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Who is AFAO?

 

See below the current job vacancies at AFAO:

Content Developer

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  • AFAO leads efforts to end HIV transmission in Australia, Asia and the Pacific
  • Vibrant team environment, walking distance from Central Station
  • Competitive NFP salary packaging

The Organisation
AFAO is the national federation for the HIV community response in Australia. AFAO works to end HIV transmission and reduce its impact on communities in Australia and, also, in Asia and the Pacific.

AFAO’s member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – sexuality and gender diverse communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

AFAO’s close connection with communities, provides rapid intelligence on changes in the HIV epidemic, allowing the organisation to respond quickly, and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, multi-lateral funders, research and clinical partners.

The Role
AFAO are investing in potential and intend to inspire excellence and opportunity to their member networks and beyond.

This role will be part of a new team brought together to develop and manage a Workforce Development Program across Australia and in addition to this role includes a Program Coordinator & Content Developer, E Learning Designer, Learning Coordinator and Graphic Designer.

Reporting to the Manager, National Programs and working as part of a team, this role is responsible for contributing to the development of the online learning platform.  Specifically you will:

  • Map existing learning modules and develop high quality, relevant learning packages
  • Ensure programs are relevant to AFAO’s member base and support practice development
  • Support the dissemination of emerging knowledge and technology
  • Build a strong, collaborative relationship with AFAO’s member organisations

Skills Required
You have knowledge of HIV and the Australian HIV response, and understand the diverse communities most affected by HIV.  You have worked in a content development, learning and development or communications role and are ready to support this important piece of work.   You can demonstrate:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop learning packages for on-line learning and/or content for various audiences
  • Demonstrated capacity to manage concurrent projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively to resolve complex issues

Download a copy of the Position Description, here.

If you are passionate about ending HIV transmission in Australia, Asia and the Pacific, please submit a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above via this website or email lisa.morell@ngorecruitment.com with any specific questions.

E-Learning Designer

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  • AFAO leads efforts to end HIV transmission in Australia, Asia and the Pacific
  • Vibrant team environment, walking distance from Central Station
  • Competitive NFP salary packaging

The Organisation
AFAO is the national federation for the HIV community response in Australia. AFAO works to end HIV transmission and reduce its impact on communities in Australia and also, in Asia and the Pacific.

AFAO’s member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – sexuality and gender diverse communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

AFAO’s close connection with communities, provides rapid intelligence on changes in the HIV epidemic, allowing the organisation to respond quickly, and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, multi-lateral funders, research and clinical partners.

The Role
AFAO are investing in potential and intend to inspire excellence and opportunity to their member networks and beyond.

This role will be part of a new team brought together to develop and manage a Workforce Development Program across Australia and in addition to this role includes a Program Coordinator, Content Developer, Learning Coordinator and Graphic Designer.

Reporting to the Manager, National Programs this role is responsible for designing the technical infrastructure to deliver online learning platforms.  Specifically you will:

  • Develop an online platform that provides high quality learning experiences for users
  • Ensure the programs are accessible and relevant with high participation engagement and retention
  • Plan, implement and complete projects according to priorities and deadlines
  • Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of the technical platform and content
  • Build a strong, collaborative relationship with AFAO’s member organisations to best develop and implement this new program

Skills Required
You will have the creativity to design and implement new programs, plus adapt existing materials to integrate adult digital learning principles and instructional design.  You can demonstrate:

  • Familiarity with on-demand didactic learning, plus interactive and peer based learning
  • Ability to build learning packages relevant to the workforce’s specific needs
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud and able to create and modify graphics, animation, audio, video and multimedia products
  • Experience using Learning Management Systems is essential, including the authoring tool Articulate
  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in training, instructional design, communications or adult education

Download a copy of the Position Description, here.

If you are passionate about ending HIV transmission in Australia, Asia and the Pacific, please submit a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above via this website or email debbie.jardine@ngorecruitment.com with any specific questions.

Learning Coordinator

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  • AFAO leads efforts to end HIV transmission in Australia, Asia and the Pacific
  • Vibrant team environment, walking distance from Central Station
  • Competitive NFP salary packaging

The Organisation
AFAO is the national federation for the HIV community response in Australia. AFAO works to end HIV transmission and reduce its impact on communities in Australia and also, in Asia and the Pacific.

AFAO’s member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – sexuality and gender diverse communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

AFAO’s close connection with communities, provides rapid intelligence on changes in the HIV epidemic, allowing the organisation to respond quickly, and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, multi-lateral funders, research and clinical partners.

