- Job posted on: 7th Oct 2020
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Join a national not-for-profit organisation and global movement dedicated to improving the lives of children, families and communities. Channelling your technical expertise in child development, you'll ensure Save the Children Australia's programs are high quality and delivered with strong, evidence-informed underpinnings. Your knowledge and experience will contribute to fit-for-purpose service design that position Save the Children as leading experts in the sector to deliver real and measurable outcomes for children and communities.
We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from abuse and neglect. We deliver services in every state and territory in Australia and, if there's a disaster - like an earthquake, bushfire or drought - we are there on the ground.
In this newly created, full time permanent role, you'll develop and embed Save the Children Australia's approach to service delivery to ensure that we provide high quality, contemporary and inspiring service and practice models that meet, and then exceed, client needs. Specifically, the role will focus on child development and participation in society and within Save the Children. Based in any capital city of your choice, you'll be part of our newly formed Practice Team and report to the Head of Practice.
You will make an impact by:
You're an authoritative leader on evidence-based practice in child development. Empathy and highly developed interpersonal skills give you a flair for engaging with differing stakeholders across diverse backgrounds and experiences. An ability to inform, influence and negotiate helps you to form productive and lasting relationships that cement your passion for the sector and drive your ambition to facilitate change.
This role requires:
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter (no more than 2 pages in length) and resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply' section.
For a confidential conversation about the role, contact Head of Practice Kylie Williams on email@example.com, using the subject line: Practice Development Manager - Child Development - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs, or 0416 098 235.
Position Description - Practice Development Manager
At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.