The Papua New Guinea Australia Transition to Health (PATH) Program is one key way in which Australia is investing in PNG's security, stability and prosperity by delivering support to PNG’s health sector. PATH supports locally generated and scaled health systems reform, working in partnership with the Government of PNG on high priority health issues including health security, communicable disease, family planning, sexual and reproductive health, and maternal and child health. This strong partnership is supporting PNG to improve the health and well-being of its citizens in line with PNG's National Health Plan. PATH looks to attract staff who are committed to this vision, and who are also able to work in collaborative, creative and adaptive ways to contribute to better health outcomes for people in PNG.
Position Summary – Manager, Sexual Reproductive Health Program (SRH)
The Manager, SRH will be responsible for managing relevant programs and supporting implementing partners to meet identified targets and goals under the Sexual Reproductive Health Program.
Working closely with the Senior Manager, Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health (RMCH), you will be responsible for managing the relationship with and supporting implementing partners to manage grant implementation and reporting requirements and facilitate targeted technical capacity support as needed.
Duties include but not limited to:
The successful candidate will bring:
Applications should be submitted online via the Careers page of Abt Associates’ website and MUST include a CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria listed.
Further details for this opportunity can be found in the Information for Applicants available from the Careers page of Abt Associate's website at:
Go to ‘Apply Now’, ‘Aus/UK Postings’ and by searching ‘By Country/ Region’ for Papua New Guinea, you will find this and all other roles currently being advertised for Abt Associates in PNG. Applications should be submitted online and should include a current CV, cover letter and a response to the key selection criteria, including questions of due diligence.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 4 October 2020 (Mid-night local time).
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, gender and people with disabilities.
We welcome and thank all applications, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
About Abt Associates
Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women. Abt Associates is a child safe organisation and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.