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Project & Program Support Officer

  • Full time, permanent position with options for Hybrid Working
  • Based in our Surry Hills Office amongst cafés, restaurants and bars
  • Be part of a dynamic and fun working environment committed to high quality, responsive services for young people with cancer and their families

About Redkite:

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it affects the whole family. In the daunting and unpredictable experience that follows diagnosis, a child needs as much stability and support from their family as possible.

Redkite is a lifeline for families, providing real emotional, financial and practical support. Because holding it together when your child’s life is in question can feel impossible.

The role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated Project & Program Support Officer to join a growing organisation that is fast paced and client focused. This role requires an enthusiastic person who is passionate about health and/or social services, who has strong project coordination and/or management experience, including administration and stakeholder engagement skills. Importantly, you’ll need a desire to grow and learn in a busy and broad service delivery environment.

The Project & Program Support Officer role will focus on providing a high-level program development and project support function to the Redkite Services team in its mission to support children with cancer and their families.

This role will work within the Services Team and in this role the successful candidate will be encouraged and supported to further develop their project management skills.

Your ability to work autonomously, whilst working closely with other members of the team is integral to this role, as are your strong problem-solving skills and initiative.

About you:

The position is ideal for someone who has had some experience in project and/or program coordination and change management.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • General administrative experience and strong digital skills.
  • Experience with CRM databases and digital projects would be preferred.
  • Experience in coordinating or managing project work.
  • Strong time management, problem solving and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to foster and maintain respectful, professional relationships with health professionals, team members, stakeholders, organisations and consumer/clients.
  • Ability to produce work of a high quality within established timeframes with minimal supervision and show initiative in tasks.
  • Excellent written skills including demonstrated ability to write quickly, accurately and succinctly.
  • Capacity to work both autonomously and as part of a team to drive the outcomes of our projects.

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, click 'Apply Now'! We’ll be checking applications as they come in, so don’t delay.

Applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are warmly encouraged to apply.

Redkite has a commitment to safeguarding our team members and the vulnerable community members we work with. In line with this, we expect all team members to be at least double vaccinated against Covid-19.

Redkite is committed to child safety. We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include; references, interviews, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed. At every stage of the recruitment process we undertake thorough screening to ensure that anyone that joins the team aligns with our values and our commitment to child safety.

Redkite acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we work, and we pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.

Redkite is committed to ongoing learning about the individual needs of our families. We strive to create a respectful and inclusive space for people of all cultures and identities.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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