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Grants Officer


Employer: City of Sydney
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Administration, Project Management
Sector/s: Local Government
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 12 September, 2019.
Applications close: 27 September, 2019.

  • Division: City Life
  • Unit: Grants
  • Section: Grants
  • Salary: AUD 81,696 per annum plus Superannuation
  • Employment status: Permanent
  • Employment arrangement: Full Time
  • Location: Sydney CBD
  • Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 - developing a green, global and connected city.

The City's Grants and Sponsorship Program supports initiatives and projects that build the social, cultural, environmental and economic life of the city. Through this program the City partners with the community and business to further the actions, strategic directions and vision of Sustainable Sydney 2030.

An exciting opportunity has become available in our Grants Unit. The role involves broad grant program management, preparing advice on a range of grants related issues, conducting question and answer sessions for the general public and developing contracts for organisations receiving a Grant or Sponsorship from the City.

We are looking for a Grants Officer who will contribute towards the coordinated delivery of the City's outgoing Grants and Sponsorship Policy including grant assessments, approvals, reviews, reporting and general administration of the online grants management system - SmartyGrants. You will have experience in managing a high volume of work, have an excellent attention to detail and the demonstrated ability to effectively work with a large number of internal and external stakeholders.

To be successful you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications at a degree level in a relevant discipline such as Social Development, Project Management, Commerce and/or demonstrated equivalent competencies gained through experience
  • Administration, coordination, promotion, reporting and evaluation of grants programs experience
  • Demonstrated experience in developing contracts and managing the distribution of grants and sponsorships, including ensuring contractual obligations are met and troubleshooting.

An understanding of contemporary issues, trends and strategies in the provision of grants administration, analysis and reporting is also beneficial.

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.

This role will require a national criminal record background check and a pre-employment health declaration.

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At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Click here to view or download the position description.

How to apply for this job

Click here to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

Applications must be made online via the City's website by 11.59pm on Friday, 27 September 2019.

For further information contact: Jeremy Kelshaw, Manager Grants on 02 9265 9171.