International Projects Coordinator

Seeking a Project Coordinator to manage AVI’s medical workforce development initiative in the Solomon Islands.

  • Large international development not-for-profit agency
  • Project management role
  • Full Time, Max Term Contract to June 2023
  • Based in Melbourne

Applications Close: 11:59pm Monday 25 January 2021
Contact Email:
Melbourne, Australia

AVI (formally known as Australian Volunteers International) is an Australian not-for-profit international development agency. Since 1951, AVI has facilitated effective development outcomes working side by side with over 3,000 partner organisations, governments and community organisations in 89 developing countries. For more information, visit

With a head office in Fitzroy, Melbourne, AVI has 150 staff globally across 22 international offices in geographical regions including Asia, Africa, PNG and the Pacific. AVI has an annual turnover of $40m.

Reporting to the Executive Manager, International Services, AVI is seeking a passionate, experienced and skilled project manager to lead the delivery of an existing project as well as support new business development.

To be successful in this role you will have the demonstrated depth of experience and skills to develop and lead projects for AVI. You will be personable, consultative and team oriented and have:

  • Strong cross-cultural awareness and understanding of international development issues
  • The demonstrated ability to deliver results whilst juggling multiple priorities at once
  • Advanced stakeholder management skills including working with government agencies and beneficiaries
  • Experience in the health sector

Got the experience? Got the skills? Got the drive? What are you waiting for?!
Join AVI, a purpose driven organisation, and be part of this great international development organisation.

For a full outline of the position, selection criteria, and applicant requirements please see the Position Description here

Application Procedure:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria to, using the subject line: International Projects Coordinator

Applications close on Monday 25th January 2021 at 11:59pm. For any queries, please contact Fiona McDonald, People and Culture Manager via email –

AVI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AVI is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, all applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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AVI is committed to Child Protection, Anti-bribery and Fraud prevention in the delivery of our International Development project and programs. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and will include police/criminal record checks.