Program Coordinator


East Melbourne, , AU

WaterAid is looking for an experienced Program Coordinator to support our program delivery across WaterAid Australia’s country programs, with a specific focus on building the capacity of country program staff to effectively manage grants.  This position will be based in Melbourne with regular international travel.  This is a 2 year fixed term full time or part time contract (3 or 4 days per week considered).

Key Accountabilities:

Reporting to the International Programs Manager, the Program Coordinator will:

  • support the management of institutional grants by Country Programs, ensuring that quality and compliance standards are met;
  • contribute to improving grant management systems and processes,
  • build the capacity of in-country staff to manage grants;
  • support the country programs to manage their finances;
  • develop and manage relationships with partner organisations and other stakeholders;
  • support monitoring and evaluation of specific grants, and
  • contribute to business development.

To apply:

Please submit an application to [email protected] by COB Friday 16th March 2018. The subject line of your email should read “Application – Program Coordinator”.

Applications for this position must include a resume (maximum 4 pages) and a cover letter (max 2 pages) addressing the Qualifications, Skills and Selection Criteria. Responses to the selection criteria should be listed under separate headings.

The Qualifications, Skills and Selection Criteria are listed in the Position Description available to download below.

For any enquiries please email Tanya Edmonds, International Programs Manager ([email protected])

We appreciate the time and effort candidates put in their application, however, kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

WaterAid is an inclusive organisation committed to welcoming people from all diversity. We will make any practical adjustments to enable people with a disability to participate fully in an inclusive working environment. Please let us know if you require any special assistance in making your application or attending an interview.

WaterAid is a child safe organisation. WaterAid’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety of children in all our activities. Criminal record checks will be undertaken for successful applicants for all countries of citizenship and for each country in which the individual has lived for 12 months or longer over the past five years.