JOB DESCRIPTION & SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
An exciting opportunity to lead a dedicated and effective team to deliver the Australia Awards Program for Fiji and Tuvalu
and strengthen human development within the Pacific.
Why Tetra Tech International Development?
As a leading global development consulting firm, our purpose is to contribute to a world where people, communities and the
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.
• Responsible for leading and managing the Australia Awards Fiji and Tuvalu program
• Full time to December 2024
• Suva, 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.
Australia Awards is a prestigious international scholarships program funded by the Australian Government. The Facility supports
the Australian High Commissions in Suva and Funatuti to manage the Australia Awards program in Fiji and Tuvalu.
The Program Manager Australia Awards Fiji and Tuvalu is responsible for the delivery of Australia Awards and related activities.
The Program Manager will develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, and ensure services are delivered on time
and to high standards. The Program Manager will lead and manage a small team and will regularly review team performance,
and continue to improve, innovate and evolve work practices.
The ideal candidate will have tertiary qualifications in human resource development, capacity building, international
development or education. They will have at least five years’ experience working in development programs within Fiji, ideally
within the scholarships or human development sector. The successful candidate will have outstanding project management
and delivery skills including project budget management, financial monitoring and reporting, excellent communication and
relationships management skills and the ability to build and lead a cohesive and effective team. Familiarity with Australia
Awards Programs would be an advantage.
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
This position is locally engaged and reserved for National Citizens of Fiji. The annual salary will be between FJD 138,000 and
FJD185,000, dependent upon the successful candidate’s qualifications, skills and experience.
Tetra Tech is an equal opportunity employer and provides the same competitive remuneration package regardless of country of
We are committed to increasing the pool of Fijian expertise and this opportunity is only open to Fijian nationals.
- Job Application Details How to Apply To view a detailed position description, please visit https://intdev.tetratechasiapacific.com/work-with-us/ and search for job number 499762. 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 499762. Applications close: 5:00 pm (local Suva time) on Friday, 19 August 2022.