Program Manager Timor-Leste

Fixed Term, Full time Contract to 7 December 2024 Do you have demonstrated management skills, experience in coordinating the delivery of financial, human resources, reporting, legal and ethics requirements to support a research team and collaborators? Menzies is looking for an enthusiastic and skilled Program Manager for a suite of programs and initiatives for our Timor-Leste program.If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference.The Role:This shared role works closely with the Timor-Leste Program Leads, Country Manager and the Program Manager (Dili based) to ensure effective coordination of activities under the Timor-Leste program and to provide pre-award and post-award project management support. The Program Manager will oversee the Timor-Leste project management team, coordinating the delivery of financial, human resources, reporting, legal and ethics requirements to support the research team and collaborators.The position work base will be Darwin with frequent travel to Dili, Timor-Leste for up to ten (10) days per trip, six (6) to ten (10) times per year.About you:As a motivated individual, you will come with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to a range of audiences including people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds, a commitment to capacity building, staff supervision and experience in team management.You will also have:Postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; extensive management experience and proven management expertise in a research or capacity development setting, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and /or education and training.Demonstrated strong leadership skills and experience in team management, staff supervision including the ability to negotiate and maintain formal and informal networks and business relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders from varied backgrounds.Exceptional project planning, monitoring and evaluation skills and experience in preparing high quality written reports including the collation and coordination of project inputs.Ability to identify, build and maintain formal and informal networks and relationships that are important to the achievement of the Timor-Leste program objectives.Exceptional communication skills, a positive attitude and a commitment to building capacity and capability in others. Please see a full list of primary responsibilities and selection criteria in the position description. Why MenziesMenzies is a national leader in research and education that improves health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and populations across our region.  As a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and whom we work.  We seek to amplify Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position.  The benefits:Generous leave provisions including 6 weeks annual leave.Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum and $2,650 meal and entertainment card tax free. Menzies is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their applications, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.  If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact: Alexandra WhelanProgram Manager -Timor LesteEmail: Alexandra.whelan@menzies.edu.au How to obtain the Position Description, please visit:Menzies’ careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au orPhone: 08 8946 8457 orEmail: Human Resources at humanresources@menzies.edu.au How to Apply:Please click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application.  Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:Updated resumeA statement addressing the selection criteria (No more than 2 pages)Any other relevant supporting documentation    Closing date:  Sunday, 21 April 2024Position Description_Program Manager AUD Darwin 0800

Program Manager Timor-Leste

  • Fixed Term, Full time Contract to 7 December 2024
  • Generous leave provisions including 6 weeks annual leave
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 tax free

Fixed Term, Full time Contract to 7 December 2024

 

Do you have demonstrated management skills, experience in coordinating the delivery of financial, human resources, reporting, legal and ethics requirements to support a research team and collaborators?

 

Menzies is looking for an enthusiastic and skilled Program Manager for a suite of programs and initiatives for our Timor-Leste program.

If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference.

The Role:

This shared role works closely with the Timor-Leste Program Leads, Country Manager and the Program Manager (Dili based) to ensure effective coordination of activities under the Timor-Leste program and to provide pre-award and post-award project management support. The Program Manager will oversee the Timor-Leste project management team, coordinating the delivery of financial, human resources, reporting, legal and ethics requirements to support the research team and collaborators.

The position work base will be Darwin with frequent travel to Dili, Timor-Leste for up to ten (10) days per trip, six (6) to ten (10) times per year.

About you:

As a motivated individual, you will come with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to a range of audiences including people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds, a commitment to capacity building, staff supervision and experience in team management.

You will also have:

  • Postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; extensive management experience and proven management expertise in a research or capacity development setting, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and /or education and training.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills and experience in team management, staff supervision including the ability to negotiate and maintain formal and informal networks and business relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders from varied backgrounds.
  • Exceptional project planning, monitoring and evaluation skills and experience in preparing high quality written reports including the collation and coordination of project inputs.
  • Ability to identify, build and maintain formal and informal networks and relationships that are important to the achievement of the Timor-Leste program objectives.
  • Exceptional communication skills, a positive attitude and a commitment to building capacity and capability in others.

 

Please see a full list of primary responsibilities and selection criteria in the position description.

 

Why Menzies

Menzies is a national leader in research and education that improves health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and populations across our region.  As a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and whom we work.  We seek to amplify Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position.

 

The benefits:

  • Generous leave provisions including 6 weeks annual leave.
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum and $2,650 meal and entertainment card tax free.

 

Menzies is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their applications, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.

 

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact:

 

Alexandra Whelan

Program Manager -Timor Leste

Email: Alexandra.whelan@menzies.edu.au

 

How to obtain the Position Description, please visit:

Menzies’ careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au or

Phone: 08 8946 8457 or

Email: Human Resources at humanresources@menzies.edu.au

 

How to Apply:

Please click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application. 

 

Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:

  • Updated resume
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria (No more than 2 pages)
  • Any other relevant supporting documentation   

 

Closing date:  Sunday, 21 April 2024