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Manager – Capacity Development

Organisation : The Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF)

Location : Australia ((Remote))

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Advocacy, Community Services, Program Coordination & Management, Project Management

Sector : Community Development, Education & Training

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF)

About the role

The Organisation
The Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF) is the leading human rights organisation in the region. Established in 1996, it is a coalition of 25 national human rights institutions (NHRIs) across the Pacific, South-East, South, North, Central and West Asia. The APF provides practical support and advice to its member institutions to help them to be as effective as possible.
Benefits & Culture

Work within a small and flexible team to support the vision of the APF.

The Role
Reporting to the director and working closely with regional partners and the team, you will manage the development and implementation of the APF’s capacity development strategy for members. Your work will include regional, sub-regional, national and online/blended learning training courses. You will also manage and develop the APF community, an online collaboration and learning and resource platform.
Additional responsibilities will be:

  • Managing MEAL framework and reporting requirements
  • Contributing to strategic planning, fundraising and other strategic priorities
  • Project management and delivery of APF capacity development programmes
  • Promoting and conducting APF activities nationally, regionally and internationally
  • Designing and developing capacity development materials for content and activities
  • High-level facilitation, mentoring and coaching of APF activities (online and in person)
  • Budget management, reporting and administrative management for programme delivery
  • Managing subject matter experts and providing input on adult centred learning methodologies
  • Developing/maintaining relationships with partners, NHRIs and stakeholders

Skills Required
The ideal candidate has experience or knowledge of international development, humanitarian aid and/or human rights.  You also have related experience in learning and development or capacity development, ideally across the Asia Pacific region. You will have solid expertise in creating, facilitating and delivering adult centred learning programmes across multiple platforms, including online and digital. You will be a strong stakeholder manager who is excited at the prospect of working across multiple programmatic areas and with subject matter experts.
You additionally offer:

  • Experience with technical learning management systems
  • Capacity to manage budgets and administration effectively
  • Excellent project management skills, collaborative approach and cultural sensitivity
  • Expertise creating successful and impactful learning initiatives for international audiences

You must have full working and residency rights for Australia to apply for this position.

If building stronger national human rights institutions and promoting fair and inclusive communities is of interest to you, please apply forwarding a cover letter and resume, addressing the skills required and quoting reference #883134, or call Lois Freeke in Melbourne on 03 8080 8976.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Manager - Capacity Development via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Advocacy, #Community_Services, #Program_Coordination_and_Management, #Project_Management
Sector: #Community_Development, #Education_and_Training


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