Whole-of-Government Performance Management Adviser – Suva, Fiji

  • Full Time
  • Fiji
  • Aug 21, 2022

Website Tetra Tech International

Job no: 499779
Work type: Contract
Location: Fiji
Categories: Governance, Corporate Functions / Administration

Why Tetra Tech International Development?

As a leading global development consulting firm, our purpose is to contribute to a world where people, communities and the planet thrive.

Tetra Tech International Development works with governments, businesses and NGOs to solve complex development challenges. Our dedicated team helps partners including DFAT, USAID and the Asian Development Bank to deliver effective and sustainable projects in more than 80 countries around the world.

  • Suitably qualified and experienced performance management specialists are encouraged to apply.
  • Short-term for six (6) months
  • The position will be based at the Ministry of Civil Service, Suva, Fiji or remotely with some travel to Fiji

The Program 

The Fiji Program Support Facility (the Facility) was established in 2017 to support and implement Australia’s aid programs such as health, education, emergency preparedness and response and governance in Fiji. The Facility also supports the Australia Awards in Fiji and Tuvalu. The Facility integrates cross-cutting themes, including gender equality, disability and social inclusion, climate change and Disaster Risk Reduction, across sectoral programs. In particular, the Facility seeks to strengthen program outcomes by better addressing the needs of targeted beneficiaries including those who are often marginalised.

The Institutional Partnerships Program (IPP) partners with the Government of Fiji to deliver assistance in targeted areas where Australia is well placed to support Fiji navigate the economic impact of COVID-19: through government twinning partnerships, technical assistance and grants that can be mobilised quickly to support Fiji’s ongoing stability, prosperity and resilience to shocks.  The Fijian Government views an effective and accountable public sector as vital to its goal of a prosperous and stable country.

As part of its portfolio of work, the Facility administers a fund, on behalf of the Australian Government, to rapidly mobilise local and international experts to support the implementation of Fiji’s priority policies and reforms in agreed areas, including public sector performance, governance and economic recovery and growth.

The Position

The Performance Management Adviser is responsible for providing an effective review of the Performance Management Framework (PMF) that was implemented by the Government of Fiji in 2017. The position will identify key strengths and weaknesses of the current PMF and Transitional Agreement and propose recommendations to improve the quality and value of the Framework. Through the Framework, the position will also ensure performance management is implemented correctly with specific objectives tied to the strategic and operational plans. The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with and be supported by the Policy team in the Ministry of Civil Service.

Download File FPSF – PD – Whole of Government Performance Management Adviser.pdf

The Person

To be successful in this role, the candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field. A postgraduate qualification in similar fields or equivalent will be advantageous. They will have a minimum of eight (8) years specialist experience in Performance Management.

The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of performance management concepts, theories, related practices, and tools, with substantial experience in incorporating these into business focused solutions. You will demonstrate good knowledge of general HR concepts, theories, legislation and practices.

Previous experience working in the public sector or large-scale organisations is desirable.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a pivotal role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health and safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by the Government of Fiji. Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination, in accordance with section 52D of the Health and Safety at Work (General Workplace Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2021.

The position is classified as Discipline Category B Job Level 4 under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. To learn more, please visit https://www.dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Pages/adviser-remuneration-framework

Tetra Tech is an equal opportunity employer and provides the same competitive remuneration package regardless of country of origin. We are committed to increasing the pool of Fiji expertise and welcome applications from Fijian nationals.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please click on ‘apply now’ and complete the online application process. Please note that applications will only be accepted via the Tetra Tech International Development Website. Emailed applications will be disregarded.

For further enquiries, please email [email protected] and quote the job reference number 499779.

Applications Close: 5:00 pm (local Suva time) on Sunday, 21 August 2022

This program is managed by Tetra Tech International Development, on behalf of the Australian Government.

Tetra Tech International Development has a 40-year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK’s Department for International Development (now known as the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office). Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people’s lives.

Equal Opportunity and Inclusion

We care about what makes us different – and it’s our people. We value our unique backgrounds, experiences and thinking, our clients do too. They’re the very things that drive collaboration and ingenuity in the solutions we deliver.

We are happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us via your preferred type of communication: [email protected] or call Angeline Reddy on +679 338 1156/338 1157 with your request(s).

Tetra Tech International Development has robust policies and guidelines which exemplify our commitment to safeguarding and technical excellence in gender equality. Our team of dedicated GEDSI advisers work closely with our staff and partners to ensure a context-specific and consistent approach is applied to all our programmes to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalised groups.

Tetra Tech International Development is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.  We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds, including women and people with disabilities.

Tetra Tech International Development is also committed to respectful workplaces and does not tolerate sexual exploitation, abuse or harassment of any kind.

Advertised: 29 Jul 2022 Fiji Standard Time
Applications close: 21 Aug 2022 Fiji Standard Time

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