Short Term National Security Policy Adviser

Honiara, Solomon Islands
Apply by 8 March 2018
Senior-level , Short-term contract assignment
Posted on 8 February 2018

Job Description

About you
Do you have experience in policy development related to national security? Are you looking for an opportunity to demonstrate your organisational development skills? Then this opportunity is for you!

About the role
As the National Security Policy Advisor, you will provide strategic advice and support to the Solomon Islands Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services (MPNSCS) in the design and development of a Solomon Islands Security Policy and you will provide advice on means of collaborating with relevant government stakeholders to foster inter-agency cooperation.

A copy of the Terms of Reference for this position can be found here: Terms of Reference.

About the program
Cardno has been engaged by DFAT to manage the Solomon Islands Resource Facility (SIRF).
SIRF is an integrated facility that delivers both Technical Assistance and Deployee Support Services in Solomon Islands.

The Facility conducts procurement and contract management of technical assistance and supports performance management; provides support services for Australian Government’s deployees and technical advisers; and financial management and reporting including monitoring and evaluation of the Facility.

The Facility is a critical source of operational support to DFAT, programs and technical advisers as they attempt to navigate a shifting operating context, consolidate previous achievements while also prioritising new ways of working to ensure Australia’s assistance better achieves service delivery impact.


This position will be remunerated in line with the Australian Government’s Adviser Remuneration Framework Short Term Adviser Daily Rate Tables and will fall within Discipline Group D, Job Level 4. The level at which the Adviser is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience.

How to apply
To apply for this position please send your application to quoting “National Security Policy Adviser - Application” in the email subject line.

Applications must include:

  • Your CV; and
  • Completed application form (click here to download)


For any questions about the role, please contact quoting “National security Policy Adviser - Application” in the email subject line.

The deadline for submissions is 23.59pm, Thursday 8 March 2018 (SI Local time).

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Successful applicants may be required to provide a police clearance certificate.

About the Organization

Cardno has a 40-year history of working in partnership with developing countries to deliver solutions for sustainable development. Through the expertise of professionals operating in more than 100 countries, we investigate the causes of poverty and focus on improving the physical, economic and social infrastructure that sustains communities.

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