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Senior Project Officer – Business Development

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Organisation : Settlement Services International (SSI)

Location : Sydney (Ashfield)

Work Type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development, Humanitarian

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 15 Aug, 2018

About the Role

  • Based in Ashfield – close to public transport
  • 2 Year Contract
  • Salary packaging options + RDO



The Senior Project Officer will work with internal and external stakeholders to build SSI’s presence in the disability services sector. As a specialist provider of services to CALD communities, SSI is seeking to play key roles in facilitating accessible and culturally appropriate support to people with disability from CALD backgrounds. This includes developing fee for service, grant based and other initiatives. Identifying scoping and exploring opportunities to address gaps and facilitate better services for CALD people.



We are looking for motivated and driven Senior Project Officer who can work with our Business Development Team to scope and identify new opportunities and initiatives. The successful candidate will possess the following;

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or TAE
  • Experience in establishing and implementing programs for CALD communities
  • Extensive project management experience
  • A thorough understanding of needs and programmatic barriers to providing services to people with disability from CALD backgrounds
  • Analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to relate, engage, work with diverse stakeholders


Please respond to the “Selection Criteria” section in your cover letter.


We offer the opportunity to engage in meaningful work that makes a real difference to the lives of our clients, their families, carers, and communities.

We have a fantastic benefits package that promotes work/life balance; something we are very passionate about! This includes flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options so you can increase your take home pay!

SSI is passionate about social justice and diversity and is committed to being an EEO employer. We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island heritage and people with lived experience of disability. 

We strongly believe in protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and vulnerable communities and take child protection very seriously. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

SSI will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. If you require a reasonable adjustment please email talent@ssi.org.au

Applications close date: 15th August 2018

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Settlement Services International (SSI)

Settlement Services International (SSI) is a leading community-based not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of refugee settlement, asylum seeker assistance, housing, multicultural foster care, disability support and employment services in NSW. Our vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.

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