- Full time, One-year contract with a possibility of extension
About The Social Policy Group
The Social Policy Group (SPG) is a national body with specialist expertise in social policy, social and community cohesion, population diversity, gender equality, access and equity, community participation and inclusion, systems’ responsiveness, community outreach and engagement, and digital and multilingual communications. SPG is an umbrella organisation for a number of national bodies and initiatives, including Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change, Migration Council Australia, Migrant and Refugee Health Partnership, Centre of Digital Wellbeing, and Judicial Council on Cultural Diversity, among others.
About the position
The successful applicant will be required to manage a range of projects and facilitate a number of programs with a focus on digital, in-language communications products, designed to improve access to services and information for migrant and refugee communities.
- Manage a range of projects with a focus on digital, in-language communication products
- Responsible for monitoring and reporting on project progress as well as escalating risks and issues where required
- Responsible for project scheduling and budget maintenance
- Liaise with and maintain key stakeholder relationships, including policy, project or operational issues and action items and responding to stakeholder needs and managing expectations
- Oversee the development of tools and resources for people from migrant and refugee backgrounds and communities, as well as relevant sectors
- Carry out other duties in this regard as requested by supervisor
The mix of activities in this role varies in accordance with work priorities and can shift from week to week. Flexibility, versatility and resourcefulness are essential in our small team.
Key selection criteria
- Experience in agile project management, refining requirements to ensure the relevant product and services are delivered within agreed time, cost and quality expectations
- Experience in planning, managing, and executing digital and communication projects.
- Ability to tailor communication to the intended audience through strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Prior experience with stakeholder engagement and management.
- Experience in building mature self-organising teams, and working in a complex and dynamic environment that is focused on quality outcomes and service delivery.
- High levels of organisation and ability to handle multiple tasks, manage competing priorities and meet deadlines under pressure
- Self-motivation and ability to deal with a high level of responsibility.
- Strong computer literacy skills.
- Adaptability and the ability to work collaboratively and independently within a small team.
- Understanding of, and commitment to social issues, including the issues of migrants and refugees.
- Project management qualifications in a relevant discipline.
- Experience working in the not-for-profit sector.
- Knowledge of government and public policy processes.