Vacancy: Development Programme Manager

Applicants are sought for the post of Development Programme Manager (DPM). This is a full time, permanent role sitting within the Development Coordination Division (DCD) of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management.

The DPM will be responsible for providing technical advice to government ministries and other stakeholders on development funded programmes. This is an excellent career opportunity as you will be involved in programmes of national importance, driving improved outcomes for the progression of the Cook Islands.

Extensive collaboration with a wide range of government, private sector and NGO’s is a key element to the position. Likewise, the DPM will work with cross functional teams to ensure that programmes are planned, delivered, monitored and evaluated within a strategic framework over a sustained period.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • Proven experience in the Development field;
  • Planning and organisational skills and experience;
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and manage partnerships with donors, government counterparts, the private sector and civil society;
  • Knowledge and experience in implementing development initiatives, policies and programmes; and
  • Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.

The Development Coordination Division is a dynamic environment with a focus on outcomes and delivery. We offer flexibility and a team atmosphere where your career development is taken seriously.

To view the job description click JD-Development Programme Manager.

To apply address your CV and covering letter to:
     Lavinia Tama
     DCD Manager
     Email: lavinia.tama@cookislands.gov.ck

Applications deadline for this position extended to 4:00pm Monday, 4th September 2017.