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Program Design & Business Development Advisor


Employer: Oxfam Australia
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Business Development & Sales, Fundraising, International Aid & Development
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 21 May, 2018.
Applications close: 03 June, 2018. (Expired)

  • Fixed term 2 year, full time hours
  • Based in Melbourne, other locations will be considered
  • Regular field travel up to 16 weeks across the year

Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them.

The Role

The Program Design & Business Development Advisor will be responsible for supporting Oxfam country offices to design high quality programs, develop funding strategies and deliver against income targets. The role will mainly be targeting opportunities from DFAT, and will also be responsible for identifying new donors and opportunities to diversify the funding opportunities for Oxfam’s programs. 

The role involves building relationships and brokering agreements - often large-scale, complex and multi-stakeholder in nature - between Oxfam, institutional donors, other INGOs and private sector managing contractors.

A little about you (the key selection criteria)

  • Demonstrated senior leadership experience in the design and delivery of large scale, multi-stakeholder development and/ or humanitarian programs, including financial and risk management
  • Demonstrate experience in conceptualising and writing detailed, successful proposals to large scale institutional donors
  • Demonstrate excellent high level relationship development, public speaking and networking skills
  • Lead complex project teams across agency, geographical areas and affiliates
  • Demonstrate competency in building agency-wide capacity in business development techniques

We can offer you

  • A base salary of $93,672 plus superannuation and access to generous NFP tax concessions (specifically, a salary packaging scheme offering up to $18,450 of your salary tax free)
  • The opportunity to use your talents and expertise to tackle poverty and make a positive impact around the world.
  • A flexible and supportive workplace, with excellent work-life balance and ample opportunities for career progression and development

Applicants will be required to show proof of their right to work in Australia and a satisfactory clearance of a police check and aid diversion check.

Oxfam Australia is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people.

We promote diversity and practice equality. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

How to apply for this job

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