Operations Manager

Suva, Fiji
Apply by 18 July 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 18 June 2018

Job Description

The Australian Government’s Fiji Program Support Facility announces:

Operations Manager

  • Opportunity for an experienced operations manager to contribute to a large, multi-sectoral development facility in Fiji
  • 12 month, full time contract with the option to extend
  • Based in Suva, Fiji. Some travel within Fiji may be required

The Program

The Australian Government has established the Fiji Program Support Facility (the Facility) to implement its education, health and scholarship aid programs in Fiji and its scholarship and education programs in Tuvalu. The Facility will also support the delivery of Australia’s emergency response efforts following natural disasters, and governance sector support when requested by the Fiji Government.

The company managing the Facility on behalf of the Australian Government, Coffey, is currently seeking applications for the key position of Operations Manager to oversee the high-quality management of operational components of the program.

The Position

The Operations Manager will have overall responsibility for ensuring a high performing operations function to support effective and efficient delivery of the programs implemented through the Fiji Facility. This position is based within the Facility Management Support Unit and works across multiple sectoral programs. The Operations Manager will oversee financial management, planning and reporting; office administration, human resource management, IT, program logistics and HSS management and will ensure all financial and administrative processes are consistent with Facility policy and principles.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified and will demonstrate considerable practical experience in financial and general administration of large international programs, including oversight of financial management and planning, office administration and HR and ensuring contract compliance. Candidates will need to demonstrate experience developing and maintaining high-quality systems and procedures for effective operations and in managing and developing a team. Experience and knowledge of donor systems and policies will be required as well as an excellent ability to maintain strong relationships with diverse stakeholders including clients, government partners and service providers. Previous experience in the Pacific if desirable.

This position is classified Category C, Level 3 (long term) under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. Please visit http://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Documents/adviser-remuneration-framework-2016.pdf for further detail on the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework.

How to Apply

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position please visit www.coffey.com/careers and search for the job reference number 497184

For further enquiries please contact us at internationaldevelopment@coffey.com

Applications close 6.00pm (Fiji time) 2 July 2018

This Facility is being administered by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection

About the Organization

Coffey has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.