Reintegration Manager, Pacific Labour Facility

Palladium International, Brisbane, Australia

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
26th June, 2020


Job Description

Reintegration Manager, Pacific Labour Facility

Company Overview:
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 foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We als o provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role:
The Pacific Labour Facility (PLF) facilitates seasonal and longer-term work opportunities for Pacific workers in Australia. It connects Australian employers with Pacific workers, supports the administration of the Pacific Labour Scheme and provides targeted support to the Seasonal Worker Programme.

The primary objective of the Reintegration Manager is to work across PLF streams to implement the PLF Reintegration Strategy. This will include planning, coordinating, managing, facilitating and delivering reintegration support to partner countries, Pacific workers and Approved Employers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Quality, Learning and Performance Lea d, and working with other PLF Leads and their teams, the Reintegration Manager will:

Oversee implementation of PLF’s Reintegration Strategy across the worker life cycle. The Reintegration Manager will work with PLF teams to:

  •  Mainstream reintegration principles and approaches in relevant existing activities (including pre-departure briefings, monitoring activities, worker welfare approaches etc).
  •  Design and implement reintegration-specific activities. These may include activities in Australia or Pacific-sending countries, and activities implemented by other donor-funded programs in the Pacific.
  •  Monitor, evaluate and research activities and issues relevant to reintegration, including social and cultural issues, skills training, business development.

Manage the implementation of PLF-funded activities, including:

  •  Consulting with labour-sending countries, including governments and civil society organisations on their reintegration priorities and approaches.
  •  Managing the inputs of consultants/contractors on reintegration activities.
  •  Ensuring all reintegration activities contribute to gender equality, disability, and social inclusion (GEDSI) outcomes of the PLF.
  •  Overseeing budgets and expenditure of activities.
  •  Developing relevant knowledge products on reintegration, including reporting on the performance (key achievements, risks and implementation challenges) of reintegration activities.

Ensure that PLF’s approach to reintegration is informed by best practice and relevant research, including:

  •  Maintaining a library of relevant research and literature, regularly shared with PLF teams to facilitate learning on reintegration.
  •  Networking and coordinating with labour sending and receiving countries, civil society organisations, relevant donors, programs, and multilateral organisations.
  • Represent PLF and present on reintegration in relevant forums.
  • Other tasks as requested by the Quality, Learning and Performance Lead that contribute to PLF’s end of program outcomes.

Required Qualifications:

The Reintegration Manager will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • A degree in a relevant social sciences discipline (e.g. Development Studies, Human Geography, Economics, Public Policy, International Relations, Anthropology, Sociology).
  •  A strong understanding of labour mobility, particularly worker reintegration issues (including skills training, social issues, business development) in the Pacific region and its associated challenges and complexities.
  •  Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills including the ability to develop trust and rapport with Pacific governments, NGOs and employers.
  •  Highly developed analytical skills, well-honed judgement, political nous and ability to negotiate.
  •  Strong ability to prepare accessible written reports and to present findings to a wide range of stakeholders.
  •  Excellent organisational and project management skills, including an ability to initiate and follow up tasks, work independently, and prioritise and monitor progress.

Applicants must have full permanent work rights for Australia as no visa sponsorship will be provided. Candidates who are willing to relocate for the position must do so at their own expense as no relocation package is available.

Source: https://palladium.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/8215?c=palladium&source[0]=reliefweb&source[1]=reliefweb


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