Team Leader - Culture for Development

Team Leader - Culture for Development

SPC - Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Suva, Fiji

The role – Team Leader – Culture for Development will be responsible for:

  • Analytical and policy advice – Delivering timely and relevant analytical, technical, research, programmatic and policy advice on social development issues - including on culture for development, gender and youth - to SPC and its members, civil society, regional organisations and donors;
  • Organisational strengthening – Working closely with SPC’s executive and technical divisions and programmes in support of a more coordinated and effective integrated programming approach to addressing the social dimensions of development programme initiatives;
  • Regional coordination and monitoring of culture for development in the Pacific region – Ensuring a coordinated approach to regional monitoring, research, analysis and data collection on culture for development, policy prioritization and investment in line with the Regional Culture Strategy and other international commitments;
  • Capacity building and training – Strengthen networks, develop, deliver and evaluate training programmes, technical assistance, publications and resources aimed at strengthening institutional capacity for achieving social inclusion and youth responsiveness in policy development and programming;
  • Research and analysis – Identify and undertake research analysis on relevant culture for development issues in partnership with stakeholders and other agencies across programmes and development sectors;
  • Programme management and technical oversight – Provide management support and technical guidance to SDP’s programme team.

Key selection criteria:

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate qualification in a relevant social science discipline, such as sociology, development studies, anthropology, culture, gender or development.

Knowledge and experience

  • At least 8 years of experience at an advisory level with a specialisation in culture for development;
  • Experience in the design and implementation of policies and programmes in social development areas in culture for development, gender equality or social inclusion;
  • Knowledge and understanding of culture for development and social inclusion in the Pacific region.

Essential skills

  • Understanding of legal and policy frameworks;
  • International, regional and national-level best practice approaches;
  • Policy advisory approaches;
  • Research and analytical skills;
  • Programme development and management experience;
  • Capacity building and training experience;
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting skills;
  • Ability to negotiate and proven ability to develop and sustain professional partnerships.

Language skills

  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written) with a working knowledge of French being an advantage;
  • Interpersonal skills and cultural awareness;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural, inclusive and equitable environment.

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