Scholarships Manager/Deputy Team Leader, Port Moresby

Australia Awards PNG

¨Your opportunity to contribute to one of the largest scholarship programs funded by AusAID¨

Your chance to apply your skills and experience to managing a large and diverse scholarships program covering both international and in country scholarships.

Funded by AusAID as part of the Australian Government’s official overseas aid program, Scholarships PNG delivers three programs: international Australia Awards (long-term and short-term); in-country Australia Awards; and a local Professional Development Initiatives (PDI).

The PNG Australia Awards program is one of the largest scholarship programs funded by AusAID.

The Scholarships Manager/Deputy Team Leader (DTL) is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Australia Awards Scholarships program for AusAID.

In this role, the Scholarships Manager/DTL will provide effective day-to-day leadership and management of the scholarships team to achieve the required outcomes across all of the Australia Awards PNG awards.The Scholarships Manager / DTL will work in consultation with the entire Australia Awards PNG team to:

  • manage Australia Awards PNG staff and stakeholders to implement, monitor and enhance through continuous improvement processes, the required systems and procedures to manage AusAID’s scholarships programs in PNG, including taking a leading role in the implementation of the Australia Awards PNG Management Information System
  • manage the implementation of all components of the scholarships cycle including promotion, selection, mobilisation, on-award support, including variation management and reintegration
  • liaise with Australia Awards PNG Professional Development Initiatives staff to integrate profiling, reintegration and graduate assessment into the scholarships cycle

This role is based in Port Moresby, PNG and is a contract position starting as soon as possible and continuing  until 31 March 2015.

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This position is funded by AusAID and is defined as C3 under the Adviser Remuneration Framework.

Application process

To apply for this role, please email your application form and CV to

Applications without the Application Form will not be processed.

Applications close on 9 September 2013.

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Applications Close: 09/09/2013

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