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Program Management Officer

Community, Social Development
Assignment reference:
Host organisation:
ABANTU for Development
Start date:
10 September 2012
End date:
9 September 2013
Application closing date:
6 May 2012
An opportunity to strengthen a range of programs that support the equal participation of women and men in sustainable development, wealth creation and governance. You will help ensure that all activities are underpinned by a sound program management framework and relevant guidelines.

ABANTU for Development works with a range of non-government organisations to create conditions whereby women and men can participate equally in sustainable development and decision making.

It addresses gender issues across four program areas: wealth creation, conflict, health and good governance. Activities under these thematic areas include rights education, training and research into gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS.

An AVID volunteer has been requested to work with the ABANTU senior management team to strengthen systems and processes across the entire program management cycle. This includes the development of guidelines, tools and documents to inform program management.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Experience in project or program management
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Qualifications in social sciences, management or a related field
  • Self awareness, cultural sensitivity, flexibility and adaptability, resilience


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How to apply

1. Download and complete the application form.

2. Email the completed form with your CV.

For more information email us or call 03 9345 1834.

We can only accept applications from Australian citizens and permanent residents or New Zealand citizens with Special Category visas.