Australian High Commission
Kingdom of Tonga

Job Vacancies

Program Manager – Governance, Economic and Private Sector Development

LE5 band annual salary of TOP28989.00 to TOP32130.00

(depending on experience)

 

Do you want to make a difference to the Governance, Economic and Private Sector Development in Tonga? Do you want to join a dynamic team that values your input? The Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa is seeking a highly experienced, Program Manager, to join our team.

The role is fast paced, managing a diverse range of programs with government, multilateral and NGO partners. The right applicant will be flexible, able to manage complex relationships, have amazing writing and time management skills and most of all, the drive to get the job done.

A full copy of the Duty Statement and Selection Criteria can be downloaded here or you can collect a hard copy from the Australian High Commission reception.

Closing date is 4:00pm on Wednesday 26 April 2017. Applications should include:

  • A curriculum vitae (maximum three pages) with details of two referees, including a current or recent manager; and
  • A written expression of interest (maximum two pages) addressing the selection criteria and outlining why you are a god fit for the role.

Late or incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. 

All employees are required to complete a three-month probation period. The Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa offers a package that includes recreation and personal carer’s days, medical benefits, and superannuation contributions.

Please submit complete applications to the Australian High Commission at the front counter or email them to ahctonga@dfat.gov.au.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

Assistant Property and Administration Officer

 

The Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa invites applications for the position of Assistant Property and Administration Officer.

The terms of employment will be in accordance with the Nuku’alofa - Based Terms and Conditions of Employment.  Employment will be offered on a permanent (On-going) Contract basis, for an initial period of two years, at the LE3 broadband level with an annual commencement salary of TOP16, 743 – TOP25, 235.  Continued employment is subject to successful completion of a three-month probation period.

The Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa offers a package that includes recreation and personal carer’s leave, medical benefits, and superannuation contributions.

The Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa will not be responsible for any costs incurred if applying for a Tongan visa, relocation costs, nor the return of the officer and family to their country of origin at the end of the contract.

For a full copy of the Duty Statement and Selection Criteria please download it here or collect a copy from the Australian High Commission reception. For any further enquiries contact the Australian High Commission via email – ahctonga@dfat.gov.au.

Please note that the Duty Statement is referred to as the "Key Responsibilities" and the Selection Criteria is referred to as the "Qualifications/Experience" in the attachment.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4:00 pm on Wednesday 12 April. Applications should include

  • A covering letter (maximum one page);
  • A curriculum vitae (maximum three pages) which includes details of two referees, one of whom should be a current or recent manager; and
  • A written response against each of the selection criteria outlining your qualifications and experience.

Late or incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.