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Project Coordinator

The Salvation Army

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values. If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

About the Role

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be an integral member of the Salvation Army International Development team (SAID) that works in the pursuit of a better world for all, through the elimination of poverty, discrimination and injustice.

As the International Development Project Coordinator, you will be critical in supporting the team in the delivery of community development projects in assigned overseas territories on a part time 0.6 EFT basis at our Redfern Office.

The focus of the role is to:

  • Technical support in conjunction with overseas partners
  • Assist with the development of project proposals/plans and ensure all milestones, deliverables, deadlines and budget constraints are strictly adhered to
  • Coordinate the preparation of project reports and oversight activities
  • Monitoring and evaluation through the project cycle
  • Support overall project team with coordination of meetings, resources, research and information in relation to project delivery

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have a demonstrated work history in International Development and will be prepared to travel on a regular basis.

Key capabilities include:

  • A broad understanding of diversity issues and demonstrated ability to deal sensitively and diplomatically with a diverse range of stakeholders;
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to work consultatively and collaboratively with internal, external and international stakeholders;
  • Advanced writing and analytical skills including a demonstrated ability to prepare reports using clear, concise language and data;
  • Strong work organisation and project management skills with the capacity to manage competing priorities and respond to emerging needs;
  • High attention to detail; and
  • Working knowledge of ACFID code of conduct and DFAT regulation and their practical applications.

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • An undergraduate degree in International Development or related discipline
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Project Management software

Benefits

In return we offer our employees real and meaningful benefits such as;

  • NFP salary packaging ($15,900 tax free) plus meals and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Paid parental leave
  • Health insurance discounts
  • Financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program - Independent counselling service
  • Opportunity for career development

How to Apply

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to apply via the link and submit a current CV and a cover letter which details your alignment with the essential requirements of the role.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

The Salvation Army is subject to public health orders. You may be required to provide evidence of vaccine status dependent on requirements.

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