AHP Program Support Officer

Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago
Deadline for applications: Sunday 30 January 2022
Position: AHP Program Support Officer
Term: Fulltime (AHP Phase 2 will implement until 22 January 2027).
Location: Melbourne or Canberra.
Remuneration: This is a fulltime position. A competitive salary will be offered with final remuneration negotiated based on experience.

About Alinea International

Alinea International is an international development consulting firm dedicated to quality contributions towards sustainable futures with empowered communities. We are committed to supporting economic, social, and political development that leads to positive, inclusive and sustainable impacts. We provide a range of technical, advisory, facilitation, and managerial services tailored to the needs of our clients, including the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

Alinea International proudly sources the best people from around the world to deliver progressive ideas focussed on positive change, and consistently high-quality results.

Alinea International is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal Australians, people with a disability, people of all genders, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. All candidates must have the right to work in Australia.

Committed to Inclusivity and Diversity: Alinea provides equal employment opportunities for all applicants on the basis of merit. Alinea is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Given the nature of our work, candidates will be subjected to due diligence checks and to enhanced background checks as appropriate.

About the Australian Humanitarian Partnership

The AHP is a humanitarian response and disaster management partnership between the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and six leading Australian humanitarian NGOs – CARE Australia; Caritas Australia; OXFAM Australia; Plan International Australia; Save the Children Australia; and World Vision Australia. These ANGOs have comprehensive consortium arrangements and extensive local civil society networks in the Asia-Pacific and globally.

The AHP is entering is entering a second five-year phase.

The AHP Support Unit

The AHP Support Unit (AHPSU) was established at the outset of the Partnership. It is funded by DFAT and managed by Alinea International. The AHPSU represents a compact, agile and responsive team that works closely with all AHP NGO partners and local partnerships and networks, DFAT humanitarian and disaster risk reduction sections within the Humanitarian, NGOs and Partnership Division and other humanitarian stakeholders.

The AHPSU consists of a number of key positions including Partnership Director, Operations & Grants Manager, MEL Manager, Disaster READY Coordinator, Communications & Visibility Manager and supporting staff.

The AHP Program Support Officer

The AHPSU Program Support Officer will be responsible for providing support to the monitoring, evaluation and learning team, communications and visibility team, Disaster READY program management team and the AHPSU Partnership Director. The role will provide key assistance to the Support Unit including logistics support for events and workshops, keeping minutes of meetings with AHP partners, work with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager to support the analysis of data collected under the Support Unit’s management information system, assist with annual reporting, and support the update of reporting templates.

The position will also work closely with Communications & Visibility Manager to support the development of communications and media outputs and assist with regular social media posts, development of field stories and managing the AHP photo library.

Selection Criteria


  • Demonstrated experience in program and administrative support (preferably in the international aid and development sector or equivalent).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work in a small team, work independently as required, and take initiative in completing assigned tasks.
  • The ability to work to deadlines and at times in a high-pressure environment.
  • Academic qualifications in international development, monitoring and evaluation, communications or equivalent.
  • Experience working with NGOs and/or with the Australian Government would be beneficial.
  • An understanding of Australia’s Humanitarian sector and/or aid and development programs would be beneficial.

To Apply

Please submit your CV (no more than 4 pages), and a Cover Letter (no more than 2 pages) specifically addressing the selection criteria to


Applications close at 11:59pm Sunday 30 January 2022 AEDT with the role to commence as soon as possible after this date.

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