Case Coordinator (Sector Group 1), In-PNG Scholarships

Coffey
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Full time Staff
  • Case Coordinator role with the long standing Australia Awards program  

  • 12 month contract 

  • Port Moresby based, Non-ARF role 

  • Start date as soon as possible 

Australia Awards – Papua New Guinea is designed to promote knowledge, leadership and enduring ties between Australia and PNG. It aims to build knowledge and skills to address PNG’s economic and development challenges through international scholarships to Australia, and the provision of in-PNG scholarships.   

It offers the next generation of leaders in Papua New Guinea opportunities to acquire professional and technical knowledge and skills relevant to the priorities of the Government of PNG. The program fosters people-to-people links between Australia and PNG and ensures opportunities are provided for women, people with disabilities and people from remote locations. The Awards program focuses on supporting alumni to use their skills, knowledge and networks to drive change and innovation. 

Australia Awards – PNG includes three study options: 

  • Australia Award Scholarships for Papua New Guineans to study primarily postgraduate courses in Australia;  

  • Australia Awards Fellowships – Papua New Guinea (short courses) for Papua New Guineans to undertake study in Australia, receiving an Australian qualification; and  

  • Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships for Papua New Guineans to study in PNG to meet critical workforce gaps.   

To deliver Australia Awards outcomes, there are four streams: Australia Awards; PNG and Pacific Awards; Outreach and Alumni; and Professional Development and Partnerships. Australia Awards – PNG is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government. 

The Position 

The Case Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing the in-PNG Scholarships cycle activities with a focus on ensuring an enhanced on-study experience for awardees studying in Sector Group 1. 

The Person 

The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in an appropriate field of study, or relevant work experience and a knowledge of the PNG Higher Education Sector. For success in this role candidates will need to have a strong experience in Project Coordination in an international development context and demonstrated experience in working in a small team. Candidates will have high level inter-personal and communication skills, stakeholder management skills combined with a knowledge of the Government of Papua New Guinea, its structure and reform agenda.  

How to apply 

This position is based in Port Moresby. Remuneration is competitive but does not include a housing allowance. For further enquiries please contact: internationaldevelopment@coffey.com

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position, please visit www.coffey.com/careers and search for the job reference number 495555. 

Applications close 5.00pm (PNG time) 22nd September 2017. 

This program is managed by Coffey on behalf of the Australian Government. 

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

Closing date: 
22nd September 2017