Pacific COVID-19 Project and Programme Quality Coordinator

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Organization: CARE Australia
Closing date: 31 Mar 2021

Timeframe : April 19th to December 31st 2021
Location : Pacific region, home-based

CARE is a leading international humanitarian aid organization fighting global poverty, with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities.

Key Responsibilities

Oversee coordination of the COVID-19 grants in the Pacific in Tuvalu, Kiribati, Tonga and Samoa;

  • Lead partner engagement for the COVID-19 projects supporting partners to implement activities in accordance with agreed work-plans;
  • Oversee project close-up and exit of the COVID-19 projects, working with CitP and partners to ensure that project requirements are understood and met;
  • Provide operational support to partners as needed to ensure that COVID-19 work-plans are implemented as agreed;
  • Support admin and reporting related to COVID-19 projects in Fiji and the Solomon Islands as needed.

Oversee programme quality and MEAL of the COVID-19 grants in the Pacific in Tuvalu, Kiribati, Tonga and Samoa;

  • Work with partners to ensure that project MEL frameworks are understood and data is being collected and shared each month;

  • Oversee and coordinate an evaluation of COVID-19 projects, including working with the consultant/s, CitP staff and partners to meaningfully engage with the evaluation;

  • upport information management across the grants, including sharing resources and other information with partners and CitP regarding COVID-19 in the Pacific region; and

  • Support programme quality and M&E requirements of COVID-19 projects in Fiji and the Solomon Islands as needed.

Ideally you will have:

  • At least 8 years’ experience working in the humanitarian sector and/or international development in the Pacific region;
  • Demonstrated experience supporting coordination or management of humanitarian grants from major donors, experience with OFDA/BHA and DFAT preferable;
  • Demonstrated experience supporting programme quality and monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning of humanitarian or development programming, experience supporting project evaluations and reviews preferable;
  • Demonstrated experience working alongside local civil-society organisations in the Pacific to support humanitarian and development programming and programme quality or MEAL;
  • Very strong communication skills in cross-cultural environments, including the ability to speak and write effectively in English, with demonstrated experience preparing high quality reports for donors;
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to work with limited supervision and remotely, and a consultative approach that is open to feedback;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in international development, social science or a related field, or equivalent experience; and
  • An understanding of CARE’s vision, mission and values, and a commitment to uphold the CARE Australia Child Protection Code of Conduct and Preventing Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse policy for the duration of the assignment.

How to apply:

To apply for this job with CARE Australia, please review the Terms of Reference on our careers page.

Please do not use the REGISTER NOW button to submit your application. Applicants should submit the Expressions of interest to .

The application should include:

  • A cover letter or email addressing the selection criteria;
  • CV with details of three relevant referees;
  • Quotation including daily rate; and
  • Confirmation of availability to complete the assignment within the period specified.

Applications Close: COB Australian Eastern Time on March 31st, 2021

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