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The Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) is a regional peak body on disability, provides leadership as well as supports national DPOs, donor and development partners as well as civil society and the private sector in the pursuit to ensure that persons with disabilities live in an inclusive, barrier-free and rights-based society in Pacific Island countries and territories.


MANAGER INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT

The Manager Inclusive Development is responsible for the direct oversight and effective management of PDF's development work. S/He will provide leadership, guidance and technical expertise on inclusive development in regards to the implementation of the key areas of work in the 2021 – 2025 Strategic Plan.

The role reports to the Director Operations  and will be responsible for driving and achieving the following critical outcomes:
  • Leadership and Management of PDF programs
  • Ensure regional framework and policies are fully inclusive supporting the needs of people with disabilities not limited to the principles of good governance
  • Develop and effectively monitor project budgets and ensure efficient reporting to Board and relevant Stakeholders
  • Program Funding Established and Maintained
  • Identify program and project funding opportunities and engage. Develop new funding initiatives with members and partners
  • Ensure funding for programs/projects is in line with PDF strategic targets
  • Effective Stakeholder Management and Advocacy
  • Robust Human Capital Management and Development
  • dentify staff development needs and address accordingly, support with a learning program for skills development
The person we seek will have a Maters in Development Studies/Business Administration and a minimum 5 years’ experience in program management in the public, private and disability sector with demonstrated experience in a representational role. The candidate must possess the following:
  • A Degree in Management and Planning/Policy or a related field
  • Proven experience in  donor reporting  and monitoring and evaluation of program activities
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
 
How to Apply: Application must be submitted online by accessing the following URL: http://app.hrmonise.com/job/PDF/MID with your CV which must include details of 3 professional referees


COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
The role will be responsible for leading and managing PDF's internal and external communications and public relations in addition to elevating PDF's profile and effective relationships with all stakeholders. The role is responsible for developing and implementing an effective communication and advocacy strategy, promoting PDF’s work through success stories shared on various media channel and social media platform. The role reports to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for driving and achieving the following critical outcomes:

  • Effective Strategic Communication with Stakeholders
  • Effective communication policies and protocols are developed, implemented and continuously refined ensuring promotion of advocacy for the realising of the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Coordinate executive interviews, press statements, interview talking points and speeches
  • Develop and implement crisis-management communications plans
  • Effective Public Relations (PR) and Advocacy
  • Establish and implement PR protocols/procedures and strategies
  • Ensure PR campaigns are monitored and analysed with insights communicated to Management
  • Program-based Communications are supported and effective
The person we seek will have a Degree in Media, Communications, Advocacy, Public Relations or a related field. The applicant must possess the following:
  • At least 5 years’ successful work experience in a similar role
  • Proven track record designing and executing successful communications strategy and public relations campaigns
  • Proven ability and experience using  all forms of social and online media to deliver messages and provide information to target audiences
 
How to Apply: Application must be submitted online by accessing the following URL: http://app.hrmonise.com/job/PDF/CO with your CV which must include details of 3 professional referees



MONITORING EVALUATION ACCOUNTABILITY & LEARNING OFFICER
The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) officer is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation across PDF programs – i.e development and humanitarian work and finances. S/He will ensure accurate and effective data compilation and analysis as well as ensuring that all relevant stakeholders are kept informed by way of effective reporting and documenting and working closely with the Disable Peoples Organisations (DPOs). The role reports directly to the Director Operations and will be responsible for driving and achieving the following critical outcomes:
 

  • Development and Implementation of an Effective MEAL System
    • Develop overall framework for project monitoring and evaluation
    • Develop tools for the collection of data on inputs, information and statistics for reports
    • Conduct Capacity Assessments on existing monitoring and evaluation system
  • Programme Coordination and Management
    • Provide assistance with the planning and formulating of programmes
    • Ensure prudent and transparent management of core and project funds including Disabled Peoples Organisation (DPOs) funds
    • Develop, implement and monitor regional training programmes
  • Accurate Reporting to Board and Donors on programmes/projects

The person we seek will have a Higher Degree in Economics and Statistics. The applicant must possess the following:

  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in an M & E position, implementing M & E activities of development projects
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies
  • Experience required in developing and refining data collection tools and data quality assessments and oversight
How to Apply: Application must be submitted online by accessing the following URL: http://app.hrmonise.com/job/PDF/MEAL with your CV which must include details of 3 professional referees.



Further details about the outcomes and minimum work/knowledge requirements can be accessed by visiting www.maxumise.com/jobs
All applications must be submitted via the respective links and any emailed applications will NOT be accepted.
 
For more information, contact: Kelera Bokini:
 +679 330 3137| +679 773 3137,  kelera@maxumise.com  
Closing Date:  29 November 2020


COMMUNICATION OFFICER