Creating Skills for life

 Performance and Communications Manager (Re-advertised)

  Based in Port Moresby, PNG

About Australia Pacific Training Coalition

The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) is a centre for training excellence and collaboration, working in partnership with regional governments, industry and TVET training providers to develop a more skilled, inclusive and productive workforce aligned with domestic and international labour market requirements that enhances Pacific prosperity.


APTC has country offices in Fiji, Vanuatu, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. The Regional Head Office is located in Suva, Fiji. 


The Skills for Sub-National Growth Investment (SNGI) builds the capacity and quality of training of three regional Higher Education Institutions to increase graduates in industry-relevant trades and skills in priority economic sectors.


The Role

The Performance and Communications (P&C) Manager is responsible for the implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Framework in PNG including liaison with key stakeholders ensuring quality of data and reports. 


Reporting to the Executive Country Director PNG, the P&C Manager will:

  • Implement activities to ensure APTC PNG demonstrates results through the collection and use of evidence from monitoring and evaluative activities
  • Manage a process in line with the APTC Monitoring and Evaluation Framework (MELF); responsible for the provision of timely and high-quality performance data.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and the Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) team at the Regional Head Office to strengthen (MEL) systems, ensuring that evidence is presented in a timely manner that meet the information requirements of key stakeholders to ensure successful performance and progress of the PNG SNGI program and regional program delivery, in line with the MELF.

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

As our ideal candidate, you must have:

  1. A tertiary qualification and/or experience that may include research, planning, monitoring and evaluation or related discipline with demonstrated skills in managing high level reporting processes including report writing, editing, analysis and interpretation of data.
  2. Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the collection of quality data from complex programs, that informs and demonstrates performance against set outcomes.  
  3. Highly developed conceptual, analytical and strategic thinking skills including the ability to identify and respond appropriately to current and emerging issues.
  4. High level of skills in developing innovative MEL processes for development projects including the skills to facilitate and apply learning from MEL findings.  
  5. Proven ability to establish priorities, organise and supervise staff, achieve objectives and to meet tight deadlines within a complex organisational structure.

For more information about this role, please review the Role Description and Terms and Conditions.

Contract Duration: Until 30th June 2023

Remuneration – PGK148,369 per annum, inclusive of 8.4% superannuation. 


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.

Previous applicants need not apply.


For enquiries, please contact the PNG Country Office on 76405600



Applications close 9:59pm PNG Time, Thursday 8 December 2022


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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