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7330 Australia High Comm Vacancy 16-30 May 2023



• Senior Program Manager – Labour Mobility and Education

The Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa invites applications for the position of Senior Program Manager - Labour Mobility and Education.

About the role:
Under broad direction, the Senior Program Manager is responsible for delivering Australian development policies and programs in Tonga, through leadership and management of development activities, and building effective partnerships with relevant stakeholders in Tonga and the region. Senior Program Managers currently lead small teams managing and providing policy advice on a portfolio of activities under Australia’s overarching development framework Partnerships for Recovery and the Tonga COVID-19 Development Response Plan.

Employment will be offered on a permanent (on-going) contract basis at the LE7 broadband level with an annual salary range between TOP 58,032 and TOP 67,896 depending on experience.

A full copy of the Duty Statement and Requirements can be found on our website from our Facebook page, through email by contacting the Australian High Commission via email – ahctonga [at] dfat [dot] gov [dot] au or collected from the Australian High Commission reception.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4.00 pm on Tuesday 30 May 2023. 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 addressing the qualifications and experience criteria (maximum 400 words)

Please submit your application either by email to ahctonga [at] dfat [dot] gov [dot] au or in a hard copy addressed to HR Personnel – Job Vacancy and dropped off at the Australian High Commission in Nuku’alofa.

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.


Matangi Tonga Online ref. #7330 Australia High Commission, 16-30 May 2023