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SAID Project Coordinator


Employer: The Salvation Army Eastern Territory
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Community Development, International Aid & Development, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 08 March, 2019.
Applications close: 28 March, 2019.

  • Maximum term maternity leave contract until July 2020
  • Full-time (38 hours per week) position
  • Convenient Redfern Location

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical branch of the universal Christian Church. Our message is based on the Bible; our ministry is motivated by love for God. The mission is both spiritual and practical, encompassing the preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the alleviation of human suffering and distress without discrimination.

SAID is a department of The Salvation Army Australia, operates globally in developing countries, empowering vulnerable communities to achieve basic human rights. We work in partnership with other Salvation Army Territories and Commands in two key areas: community development and supporting The Salvation Army mission work globally through mission support.

In this role, you will be responsible for developing and coordinating community development projects in territories including, but not limited to Papua New Guinea with specific responsibility for the Church Partnership Program. You will also contribute to the strategic direction of SAID, and be accountable for delivering on project outcomes, and complying with policy and funding requirements.

What we are seeking from you?

  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission and values of The Salvation Army.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications: undergraduate degree in International Development or related discipline. Minimum 3 years’ experience working in International Development.
  • Willingness to commit to a minimum of 60 days travelling as part of role, whether overseas, intra-state or inter-state.
  • Ability to work in synergy with donors, local and overseas partners
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication and negotiation skills
  • Understanding of international development issues including gender, education and child protection
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Working with Children Check, and mandatory National Police Check Compliance with Child Protection policy of The Salvation Army and attend TSA Keeping Children Safe training.
How to apply for this job

Applications must include a current resume and cover letter addressing your suitability against the position selection criteria. To ensure your resume is noticed, please complete the online application form as well as the screening questions. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Application closes 28 March 2019.

Supporting materials  PD - SAID Project Coordinator CPP (National Feb 2019).pdf