Senior Coordinator (Monitoring and Evaluation)

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Full time Staff
  • Key Senior Coordinator role with the long-standing Australia Awards program
  • Monitoring and Evaluation focused role
  • Port Moresby based, Non-ARF role
  • Start date as soon as possible

The Program

Australia Awards – Papua New Guinea is designed to promote knowledge, leadership and enduring ties between Australia and PNG. It aims to build knowledge and skills to address PNG’s economic and development challenges through international scholarships to Australia, and the provision of in-PNG scholarships.

It offers the next generation of leaders in Papua New Guinea opportunities to acquire professional and technical knowledge and skills relevant to the priorities of the Government of PNG. The program fosters people-to-people links between Australia and PNG and ensures opportunities are provided for women, people with disabilities and people from remote locations. The Awards program focuses on supporting alumni to use their skills, knowledge and networks to drive change and innovation.

Australia Awards – PNG includes three study options:

  • Australia Award Scholarships for Papua New Guineans to study primarily postgraduate courses in Australia;
  • Australia Awards Fellowships – Papua New Guinea (short courses) for Papua New Guineans to undertake study in Australia, receiving an Australian qualification; and
  • Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships for Papua New Guineans to study in PNG to meet critical workforce gaps.

To deliver Australia Awards outcomes, there are four streams: Australia Awards; PNG and Pacific Awards; Short Course Awards; and Alumni Engagement. Australia Awards – PNG is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government.

The Position

Reporting to the Facility Director and working closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation specialist, the Senior Coordinator (Monitoring and Evaluation) will oversee and coordinate the implementation of data collection, analysis and reporting for the program to ensure quality monitoring and evaluation results. This includes program performance reports, statistical summaries and alumni case studies.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have tertiary qualifications in Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management, Education or a related field or an equivalent combination of relevant experience or training. Candidates will have demonstrated experience in assisting with the development of a quality monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework and plans and experience in coordinating data collection, analysis and reporting.

For success, candidates will need high level inter-personal and communication skills, including the ability to contribute to high quality reporting, and demonstrated attention to detail, commitment to continuous improvement and strong computer skills.

How to apply:

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position, please visit and search for the job reference number 497367

Applications close 23rd September 2018 at 5.00pm (PNG time)

This position is based in Port Moresby. Remuneration is competitive but does not include a housing allowance. For further enquiries please contact:

This program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

Closing date: 
23rd September 2018