Agile Project Coordinator | ReliefWeb

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Save the Children impacts the lives of children in Australia, the Pacific, and beyond on a daily basis. But we can’t do it alone; the engagement of our donors, supporters and retail customers is critical to our success.
We’re looking for a passionate Project Coordinator who is ready to join our energetic Supporter Engagement team. This is a great opportunity to learn or further develop project management and facilitation skills in an innovative environment.
Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.
We’re ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children’s rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there’s a disaster – like an earthquake, drought or conflict – we are there on the ground.
Where you come in:
In this full-time permanent pos ition, based in Carlton, you’ll be a core contributor to the delivery of projects from within the Save the Children Australia’s Supporter Engagement portfolio, with a focus on fundraising and our retail network. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of diverse and interesting projects – making this role a terrific opportunity for a keen coordinator or project manager ready to take the next step in their career.
You will make an impact by:

  • Gathering and consolidating background information and requirements using collaborative workshops or written briefs
  • Assisting with the investigation into solutions and opportunities, considering risks, benefits and business impacts
  • Working with team members to plan out project tasks and create a roadmap (timeline) for delivery
  • Driving and monitoring delivery in line with the agreed roadmap
  • Coordinating and facilitating project team meetings including planning sessions, stand ups and reviews
  • Acting as a facilitator for project team members, supporting productivity, prioritisation and iterative delivery

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Does this sound like you?**
You’re an adaptable, highly organised all-rounder, with a high level of attention to detail and a can-do manner. You thrive in a team environment where you can facilitate collaboration and support people in achieving their goals. You’re a great problem solver, and you relish the opportunity to bring creative solutions and process improvements to the table.
This role requires:

  • Experience working as a Team Coordinator or Project Manager
  • Experience supporting the successful delivery of projects or initiatives
  • Strong skills in interpersonal communication, collaboration and facilitation
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, organising, and coordinating team members and resources
  • Exposure to and understanding of Agile project management principles

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Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.**
It’s the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

  • Opportunity to work on additional projects alongside business as usual
  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Internal employment and development opportunities
  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Agile work environment including working from home
  • Pet and child friendly work environment
  • Full salary packaging benefits
  • Additional annual leave options available

For more information regarding our employee benefits, please follow this link.
Sound interesting?
We’d love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the ‘Apply’ section.

Applications close Sunday 19 December.

Position Description – Agile Project Coordinator

For more information about this position, please contact Liz Croger, Head of Strategy and Projects, on 03 7002 1737 or liz.croger@savethechildren.org.au.

Save the Children Australia is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with our obligations under occupational health and safety legislation. If you are successful in this role, prior to commencement of employment you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19, or that you have proof of medical exemption from the vaccine. Acceptable evidence of vaccination includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or
  3. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you.

At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society – in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, disability, cultures and beliefs – and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work. We encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to apply.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check (where necessary), and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will r equest consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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