Whole-of-Government Learning and Development Specialist - Suva, Fiji

  • Tetra Tech
  • Suva, Fiji
  • Jul 30, 2022
Contract Development & NGOS Human Resources

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

 

Fiji Program Support Facility
Whole-of-Government Learning and Development Specialist

Specialised learning and development position to review Fiji Government’s learning and development program model.
Why Tetra Tech International Development?
As a leading global development consulting firm, our purpose is to contribute to a world where people, communities and the
planet thrive.

Tetra Tech International Development works with governments, businesses and NGOs to solve complex development
challenges. Our dedicated team helps partners including DFAT, USAID and the Asian Development Bank to deliver effective and
sustainable projects in more than 80 countries around the world.

• Exciting position to contribute towards enhancing learning and development opportunities for the Fijian civil servants.
• Short-term for six (6) months
• The position will be based at the Ministry of Civil Service, Suva, Fiji or remotely with some travel to Fiji

The Program

The Fiji Program Support Facility (the Facility) was established in 2017 to support and implement Australia’s aid programs such
as health, education, emergency preparedness and response and governance in Fiji. The Facility also supports the Australia
Awards in Fiji and Tuvalu. The Facility integrates cross-cutting themes, including gender equality, disability and social inclusion,
climate change and Disaster Risk Reduction, across sectoral programs. In particular, the Facility seeks to strengthen program
outcomes by better addressing the needs of targeted beneficiaries including those who are often marginalised.
The Institutional Partnerships Program (IPP) partners with the Government of Fiji to deliver assistance in targeted areas where
Australia is well placed to support Fiji navigate the economic impact of COVID-19: through government twinning partnerships,
technical assistance and grants that can be mobilised quickly to support Fiji’s ongoing stability, prosperity and resilience to
shocks. The Fijian Government views an effective and accountable public sector as vital to its goal of a prosperous and stable
country.

As part of its portfolio of work, the Facility administers a fund, on behalf of the Australian Government, to rapidly mobilise local
and international experts to support the implementation of Fiji’s priority policies and reforms in agreed areas, including public
sector performance, governance and economic recovery and growth.

The Position

The Ministry of Civil Service’s (MCS) Training Department is committed to developing and delivering service wide learning and
development opportunities, to build capabilities and set standards for professional training for the civil servants to foster a
culture of continuous improvement and learning across the civil service and to drive high performance. It is responsible for
designing, developing, and delivering learning materials for local training to the Fijian civil service, through face-to-face
mediums and self-paced learning offered by Moodle. The training department also collaborates with various donors to send
civil servants overseas for training or to help facilitate different training opportunities through the MCS online facilities.
This position will review the MCS learning and development program in line with continuous improvement processes and to
ensure civil servants are equipped with the correct up-to-date knowledge and technical skills. This position will be responsible
for defining and developing clear learning and development strategies, goals and standards. The recommended changes will be
suited to the needs of the Fijian civil service.

The Person

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Development, Training and Development or related
field. They will have a minimum of eight (8) years specialist experience in Learning and Development.
We are seeking a candidate with broad knowledge on a variety of learning and development modalities across various
environments and contexts. The candidate will also have strong knowledge and skills in research and evaluation, including
ability to use a variety of multimedia training platforms and methods. The candidate will also have strong interpersonal skills
and the proven ability to quickly build and maintain strong relationships with people from varying backgrounds, levels and
experience.

Previous experience working in the public sector or large-scale organisations is desirable.
At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a pivotal role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all
applicable health and safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are
mandated by the Government of Fiji. Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination,
in accordance with section 52D of the Health and Safety at Work (General Workplace Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations
2021.

The position is classified as Discipline Category B Job Level 4 under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. To learn more,
please visit https://www.dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Pages/adviser-remuneration-framework
Tetra Tech is an equal opportunity employer and provides the same competitive remuneration package regardless of country of
origin. We are committed to increasing the pool of Fiji expertise and welcome applications from Fijian nationals.

How to Apply

To view a detailed position description, please visit https://intdev.tetratechasiapacific.com/work-with-us/ and search for job
number 499780. Please note that applications will only be accepted via the Tetra Tech International Development Website.
Emailed applications will be disregarded.

For further enquiries, please email HR@ausfijifacility.org and quote the job reference number 499780.

Applications close: 5:00 pm (local Suva time) on Sunday, 21 August 2022

This program is managed by Tetra Tech International Development, on behalf of the Australian Government.
Tetra Tech International Development has a 40-year history in successfully delivering international development projects on
behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's
Department for International Development (now known as the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office). Our people
work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's
lives.

Equal Opportunity and Inclusion

We care about what makes us different – and it’s our people. We value our unique backgrounds, experiences and thinking, our
clients do too. They’re the very things that drive collaboration and ingenuity in the solutions we deliver.
We are happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us via your
preferred type of communication: HR@ausfijifacility.org or call Angeline Reddy on +679 338 1156/338 1157 with your
requests.

Tetra Tech International Development has robust policies and guidelines which exemplify our commitment to safeguarding and
technical excellence in gender equality. Our team of dedicated GEDSI advisers work closely with our staff and partners to
ensure a context-specific and consistent approach is applied to all our programmes to improve the livelihoods of the world’s
most marginalised groups.

Tetra Tech International Development is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection. We are
dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation,
disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from
people with diverse backgrounds, including women and people with disabilities.
Tetra Tech International Development is also committed t

Job Functions

Programme & Project Management

Industry

Community Services & Development

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor, Outdoor

Job open to:

Fiji Residents Only