Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Officer

$100,000 - $140,000 yearly
  • Tetra Tech
  • Suva, Fiji
  • Nov 22, 2022
Contract Development & NGOS

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

 

The Australian Government’s
Fiji Program Support Facility announces:

Communications Manager

• Lead our communications team to plan, manage and deliver high-quality communications
• Full time to 31 December 2024
• Suva, 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 Facility Management Unit (FMU) provides centralised overarching management of the Facility’s programs and activities including operations, monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL), reporting, communications and public diplomacy and integration of cross-cutting themes.
 
The Position
 
The Communications Manager will lead a small communications team to plan, manage and deliver highquality communications services across the Facility’s sectoral programs to proactively promote the visibility of Australia’s aid programs and contribute to stronger development outcomes. They will develop and maintain highly effective working relationships with staff across the Facility as well as with the Australian High Commission’s communications team.

The Communications Manager will be a champion for Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GEDSI), Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH) and Child Protection, and accountable for ensuring compliance with DFAT and the Facility/Tetra Tech’s organisational and
operational policies and procedures across communications services.
 
The Person
 
The ideal candidate will be a strong manager with at least five years’ experience managing communications portfolios for large programs or organisations, including management of staff, and outsourcing to contractors. They will hold degree level qualifications in journalism, public relations, marketing, communications, or a relevant field. The successful candidate will have experience in working collaboratively with a range of senior stakeholders such as donors and government officials, and in preparing high-quality, well-written and engaging communications materials and content.

This position is locally engaged and reserved for National Citizens of Fiji. The annual salary will be between FJD 95,000 and FJD 135,000, dependent upon the successful candidate’s qualifications, skills, and experience.
 
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. We encourage applications from people of diverse backgrounds, including women and people with disabilities.
 
How to Apply
 
For a detailed position description and to apply for this position please visit https://intdev.tetratechasiapacific.com/work-with-us/ and search for the job reference number 499923. For further inquiries please contact us at HR@ausfijifacility.org
 
Applications close 5.00pm (local Suva time) Sunday, 11 December 2022.

Job Functions

Communications and PR

Industry

Community Services & Development

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor, Outdoor

Job open to:

Fiji Residents Only