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Organisation : Caritas Australia

Location : Sydney (Alexandria)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Overseas Aid & Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 28 May, 2018

About the role

• Strategic Senior Leadership Role
• International Aid and Development Agency
• Drive Change and Innovation in supporting marginalized communities
• Sydney-based with regular travel within Australia and overseas

Your Role:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Head of International Programs is a member of the executive Leadership Team and is responsible for delivering Caritas Australia’s Humanitarian Response initiatives and development Programs in 24 countries including our First Australians programs. Key responsibilities include:

• Strategic Leadership of the International Programs Team
• Stakeholder Liaison and Advocacy
• Risk Management and Mitigation for all field operations

Your Experience and Capabilities

Your experience in effectively leading a diverse international aid and development portfolio will be highly valued along with your:

• Proven record of success in managing people, programs and budgets
• Excellent analytical, planning and strategic change management skills
• Experience in leading the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programs and humanitarian initiatives
• Relevant Tertiary qualifications and in-country experience working in an international aid and development agency
• Demonstrated commitment to applying the principles of Catholic Social Teachings
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience of working with faith based agencies

Caritas Australia recognises the personal dignity and rights of children towards whom it has a special responsibility and duty of care and respect. The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant Criminal Record Checks. Caritas Australia is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for all advertised positions.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Caritas Australia
Caritas Australia is the Australian Catholic agency for international humanitarian relief and development. Through effective relationships with the Church, partners and communities in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Australia, our Mission is to end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. We envisage a world in which children, women and men most vulnerable to extreme poverty and injustice are agents of their own change and development.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Head International Programs via Pro Bono Australia.


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