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Grants & Advocacy Coordinator

International Justice Mission (IJM) Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Hybrid | NSW
Sub location(s): St Leonards, NSW

The Organisation
The organisation is the global leader in supporting governments to protect vulnerable people from violence. The team of 1,200+ professionals are at work in 33 countries across the Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe and the Americas. Together with government, corporate, civil society, community and survivor leader partners, they are catalysing a global movement that will rescue millions, protect half a billion and make justice for people in poverty unstoppable.

The Australian office of this organisation, established in 2014, partners with the Global organisation to deliver justice programs overseas and grow the movement of Australians seeking justice for the oppressed.

The Organisation’s Values

The organisation’s values are Christian, Professional and Bridge Building. Their Christian value manifests not only in their motivation but in their culture and work environment, including daily devotions, stillness and prayer.

The Position
The Organisation is seeking a Grants & Advocacy Coordinator to join IJM Australia as we build our program and grants management capabilities. The Coordinator will play a key role in securing and maintaining funding for IJM’s programs, which aim to protect people in poverty from violence, especially forced labour, slavery, human trafficking and online sexual exploitation of children. This position will serve as a key point of coordination within the broader Advocacy team, and between IJM Australia and IJM’s program offices, to ensure that grants and programs are effectively monitored in line with grantor and IJM standards.

This position is in the Advocacy team, reporting to the Director of Advocacy and Grants.
The Coordinator will be responsible to:

• Assist with managing new and existing grants through all phases of the project management cycle, especially ongoing monitoring and evaluation, compliance with regulations and organisational policies and budget management.
• Collate and verify program information to meet grantors’ reporting requirements, and draft grantor reports.
• Contribute to development of a grants acquisition strategy, including mapping of key stakeholder relationships.
• Prepare proposal or concept papers for new grant opportunities.
• Maintain system for recording and tracking data and documentation across the grant/project management cycle.
• Coordinate logistical and administrative needs for the Advocacy team including meeting agendas, correspondence, travel arrangements and stakeholder profiles for Advocacy team.

Skills, Experience and Attributes
To be successful in this position you will have:

• Strong understanding of DFAT and ANCP policies and requirements.
• High degree of competence with Microsoft Office products (especially Word and Excel).
• Grant and project management skills.
• Strong financial management skills and ability to work with program budgets and financial data (highly desirable).
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills within multi-cultural teams.
• Excellent coordination and organisational skills.
• High standard of both spoken and written English.
• Ability to manage competing priorities, show initiative and work calmly under pressure

What we offer:
• An inspiring work environment. Your work makes a difference in the lives of the thousands of clients the organisation is serving. You are part of a passionate global team of professionals – characterised by an atmosphere of personal involvement and determination to bring justice, transform communities and end slavery
• Opportunity to professionally develop your skills & attributes
• Opportunity for spiritual formation
• Salary is determined by our remuneration policy and years of qualified experiences. This organisation has salary packaging available for all employees.


Apply on our online portal

Application deadline is EOB Wednesday, 16 August 2023.

Closing Date: Aug 16, 2023