- Bendigo based role
- Attractive salary
- Supportive team environment
Our client is a charitable foundation, built on partnerships between philanthropy, community, government and business, is on the hunt for a dedicated Grants Operations Coordinator to join their passionate team.
This key role will be responsible for coordinating the organisation-wide grant program calendar, workflows and scheduling whilst delivering specific grant programs.
The key duties of the Grants Operation Coordinator include:
- Workflow and grant calendar coordination.
- Grant processing, including liaising with applicants, assessment of applications, preparation of committee papers, monitoring grant acquittals and assessing outcomes.
- Act as secretariat for a number of key programs.
- Provide leadership, coaching and direction of Program Officer.
- Support the grants team with grant assessments in peak periods as required.
- Coordinate communications and marketing for programs.
To be successful in this role, the following skills are required:
- Experience in monitoring workflows with a proactive approach to managing peak demands.
- Advance literacy and numeracy with the ability to produce high quality executive reports.
- Excellent administrative skills with the ability to produce quality work in a fast paced, high volume and deadline driven environment.
- High level attention to detail with exceptional organisational skills.
- A true team player with excellent time, project management and scheduling skills with the ability to multi task.
- Experience in either applying for or administering grants.
- Demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- A continuous improvement mindset with a focus on achieving organisational objectives.
- Ability to coach, motivate and lead direct reports.
- Advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook with solid experience with Grant or CRM databases.
- A current full driver’s license and ability to travel as required.
A Degree or Diploma or equivalent in a relevant discipline and relevant experience is highly desirable as is an understanding of the philanthropic sector and the issues experienced by rural, regional and remote communities.