APF seeks Project Officer for Pacific work
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The position - to be based in Fiji - is initially for two years, with the possibility of extension
The APF is seeking a qualified Project Officer to support its comprehensive program of support for national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in the Pacific.
This is a critical regional project management role, offering career development for the successful candidate. An initial two-year contract may be extended.
Th is newly-established position will be based in Fiji.
About the role
You will be the go-to person in the Pacific region, coordinating and contributing to APF projects.
Your role will involve:
- APF training and development liaison to support NHRIs
- Supporting the establishment of NHRIs in the Pacific
- Representing APF at meetings and other fora; making presentations
- Administrative, organisational and logistical arrangements as required
You are currently in an administration, project management or support role. You are a strong communicator with proven project management skills who work well, and collegiately, with systems and processes.
Additionally you have:
- A high degree of attention to detail and a strategic mindset
- Strong relationship building skills and ideally a government and UN network in the Pacific
- Resourcefulness and the ability to work independently as well as part of team
- Confidence in presenting in person to senior stakeholders
- Experience of working inclusively with diverse groups across the Pacific sub-region
- A high degree of personal drive and integrity and calmness under pressure
- Native fluency in a Pacific Island language (other than English), with full working rights for Fiji.
You can apply online at: https://ngorecruitment.com/permanent-job/?job_id=90687&index=0
To discuss the role further, contact Lois Freeke at NGO Recruitment in Sydney on + 61 2 8243 0570.
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