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Project Manager, Early Years Intermediary

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Organisation : SNAICC

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Children, Indigenous

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $115,000 – 125,000 per annum (pro-rata)

Application closing date : 23 Nov, 2020

About the role

  • Full-time or 0.8FTE position based either in SNAICC’s
  • Melbourne office or working remotely with the SNAICC team from another Australian location (preferably NSW)
  • Salary range $115,000 – 125,000 per annum (pro-rata) depending on experience.
  • Two-year contract with potential to extend subject to ongoing project funding
  • All SNAICC Staff are subject to an initial six-month probationary period. Other terms and conditions are in line with the Social and Community Services Award and SNAICC’s internal policies.
  •  All SNAICC positions are subject to funding.

The SNAICC Project Manager will provide exceptional leadership and strategic management to ensure the creation and ongoing sustainability of an innovative pilot support service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early years services in partnership with service leaders and project partners.

The Early Years Intermediary Project focuses on establishing an Aboriginal-led intermediary/ backbone support model that assists the development of Aboriginal early years services in key areas including: workforce development; program and policy support; advocacy support; and networking and service integration. Social Ventures Australia is a key project implementation partner with SNAICC.

The goal of the Project Manager’s work is to support a thriving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled early years sector, contributing to increased service access
and culturally strong supports for children’s early learning and development. The Project Manager will support all aspects of project management for the establishment of an initial pilot intermediary / backbone support service and its evaluation, including innovation and problem solving, as well as exploring opportunities for scaling of the model.

The role will be suitable for an experienced leader and project manager, with skills in areas including stakeholder consultation and management, service and workforce development,
managing project timelines and budgets, donor management and building non-government, government sector and supporter partnerships.

  • The Project Manager will have a solid understanding of and experience in supporting principles and practice relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community control and self-management in community services.
  • Specific knowledge and expertise related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early childhood development is highly desirable.
  • Note: The initial pilot location is expected to be in NSW with occasional travel to partner sites required as part of the role.
  • SNAICC strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply
  • SNAICC – National Voice for our Children is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-controlled organisation, and is actively working towards a substantially Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : SNAICC

Formally established in 1981, SNAICC – National Voice for our Children is the national non-government peak body in Australia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. SNAICC works for the fulfilment of the rights of our children, in particular to ensure their safety, development and well being. SNAICC provides a strong voice that promotes the rights, needs and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. SNAICC is governed by a Board of Directors of Aboriginal and Torres Strait.

Islander leaders from the early years, child safety, development and well-being sectors.

SNAICC provides key roles on behalf of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families including:
• research and policy development, with high-level leadership, policy papers and sector representation
• training and resource design, development and delivery including topics such as early childhood development, family violence, partnerships, family support, trauma and cultural competency
• resource development, communications and publications
• support for sector development, membership and networking.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Project Manager, Early Years Intermediary via Pro Bono Australia.



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