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Regional Program Manager - Maternity Cover (12 months contract)

Melbourne

Reference: 4775483

Are you an experienced project manager, with a passion for gender and women's reproductive rights?
Marie Stopes International Australia (MSIA) is looking for a Regional Program Manager (Maternity Cover) to oversee an innovative DFAT funded project in Cambodia, Viet Nam and Myanmar.
You will have proven experience in leading complex projects and a knack for relationships and partnership brokering.
In its second year, the Empower project works with Marie Stopes Ladies in Cambodia, Viet Nam and Myanmar to provide contraception and safe abortion services at scale. The Regional Program Manager will lead the implementation of the Empower project, report to the donor and manage stakeholder relations. The primary responsibility of this role is to work with the MS Ladies teams in each country to deliver program outputs and ensure the project is implemented on time and on budget. The Regional Program Manager will work closely with other key stakeholders across the MSI partnership and DFAT.
Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, the Regional Program Manager role is a part-time position based in Melbourne, with travel within the Asia Pacific region.
What we want you to do:
Support country teams to implement project activities in line with the project design and DFAT policy and procedures
Support country programs to leverage the MS Ladies channel to deliver on their strategic and business plans
Lead project monitoring and evaluation, using a range of quantitative, qualitative and participatory techniques
Relationship management and coordination with DFAT and across MSI
Strengthen the implementation of gender programming at MSIA and Empower country programs
What we're offering:
A supportive team environment
A flexible working environment.
Opportunity to travel internationally
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An opportunity to apply your project management skills to benefit women in attaining life-changing sexual and reproductive healthcare
Marie Stopes International (MSI) is a global organisation providing personalised contraception and safe abortion services to women and girls. Our local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37 countries. The services we provide give a woman the power to choose when she has children so that she is free to pursue her plans and dreams for herself and her family.
We believe that diversity makes a better workplace, so we're an equal opportunity employer.
Marie Stopes International is committed to safeguarding and providing a safe environment for all staff and clients. All staff is required to pass a National Police Clearance and Working with Children check, as well as sign our Code of Conduct and relevant safeguarding policies.
Any questions regarding the application process can be sent to recruitment@mariestopes.org.au.

Applications Close: 29 Jul 2019