JOB DESCRIPTION & SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
As a leading global development consulting firm, our purpose is to contribute to a world where people, communities and the planet thrive.
Tetra Tech International Development works with governments, businesses and NGOs to solve complex development challenges. Our dedicated team helps partners including DFAT, USAID and the Asian Development Bank to deliver effective and sustainable projects in more than 80 countries around the world.
Suitably qualified and experienced performance management specialists are encouraged to apply.
Short-term for six (6) months
The position will be based at the Ministry of Civil Service, Suva, Fiji or remotely with some travel to Fiji
The Fiji Program Support Facility (the Facility) was established in 2017 to support and implement Australia’s aid programs such as health, education, emergency preparedness and response and governance in Fiji. The Facility also supports the Australia Awards in Fiji and Tuvalu. The Facility integrates cross-cutting themes, including gender equality, disability and social inclusion, climate change and Disaster Risk Reduction, across sectoral programs. In particular, the Facility seeks to strengthen program outcomes by better addressing the needs of targeted beneficiaries including those who are often marginalised.
The Institutional Partnerships Program (IPP) partners with the Government of Fiji to deliver assistance in targeted areas where Australia is well placed to support Fiji navigate the economic impact of COVID-19: through government twinning partnerships, technical assistance and grants that can be mobilised quickly to support Fiji’s ongoing stability, prosperity and resilience to shocks. The Fijian Government views an effective and accountable public sector as vital to its goal of a prosperous and stable country.
As part of its portfolio of work, the Facility administers a fund, on behalf of the Australian Government, to rapidly mobilise local and international experts to support the implementation of Fiji’s priority policies and reforms in agreed areas, including public sector performance, governance and economic recovery and growth.
The Performance Management Adviser is responsible for providing an effective review of the Performance Management Framework (PMF) that was implemented by the Government of Fiji in 2017. The position will identify key strengths and weaknesses of the current PMF and Transitional Agreement and propose recommendations to improve the quality and value of the Framework. Through the Framework, the position will also ensure performance management is implemented correctly with specific objectives tied to the strategic and operational plans. The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with and be supported by the Policy team in the Ministry of Civil Service.
To be successful in this role, the candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field. A postgraduate qualification in similar fields or equivalent will be advantageous. They will have a minimum of eight (8) years specialist experience in Performance Management.
The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of performance management concepts, theories, related practices, and tools, with substantial experience in incorporating these into business focused solutions. You will demonstrate good knowledge of general HR concepts, theories, legislation and practices.
Previous experience working in the public sector or large-scale organisations is desirable.
At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a pivotal role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health and safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by the Government of Fiji. Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination, in accordance with section 52D of the Health and Safety at Work (General Workplace Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2021.
The position is classified as Discipline Category B Job Level 4 under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. To learn more, please visit https://www.dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Pages/adviser-remuneration-framework
Tetra Tech is an equal opportunity employer and provides the same competitive remuneration package regardless of country of origin. We are committed to increasing the pool of Fiji expertise and welcome applications from Fijian nationals.
- Job Application Details How to Apply To apply for this position please click on ‘apply now’ and complete the online application process. Please note that applications will only be accepted via the Tetra Tech International Development Website. Emailed applications will be disregarded. For further enquiries, please email [email protected] and quote the job reference number 499779. Applications Close: 5:00 pm (local Suva time) on Sunday, 21 August 2022