Senior Consultant

Full Time
Fiji, Suva
Posted 2 weeks ago
Deadline for application: Midnight AEDT Sunday 31st October 2021
Employment type: Full-time, fixed term until December 2023 (with possibility of extension)
Reports to: Alinea International (Australia)
Remuneration: A$82,500 to $115,500 depending on experience


Alinea-Whitelum 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.

Alinea is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Given the nature of our work, candidates will be subjected to due diligence checks, including criminal history checks and enhanced background checks as appropriate.

About Alinea International Ltd.

Alinea is an international development consultancy providing technical and management expertise that helps people improve their lives. We work with governments, investors, companies and communities to create lasting change. Over 35 years, Alinea has successfully delivered more than 515 projects worldwide.


About the Position

Alinea International is seeking applications from candidates interested in senior consultant positions to join our dynamic team and help drive Alinea International’s future directions. We are keen to hear from people with 10+ years of experience working in the international aid and development sector.

Applications are open to people with any of the skills and capabilities listed below:

Technical Areas Skills and Capabilities
Governance and civil society engagement Program designs and annual work planning
Disability, indigenous and social inclusion Program evaluations and review
Gender equality and addressing gender-based violence and child protection Monitoring, evaluation and learning
Health, education and livelihoods Political economy analysis
Public sector governance and reform Organisational and functional reviews
Disaster preparedness, management and recovery Change management advice and support
Community Driven Development and Problem driven approaches Adaptive management techniques and practice
Environment and climate change action and adaptation Facilitation of learning events, workshops, and partnerships


Importantly, we are seeking people who are keen to work within a team environment for shared learning, and who have exceptional writing and interpersonal skills. Alignment with Alinea International values is also important.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Either:
      • Advanced university degree (Masters) in social sciences, international development or related discipline, or equivalent, and a minimum of five years’ experience working in international aid and development; or
      • Any tertiary qualification with at least ten years’ experience working in international aid and development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Australian aid program.
  • Knowledge and experience of program design, program review, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Self-driven with a good sense of judgement and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to travel overseas (duration and frequency is negotiable).

All applicants must have work rights in Fiji.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are requested to submit an application in English that includes a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) addressing the selection criteria together with a CV outlining relevant qualifications and experience (no more than 4 pages). Applications without a cover letter addressing the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications and questions related to the positions should be directed to by Midnight AEDT Sunday 31st October 2021.

All applicants will be contacted about the outcome of their application. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview.

For more information about Alinea, please visit our website:


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