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Country Projects Coordinator, Mining for Sustainable Development | TI Australia

Application Closing Date - 30 Jul 2018

Job Start Date - August 2018

Duration - until December 2020

Pay Scale - AUD 100,000 p.a total package

Location - Melbourne, Australia


Transparency International Australia (TI Australia), the Australian chapter of the world’s leading non-governmental anti-corruption movement, is implementing Phase II of the global ‘Mining for Sustainable Development’ programme. This programme seeks to achieve real change in combatting corruption in the mining sector and building the capacity of TI Australia as a Centre of Expertise on anti-corruption in mining.

The role requires a skilled professional with experience in project management and in implementing social change programs that achieve real impact. The individual must be experienced in working cross-culturally, and have a strong interest in good governance in the extractive industries sector.

Organisational Context

Transparency International (TI) is a global movement, composed of more than 100 national chapters worldwide and an International Secretariat in Berlin, Germany. We are united by our shared vision: a world in which government, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption. For more than 20 years, TI has played a leading global role in combatting corruption, which is widely recognised to be a serious impediment to economic development and a destabilising social force.

TI Australia has operated as an accredited TI national chapter since 1995, focusing on ways in which Government and Australian-based companies and institutions can address corruption issues both in Australia and abroad.

Led by TI Australia with the support of the TI Secretariat, the ‘Mining for Sustainable Development’ programme seeks to enhance the contribution of mining to sustainable economic and human development through a focus on improved transparency and accountability in the award of mining-related permits, licences and contracts across a range of national jurisdictions. Based on the programme’s ‘bottom up’ approach to ensure that change happens at the level where decisions about mining approvals are made, the primary role of the programme team is to support the participating TI national chapters.

Phase I of the programme has been successfully completed. During Phase I, participating TI chapters identified and assessed corruption vulnerabilities in the mining approvals processes in their countries and began building multi-stakeholder networks. Phase II will focus on addressing those vulnerabilities at a national, regional and global level through multi-stakeholder engagement, advocacy and policy initiatives.

The Role

The Country Projects Coordinator will work with and support the Country Projects Manager and TI Chapters in the implementation of the programme at the country level in TI Chapters. S/he will work with the Manager to support and monitor country work plans, and to ensure that reporting obligations are met as well as providing narrative reporting for the programme to the donor/s. The Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the programme’s monitoring, evaluation and learning framework, including data collection and analysis across programme countries. The Coordinator will support other work within the team to maximise the impact of the programme.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to help lead a global initiative designed to generate tangible and lasting change in the fight against corruption; while directly contributing to TI Australia’s strategic development and global leadership.

The Country Projects Coordinator will report to the Country Projects Manager, Mining for Sustainable Development, TI Australia.

Key Duties

Working with the Mining for Sustainable Development team in TI Australia, the Country Projects Coordinator will:

Key Competencies

To be successful in this role, the Country Project Coordinator will:

Personal characteristics

The Country Project Coordinator will demonstrate the following qualities:

Applications, including a Curriculum Vitae, and a letter of motivation clearly addressing the required competencies, should be sent by email to: shiyavanti.johnpillai@transparency.org.au

The deadline for applications is 5pm (AEST) 30 July 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this job.

Any questions please contact Kaetlyn Roberts, Country Projects Manager, TI Australia, kaetlynroberts@transparency.org.au

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