Grants Management Lead

Who are we and what do we do?

The APNIC Foundation is a Hong Kong registered non-profit with its main offices in Brisbane. The Foundation’s mission is “to increase investment in Internet development in the Asia Pacific region” to support the work of APNIC, the Internet numbers registry for the Asia Pacific. The APNIC Foundation and APNIC share a common vision of “a global, open, stable, and secure Internet that serves the entire Asia Pacific community”. Under its charter, the Foundation seeks to “advance education, on a non-profit making basis, in technical, operational and policy matters relating to Internet infrastructure”.

Why is this so important?

The APNIC Foundation leverages APNIC’s 25+ years of proven technical and developmental leadership in the Internet to build human and community capacity for Internet development in our region. It actively seeks to raise more funds to support and expand APNIC’s development priorities by building new relationships with donors and partners with the resources to support collaboration.

The Opportunity 

The APNIC Foundation currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Grants Management Lead. The position would suit a motivated individual interested in supporting a unique group of programs focused on developing the internet in the Asia Pacific region.

The main purpose of this role is to manage and co-ordinate the Foundation’s grant application and awards programs, with an initial focus on supporting the Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia).

This is an independent contractor engagement (ABN required) through the APNIC Foundation and provides support to the Head of Programs & Partnerships to ensure that grant applications and award processes are co-ordinated and managed to the highest possible standard. The role will focus on ensuring all stakeholders are supported throughout the different processes by maintaining well organised program management, administration, budgeting and reporting systems.

 On a typical day you may find yourself:

  • Coordinating the launch, publication and promotion of a new grants funding opportunity
  • Managing the establishment of a selection committee and associated processes
  • Engaging with successful grantees from any of the region’s 56 economies to ensure effective budget planning and expenditure.
  • Organising logistics for a virtual or face-to-face event hosting recipients, committee members and potential donors

About You

To be successful in the role your background and experience should include:

  • Degree/qualification in a relevant field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in program and grant management coordination or/in a similar role
  • An understanding of the internet, ICT4D, technology and/or technical innovation sectors
  • Work experience in an Asian and/or other multicultural and diverse environments
  • Good interpersonal, written and spoken English skills, including experience in the writing and editing of proposal documents
  • Experience in using a variety of desktop and cloud-based applications including database and excel proficiency

Team and cultural fit are equally as important to us as your technical know-how, so you should demonstrate: 

  • High-level capacity for adaptability, flexibility and commitment, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective stakeholder relationships across all levels of the organisation

It would also be nice if your background included:

  • Work experience in a member-based or non-profit service organisation
  • Experience using IT systems such as WordPress, Survey Monkey, NetSuite, Salesforce and grant management software such as Fluxx

Due to the regional focus of this role you will be expected to work flexibly across a variety of time zones. If travel is possible, some travel may be expected

Applications Close Friday 20 November 2020

Please note that due to the current climate the initial interviews for this role will be conducted remotely using digital platforms such as Zoom with later stages being in person.

Technical Adviser

– Information, Knowledge Management and Brokerage, PCCC


Applications are invited for the following position with SPREP at Apia.

The Secretariat has exciting and challenging opportunities for qualified professionals who are interested to be part of one of the world’s leading regional environmental organisations based in Apia, Samoa with about 100 staff recruited from around the world.

Internationally Recruited Position

Technical Adviser – Information, Knowledge Management and Brokerage, PCCC

Applications Close: Friday, 4 December 2020

Full details on responsibilities, requirements, remuneration packages and lodging an application can be obtained from the Career Opportunities section of our website: or by contacting Marion Tuipulotu-Chan Chui on telephone: +685 21929 Ext. 328, or direct Email:

SPREP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Analyst Developer

The Pacific Community (SPC) invites applications for the position of Analyst Developer within its Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems Division located at its headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia.

The role – the Analyst Developer will develop several cutting-edge web-based systems and mobile device tools to acquire data from Pacific tuna fisheries at sea and at points of offloading the catch. This position will report to the Systems Development Manager and work closely with the Senior Analyst Developer. This position is also responsible of the design and deployment of a full testing strategy.

The key responsibilities of the role include the following:

  1. OFP database management systems
  • Design, develop, document and maintain the regional tuna fisheries database systems for the registration, entry, importing and querying of data
  • Dissemination of OFP data and data summaries in accordance with the OFP policy on the dissemination of data, as requested
  1. Fishery monitoring and data management support for SPC members
  • Develop and maintain national fisheries database management systems, in particular, the TUFMAN2 tuna fisheries database management system
  • Develop and maintain mobile applications to be used to collect tuna fisheries data
  1. Capacity building of SPC members
  • Train national staff in the use of fisheries database management systems and mobile applications
  • Support the countries in a timely manner

For a more detailed account of the key responsibilities, please refer to the online job description.