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Location : Australia, New South Wales, Sydney (CBD)

Organisation : Opportunity Child via People for Purpose

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 24 Jun, 2018

About the Role

Use your outstanding learning project management and influencing skills
• Leverage your passion for community and experience in early childhood development
• Build and nurture a strong, internal team culture

Each year in Australia, 65,000 five-year-olds – or one in five – start school missing out on some of the things they really need early in their lives in order to thrive. Opportunity Child’s (OC) bold goal is to dramatically change this. Opportunity Child works locally and acts nationally to bring people, communities and organisations together as part of a cross-sectoral learning network that helps the system do things differently to support children.

Opportunity Child takes a collective impact approach and partners with communities across Australia where many children are developmentally vulnerable. In these urban, regional, rural and remote communities, practice and learning is supported and knowledge is built and shared. Simultaneously, Opportunity Child partners with national organisations who are leaders in place-based research, service delivery and practice in early childhood, and catalytic philanthropy. Collectively communities and partners work to use their knowledge to influence policy and service system reform.

Opportunity Child is seeking an experienced Director Learning and Programs to scale up learning across a national, cross-sectoral network and to provide support for the systematic transfer of knowledge. In this role, you will deep understanding of community, be highly skilled and experienced in capturing knowledge and experienced in facilitating robust peer to peer learning across communities of practice. You will be responsible for working alongside the OC team, and communities and partners to design and, build a shared learning platform that facilitates cross-sectoral learning.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced learning executive with demonstrated ability in project management, designing and developing learning systems, and engaging with and leading community partners to facilitate and capture learning. In this role you must have an understanding of learning constructs, diverse and exceptional stakeholder engagement skills, coupled with the ability to quickly develop trust and relationships. Previous experience in not for profit, philanthropic or collective impact organisations would be well regarded.

This is a fulltime role; preferably based in either Sydney or Melbourne (other locations considered).

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Opportunity Child via People for Purpose

Opportunity Child is using collective impact to dramatically improve the lives of the 65,000 Australian children who start school each year with big challenges in learning and in life.

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Position Description : OC PD Dir Learning & Programs

For details concerning this role, please contact

Lindy Kingsford

Phone : 0468625252

Email : hello@peopleforpurpose.com.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Director of Learning and Programs via Pro Bono Australia.


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