- Job posted on: 21st Jan 2021
- Applications close:
Established in 2000, Mercy Works is the development and relief arm of the Sisters of Mercy in Australia and Papua New Guinea. We partner with challenged communities in Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Australia to promote justice and self-reliance.
We are seeking an experienced Grants Coordinator to support us in our valuable work. The position is responsible for increasing Mercy Works’ grant and other income from new sources including government, corporate, philanthropic and community bodies, trusts and foundations to help realise Mercy Works’ vision.
The Grants Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director to understand and reflect the needs of Mercy Works in funding applications and submissions and is the organisation’s key contact and relationship manager with funding partners.
The Grants Coordinator will also work with partners and colleagues to demonstrate the impact of Mercy Works’ vision.
The position is initially for 22.5 hours per week over three days (or equivalent with flexibility), based in the Mercy Works Office in Parramatta, NSW.
Mercy Works is committed to creating a culture of safety and respect for all, including prioritising the safety and best interests of all children and adults at risk with whom we have contact.
All staff are expected to take all reasonable steps to ensure the protection of children and adults at risk and to comply with our safeguarding policies and procedures, including responding to and reporting all suspicions and allegations of abuse.
Mercy Works is a Public Benevolent Institution Employer (PBI), and as such can offer employees a remuneration package with tax benefits including salary packaging.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a national criminal record check and child related screening.
If you are a passionate individual, committed to Mercy ethos and looking for your next career opportunity, we would love to hear from you. A copy of the Position Description for the role can be found at https://www.mercyworks.org.au/job-opportunities/. This position is initially a maximum term contract for 12 months with potential of review and extension.
The position description should be read and applied, in conjunction with other corporate documentation that guides decision-making, actions and conduct including, but not limited to, the Code of Conduct, legislation, policies, procedures and plans.
Please submit your cover letter and resume by clicking Apply Now, or ring the Executive Director Sally Bradley RSM to discuss further by phone on 02 9564 1911. Applications which do not include a cover letter which shows you have researched the Mercy Works organisation will not be considered.
Applications close 28 February 2021 – early applications welcome with initial phone conversation to follow. Interviews will be held early March 2021 and ideally the successful applicant will be available to begin by April 2021.