Thursday, April 30, 2009

Uniquest is hiring!

Senior Project Coordinator

– International Development Assistance

UniQuest Pty Limited is one of Australia’s leading commercialisation and consulting companies and is based at the University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus. UniQuest’s International Projects Division is a consultancy and project management group specialising in the design and delivery of overseas development projects. Our core sectors are governance, education and training, community and private sector development, natural resource management and rural development, and ICT for development. In the last decade, we have delivered more than 200 projects in almost 40 countries throughout Papua New Guinea and the Pacific, South-East Asia and the Indian sub-continent.

We seek a Brisbane-based Senior Project Coordinator to join the team, to ensure projects in the Education and ICT sectors run smoothly. The role involves project management, reporting and logistics, client and sub-consultant liaison, invoicing and payments, and editing and proofing project reports. In addition there will be opportunities to participate in-country on our Education Management Information System Projects. Furthermore, you will help us win new business by coordinating and providing inputs to new project proposals.

Our ideal candidate has relevant in-country experience in the areas of information management, capacity building, education sector monitoring and evaluation, and/or information systems development. Prior experience in these areas with a similar international development organisation, relevant tertiary qualifications, an ability to cope with the pressure of deadlines, excellent writing skills and a strong interest in international development will ensure your success in this role.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Enquiries may be directed to Jennifer Howe, Manager of Human Resources on 07 3365 4037.

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