DFAT Accreditation Consultancy

CARE Australia  
Employment Type:
CO - Contract  
International Programs and Operations
Closing Date:
Supporting Documentation:

  • Title                            DFAT Accreditation Consultancy:  Baseline analysis and recommendations for 2023 readiness   
  • Timeframe                May - June 2021 (approx. 12 days)
  • Commissioned by    Accreditation Working Group, CARE Australia

CARE is a leading international humanitarian aid organization fighting global poverty, with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities. 

About the role

The purpose of the Consultancy is to provide support to the CARE Australia Accreditation Working Group to prepare for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) accreditation review in 2023. The Consultancy will undertake a rapid baseline analysis against selected criteria and provide practical recommendations in preparation for 2023 readiness.

Key responsibilities

  • Review of draft organisational profile against selected accreditation criteria
  • Baseline analysis of policies, procedures and systems against selected accreditation criteria
  • Practical recommendations to strengthen:
  1. Overarching policy framework as well as individual policies
  2. Procedures and approaches that support the application of policy into practice
  3. Systems that support monitoring and reporting and the collation of documentation that provides evidence of the application of policy

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience working as a member of a DFAT review team including with smaller organisations undertaking full accreditation.
  • Extensive development experience and knowledge of the ANGO sector, DFAT and ANGO operating structures.
  • Technical experience on selected accreditation criteria noting criteria will be further refined within selected areas outlined in Annex A.

How to Apply? 

Please do not use the REGISTER NOW button to submit your application. Applicants should submit the Expressions of interest to david.sims@care.org.au 

EOIs should include: Consultant CV with covering letter addressing the selection criteria outlined in the Terms of Reference and the proposed costs. 

Please contact David Sims, Director of International Programs and Operations at david.sims@care.org.au if further information or clarification is required. 


Applications Close: COB (5pm) AEST on Friday 23 April 2021.