Senior Program Manager – Health
- Dili, Timor-Leste with travel to municipalities
- 12 month duration with the possibility of extension
The Partnership for Human Development (PHD) represents Australia’s long-term vision for enhancing human development in Timor Leste. It brings together the Australian Embassy’s (Timor Leste) diverse activities in health, education, water, sanitation, nutrition, gender equality, disability and social protection into a single program to maximise effectiveness, relevance and performance. This investment in Timor-Leste will work towards Strategic Objective 2 of Australia’s Timor-Leste Aid Investment Plan: enhancing human development. Improved human development will ensure that coming generations of Timorese people are better able to lead, contribute to and benefit from their nation’s economic and social development.
The health sector is a significant investment for PHD, working in close partnership with the Ministry of Health, to deliver a targeted program of work to improve health outcomes for Timorese women and children. It is supporting the Ministry of Health to implement their strategic plans and priorities, and supporting the delivery of the Comprehensive Guidelines for Primary Healthcare, while aligning with the Aid Investment Plan for Timor-Leste.
The Senior Program Manager is a new position that will provide broad program management support in all aspects of PHD health sector activities. The post-holder will act as Deputy to the Technical Lead – Health and represent the sector at meetings, conferences and seminars relevant to health planning as required with the Australian Embassy health team, Government of Timor-Leste counterparts, partners and other key stakeholders.
The Senior Program Manager will provide support to the Technical Lead – Health in managing the PHD health sector portfolio, including providing inputs in the preparation of annual work plans and program reports, concept and design documents and engage with the Ministry of Health and other partners when necessary.
The ideal candidate will have: