- Job posted on: 24th Jun 2022
- Applications close:
Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.
Cardno ID (International Development) manages a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Partnering with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.
The Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security (CHS) was established in 2017 to implement the Australian Government’s Health Security Initiative (HSI) for the Indo Pacific Region. CHS has since been absorbed by DFAT’s Global Health Division.
The Initiative, which is funded through Australia’s overseas aid program, aims to inform evidence-based planning, help prevent avoidable epidemics, strengthen early detection capacity, and support rapid, effective national and international outbreak responses. It does this by accelerating research on new drugs and diagnostics, expanding partnerships at the national, regional and global level to strengthen human and animal health systems, and deepening people-to-people linkages that build national and regional health security capacity.
Cardno International Development is supporting the implementation of several activities delivered as part of the HSI across the Pacific and Southeast Asia.
The role of the Senior Public Health COVID-19 Response Adviser is to provide ongoing technical support in managing the response to COVID-19, through: up to date knowledge and best practice on sustaining Nauru’s ‘capture and contain’ strategy; the evolving role of vaccinations, testing and contact tracing strategies during community transmission; building capacity for the care and management of COVID -19 patients in the community; and strengthening patient referrals.
Primary Responsibilities will include:
The Adviser will undertake the following activities in Nauru:
To learn more about this exciting role, please copy and paste this link: https://bit.ly/3HS6dIP to access further details on the role including an outline of the key responsibilities and primary outputs.
The successful candidate must have proven experience supporting senior government officials, working in a multi-disciplinary context, to bring together cohesive, implementable policy and program initiatives. S/he must work effectively and proactively in a low-resource setting, across disciplines and at all levels.
A great opportunity to step into your next role, excellent team support, and a competitive salary.
We welcome your interest in joining the Cardno team. Apply by submitting your resume and covering letter outlining your suitability to this role.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQ+, women, mature age workers and people with different abilities.
Thank you for your interest, kindly note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Cardno offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.
By joining Cardno, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.
At Cardno, we take care of the people that keep our business, clients and communities thriving. We offer benefits and initiatives to enhance your health and well-being, and to help you balance your career and personal life.
Cardno and are committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse, Exploitation and Harassment (PSEAH), Child Protection, fraud and bribery prevention. We want to engage with the right people to deliver our client programs. As part of our approach you will be subjected to formal background screening, criminal record checks, employment verification, and periodic compliance checks. All Cardno staff receive safety, compliance and safeguards training and are responsible for contributing to a safer working culture.