Cardno was engaged by the Australian Government (DFAT) in December 2018 to manage Economic and Social Infrastructure Program (ESIP). ESIP is improving the planning, prioritisation, delivery and sustainability of important infrastructure in PNG. Priority infrastructure sub-sectors for the Program include Electricity, Telecommunications and Water and Sanitation. Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) and safeguards are being mainstreamed across Program operations and activities. The Program is being implemented by a full-time team located at the Program Office in Port Moresby, along with advisers who are working inside Government of PNG (GoPNG) agencies and State Owned Enterprises, with support from Cardno corporate personnel in Port Moresby.
This is an exciting operations leadership role within a large Australian aid program. As a member of ESIP’s Leadership Team, the Operations Manager will oversee the delivery of high quality and cost-effective operational services that support Program implementation. The Operations Manager will support the Program to meet its reporting, milestone and contractual requirements. The Operations Manager will adopt a collaborative and proactive approach to working with colleagues and the client (DFAT), adjusting operations to account for changes in the context and DFAT requirements.
The Terms of Reference, including selection criteria, are available at: https://www.cardno.com/media/5128/tor_operations-manager_esip_25112019.pdf
You will possess the following:
This position is classified under DFAT’s Aid Adviser Remuneration Framework (ARF) as Discipline Group C and will be offered at a level commensurate to the successful candidates’ experience relevant to the role. To access the ARF rates, please visit: https://bit.ly/2pWN5TW
How to apply?
We welcome your interest in joining ESIP in PNG. Click the “Apply” button to submit your application online before the deadline of 11:59pm Monday 16 December 2019 (Port Moresby, PNG time).
Your application must include the following:
For any enquiries about this position, please contact [email protected] and include “ESIP Operations Manager” in the subject line.
Why join Cardno?
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.
Cardno has a proud, longstanding history in PNG. We have a permanent corporate office in Port Moresby with full-time corporate staff who provide ongoing in-country support to project teams. By joining Cardno, you will also be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds working on various projects in PNG and beyond.
Any offer of employment will require criminal record clearance.
Cardno and ESIP is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Cardno and ESIP is an equal opportunity employer.