The Role
AFAO are investing in potential and intend to inspire excellence and opportunity to their member networks and beyond.

This role will be part of a new team brought together to develop and manage a Workforce Development Program across Australia, and in addition to this role includes a Program Coordinator, Content Developer, E Learning Designer and Graphic Designer.

Reporting to the Manager, National Programs this role is responsible for providing administrative support to AFAO’s Workforce Development Program team. Specifically you will:

  • Develop systems to support enrolment and management of participants in learning programs
  • Provide support for the development and design of online learning packages
  • Contribute to reports and communications for the AFAO board and government departments
  • Establish and maintain systems to assist with monitoring and collection of program data
  • Engage with colleagues, members and external contractors, ensuring effective communication

Skills Required
You have excellent negotiation skills, will enjoy working in a team environment and be able to communicate professionally and with sensitivity. You can demonstrate:

  • Track record of planning, implementing and completing complex projects
  • Ability to plan and manage online training and events
  • Working collaboratively across projects with various stakeholders
  • Designing and implementing systems to track activity and impact

Download a copy of the Position Description, here.

If you are passionate about ending HIV transmission in Australia, Asia and the Pacific, please submit a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above via this website or email debbie.jardine@ngorecruitment.com with any specific questions.

Project Manager – DFAT Accreditation

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  • Lead AFAO’s preparation and submission for full DFAT accreditation – Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP).
  • Develop working relationships with stakeholders including DFAT personnel, the AFAO International Advisory Committee, AFAO management and staff and country partners in Asia and Pacific.
  • Applicants not domiciled in Sydney, who can perform the position’s duties remotely, will be considered.
  • Competitive not for profit salary packaging offered.

The Organisation
AFAO is the national federation for the HIV community response in Australia. AFAO works to end HIV transmission and reduce its impact on communities in Australia and, also, in Asia and the Pacific through an eight country multi-country grant funded by the Global Fund for AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis.

AFAO’s member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – sexuality and gender diverse communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

AFAO’s close connection with communities, provides rapid intelligence on changes in the HIV epidemic, allowing the organisation to respond quickly, and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, multi-lateral funders, research and clinical partners.

The Role
The Project Manager: DFAT Accreditation is an integral member of AFAO, dedicated to leading AFAO’s application for full accreditation in the ANCP. Reporting to the Deputy CEO, the role’s duties include:

  • Lead the development of AFAO’s strategy to achieve full accreditation in the ANCP.
  • Lead the development of systems to document the organisation’s practices in formal policies to demonstrate AFAO’s preparedness for full accreditation.
  • Cultivate networks of stakeholders, including from AFAO’s members and regional stakeholders to support the organisation’s pursuit of full accreditation in the ANCP.
  • Support the preparation of reports, analysis, briefings and discussion papers and communications for AFAO’s Board.
  • Analyse, engage and cultivate potential partners and resources to achieve full accreditation in the ANCP.
  • Lead the preparation of internal policies and documents, strategies and engagement with technical experts to best position AFAO for accreditation of ANCP.
  • Understand, implement, participate in, and promote AFAO’s business processes, policies and procedures, and WHS objectives, processes and procedures.
  • Perform other appropriate duties and responsibilities as assigned by senior management.

The position is a fixed term full time until 30 June 2022, with a likely extension to complete the accreditation process.

Skills Required:
Essential Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience leading submissions for full DFAT accreditation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of engaging with the international development sector.
  • A proven track record of autonomously planning and using systems and project management to map, implement and complete complex projects, including the capacity to manage concurrent projects and meet deadlines.
  • Development programming.
  • High quality understanding of governance and financial risk in non-government organisation settings with proven ability to define and codify an organisation’s governance and financial risk frameworks to achieve full accreditation in the ANCP.
  • Recognition of, and a willingness to work with, the diverse range of stakeholder constituting AFAO’s membership and the global HIV response, in particular diverse sexual and gender identities.
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to resolve complex issues, including with stakeholders who may have differing views and conflicting interests.
  • Excellent judgement to manage and advise on sensitive issues that may involve reputational risk.
  • Tertiary qualifications in in a relevant field.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience in the evaluation of programs, projects or services.
  • Experience working or volunteering in community organisations in Australia or elsewhere.

Download a copy of the Position Description, here.

How to Apply
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required (maximum 5 pages) via email to Renee Parker (rparker@afao.org.au) as soon as possible. For further information about this position please contact AFAO Deputy CEO, Heath Paynter (heath.paynter@afao.org.au).