Human Resources Manager, PGF

Abt Associates - Australia
  • Location
    Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Mar 30

Position description

Long term, senior management opportunity based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Program Overview

The PNG Governance Facility (PGF) is an innovative governance initiative in Papua New Guinea, aimed at contributing to security, stability, basic service delivery and inclusive growth for all Papua New Guineans. The PGF will be responsible for the design and implementation of most of Australia’s future governance portfolio under the strategic direction and oversight of the Australian and PNG Governments.

The Human Resources (HR) Manager is responsible for leading and managing all Human Resource management and recruitment activities and initiatives relevant to the Program. The HR Manager will oversee the PGF HR team to ensure timely and efficient delivery of all HR services and activities in consideration with program priorities and requirements. These include recruitment, workforce planning, performance management, staff entitlements and employee relations. The HR Manager will develop positive working relationships with client and key stakeholders.


  • Substantial experience (10+ years) in senior generalist human resource management positions, with at least 5+ years working for an equivalent large scale, multi-disciplinary international development program or comparable organisation;
  • Extensive and high-level experience managing multiple recruitment activities for all levels of international and national roles;
  • Extensive performance management experience in large organisations implementing and managing performance plans;
  • Experience working in an international, cross-cultural context with the ability to manage workplace relations with PNG personnel and senior national and international advisers;
  • Practical experience in managing terms and conditions for PNG personnel and knowledge of PNG employment legislation and regulations.

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