Program Manager - Thematic Areas (Biosecurity)

  • Mid-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 12 April 2021
  • Solomon Islands | Tonga | Port-Vila, Vanuatu | Samoa | Papua New Guinea | Suva, Fiji
  • Closing on 9 May 2021
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Job Description


  • Exciting Long Term opportunity
  • Commence ASAP to 30 June 2022
  • Reporting to the Deputy Team Leader
  • Remuneration will be in accordance with the DFAT Australia Aid Program Adviser Remuneration Framework (ARF) maximum of C3 level, depending on the candidate’s level of experience

The Program Manager (PM) will have overall planning, coordination and management responsibility for Thematic intervention areas and team. Current interventions include: Biosecurity & SPS services and systems; Sea Container Hygiene System; Use of quality/risk management systems and accreditation.

The PM will take a lead role in the planning, coordination and management of a portfolio of PHAMA Plus thematic interventions. The thematic portfolio covers a broad range of tasks related to biosecurity capacity-building, compliance, risk analysis, risk-management and risk communication across food safety, animal health and plant health matters. At the core of the portfolio is the provision of biosecurity support that can help maintain access to existing markets for supported produce and products. Support to the establishment of new export market pathways is also provided.

For a full terms of reference, and to apply, click the APPLY NOW button above to be directed to the DT Global website.

Applications must include a covering letter and a resume.

Questions regarding this position should be sent to Nicola Dowsing (PHAMA Plus Operations and Finance Manager) at

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Sunday 9 May 2021 – Midnight Fiji Time.

DT Global is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to child protection. We encourage women, men and people living with disabilities to apply.

Managed by DT Global and funded by the Australian Government.

About the Organization

DT Global aim’s to be a leader in international development. Building on over 50 years of combined experience and with support and guidance from GPD Charitable Trust, DT Global will offer a broad array of technical capabilities and creative, adaptive approaches to delivering high-quality interventions. With corporate offices in the USA, Spain, and Australia, DT Global’s portfolio of development projects – from water infrastructure to economic growth to conflict and transition programming – spans more than 90 countries. We have dedicated project offices in 31 countries and talented technical experts in every region of the world. We draw on a rich history of supporting leading international donor agencies, including USAID, EU, DFAT, NZ MFAT, DFID, and government and private sector clients globally.

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