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Partnership and Coalition Facilitator


Applications closed Thursday, 16 February 2023

● Exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team working with partners and stakeholders to improve PSET delivery.

● Contract full-time position open to Vanuatu Citizens only

● Based in Port Vila

● Salary VT 3,382,013 /Annual

The Organisation

The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) is a centre for training excellence providing Australian standard training qualifications and skills across the Pacific region. As Australia’s flagship Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) investment in the Pacific, APTC works collaboratively with TVET stakeholders to achieve training delivery outcomes and reforms to Pacific TVET systems. By joining APTC, you will have the opportunity to contribute towards a more skilled, inclusive and productive workforce for the region. APTC has country offices in Fiji, Vanuatu, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. The Regional Head Office is located in Suva, Fiji.

The Position

The Partnership and Coalition Facilitator’s key responsibility will be to ensure APTC Vanuatu Country Office is informed by ongoing political-economy analysis (PEA) and application of the principles of a Thinking and Working Politically (TWP) approach.

This position will be part of the Partnership and Coalitions Unit (PCU) whose role is to develop and support business processes to underpin effective and durable strategic partnerships and reform coalitions with Pacific governments, TVET training providers and key industry and community stakeholders.

The facilitator will support Vanuatu/Nauru Country Director, APTC staff and key partners and equip them with the skills and tools to apply APTC’s partnership and politically informed approaches to achieving the EOPOs.

This position will manage operations of the catalytic TVET System Strengthening Fund in Vanuatu and Nauru.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Tertiary qualifications in politics, aid or development or in a relevant field and experience working with government, civil society and private sector entities.

► Demonstrated experience in managing a grant funding mechanism or platform to support reform initiatives and designing and implementing business processes of a funding mechanism or platform.

► Experience and/or exposure to political-economy analysis, stakeholder engagement, relationship management and capacity development.

► Demonstrated ability to facilitate, brokering or managing partnerships or collaboration arrangements.

► Demonstrated ability to manage multiple program activities across large and complex environments including grant management, program development and time management skills.

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Experience working within an educational organization or a multi-stakeholder project would be an advantage

► Experience working on an aid funded project, preferably Australian Government, would be an advantage.

► Motor Vehicle Drivers license

► Strong ICT Skills

Job Description

Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted online using instruction on the link below.

Do NOT email your application.

Vanuatu citizens are strongly encouraged to apply

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants with a disability are encouraged to apply

Applications closed Thursday, 16 February 2023



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