Apply now Job no: 497432
Work type: Contract
Location: Kiribati
Categories: International development

  • Short term contract, with up to 60 working days
  • Ideal start in October/ November 2018
  • Based in Tarawa, Kiribati

The Program

The Australian Government funded Kiribati Education Improvement Program (KEIP) Phase III is supporting the recruitment process for the position a short term temporary Local Education Policy Drafter, on behalf of the Ministry of Education Kiribati.

The Position

The Local Education Policy Drafter will work within the Ministry of Education and compile policy needs and identify gaps from all divisions. Based on the needs, the position will draft new education policies for each division which will support delivery of their services. This position will also assist in developing the associated procedures, forms and charts and will work with the Policy Analyst to ensure new policies are clearly communicated and understood.

Download File Position Description Local Education Policy Drafter 201810.pdf

The Person

The ideal candidate will have a Master of Public Policy, Law or other relevant qualifications and will demonstrate previous experience in policy development and other related policy works. Proven experience of data collection for information analysis and a strong understanding of legislation and laws that may be relevant to the policy needs will be required. We are seeking candidates with excellent skills in writing and communication with a wide range of stakeholders, as well as the ability to deliver high quality work within deadlines. Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiribati is also required.

This position is open to Kiribati nationals only.

For further enquiries please contact: quoting the job number 497432.

Applications close: 6pm (Kiribati time) 22 October 2018.



This program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.


Coffey has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.  Coffey has robust policies and guidelines which exemplify our commitment to safeguarding and technical excellence in gender equality. Our team of dedicated GEDSI advisers work closely with our staff and partners to ensure a context-specific and consistent approach is applied to all our programmes to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalised groups.

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