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Investment and Implementation Associate Director

First People Recruitment Solutions Canberra, Australia
Posted 2 days ago Flexible Permanent AUD189k - AUD220k
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Bryan Creith
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FIRST PEOPLE Recruitment Solutions (FPRS) are recruiting for multiple positions to join them to work in the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) AIFFP team, based in Australia. Please note: The first recruitment round has finished for these roles, but our client may revisit future opportunities based on their business requirements. Any applications will be filed, and contact will be initiated based on that requirement.
  • Full time contracts until 30 June 2026 with the possibility of extensions
  • Canberra based but other locations considered with the understanding there will be a requirement to work in the AIFFP offices in Canberra as required (travel expenses paid)
  • Travel to the Pacific forms part of the requirement of the role.
  • Roles available to Australia citizens only

The AIFFP partners with governments and private sector in the Pacific and Timor-Leste, to provide grant and loan financing for high quality, transformational energy, water, transport, telecommunications and other infrastructure.

https://www.aiffp.gov.au/

If successful, full-time employment will be with FPRS for the term of the contract.

Highly competitive full-time salaries and benefits on offer.

ABOUT the ROLE

The Associate Director role ensures quality preparation and implementation of loan and grant based packages especially as they align with the strategic, financial and development interests of the Australian Government and the AIFFP.

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The role leads on specific transactions, drawing on technical skills (in ICT, transport, energy or water sectors combined with experience in project finance) to identify and assess quality infrastructure projects.
  • Support the assessment of financial and commercial viability, project deliverability, economic benefits, social and developmental value and investment level environmental and social impacts as well as debt sustainability to ensure responsible lending.  
  • Conduct due diligence on the counter-parties.
  • Manage investments for successful implementation, with partners, of agreed investments (may include more than one), engaging closely with diplomatic missions on all monitoring activities to ensure quality implementation meeting local content and gender equity and social inclusion targets as well as requirements for social and environmental safeguards.  
  • Manage all contracts and associated procurement.
  • Assist in developing a project pipeline by building relationships with officials, state owned enterprises and private sector stakeholders across the Pacific and Timor-Leste (eg. developers, construction groups, private sector telecommunication operators, energy companies), ideally informed by previous experience working in the region.  
  • Undertake negotiations and grant and/or loan packages and prepare documentation including briefing and internal documents to update relevant desks and posts, cross-Government stakeholders, senior Managers, the AIFFP Board, Export Finance Australia and Ministers. 
  • Ensure the AIFFP Investment and Implementation Officers, as they come on board and the team grows, comply with relevant processes ensuring all aspects (financial, development and strategic issues) considered as per the AIFFP design and AIFFP Executives’ direction. 

DEMONSTRATED ABILITIES

  • Proven ability to deliver all responsibilities articulated above
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of project implementation and program management, ideally of loan financed infrastructure projects in the Pacific and Timor-Leste
  • Demonstrated understanding of infrastructure finance, particularly sovereign lending
  • People management capabilities, specifically able to lead transactions and project implementation, manage stakeholder relationships remotely to deliver results, and demonstrated ability to mentor and develop staff (as required)
  • Strong communication skills, including in a cross-cultural setting
  • Relevant degree qualification

Please contact Bryan Creith for a confidential discussion on 0417 211 606 or at bryan@fprs.com.au for further information, application process and the comprehensive Role Description(s).

Applications close Sunday 5th November 2023. 

FIRST PEOPLE Recruitment Solutions is a recruitment agency providing temporary assignments, fixed term contracts and permanent recruitment solutions to Government and Corporate Australia.

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