The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) is responsible for the delivery of Australia's Development Cooperation Program to the Philippines, one of the largest aid programs in the Philippines. The Governments of the Philippines and Australia will be implementing a three-year natural hazard and risk assessment project in Greater Metro Manila Area. AusAID and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)-Office of Civil Defense (OCD) are seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented and suitably experienced person to fill the Project Coordinator position.
The Project Coordinator will be responsible in managing the implementation of the project by working closely with the Philippine and Australian technical counterparts to support the development of natural hazard risk analysis. The successful candidate must have good track record on financial and procurement management, project implementation and coordination, with well developed oral and written communication and stakeholder liaison skills. Experience working on relevant sectors namely natural hazard risk assessment, environmental impact assessment, disaster risk management, land use and physical planning, is preferable.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates currently residing in the Philippines. Please note that these are not Australian Public Service positions. Further details on Terms of Reference and Selection Criteria for the position can be accessed under job vacancies at the website: http://www.philippines.embassy.gov.au/mnla/aboutus.html.
Conditions of Contract
The Position will be a full-time position for an initial one-year contract with an annual extension of up to two years subject to performance. The successful candidate will be based in the Office of the Civil Defense and is expected to commence as soon as possible. Remuneration is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.
Expressions of Interest
Interested applicants must address the selection criteria (maximum of 2 pages), and detail suitability to perform the duties of the position including personal qualities, experience, skills and knowledge. All applications should be forwarded to: The PCCO, 9th Floor, Salcedo Towers, 169 H.V. dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City 1227 or firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Monday, 17 January 2011. Please include in your application a curriculum vitae of no more than 3 pages. Written referee reports are not required to be submitted at the time of application, although applicants should ensure that the names and contact details of two (2) work-related referees are supplied. Do not send copies of academic transcripts, awards, degrees, or published papers. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Envelopes should be clearly marked "PROJECT COORDINATOR/RISK ANALYSIS PROJECT". Due to volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants for interview will have their applications acknowledged.