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Program Support Officer

Save The Children

Join our crew of backstage champions; we need you to provide administrative, operational and program support to our Save the Children Team in Tasmania. Your knowledge and experience in office management and administration, strong interpersonal skills, and attention to detail will ensure that our teams can continue working effectively and efficiently to make the world a better place for children.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

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 violence. We've been operating in Tasmania for nearly 70 years, working with families, communities and children themselves to give them the best possible start. More information on our work in Tasmania is available here.

Where you come in:

In this permanent part time (22.8 hours per week - days dependent on preference) position based in Hobart, you'll provide administrative, operational and program support to enable the efficient and effective management of the Tasmanian Save the Children Team. Reporting to the Operations and Business Support Coordinator, Tasmania, you'll work closely with the State Director, Regional Managers, head office and centralised functional teams.

You will make an impact by:

  • Providing general administrative, operational and program support
  • Managing the generation, payment and reconciliation of invoices
  • Overseeing the management of current systems including fleet management, parking, staff phones, credit cards and day to day operations such as stationery supplies, cleaning services, petty cash etc
  • Supporting program reporting in Tasmania and assisting teams in their use of information management systems
  • Coordinating the development, review and approval of marketing collateral for Tasmanian programs

Does this sound like you?

You're an adaptable all-rounder, ideally with a background in office management and/or program support and willing and able to learn new systems. Your natural interpersonal skills give you the ability to develop productive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. You're extremely organised, flexible and self-motivated, with a strong passion to see the team succeed.

This role requires:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of office management, administration protocols and workplace health and safety processes and procedures
  • Exceptional customer service focus (both internal and external stakeholders)
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • High levels of attention to detail and quality
  • Strong Information Communication Technology skills

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.

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:

  • Award rate salary plus salary packaging
  • Festive leave in addition to regular leave benefits
  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Internal employment and development opportunities
  • Friendly and flexible work environment

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on Apply Now. For a confidential conversation about the role, call Sonya Enkelmann, Operations and Business Support Coordinator, on 0466 253 321.

Position Description - Program Support Officer

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. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

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.

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