MDF Fiji Talent Pool
Fiji (Fiji )
MDF Fiji Talent Pool
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 also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
About Market Development Facility (MDF)
The Australian Government-funded Market Development Facility (MDF) stimulates investment, business innovation and regulatory reform in order to create additional jobs and increase the income of poor women and men in rural and urban areas in the Indo-Pacific region. MDF currently operates in Fiji, Timor-Leste, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea. It is implemented by Palladium in partnership with Swisscontact.
In Fiji, MDF focuses on developing a growing, diversified and inclusive tourism industry, while also improving the competitiveness of Fiji’s high value agriculture and urban industries. To find out more, read about the Fiji program and access our Annual Report.
Due to growth in the Fiji and Pacific regional team we are seeking innovative and creative new Business Adviser and Quality and Inclusion (Q&I) Specialists.
Due to the number of opportunities available MDF is seeking passionate, talented individuals with a diverse range of skills to join the Fiji Talent Pool. Our Business Advisers and Q&I Specialists are a critical roles in our growing team.
Working with the supportive team of country coordinators and peers, you will:
* Analyse the sectors of the economy, providing your insights and experiences
* help identify sector growth potential, constraints and innovative solutions
* contribute to development and learning of internal and external audiences through lessons sharing, evidence gathering and events participation.
* Be a primary point of contact and develop long term relationships with Fijian businesses
* Assist private sector businesses to expand while benefiting the community
* Contribute innovative ideas and signing new partnerships
* Manage the implementation and measurement of interventions, including the application of inclusion frameworks and strategies
* Work closely with the Quality and Inclusion team to construct logical results chains and measurement plans to effectively manage and monitor interventions
* Ensure compliance of intervention activities are in line with MDF/Palladium guidelines
We are looking for enthusiastic and creative candidates with a diverse range of skills. We want to build a diverse talent pool from which to source the next additions to our Fiji team.
With pro-poor growth at the core of what we do, we are looking for candidates who are passionate about improving the lives of poor and marginalised communities. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic and dedicated team working to build a stronger, more resilient and equitable Fiji. The position is perfect for individuals that are looking to apply their investigative skills and gain hands-on experience in economic development in a thriving and supportive workplace.
Find out more about what we do, and submit your application to join our wonderful team.
How to Apply
Please submit your CV and brief cover letter (no more than one page) outlining your suitability in line with the requirements as described above (see About You).
From the Talent Pool, suitable applicants will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until all available positions are filled. Please submit your application as soon as possible.
Positions in this talent pool are open to nationals of Fiji and permanent residents with authority to live and work in Fiji. Rates of pay are based on local labour standards.
MDF is committed to creating creative and diverse workforce. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we offer internal and external learning and professional development of staff.