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Grant Manager

Our Watch Limited

About Our Watch

Our Watch is a national leader of primary prevention of violence against women and their children. Our vision is an Australia where women and their children live free from all forms of violence. Our role is to stop violence before it starts. We work to embed gender equality and prevent violence where Australians live, learn, work and socialise. We encourage applicants to visit our website and learn more about our organisation and the essential actions needed to prevent violence against women. https://www.ourwatch.org.au/.

About the role

The position will lead the project management of a portfolio of grants, acting to connect funder/s and foster relationships with project teams across the organisation to achieve quality grant implementation. This includes standing-up a grant once it has been won, implementation through the relevant project teams, monitoring, internal and external reporting, donor compliance, financial and risk management, and evaluation to ensure that Our Watch meets and exceeds donor expectations as well as meeting program quality standards.

This newly established manager position will have an integral part to play in the organisation, enabling us to support our vision of ending violence against women.

Our Watch head office is based in Melbourne, however suitable applicants from other locations who are interested in working remotely are welcome to apply.

About you

As the successful applicant, you will have a breadth of capabilities, including the ability to influence, negotiate, build and maintain strong working relationships both internally and externally. You will have experience with complex grants management and/or experience managing a portfolio of grants. Strong financial acumen and project management skills are essential for you in this role and you will have a demonstrated understanding of grants and procurement processes when partnering with Government (ideally DSS).

Why work for us

Our Watch is strongly committed to the wellbeing of its employees, and we strive to continuously improve our employee experiences at work. Our Watch was recently recognised at the 2023 Australian HR Awards for the Best Workplace Flexibility Program and receiving an Excellence Award as an Employer of Choice in the Not-for-Profit Sector. Our Watch has also recently been announced as an Inclusive Employer by Diversity Council Australia.

A few of our unique award winning benefits include:

  • Commitment to work life balance for staff, including flexible hours/ ways of working and 5 additional personal leave days per year.
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for all new parents.
  • Innovative leave policies, such as floating public holiday leave, cultural leave
  • Cultural remuneration package for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff

For the full list of our award winning employee benefits, please view the 'Work with us' page on our website


How to apply

To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button and upload your current resume and cover letter for consideration. Please note, applications with a cover letter will be prioritised.

To view the position description, click here.

Hybrid, remote and work from home options considered within Australia.

Our Watch is committed to diversity, we value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Our Watch is proud to offer Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander staff an additional remuneration package in recognition of the cultural load they carry and ongoing impacts of colonisation.

We are passionate about providing a barrier-free recruitment process, if you require modifications during the application process to meet your access needs, please contact us at [email protected] using the subject line: Grant Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Applications close on the advertised date, but will be reviewed as received.

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