Program Manager

Organisation : The Sidney Myer Fund and The Myer Foundation

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Grants & Philanthropy, Management

Sector : Conservation & Environment, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 20 May, 2019

About the Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Program Manager, in close collaboration with the team, will help realise the goals of these two iconic philanthropic institutions. Including a focus on Sustainability and Environment, you will build strong and proactive relationships across the grants portfolio to support grant seekers, and to make informed recommendations to SMF Trustees and TMF Directors to enable strategic grant making. Ensuring sound monitoring and evaluation frameworks you will build a knowledge of best practice and contribute to the overall growth of the sector. The Program Manager will also assist in the delivery of communication material including the Annual Report and quarterly newsletters.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual, with relevant tertiary-level education. Passionate about creating social change, ideally in the areas of Sustainability and Environment, you will be driven to improve the lives of future generations of Australia. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are essential and you will demonstrate the diplomacy and intelligence to work with Myer family members and across the not-for-profit sector. A creative thinker, with strong research skills, able to implement innovative solutions to extant and emerging problems.

This role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to learn from one of the most experienced and respected philanthropic families in Australia, to work with a national network of dedicated change-agents and build their leadership skills in pursuit of a better Australia.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : The Sidney Myer Fund and The Myer Foundation

The Sidney Myer Fund and The Myer Foundation are two separate philanthropic entities of Myer family philanthropy with complementary, programs and activities. As two of the longest standing, most respected and influential philanthropic entities in Australia the Fund and Foundation continue the legacy of Myer family generosity, through four generations of the Myer family, who give in many ways, to make significant and lasting changes in our society.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Julia Soutter

Phone : 03 9654 7622

Email :

For further information or to obtain a copy of the position description please contact the consultant assisting The Sidney Myer Fund and The Myer Foundation, Julia Soutter, at Fish & Nankivell on 03 9654 7622 or email Applications to be submitted by Monday 20 May 2019

Please quote in application: Program Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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