Creating Skills for life

 Training Program Coordinator

  Based in Apia, Samoa


About us

The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) is a center 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.



The Role

The Training Project Coordinator will be responsible for identified vocational development initiatives, activities and innovative delivery modes to support APTC outcomes and the economic recovery of Samoa. This position reports to the Country Director.



Your key responsibilities include but not limited to;

  • To develop, support, monitor, manage and provide expert advice to the teams who are delivering the programs.
  • For oversight of the deliverables against identified agreements. This role provides support to the Vocational Training Manager and Country Director in the planning and execution of the project related training programs that build capacity of industry, and supports response to COVID-19 within the Samoan context.
  • The Training Program Coordinator will coach and mentor the training team and collaborate with TVET trainer colleagues locally to meet training and delivery requirements that comply with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and other National TVET Regulators as required.



To be successful in this role you must have;

  1. Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110/TAE40116).
  2. Demonstrated high-level experience in project management of training delivery and developing training strategies for the Vocational Education Training sector.
  3. A strong understanding of different delivery methods, with the ability to be future focused and sustainable.
  4. Strong writing skills with attention to detail and excellent verbal communication.
  5. Thorough understanding of issues relating to adult literacy and numeracy and English as a second language.
  6. Demonstrated high-level organisational and work prioritisation skills, with the ability to manage heavy workloads, maintain accuracy and meet deadlines, the ability to work under pressure and the capacity to resolve issues with limited assistance.
  7. Demonstrated high-level research skills in a TVET and/or development environment.
  8. Demonstrated superior written and ICT skills including an ability to prepare high-level responses, reports and presentations.
  9. Knowledge and understanding of the international development sector and program implementation requirements

To learn more about this position please review the Role Description and Terms and Conditions. 

Contract duration: Until 30 June 2022


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




Closing Date: 11:59pm (Fiji Time) Wednesday 14th April 2021



For further information about the position please email Cheri-Robinson Moors (Country Director Samoa) on


* Position offer is subject to DFAT Deployment approval.



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.

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