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Organisation : Settlement Services International (SSI Group)

Location : Brisbane, QLD Regional ( Logan City)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Government, Overseas Aid & Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : AU$75000 - AU$80000 per annum

Application closing date : 12 Dec, 2021

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Settlement Services International (SSI Group)

Settlement Services International (SSI Group) is a community-based organisation and social business that supports newcomers and Australians to achieve their full potential. Taking an integrated approach how everyone can thrive within the community in which they live and the wider Australian society, we support children, young people and families; people living with disability; and asylum seekers, refugees and migrants. Our programs include facilitating employment, multicultural foster care, creating community engagement, advocacy, and influencing government and international affairs and provide though leadership within our sector nationally and globally.


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About the role

  • Implement SSI’s Overall Government Relations Plan!
  • Permanent Role- Full Time or Part Time Hours ( x 4 Days )| Based in Logan- QLD |Hybrid Working Model
  • Highly Competitive Remuneration & Benefits| SCHADS Award Level 4 | Base Salary Ranging from $ 74,172.28 – $ 79,807.52 plus super plus Salary Packaging options


Do you want to work with a leading purpose-driven, community-based organisation?

SSI’s vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families to reach their potential.

Our Advocacy, Research and Communication Function is a high-impact and high-profile function within SSI and is currently seeking to appoint a Stakeholder and Government Relations Coordinator to be based in Logan- Queensland.

One of the key deliverables in the role will be to lead and be responsible for impactful government engagement across internal and external stakeholders to facilitate the achievement of SSI’s strategic goals.

This role has a broad impact and requires capabilities across Government relations, advisory skills, social policy and writing and presentation skills. The primary purpose of the role will be to implement plans which will enable SSI to become an organisation where:

-Government seeks advice from SSI as a recognised, credible, reliable, and informed reference point on client issues and service delivery areas within SSI program portfolio

-SSI is a trusted partner for Government in quality program delivery, and a sector leader who provides informed advocacy and policy analysis and commentary

About You

We are looking for someone with relevant demonstrated experience in developing strong relationships with government stakeholders with a thorough understanding of political processes and established networks. You will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and will thrive in a fast – paced complex environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a collaborative and highly – regarded team with significant opportunity to be a key contributor in implementing SSI’s Government Relations Plans.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience working in Government policy development, public relations or a political advisory role.
  • Experience working in State or Federal government, managing parliamentary, political systems and processes
  • Relevant Tertiary degree qualifications or equivalent industry experience



About our Benefits

  • Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free meaning more take-home pay!
  • Industry-leading flexible working arrangement supported to work from home and office, including 9-day fortnight;
  • Access to in-house training and learning opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Access to our inhouse wellbeing programs
  • Working alongside professional and dedicated team members all wanting to make a difference in our communities.



About our Recruitment Process

At SSI we have a zero-tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Stakeholder and Government Relations Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Advocacy, #Community_Services, #Program_Coordination_and_Management
Sector: #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Government, #Overseas_Aid_and_Development


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