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Foundation Manager, Sydney Peace Foundation

Organisation : University of Sydney

Location : Sydney

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Humanitarian, Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 7 Apr, 2019

About the Role

About the opportunity

The Sydney Peace Foundation is looking for an energetic, visionary leader to strengthen our established peace prize program and expand our reach, impact and sustainability. The role calls for someone who is passionate about social change, and wants to make a difference in promoting peace, justice and universal human rights. If you’re a strategic thinker and relationship builder who loves developing impactful media and community campaigns, shaping / curating major public events, and building partnerships with other civil society organisations, please get in touch.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we are looking for a Foundation Manager who can:

• Translate strategic plans into impactful programs, including large-scale public engagement programs;
• Influence, negotiate, and work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders and partners across the public, private and community sectors, including donors;
• Manage the office, staff, and accounts of the Sydney Peace Foundation; and
• Demonstrate a commitment and passion for peace with justice, human rights and nonviolence.

About us

The Sydney Peace Foundation showcases solutions that prove peace with justice is possible. For more than 20 years, the Foundation has awarded the annual Sydney Peace Prize, Australia’s only international prize for peace, elevating the voices of some of the world’s most effective and courageous peacemakers. Past recipients include Joseph Stiglitz, Naomi Klein, Muhammad Yunus, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Noam Chomsky and Mary Robinson.

The Foundation is a not-for-profit Foundation of the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia’s first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

Closing date: 7th April 2019 (11:30pm Sydney Time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : University of Sydney
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

Apply for this Job

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 331/0219F to apply.



Please quote in application: Foundation Manager, Sydney Peace Foundation via Pro Bono Australia.


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