Job Opportunity

Programme Manager – Indonesia Young Leaders Programme

Closing date: 28 January 2018

If you have a background in education and have a keen interest in international development this position, managing our new Indonesia Young Leaders Programme, may be for you.

UnionAID is an international development organisation, and registered charity, working to alleviate poverty and injustice in our Asia-Pacific region.  Our projects supported by NZ unions and individual donors focus on promoting decent work and we also run an MFAT funded programme for young community leaders from Myanmar.

Starting in 2018 a new Indonesia Young Leaders Programme will bring 10 young leaders from civil society organisations in East Indonesia to Auckland for a six month programme on sustainable development. The programme will develop the skills and knowledge of young civil society leaders in areas such as sustainable economic development, government processes, conflict resolution and gender justice so they can contribute to the development of their own communities.

A full-time position is available now for an Auckland based Programme Manager.  In this role you will be responsible for the curriculum development, implementation and management of the programme. You will also develop and maintain high quality working relationships with UnionAID and AUT University staff, and with other organisations and individuals who may be able to assist with the programme or have an interest in it.  Click the link below for a detailed position description.

Position Description

We are searching for someone who has teaching or other adult education experience and can help the students think critically about the content and issues covered in the programme.  Candidates should also have a strong interest in international development and is enthusiastic about empowering others to reach their potential.

If you would like to apply, please send a cover letter and your CV (including two references) to or PO Box 6689, Vivian St, Wellington. Applications are due by 28 January 2018.

Any questions please contact Michael on (04) 382 2747


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