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Administrative Coordinator

Shared Value Project

Organisation Summary 

Established in 2014, the Shared Value Project (SVP) is the peak body for advancing the adoption of shared value in Australia and New Zealand. 

Since the organisation’s inception, shared value understanding and practice in Australia – and globally – has grown. Alongside its affiliates in the US, South Africa, India and Hong Kong; SVP has taken the idea presented by Professor Michael Porter and Mark Kramer in the original 2011 HBR article, Creating Shared Value and contributed to the development and evolution of the movement. 

A membership-based organisation, SVP’s mission is to raise the capacity and commitment of business to solve our region’s most prevalent issues profitably. It does this through the delivery of education programs, events and evidence-based research, to support the community of practice. 

Position Description 

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join the Shared Value Project team to support the continuing growth of the organisation. The Administrative Coordinator will support the Chief Executive Officer, in managing the day to day logistics of the organisation and provide support to the SVP team. 

Location and Travel 

The role is based in Melbourne but may require occasional domestic travel to Sydney and other Australian cities to support the delivery of SVP events and programs.

This position requires the ability to work autonomously and in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer, SVP staff and others to support the operations of the organisation. 

Key Selection Criteria 

Essential qualifications 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a small team and engage professionally with a range of stakeholders including executives and board directors. 
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or a minimum 5 years of experience in an administrative support role in a corporate or not for profit environment. 
  • Excellent customer service ethic and high-level attention to detail. 
  • Strong organisational and time management skills. 
  • Facilitate effective use of the Chief Executive Officer’s time and ensure effective communication flow with the team. 
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills. 
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint or Mac equivalent. 
  • Experience with Xero or an equivalent accounting package and using database systems. 
  • Ability to use initiative and utilise discretion when dealing with sensitive materials. 
  • Willingness to travel interstate to support the delivery of SVP events. 

Desirable qualifications 

  • Experience of a member or peak body organisation in a corporate or not for profit environment. 
  • Experience of board meeting administration and minute taking. 

A full position description is attached.

In order to apply please note applicants must have Australian permanent residency status.

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