Closing Date: 13/02/2024
Job Type: Contract
Location: North Ryde NSW
Job Category: International Programs
Why Baptist World Aid Australia?
If you have a desire to be part of a passionate, committed, people-oriented organisation that is committed to ending poverty… then you’re in the right place!
Baptist World Aid Australia is an international Christian development organisation working in 24 countries. We partner with like-minded organisations overseas to implement community development and disaster projects that empower communities to lift themselves out of poverty. Last year, our work benefited over 800 000 people.
When you join Baptist World Aid, you’ll become part of a rich, 60-year history. As a valued member of our team, you’ll be integral to achieving our mission of helping Australians tackle the injustice of global poverty.
We’re looking for someone with the know-how, passion, and commitment to inspire our faithful supporters to action on poverty… is it you?
Relevant tertiary qualifications: ideally postgraduate degree in International development or related disciplines
Knowledge, skills and experience
An authentic Christian, with strong commitment to the values, vision and mission of Baptist World Aid / Transform Aid International.
Community development (International or Australian) project management and organisational development experience- minimum 3 years
An understanding of compliance issues and requirements for ACFID Code of Conduct, Australian Aid programs and other sectoral standards.
Excellent organisational skills, including ability to plan, organize, prioritize and implement work flow to meet positional objectives, work independently and be proactive.
Experience in reviewing and proof reading documents and preparing technical documentation.
Experience in cross cultural communication
Willingness to travel overseas up to 30 days per year
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel.
High standard of written and spoken English.
Experience in working with Australian Government grants including ANCP or AHP
Familiarity with Baptist bodies, conventions, and distinctiveness
Knowledge and experience of safeguarding compliance and practice.
Experience working on overseas development programs, disaster response and coordination.
Technical/grant writing skills
Experience in the Church/Not-for-Profit/Charity sector
Other technical areas of experience such as climate change, GEDSI, livelihoods
Location- North Ryde, Hybrid working arrangements
Hours- 0.8-1.0 FTE (depending on the candidate).
If you are seeking a role where you can thrive in a supportive team environment, collaborating with passionate and talented individuals who genuinely care about the work we do, then this opportunity could be the right fit for you! As part of the International Programs team, you will take responsibility for partnership and project coordination. Partnering with local organisations, together we are motivated by God’s love and a shared vision for a full life for all.
Like to know more? Read the PD here
Desired Skills and Experience
Who we are looking for?
The primary responsibility of this role will be to oversee a portfolio of community development Projects and Partnerships, with a focus on Nepal. It is highly desirable for the candidate to possess an understanding of sustainable livelihoods, gender equality, community health care, climate change and environment management issues. By bringing expertise in these areas, the successful candidate will contribute to realizing our organisation’s objectives around sustainable development and resilience in the South Asia region.
We are looking for an experienced project manager with advanced relationship-building and technical support skills. Whether you have worked in the Australian or international community development space, we are keen to hear how you would contribute to our team.
This position will be based at Transform Aid International/Baptist World Aid Australia’s Office in North Ryde (Sydney), with hybrid working arrangements. The role is a 12-month parental leave replacement contract.
An authentic Christian with strong commitment to the values, vision and mission of Baptist World Aid and willingness to participate in prayers and biblical reflection sessions
As a Christian, you’ll share our vision for a world without poverty as God intends… and participate enthusiastically in prayer sessions, biblical reflection sessions and church services.
Why work with Baptist World Aid?
Work with a team of people who are as passionate about ending poverty as you are!
Motivated by love, we respect and value all people… starting with each other.
We offer salary sacrificing, which means in effect part of your pay is paid tax free, giving you more money in your take home pay.
Flexible working arrangements
We offer flexible working arrangements, which means you can maintain that work / life balance!
Applications close13 February, 2024. We will be reviewing applications and interviewing suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t wait until the closing date to apply, we want to hear from you today!
Please note: Baptist World Aid is a safeguarding organisation and our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our activities. As part of the selection process, candidates may be required to undergo psychometric testing, police checks and working with children checks.
Baptist World Aid Australia values diversity. We are an inclusive workplace that understands the power of diversity and building culture that provides a sense of belonging. We welcome all applicants who meet the position description criteria. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. If you have a disability and require adjustments to be made through the recruitment process, please reach out to one of our friendly team members and let us know at [email protected]