s degree and minimum 3 years experience working in project management in the development sectorNGO project management experience in developing countries and/or with marginalised communitiesBudget planning, monitoring and analysisM&E knowledge and trainingStrong writing and documentation skillsStrong organizational and communication skillsStrong proficiency with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and databasesExcellent interpersonal skills and time management skillsInitiative to bring together and lead teams, set up efficient communication flows and reporting, identify and bridge gaps and lead problem solving

Desirable Skills:

Management experience of rural construction projects for NGOs, particularly in developing countriesNGO work experience in South, South East and East AsiaWorking with multicultural teams from developing countries

This is a part-time position, 2 days per week, with possible scope for additional hours as the role progresses. The contract will be for 9 months with possibility to extend. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

AHF is an equal opportunity employer.

This position will be a new addition to a small, passionate team of people who are committed to making a difference in the world. They are looking for someone who can dream big and help them get what is needed most to those most in need.

AHF will provide a detailed job description on request. Please email a copy of your CV along with a cover letter addressing the above criteria to:

Kerryn Plummer

Office Manager, AHF

[email protected]

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