Programme Services Coordinator

Full time, Auckland

A key role has become available within our Programme Support Unit, to provide coordination and programme management services in support of our international programmes, with a particular focus on contract management. 

Oxfam New Zealand is an independent, rights based development agency, affiliated to Oxfam International.  Working with partners in the Pacific and Southeast Asia, we support disadvantaged communities to achieve basic human rights and to build the capabilities needed to access resources and opportunities to improve their lives.

Working closely with our Institutional Funding Manager and Finance Programme Manager, youwill be responsible for ensuring ONZ’s government contracts and institutional grants are well managed and appropriate systems are developed to ensure these are effectively administered. You may also be required to manage sub-contracts to Oxfam partners as required.

Analytical, organised and results orientated, you will already possess some relevant contracts management experience. This includes experience of project proposal writing, budgeting, fund management, financial and donor reporting.

Our ideal candidate will also have some experience of training others in contracts and compliance issues, possess strong numeracy, administrative, IT and database skills, hold a relevant tertiary level qualification (or equivalent experience) and have excellent communication and influencing skills.

Knowledge and an active interest in international development issues is important while knowledge of the Southeast Asia/Pacific region would be a distinct advantage.

The post attracts a starting salary of $51,125 per annum (maybe higher depending on the skills and experience of the successful candidate).

To apply send an up to date CV and covering letter to with the header ‘Programme Support Coordinator – your name’.

Applications close at noon on Friday 8 February 2013.

Oxfam New Zealand is an equal opportunities employer and encourages diversity in the workplace. Candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand.


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