Community Engagement and Project Officer

Community Engagement and Project Officer

Job Title: Community Engagement and Project Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Reference: 3105984a
Contact Name: Rhonda Newman
Contact Email: rhonda@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: March 20, 2020 11:46

Job Description

Community Engagement and Project Officer– Newcastle  
  • Based in Newcastle 
  • Max term contract until September 2020 – open to full time or four days a week
  • Build relationships and infrastructure for regional programs provided by a highly regarded not for profit organisation
The key responsibilities of this role include:
  • Effectively communicate at all levels and develop new and existing stakeholder relationships (ie: health professionals and service providers) through networking
  • Be a subject matter expert of funding agreements and operational guidelines that inform activities
  • Map existing service locations, identify gaps, and suitable future and priority service locations
  • Proactively contribute and collaborate, track and report progress with Project Management Group
  • Create and implement consistent site procedures relevant to geographical location – be first point of contact for all inquiries relevant to facilities and sites
  • Conduct Risk Assessments to ensure Health & Safety of employees in potential new sites
  • Prepare and rollout informational and educational sessions across the region to promote the program across the relevant communities

To be successful in this position, you will need:
  • Infrastructure development experience as pertains to establishing new office sites
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and engaging new stakeholders to suit program offerings
  • Strong relationship building and stakeholder management experience
  • Intermediate skills in MS Office Suite 
  • A Current Class C driver’s license with access to a vehicle – local travel required

The ideal candidate will be passionate about community development and growth opportunities for engagement throughout the Central and Mid North Coast. You will be self-driven and able to work autonomously. A large part of the role will be building and managing relationships, traveling to different locations and promoting the not for profit organisation throughout the region.

How to Apply

If this sounds like something that you would be interested in, please apply! If you have any further questions, please contact Diana Linde or Rhonda Newman at diana@beaumontpeople.com.au or rhonda@beaumontpeople.com.au.

There is no closing date for this role, all applications will be reviewed as they are received, and successful applicants will be contacted.

The client will remain confidential until the shortlisting stage.