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Partnership Manager, Criminal Justice

Paul Ramsay Foundation
  • Reporting to Head of Grant Management
  • Direct Reports Project Officer

About the Paul Ramsay Foundation

Paul Ramsay was a visionary business leader who left Australia a remarkable legacy. Through his generous bequest, the Paul Ramsay Foundation continues his philanthropic legacy through a shared commitment to help break cycles of disadvantage in Australia. One of the Foundation’s focus areas includes breaking cycles of disadvantage by aiming, where possible, to reduce contact with the criminal justice system, particularly through prevention and diversion measures.

Our talented team bring to this challenge their diverse perspectives and experience. We are anthropologists and educators, lawyers and economists, epidemiologists and entrepreneurs, political scientists and historians, psychologists and business analysts, journalists and administrators, philosophers and artists – all guided by our values of respect for people, curiosity, loyalty, courage and innovation. Diversity & inclusion, wellness, culture and learning are all important to us.

Find out more about the Paul Ramsay Foundation at www.paulramsayfoundation.org.au.

About the role

Responsible for managing partner relationships and overseeing delivery of grant-related work, throughout the lifecycle of grants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage relationships with partners and other stakeholders
  • Ensure Foundation and partner expectations are aligned
  • Negotiate and hold responsibility for grant agreements, including changes as required
  • Monitor and assess reporting timelines and outcomes made under grant agreements including evaluation
  • Conduct risk assessments as needed
  • Identify advocacy opportunities to increase impact
  • Facilitate fulfilment or end of grant process
  • Develop networks of domain knowledge
  • Lead and develop team towards high quality outcomes
  • Provide analysis and reporting as required to deliver sophisticated analysis of partner initiatives
  • Conduct and oversee accurate and regular information and data capture/management on relevant Foundation systems
  • Report on grants as required
  • Manage staff
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Other strategic work as needed. 

Personal Characteristics

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Relationship builder
  • Highly organised and methodical with strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable working in ambiguous, complex and agile environments
  • Highly resourceful and motivated
  • Take initiative and consult effectively
  • Maturity and solid judgment
  • A team player, able to work within a small, professional team
  • Display integrity and respect confidentiality
  • Self-starter with a “roll up the sleeves” attitude/perspective
  • A strong connection with the values of the Foundation: respect for people; curiosity and a willingness to learn; humility and integrity; courage and innovation
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in policy and reform 

How to apply

If this sounds interesting, rewarding and—importantly—a fit with your personal ambition and values, we would love to hear from you. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply. Click Apply Now to submit a one-page cover letter and one-page career summary.

How to apply

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