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SNAICC Manager, Early Childhood Policy

Organisation : SNAICC - National Voice for our Children

Location : Melbourne (Collingwood)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Management, Other, Policy & Research

Sector : Community Engagement, Other

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $110,000 - $120,000 per annum plus super and salary packaging

Application closing date : 2 Nov, 2021

About the role

  • Full-time
  • Based in Collingwood, Melbourne
  • Salary range $110,000 – $120,000 per annum plus super and salary packaging

Are you passionate about advancing the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children?

SNAICC – National Voice for our Children, the national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, is seeking an experienced Policy Manager for a national leadership role focused on ensuring children thrive in their early years.

The SNAICC Manager, Early Childhood Policy, will lead and manage SNAICC policy development processes and projects with a focus on early childhood care and development.

This opportunity is ideal for an exceptional individual with demonstrated experience in policy leadership, and a strong commitment to the rights, needs and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

The position provides high quality, evidence-informed policy analysis of issues relating to SNAICC’s objectives and the rights and needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children,

The manager will support the SNAICC CEO and SNAICC Council members to engage in high-level and strategic policy engagement and reform processes.

The role will include leading, writing and editing policy and research reports, plans and strategies, government submissions and internal and external briefings.

The manager will establish and maintain ongoing relationships with key partners, stakeholders and SNAICC member services, including relevant government agencies, the community-controlled early childhood sectors, and other non-government stakeholders.

SNAICC strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply

Visit our website, for the position description and how to apply. Initial enquiries to

Applications close: 11:59pm AEST on Tuesday 2 November 2021.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : SNAICC - National Voice for our Children

SNAICC is a national non-governmental peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. We work for the fulfilment of the rights of our children, in particular to ensure their safety, development and well-being.

We are here to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families by:

  • advocating through various channels for government support
  • developing practical tools, resources and information
  • sharing examples of innovation, good practice and critical support
  • ensuring children maintain strong connection to their community, Country and culture

How to apply

Applications must include:

  • A brief cover letter outlining why you are applying for the position
  • Written responses to how you meet each of the key selection criteria, including short examples demonstrating your proficiency for each criteria
  • A resume with your skills, experience and qualifications, relevant to the SNAICC Manager, Early Childhood Policy role
  • Names and contact details for two or more recent referees

All applicants will be notified of the progress or outcome of their application. The successful applicant will be required to have or obtain a current Working with Children Check and a National Police Check.

Please email applications to

For specific questions about the role please contact:

John Burton, Social Policy and Research Manager on 0401 878 063

For general information about SNAICC, visit the SNAICC website.


Please quote in application: SNAICC Manager, Early Childhood Policy via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Management, #Other, #Policy_and_Research
Sector: #Community_Engagement, #Other

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