Mekong Regional Organiser – Position Available

May 1, 2017

Position: Mekong Regional Organiser
Responsibility: Support the Mekong Regional Manager in managing the regional program across Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.  
Days per week: 
5 days per week, 37.5 hours (full time)
Salary:  $76,300 annually
Superannuation: 15%
Annual Leave:
 4 weeks per year
Responsible to: Executive Officer
Based in: Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA office in Hanoi, Phnom Penh or Vientiene

Overall Responsibility

The overall responsibility of the position is to support the Mekong Regional Manager in managing the regional program across Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. This position is specifically in charge of managing the quality of the program and of internal communication and reporting (especially between the three regional offices and Sydney). Its main responsibility will be to build the skills and capacity of staff and support monitoring and managing of the overall program. It will be acting Mekong Regional Manager when the incumbent is on leave or otherwise unavailable.

It reports to and works closely with the Mekong Regional Manager; it also works on a daily basis with country managers and other staff members in the three offices and with the team in Sydney.

This role requires an experienced international development specialist with at least 5 years of union, international NGO, or other relevant experience, who can work strategically and collaboratively to achieve program outcomes. In undertaking these responsibilities, the Coordinator has the full support and guidance of senior staff as appropriate.

There’s a job description to download here.

Union Aid Aboard-APHEDA is the global justice organisation of the Australian trade union movement. We work globally in partnership for the achievement of dignity at work, social justice, economic equality and the realisation of human rights. We work to achieve this through strong unions and social movements, sustainable development programs, global solidarity, and support at times of crisis.


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