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Program Advisor

The Alannah and Madeline Foundation

About the Foundation:

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation is a national charity protecting children from violence and bullying. Our vision is that every child will live in a safe and supportive environment. The Foundation cares for children who have experienced or witnessed violence and runs programs which prevent violence in the lives of children. We play an advocacy role and we are a voice against childhood violence.

The team:

Our team is passionate, authentic and, above all, we are excited about what we do! The Foundation fosters an environment of respect, friendliness and enthusiasm.

We focus on results and give our staff the flexibility they need to achieve them.

The role:

Reporting to the Head of Program Design, Innovation & Advocacy (PDIA), the Program Advisor will assist in driving innovation to help the Foundation achieve its strategic priorities, and managing partnerships with external stakeholders. It will also play a key role in supporting business development opportunities including the preparation of proposals and written submissions.

Due to the current COVID pandemic, applicants will need to be able to work from home, and should ensure they have an ergonomically suitable workstation space available.

This role will work from home until at least January 2021, before a transitioning to our South Melbourne office.

In this role you will:

  • Manage and maintain accurate program data, including applications, matching information and correspondence.
  • Develop and manage programs, projects and activities with a strong focus on the delivery of quality programs.
  • Provide high level advice and support to ensure effective assessment and management of risks.
  • Identify, track and pursue new funding or other business opportunities.

Experience required:

  • At least 3 years' experience working in project/program development, implementation and/or evaluation.
  • Qualification(s) in education, social science, public health or similar (desirable).
  • Experience working in the area of education and technology and/or digital literacy (desirable).
  • Experience of project management practices including an ability to track and report against milestones.
  • Proven ability to achieve outcomes within agreed time frames and budgets.

A Police Check and Current Working with Children Check are required for the successful applicant.

A position description is attached.

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