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International Programs Manager

The Leprosy Mission Australia -
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International Programs Manager

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Job Description

Do you have a demonstrated interest in international development and strategic leadership? 

Are you passionate about making a difference and building your management skills across a broad range of programs in disability, social community development and public health?

We are looking for an International Programs Manager to play an integral, strategic role in leading the International Program Services department in implementing its overseas development program.

You will have demonstrated program management experience to effectively monitor and undertake overseas project management responsibilities, including the completion of monitoring and evaluation visits, tracking the progress of projects against established outcomes and the strategic aims of the organisation.

Working in partnership with Implementing Countries you will assist in the mentoring of project leaders in areas of implementation, policy to practice implementation, financial management, administration and reporting to ensure desirable project outcomes.

Your attention to detail will ensure that all project activities comply with the ACFID Code of Conduct, Partnership Agreements and DFAT requirements.

You will also play a role in promoting The Leprosy Mission in Australia in the Christian and wider community.

The Leprosy Mission Australia (TLMA) is an energetic team of people who work together to support people affected by leprosy and disability throughout its projects overseas, and advocate to overturn the stigma associated with leprosy, bringing healing, hope and dignity.


Job Requirements

Key Selection Criteria 

·       A graduate degree, preferably in Health, Development or International Relations

·       Experience in the management, monitoring and evaluation of development projects with DFAT or similar funding organisations.

·       Sensitivity to cross cultural issues of community development and ability to communicate with, and encourage Implementing Country staff as necessary

·       Experience in working as a cross cultural worker in community development and emergency relief program or other comparable experience

·       An understanding of Christian mission in Supporting and Implementing Countries

·       Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to teamwork with staff, volunteers, Board and other stakeholders

·       Good organisational abilities with proven administrative skills

·       Ability to develop networks with DFAT, ACFID, other non-government organisations, governments, churches and community groups.

·       An ability to speak in public and present the work of TLMA in the Christian and wider community

·       An understanding of, and commitment to, the Christian beliefs, vision, mission and values of TLMA


Desirable Selection Criteria

·       Cross cultural work experience/field experience

·       Experience in leading an organisation in strategy review/ development and towards the Accreditation process with DFATLocation


This position is based at The Leprosy Mission Australia National Office in Box Hill Victoria, and will involve a number of overseas visits each year.


How to Apply

Your application should include a tailored CV of no more than 2 sides of A4 and a supporting statement of no more than 1 side of A4.  Your supporting statement should highlight your interest in TLMA, how you meet the above Key Selection/ Desirable Selection criteria and your motivation for applying for this role.

You can download the Position Description here

Please detail your relevant experience, ensuring this is in line with the above job description and person specification. Please also include your earliest availability to commence employment in the role if successful with your application.

Please send your application to by midnight on 2 December 2018.  Interviews are planned for the week beginning 3 December at the TLMA office in Box Hill.

Suitable candidates may be contacted ahead of the closing date and incomplete applications will not be processed. TLMA is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of any characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with direct experience of living or working with people with disabilities.

Please note, we are unable to offer feedback to unsuccessful applicants.



The Listing
Area: Box Hill , VIC
Status: Full Time
Date: Respond by 02 Dec
Nerida Collard
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