Senior Program Coordinator - ActionAid, Sydney

Closing date:  31 Oct 2011

Are you interested in helping to address the root causes of poverty and enabling people who are poor to claim their human rights? ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together.

Reporting to the General Manager – International Programs, in this role you will be responsible for developing the program portfolio, providing support to ActionAid’s country programs, representing ActionAid Australia in relevant working groups, and developing strong relationships across ActionAid and with other relevant stakeholders. You will also be responsible for providing technical leadership and identifying funding opportunities for programs that respond to and prevent violence against women affected by conflict and disasters.

To be successful, you will possess substantial expertise in the development of high quality project proposals and budgets. Experience in women's rights, violence against women and humanitarian assistance will be highly regarded.

If you thrive in a growing environment where you can make a difference and become a fundamental part of the organisation’s success, please email your application to, attaching a copy of your resume not exceeding 4 pages, and the selection criteria form. A detailed position description and selection criteria form appears on the ActionAid Australia website.

Please note this position has been readvertised, previous applicants need not apply.
Applications close on October 31st 2011. Applications that do not attach a completed selection criteria form will not be considered.

ActionAid Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa that allows you to work in Australia.