About the role
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage – towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive. We influence systems to deliver better social outcomes for people by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives and advocating for change. SVA has talented and highly committed people from business, government and the social purpose sector with the skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to alleviating disadvantage.
The SVA’s Consulting team supports leaders to make hard decisions, galvanise teams to sustain success and share insights with the social sector. We have more than 40 staff in our consulting team with offices in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Since 2007, we have developed unique, on-the-ground experience supporting over 300 clients through 900 engagements. We work on society’s most challenging issues including housing, employment, education, mental health, disability, and Indigenous disadvantage.
On offer is a newly created permanent opportunity to join our Consulting team in Sydney in the position of Administration Coordinator. In this role you will provide efficient, professional and confidential support to the Directors of the Consulting team in Sydney using a range of effective and high-level administrative skills to ensure the smooth operation of the business. The scope of the position is wide-ranging, including providing the Directors with key information and focused support, as well as to the rest of the Consulting team for major or complex scheduling or administrative items. In addition, you will liaise and coordinate within the Consulting team and other SVA teams while assisting with special projects to improve operational efficiency.
Who you are
If you are driven by excellence, have a strong eye for detail and are willing to be proactive and ‘hands on’ working in a Consulting environment, this is the role for you. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with experience in administrative management with proven ability to work across a wide variety of activity, including diary and travel management and supporting finance processes. You will come to the position with demonstrable experience successfully organising work in an environment with multiple and conflicting demands, together with a strong working knowledge of databases such as Salesforce and Microsoft Office. This position provides exposure to an interesting scope of work in support of addressing disadvantage in Australia.
SVA values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, have the right to work in Australia and would like to join our growing and dynamic team please submit your CV and cover letter (max 2 pages) by midnight Wednesday 6 February 2019.
To find out more about SVA and view the position description please go to http://www.socialventures.com.au/careers
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How to apply for this role
Please quote in application: Administration Coordinator, Consulting (Sydney) via Pro Bono Australia.