Contractor Representative

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 27 June 2019

Job Description

Cardno ID (International Development) manages a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We are currently seeking to fill Contractor Representative positions to be based in Asia (one position for immediate appointment), Melbourne or Canberra. The Contractor Representative has responsibility across a geographically defined portfolio and will be positioned to provide leadership and support to various donor funded programs. These roles will be accountable for the strategic direction, commercial management, client relationship management, business development and direct staff management. Cardno seeks applications from persons that are interested in being part of our team with experience working on DFAT/DFID funded programs.

As the Contractor Representative, you will contribute to all aspects of activity management, project planning, implementation and reporting, working in close collaboration with the program support teams and managing the needs of complex environments. This role will work with various support functions within Cardno ID and external key stakeholders, ensuring effective communication, coordination and stakeholder management.

This key role is open to those who are looking to take the next step in their international development career. We are seeking applicants who are client-focussed, not afraid of responsibility, can make decisions and enjoy solving complex challenges.

Primary Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide strategic direction and overall guidance on achieving agreed targets and objectives;
  • Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of Cardno’s portfolio;
  • Manage significant annual budget of donor funded programs in line with the program strategy;
  • Maintain close relationship and effective communication with clients (i.e DFAT, government agencies) on behalf of Cardno.

All other duties as outlined in the position description.

The successful candidate will have proven skills in program management and donor relationships. You will present with a high level of leadership, client-focused, solid communication with strong negotiation and organisational skills. You will possess a minimum of 5 to 10 years’ professional experience working at a high level within international development and DFAT funded programs.

A great opportunity to step into your next role, with travel opportunities, excellent team support and a competitive salary.

How to apply?

To learn more about this exciting role, Please copy and paste this link: https://bit.ly/2RAlaFg to access further details on the role including an outline of the key responsibilities and primary outputs.

We welcome your interest in joining the Cardno team. Apply by submitting your resume and covering letter including a response to the key selection criteria. Applications close at 5.00pm on the 12th July 2019.

Kindly note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Why join Cardno?

Cardno offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

By joining Cardno, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.

At Cardno, we take care of the people that keep our business, clients and communities thriving. We offer benefits and initiatives to enhance your health and wellbeing, and to help you balance your career and personal life.

Other information

Cardno is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and may include relevant criminal record checks.

About the Organization

About Cardno

Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services, which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno ID (International Development) manages a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Partnering with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.

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