Creating Skills for life

 Communications and PMEL Coordinator 

  Based in Dili, Timor Leste

About Australia Pacific Training Coalition

The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) is a centre for training excellence providing Australian standard training qualifications and skills across the Pacific region. As Australia’s flagship Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) investment in the Pacific, APTC works collaboratively with TVET stakeholders to achieve training delivery outcomes and reforms to Pacific TVET systems. By joining APTC, you will have the opportunity to contribute towards a more skilled, inclusive and productive workforce for the region. APTC has country offices in Fiji, Vanuatu, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. The Regional Head Office is located in Suva, Fiji.


The APTC has country offices established in Fiji, Vanuatu, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste (since July 2021). The Country Offices are supported by a range of services provided from a Regional Head Office (RHO) located in Suva, Fiji.

The APTC is implemented by TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275) on behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).


The role

The Communications and PMEL (Planning, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation) Coordinator’s key responsibilities focus on:

  1. Implementing APTC’s Communications Strategy in Timor-Leste to build awareness and promote APTC’s positive image, and
  2. Coordinating, collating and contributing to APTC’s PMEL reports for a range of target audiences, including TAFE Queensland, DFAT and APTC RHO.


To be successful in this role you must have:

  1. Degree level qualification or higher in related fields or post-secondary qualification and demonstrated extensive experience in related field.
  2. Strong written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to convey specialised and nuanced information through a range of communication mediums, including professional presentations, promotional materials, social media content, strategic communications and high-level reports.
  3. Demonstrated experience in the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data.
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment.
  5. Demonstrated high level skills and knowledge in the application of MS Office programs to an advanced level including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  6. Excellent organisational and analytical skills, with proven ability to establish priorities and meet tight deadlines, organise high volume workloads and address challenges with creative solutions to achieve objectives within a complex environment.


For more information about this role, please review the Role Description and Information sheet. 


Contract duration: Until 30th June 2023


Remuneration – USD11,928 (inclusive of 6% Employer paid social Security contributions) 


How to Apply:

To apply for this role, please ensure you:

  • Address all the Key Selection Criteria questions available in the online application form. 
  • Upload your updated resume which includes the contact details for two (2) referees.

To start an application, click on the 'apply' button below




All applications must be submitted online. Please do not email applications.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Applications close 8:59pm Fiji Time, Thursday 8 December 2022



For any enquiry relating to this role, contact Bridget Gray on 


APTC is an equal opportunity employer; fostering a fair, safe and socially inclusive environment, embracing all forms of diversity.


APTC is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnical background, including persons living with disabilities to apply.


APTC is an Australian Government initiative in partnership with the Pacific and Timor-Leste.

APTC is implemented by TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275)

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