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Experience: Mid Career / Advanced
About MDF Market Development Facility is an Australian Government funded multi-country initiative which promotes sustainable economic development, through higher incomes for women and men, in our partner countries. We connect individuals, businesses, governments and NGOs with each other, and with markets at home and abroad. This enhances investment and coordination and allows partnerships to flourish, strengthening inclusive economic growth.
MDF is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT). It is implemented by Palladium in partnership with Swisscontact.
About the Role The Program Support Officer will be the support person for the Central Program Manager, working across a multi-country project setting, including contracting and procurement support, and asset management.
The role also supports the MDF shared resource and central operations team with administration, travel arrangements.
S/he will need to be methodical and systems oriented, as they will work with multiple systems across both MDF and corporate platforms. They will be required to maintain strict confidentiality, be compliant with MDF and Palladium policies and use sound judgment while performing her/his duties.
The successful applicant will be provided as much training, support and guidance as needed from the team – and a full hand-over from the current incumbent – to take on this multi-faceted role with confidence. This is an opportunity to make the role your own and achieve great things as a valued part of a supportive and driven MDF operations team.
About You We are looking for an organised, solutions-focused individual who can manage a large volume of operations administration work. MDF provides the successful applicant with the opportunity to work across a multi-country global program with a reputation for delivering outstanding international development work.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Together with a positive can-do attitude (a must), our ideal applicant will have:
- Ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including with those from very diverse backgrounds.
- Demonstrated prior experience in administration, especially in the support function of large-scale projects or organisations
- Proven track record in implementing office / admin management systems and procedures
- Experience in or willingness to learn procurement and contract management in accordance with DFAT procurement systems and processes, Commonwealth Procurement Rules and DFAT Fraud Control guidelines and policies.
- Proactive approach to work tasks with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy within all aspects of work.
- Ability to work with Microsoft Office programs, in particular MS Word and Excel to a high level of proficiency
- Ability to work to deadlines and to balance competing priorities
By clicking on the “‘Apply Now” button below, Submit your application along with your CV and Cover Letter no longer than 2 pages long.
The position is open to nationals of the country of assignment and permanent residents with authority to live and work in the country of assignment (Australia). Pay is based on local labour standards and MDF offers a competitive salary in line with the successful applicant’s skills and experience.
Applications Close on: Midnight Friday 17th June 2022 (AEST)
About Palladium – Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion – Palladium is committed to embedding equity, diversity, and inclusion into everything we do. We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity and expression, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.
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