Expressions of Interest: Director/Team Leader – Kiribati Facility

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 5 October 2020

Job Description

Scope Global is seeking expressions of interest for a suitably qualified Director/Team Leader to join our Kiribati Facility Program. The Director/Team Leader is accountable for providing strategic leadership and direction for the Skills for Employment Program (SfEP) and the Flexible Support Facility (FSF) to ensure all program end of program outcomes are achieved.

The position will be a key enabler for supporting the information needs of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Government of Kiribati, the Kiribati Institute of Technology, Scope Global, and other stakeholders by acting as a hub of information and exchange and facilitating clear and timely communication between all parties. The Director/Team Leader will collaborate and develop strategic alliances with local, regional and international stakeholders to successfully progress training pathways and labour mobility. In addition, the Director/Team Leader will identify and progress new opportunities that effectively utilise the FSF and establish the Kiribati Facility as an effective and efficient mechanism for DFAT, capable of responding to local COVID related or other activity needs.

About you

To be successful, you will have strong adaptive leadership/management skills and a proven ability to deliver results. You will have significant experience and expertise working in development cooperation preferably in the Indo-Pacific region. You will have experience working with different agencies, preferably in a small-island state context, to achieve local and national social and economic development outcomes and results.

You will have demonstrated experience in public diplomacy, strategic project design and implementation, strengthening local capacity in a cross-cultural environment, financial planning, strong communication and relationship-building, and organisational development skills.

How to apply

Visit the “work with us” section of our website on: to submit your online application.

Please note that only applications submitted via our online application portal will be considered.

Applicants will need to clearly outline your relevant skills, knowledge and experience in a maximum two page cover letter and submit a CV with two current referees. The details of the Job and Person Specification will be shared with the candidates who are successful in making it to the second stage of recruitment.

Applications will close Thursday 5 November 2020 and may be progressed prior to the closing date.

Scope Global is an equal opportunity employer and we pride ourselves on our diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect for all employees and we encourage people from different backgrounds to apply (including people from different cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities).

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Scope Global is a child safe organisation and will ask all applicants to undergo our child safe recruitment procedures.

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For further information please contact Amber Hall, Program Manager Kiribati Facility at

About the Organization

Scope Global is a vibrant, purpose-driven Australian-owned managing contractor that delivers inclusive international education, training and skills development programs across the Indo Pacific. Our global team is united by our purpose: to enable people to positively change their world. We build human and organisational capacity that leads to sustainable change.

At Scope Global, you will join a diverse team of specialists working in a collaborative, flexible, connected environment where you will be supported to develop your expertise and reach your career goals.

For more information about Scope Global, please visit our website

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