About the Role
Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be an integral member of the Salvation Army International Development (SAID) team that works in the pursuit of a better world for all, through the elimination of poverty, discrimination and injustice.
As the Child Rights Program Coordinator, you will be responsible for the development and implementation SAID’s child rights program with The Salvation Army Implementing Partners throughout the entire project cycle.
The role is part time (30.4 hours per week) and open to working in a flexible hybrid/WFH nature, based out of Redfern.
Key responsibilities include:
- Support the development, implementation and review of SAID’s Child Rights Programs
- In partnership with implementing partners, assist with the development of project proposals/plans.
- Coordinate monitoring and evaluation activities throughout the project cycle ensuring all milestones, deliverables, deadlines and budget constraints are strictly adhered to
- Ensure Projects incorporate Child Rights best practice and effectively identify and manage risk.
- Work with partners to ensure high quality financial and narrative reporting in line with project schedule
- Provide high quality, well considered recommendations to Governance bodies, regarding SAID’s Child Rights program
The successful candidate will ideally have;
- An undergraduate degree in International Development or related discipline
- Minimum 4 years working in International Development in a programs role
- An understanding of the UNCRC and child rights programming, including de-institutionalisation and family-based care
- Demonstrated experience in building and strengthening the capacity of staff and partners
- Strong understanding of international and community development theories, approaches and sector standards
- Demonstrated high level written, verbal and cross-cultural communication skills, including well-developed report writing skills
- Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of stakeholders, including ACFID, DFAT, and implementing partners
- Will need to commit to a minimum of 30 days travelling as part of role, whether overseas, intra-state or inter-state and be willing to work outside of regular hours
- Advanced Microsoft Office skills
- Proficiency in the use of Project Management software
Why Work for Us?
In return we offer our eligible employees real and meaningful benefits such as;
- NFP salary packaging ($15,900 tax free) plus meals and entertainment benefits
- Flexible working conditions
- Paid parental leave
- Health insurance discounts
- Financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
- Employee Assistance Program – Independent counselling service
- Opportunity for career development
How to Apply
We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to apply via the link and submit a current CV and a cover letter which details your alignment with the essential requirements of the role.
The Salvation Army is a Christian movement and one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.
The Salvation Army is subject to public health orders. You may be required to provide evidence of vaccine status dependent on requirements.
The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check.
We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.