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About the Program:
The Building Community Engagement in Papua New Guinea Program (the BCEP Program) marks a strategic shift in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s (DFAT) support for accountability programming in PNG. The BCEP Program will ensure DFAT’s demand-side investments and partners work together to constructively engage around common service delivery and gender equity issues. Bringing to PNG new, politically-informed ways of working and collective action approaches, the BCEP Program will support government and select non-state actors to jointly and iteratively solve problems they could not address alone. BCEP will coordinate the leveraging of DFAT’s major sectoral investments in PNG, bringing coherence to and synergies between its long-standing partnerships with government, churches and media.
The BCEP Program consists of five distinct, but inter-related thematic components to be managed as an integrated whole and will be implemented using a portfolio of partners:
- Component 1: PNG Coalitions for Change
- Component 2: Media Partnerships
- Component 3: Social Accountability Partnerships
- Component 4: Church Partnerships
- Component 5: Government of PNG Partnerships
The PNG Coalitions for Change component will promote politically-informed collective action between BCEP partners, using a partner-led facilitation model, working on the premise that lasting change in PNG is far more likely if local actors are empowered to engage with policy makers and government.
Responsibilities and Duties:
The Coalitions for Change Coordinator will report at the BCEP Co-Team Leader level. The role will:
- Relationship manage and project manage a large-scale contract with The Voice Inc (TVI) including grant management and capacity and mentoring support plan.
- Work closely with Kivu International, BCEP’s consortium partner, to enable and support the provision of advice and guidance to coalition partners.
- Support partners to be able to meet compliance requirements through briefings, training and support.
- Ensure that all Coalitions for Change activities contribute to / align with the BCEP GEDSI Strategy and Action Plan and MERL system.
- Work with the Social Accountability Lead and Church Partnerships Program Lead and team in finding common ground on Church-citizen engagement and social accountability approaches and explore how this can translate into joint activities across the two components over time.
- Work with the MERL team to make best use of data and evidence for strategic policy influencing.
- Actively support BCEP MEL and communications’ components to communicate the Coalitions for Change performance story in compelling ways to a variety of audiences.
- Ensure that GEDSI is integral to all Coalitions for Change programming under BCEP, developing ideas and promoting initiatives and coalitions that can support GEDSI wherever feasible, raising with the Team Leaders any issues observed and proposing solutions for improvement.
- Relationship management will be a key component of the role with time dedicated to nurturing partnerships with existing and future potential partners and getting to know and understand the CSOs that they are supporting.
- Proactively identify and manage risk. We will work in lock-step with DFAT on development and delivery of the CfC portfolio.
- Other tasks as required.
To access the Terms of Reference detailing the role, responsibilities and selection criteria for this position, please copy and paste this link into a web browser: https://bit.ly/3L5Fhq4
How to Apply?
We welcome your interest in joining the BCEP team. Please click ‘apply’ and submit your CV including a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria (no more than two pages). Kindly note that applications that do not include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities, LGBTQ+, women, mature age workers and people with different abilities.
Applications must be submitted by 4th May 2022 AEST.
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