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Development Programme Coordinator

  • Are you passionate about sustainable development in Samoa?
  • Do you have excellent management skills?
  • Are you highly motivated and able to take on a leadership role? 

The New Zealand High Commission in Apia is looking for a suitably qualified, experienced, enthusiastic individual for the position of Development Programme Coordinator, to assist with the management of New Zealand’s development programme in Samoa.

This role is responsible for leading or contributing to partner relations, policy engagement and management of a portfolio of development activities. Ideally you will be mid-career with breadth and depth of experience in development policy analysis, relationship building, activity design and management, and results monitoring.

You will have excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently and meet deadlines, the ability to manage information and develop informed, evidence-based solutions.  You will have a sound knowledge of the development challenges and opportunities facing Samoa, and have a tertiary qualification in a field relevant to the role.

A detailed job description and the application form is linked below or available from the New Zealand High Commission website www.mfat.govt.nz/samoa (external link)  or by emailing mary.hughes@mfat.govt.nz

Applications should include a CV and cover letter outlining the applicant’s suitability against the position criteria, and received by our office no later than 12.00pm midday Monday 17 June 2019

Applications can be submitted electronically to mary.hughes@mfat.govt.nz , dropped to the reception at the New Zealand High Commission office on Beach Road or sent via post addressed to: First Secretary, Development New Zealand High Commission P O Box 1876 Apia

Note: This is a locally employed position and the successful candidate will need to hold residency in Samoa.

Job description [PDF, 633 KB]

Application form [DOCX, 141 KB]