Construction and Engineering Graduate Program for Women

 Job Brief

Exciting graduate construction and engineering roles for women on ESIP (PNG)

Program Background

The Economic and Social Infrastructure Program (ESIP) is a development assistance program supported by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and implemented by DT Global. Under strategic direction from DFAT officials at the Australian High Commission in PNG, ESIP is delivering a range of activities and policy initiatives in the energy, telecommunications, and water sectors. ESIP is also supporting PNG’s state-owned enterprise reform program and delivering social infrastructure planning, design, and construction services. Gender equity, disability, and social inclusion (GEDSI) and social and environmental safeguards are a focus for the program and are mainstreamed across ESIP’s activities and operations.

 About DT Global

DT Global works in partnership with communities, governments, and the private sector to deliver innovative solutions that transform lives. DT Global - launched in 2019 - is built on legacy companies AECOM’s International Development Services Sector, Development Transformations, IMC Worldwide, and Cardno International Development. To fulfill its profit-for-purpose mission, DT Global is a key donor to the DT Institute, an independent not-for-profit organization, in support of DTI’s efforts to test new ideas or expand on donor partner priorities to improve as many lives as possible.

Our global team of 2,500 staff and experts work in over 90 countries. We bring over 60 years of experience, relationships, and technical excellence to improve lives on behalf of our partners, clients, and stakeholders. We aim to maximize sustainable development impact across a wide range of practice areas, including Conflict Prevention, Stabilization & Transition; Economic Growth; Environment & Infrastructure; Governance; and Human Development. Together, we aim to positively impact 500 million lives by 2045.

The Role

The Graduate will assist ESIP Directors and teams to coordinate all elements of projects such as engineering design, quality planning and ensuring the required infrastructure or on/off-grid electricity projects remain within budget and meet clients’ or stakeholders’ needs. The Graduate will work collaboratively across ESIP to build a solid understanding of broader programmatic requirements and support the program’s delivery.

Responsibilities will include

  • Develop an understanding of project requirements and complete all duties as assigned by the Director or Manager;
  • Learn the elements of project delivery thoughon-the-job training, working with senior staff members and supporting project delivery;
  • Actively participate in training sessions and workshops to develop new skills and knowledge;
  • Complete assigned tasks and projects within specified timelines;
  • Participate in work-related meetings;
  • Analyse data and write reports according to specifications;
  • All other duties as outlined in the Terms of Reference.  

About You

The successful graduate will be a Papua New Guinean woman who has recently graduated or will graduate in April 2023 with a degree in engineering or a related field (such as architecture, renewable energy, or construction).

How to apply

It is essential that you apply by completing this form and responding to the selection criteria.  Please click on access the online application form.

Please upload :

•                   a recent and updated CV

•                   application form to include written statements addressing key criteria and referee details


This is an identified role available to women only.  For any enquiries about this role, please email:

Applications Close:   Monday, 22 May 2023 before 11.59 pm  

Should this role be of interest, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.  Kindly note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

DT Global is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. We are committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), and bribery prevention. DT Global is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage women, men, people with diverse backgrounds and people living with disabilities to apply. This program is funded by the Australian Government and Managed by DT Global.

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