Deputy Team Leader (Services) - Coffey, Port Moresby

  • Long term contract
  • Based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
The PNG Provincial and Local-level Governments Program (PLGP) is a partnership between the governments of Australia and PNG to support and improve the quality of decentralised service delivery to the people of PNG through capacity development of provincial governments and other key national agencies. PLGP is seeking applications from highly experienced development professionals to provide support and leadership to a multi-location, multi-disciplinary team, and its interaction with key stakeholders.

The Deputy Team Leader (Services) role will support the Team Leader fulfil their accountabilities by contributing to the effectiveness and efficient procurement of program inputs, including advisers and non-advisory inputs, the management of the Program Office and Provincial and Local Government Program financing arrangements and meeting contractual obligations.

You will liaise with and be responsive to AusAID, Provincial and Local Government Program Stakeholders and will maintain contact with senior officials of Provincial Administrations and support the implementation of the Provincial and Local Government Program to be responsive to and to facilitate the needs of the client.

To be successful in this position, applicants will need to demonstrate significant experience in a similar leadership role. You will have operated successfully as part of a senior management team within a large organisation and be experienced in meeting donor planning, monitoring and reporting requirements. You will have a strong background in finance, human resource management and planning experience. The ability to adapt to and to be able to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment will be critical for success as will a strong understanding of cross-cutting issues and development effectiveness principles.

How to apply: 
Applications close 5.00pm (ACDT) 24th of February, 2012. For further information please contact, Ms. Trish Sawford,