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Annual Report 2022-23

Reporting on ACFID’s activities to ensure transparency and accountability


ACFID is the peak body for Australian NGOs involved in international development and humanitarian action.


ACFID works and engages with a range of strategic partners in addition to our members.


ACFID is governed by its Board, ACFID Council, and various expert and governance committees.


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Conference 2023

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Meet our Members

The ACFID membership is comprised of Australian NGOs that actively work in the international aid and development sector.

Become a member

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Membership types & fees

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State of the Sector

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Development Practice Committee

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Federal Budget 23-24 Analysis

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2022-23 ACFID Code of Conduct Review

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Code of Conduct

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About the Code

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Good Practice Toolkit

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Other Standards

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Partnerships and Resource Mobilisation Senior Manager

Save the Children Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: ACT | Australia | Any Major City | Hybrid | NSW | NT | QLD | Remote / Work From Home | SA | TAS | VIC
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Are you passionate about shaping a better world for children? Then you’re in the right place.

We’re an international NGO, championing children’s rights, and we’re building a new global team – that’s where you come in! We’re seeking a dynamic, motivated Business Development professional who’s ready to join our innovative team and make a real impact.

In this role, you’ll be helping us forge new partnerships, devise fundraising strategies, and broaden our reach. It’s an incredible opportunity to take your career to the next level, working on a global scale and making a genuine difference.

You’ll be part of an energetic, fast-paced environment, full of passionate people like you. So if you’re ready for an exciting new adventure that’s more than just a job, come join us in building a brighter future for children around the world!

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 run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there’s a disaster – like an earthquake, drought or conflict – we are there on the ground.

Where you come in:

In this full-time, permanent position, you can be home based anywhere in Australia or in one of our offices in Brisbane and Melbourne. Other locations in the Asia Pacific region will also be considered if you have working rights in Australia.

You will work on building relationships with donors and partners and deliver high quality proposals. You will be part of our Partnerships and Resource Mobilisation team focussed on business development and report to our Head of Partnerships and Resource Mobilisation.

You will make an impact by:

Driving the delivery of the business development strategy.
Managing donor relationships on behalf of SCA and the country offices as part of account lead responsibilities.
Positioning SC Australia for new business opportunities with opportunity tracking / capture planning etc.
Manage / supporting proposal development including costing processes in collaboration with country offices.
Proposal writing and editing.
Providing support on strategic level business development compliance guidance.

Does this sound like you?

You are a collaborative, creative team player who enjoys support teams based in a range of countries around the world to deliver quality proposals.

This role requires:

Have 5+ years identifying and securing funding from a range of donors.
Demonstrated experience in leading assessments of funding landscapes, and developing programme funding strategies to meet strategic goals.
Experience in proposal costing
A successful track record in proposal writing and management.
Experience in solving complex issues through analysis, collaboration and ensuring buy-in.
Proven capacity to support and coach staff, ultimately building their capabilities and competencies (incl. remotely).

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:

Friendly and flexible work environment
Flexible working, including the ability to work from home (WFH)
Pet friendly work environment
Child friendly work environment
Support for workplace wellness, including access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) as well as internal networks to support our diverse workforce,
Competitive salary + super
Full salary packaging benefits (please use this link to see how much this benefit could mean to you!)
Additional annual leave options available
Festive leave in addition to regular leave benefits

For more information regarding our employee benefits, please follow this link.

Sound interesting?

We’d love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the ‘Apply’ section.

Applications close 4pm AEST, Monday 7th August 2023.

Position Description – Partnerships and Resource Mobilisation Senior Manager

For more information about this position, please contact Anthea Ingram at [email protected]

*We understand flexibility is important to you. We’ve advertised this role as Permanent/ Full-time, but if you’re looking for something slightly different, please let us know. We offer flexible hours, remote working, and flexible job structure, among many other employee benefits. All are available for the right candidate!

Save the Children is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment for its employees and client groups, consistent with our obligations under OH&S legislation.

We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it’s straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment – so if we didn’t quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We’re dedicated to ensuring Save the Children Australia is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you – no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

Closing Date: Aug 7, 2023