Deadline: 1 March 2020
The Transparency International (IT) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Regional Coordinator/Advisor in Melbourne, Australia.
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The Regional Coordinator/Advisor will be responsible to coordinate organizational, operations and fundraising support to the TI chapters in the Pacific, as well as enhanced project implementation capacity.
Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption.
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Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Regional Coordinator/Advisor will perform the following functions:
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- Monitor, assess and respond as necessary to changes in the external environment (political situation, anti-corruption developments, reputational risks and media opportunities) in the Pacific region, ensuring that these changes are reflected in TI’s strategic project implementation and plans.
- Provide timely information to the Pacific based Regional Engagement and Advocacy Lead and to the Berlin based Regional Programme Manager, as well as other relevant colleagues at the TI Secretariat, to provide locally relevant anti-corruption insights to internal and external stakeholders.
- In agreement with the relevant existing national chapters (PNG, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu), coordinate capacity building and operational strengthening activities that will make them sustainable and more impactful anticorruption NGOs.
- Emphasis should be given to strengthening financial, governance and management systems and processes that enhance the effectiveness of the chapters’ corruption prevention approaches.
- Promote learning and peer-to-peer knowledge exchanges and learning visits among chapters in the Pacific region.
- Support Pacific National Chapters’ national level advocacy work when relevant.
- Provide advice and support for the impactful and timely implementation of chapter projects developed within the framework of the broader TI Indo-Pacific programme and other projects as needed.
- Help national chapters to identify, learn and produce reports on the achievements and impact of their work.
- Work with the Pacific Regional Engagement and Advocacy Lead to identify potential new TI National Chapters and partners and support their capacity strengthening and engagement with the broader TI Movement.
- Identify funding opportunities and support the development of concepts and proposals for fundraising for the region as well as support National Chapters in the Pacific with capacity building and fundraising for new local projects / programmes.
Applicants must have:
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- Academic Degree or professional qualification in social and political science, public policy, management, communications or other relevant fields.
- 5+ year’s of relevant experience with an International NGO or similar, with demonstrated in-depth knowledge and experience in the Pacific region, working on issues of good governance, public sector reforms, social development, civil society engagement, international development, institutional capacity-building or related.
- First-hand knowledge and understanding of the Pacific political context, historical, cultural and social processes and the role of relevant forums.
- Knowledge of, or considerable interest in, the work of TI and the field of anti-corruption.
- Expertise in organisational development, strategy development and planning, fundraising, and project management.
- Demonstrated track record of facilitative, collaborative relationship management with partners to drive a culture of collaboration and mutual ownership, along with a natural ability to network and build successful and lasting relationships.
- Experience in capacity development and/or fundraising an advantage.
- Proven track record of leading processes that resulted in, or contributed to, positive changes in the Pacific.
- Demonstrated first-hand experience in supporting the setting up or strengthening of a local organization an advantage.
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively manage priorities and projects in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, with the flexibility to adjust and adapt plans and a high level of diplomacy and political sensitivity.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit a cover letter (mentioning also the source of the application) and CV in English (both documents in one pdf-file) via email at the address given on the website.
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