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Expression of interest – International Development Assistance

Canberra (Australia)

  • Organization: GHD Group
  • Location: Canberra (Australia)
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Civil Society and Local governance
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Engineering
    • International Relations
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Infrastructure and Urban-Rural development
    • Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
  • Closing Date: 2021-06-13

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About us

We are a global professional services company that leads through engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Our forward-looking, innovative approaches connect and sustain communities around the world. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are focused on building lasting relationships with our partners and clients. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals.


GHD's International Development Assistance (IDA) Team delivers project management and technical services for the world's largest development organisations to improve the lives of people in developing countries.


About the roles

IDA are currently seeking expressions of interest from consultants that are interested in being part of our team for long and short-term opportunities including:

o    Project Manager

o    Project Director

o    Project Finance Manager

o    Road Engineer Adviser

o    Grants Manager

o    WASH Specialist

o    Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

o    Gender, Disability and Social Inclusion Specialist


About you

Ideal candidates will have experience in a development context working collaboratively with project teams and stakeholders from diverse backgrounds on DFAT or other donor-funded programs. Eligible candidates should also have the following specific skill requirements:


o    Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline eg. Project Management, Accounting / Finance, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Social Sciences, Gender Studies;

o    A minimum of 5-7 years relevant work experience within the international development sector;

o    Demonstrated experience in establishing effective and productive relationships with Government, non-Government and donor organisations;

o    Excellent relationship management skills, working and liaising with multiple stakeholders at a strategic level;

o    Strong written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate and negotiate effectively with a diverse range of groups;

  • Experience in developing and or contributing to DFAT tenders and design;

o    Commitment and capacity to undertake activities in a participative, culturally sensitive and consultative manner;

o    Competence with a range of computer software programs, including Microsoft Office and Project management;

o    High standards of integrity, professionalism and accountability and a commitment to uphold the credibility and values of GHD.


All candidates must adhere to GHD’s Child Protection Policy, Integrity Management Policy, Code of Conduct and other key policies. To express your interest please submit your CV and cover letter addressing the specific skill requirements and outlining your position of interest. Closing date Sunday 13 June 2021.

GHD is committed to protecting children and their rights and requires all IDA Personnel to comply with the GHD Child Protection Policy and the GHD International Development Assistance Child Protection Procedures in delivering development assistance services. GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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