Regional Coordinator, Asia Pacific

We are currently looking to recruit a Regional Coordinator to support National Award Operators (NAOs) across the Asia Pacific Region to ensure a high quality delivery of the Award.

  • Location: Regional Office, Australia (Sydney)
  • Reports to: Regional Director
  • Salary: $88,000 - $98,000, including superannuation
  • Application deadline: 9:00am Australian Central Time, Friday 14 August 2015

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation's mission is to promote the Award, provide young people with the Award, and preserve the quality of the Award worldwide. Our ambition is that every young person aged 14 to 24 should have the opportunity to participate.

The Asia Pacific office represents the Award within that region. The Asia Pacific team work with leaders and NAOs to develop The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (the Award) in countries that range from China, Mongolia and Japan in the north; to the Pacific Islands in the east; to the Maldives, Australia and New Zealand in the south; and to Pakistan and Afghanistan in the west.

The Award is also delivered by 120 Independent Award Centres (IACs) in an additional 15 countries in the Asia Pacific region, who deliver the Award exclusively to their students or members and reports directly to the Foundation.

Summary of the role

The Regional Coordinator will support NAOs use of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation’s (the Foundation) key digital tools such as the Online Record Book and Online Learning Hub. They will be responsible for implementing the Foundation’s communications strategy, and helping NAOs build the Award’s brand and profile in the Asia Pacific region, in partnership with the Communications team in London.

Additionally responsibility will be held for managing and delivering of regional events and conferences. As well, the Regional Coordinator will work with the regional team to ensure consistent communication of the Foundation’s values and identity to the Award’s various stakeholders throughout the region.

We are looking for someone with strong communication, leadership and IT skills. As well, cultural awareness and sensitivity will be key to the success of this role. The successful candidate will be able to work alone, on their own initiative, manage time, prioritise workloads, working under competing pressures and to deadlines.

Download the full job description for further details on the roles and responsibilites.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a cover letter to The cover letter should be no more than two pages, and should address the how you meet the essential criteria contained in the person specification for this role.

The closing date for applications is 9:00am Australian Central Time on Friday 14 August 2015. Interviews will take place shortly after.

Please note that the successful candidate must be eligible to live and work in Australia. Unfortunately the Foundation will not sponsor those requiring visas to fulfil this role.