Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The Protection Team Leader (PTL) will play a key role in leading a small but dynamic Protection Team within the Programs and Policy Department (PPD) of Act for Peace (AfP).
Under its 2016-18 Strategic Plan, AfP has three operational plans. The PTL will be responsible for implementing AfP’s Operational Plan on Protection, managing program coordinators working with partners designing and implementing protection programs, providing technical support on protection to staff implementing AfP’s Operational Plan on Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response and its Operational Plan on Sustainable Development and overseas program partners.
The focus of the role will be to oversee the management of a growing portfolio of protection work, which includes donor and AfP-funded protection programs, integrated programs, and ensuring protection is prioritised in all programs as a cross-cutting issue. The PTL will be responsible for strengthening protection as a core competency within AfP, supporting partners to develop community-based protection programs, and mainstream protection principles and standards in programs. Some international travel will be required and the PTL will directly manage some overseas programs.
The PTL will be supported by: 1) the Programs Manager, who will provide line management support; 2) the Senior Protection and Policy Advisor, who developed the Operational Plan on Protection; 3) the Business Development Manager, for donor liaison and grant development, and 4) the Effectiveness Team, which focuses on the development of effective systems and procedures to enable AfP’s protection work.
The position is permanent position with an annual salary expected to be in the range of $70-80K (plus 9.5% super). Salary packaging and tax benefits are also available. Salary will be negotiated depending upon the skills and experience of the candidate.
To download the job information pack please visit our website: https://www.actforpeace.org.au/Get-Involved/Work-at-Act-for-Peace
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please email to email@example.com a 2-4 page covering letter addressing the ‘required’ and ‘desirable’ Selection Criteria with your resume by 1 February 2017. To view the selection criteria please download the job information pack saved here: https://actforpeace.org.au/www_AFP/media/act-for-peace/careers-info-pack...
Please quote “Protection Team Leader” in the subject line of your email.