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Baptist World Aid Australia/ Transform Aid International
Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Program Coordinator - Disaster Management


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North Ryde, Sydney, NSW, Australia 


Associations/NFP's, Community/Welfare/Social


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Full time



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Job Description:

  • International Humanitarian Organisation
  • North Ryde based
  • Full Time
Established in 1959, Baptist World Aid Australia partners with like-minded agencies overseas to empower communities to lift themselves out of poverty, challenge injustice and build resilience.  We partner with Christians and churches in Australia, particularly those from the Baptist movement, in generous giving, ethical consumption, courageous advocacy and faithful prayer in order to achieve justice for people living in poverty.  We do this from within a professional and enriching staff environment as we serve in the name of Jesus.  We are focused on enhancing our diverse, inclusive and collaborative culture to enrich our work, our impact and our relationships with supporters.
Your Impact and Contribution
As part of the International Programs team, this role will implement disaster management (DM) activity plans in line within the strategic framework. It will also manage, monitor and evaluate disaster projects and the implementing partner relationships. This role will be a resource to the IP team on disaster management.

Job Requirements:

What capabilities will help you succeed?
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications: undergraduate degree in International development, Sociology, Anthropology, Human Geography or related disciplines
  • Overseas community disaster management experience – minimum 2 years
  • International programming experience
  • Willingness to continue to pursue post graduate studies and/or continued training in International Development.
  • Ability to work in synergy with other agencies in disaster management including bilateral, multilateral and government bodies
  • Ability to understand and support the Biblical theology that informs TAI’s development approach
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • An authentic committed Christian:-
    • With a strong commitment to Transform Aid International's / Baptist World Aid’s, mission, vision and core values
    • Able to understand, engage with and support the Biblical theology that informs the organisation’s development approach
    • Able to participate enthusiastically in prayer sessions, biblical reflection sessions and church services with staff and overseas partners
Please note: applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.
If you live the values and demonstrate the capabilities, we can offer you great opportunities. We genuinely care and support, we reward fairly, we provide training and development and provide all types of flexibility.
To apply:

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Application Form

Please complete the recruitment application form and send it along with your CV via the Apply Now buttton. Applications for this round close on 27th July 2018.

Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted by 1st August 2018. If you have not been contacted by this date, consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.
Please note: TAI is a child safe organization and our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our activities. As part of the selection process, candidates may be required to undergo psychometric testing, police checks and working with children checks.

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