Sector Development and Project Manager

Sector Development and Project Manager

Job Title: Sector Development and Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Reference: 2732780
Contact Name: Rhonda Newman
Contact Email: rhonda@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: June 20, 2018 15:15

Job Description

Sector Development and Project Manager
  • 12 month contract role - 30 hours a week
  • Based in Redfern - a short walk from Central Station
  • Hard working, high performing team in a bright, open plan office
  • Travel across NSW will be required
Domestic Violence NSW (DVNSW) is the peak, statewide representative body for a diverse range of specialist domestic and family violence services in New South Wales.
Their vision and mission is to improve the spectrum of policy, legislative and program responses to domestic and family violence (DFV) and to eliminate DFV through leadership in advocacy, partnerships and the promotion of good practice.
As the DVNSW Sector Development and Project Manager, you will report to and work closely with the CEO as a senior member of the team. Your focus will be to maintain and grow relationships with members and partners to enable effective support to services and manage DVNSW’s external partnerships. There will be three areas of focus, sector development, partnerships and projects and membership support.
As a valued member of this small, high achieving team, you will be passionate, hard working and ready to use your experience in the social services/domestic violence sector to create solid, sustainable relationships with their wide range of stakeholders. You need to be someone who is happy to travel to services and to develop and manage partnerships with services, external stakeholders and government across NSW with a particular focus and commitment to rural and regional communities. You will be required to travel to services across NSW, several times a year
Using your confident relationship building skills, you will be managing multiple projects, both potential and existing projects with partners. You will support DVNSW’s existing partnerships to connect direct support to DVNSW member services and maintain and grow new strategic relationships with external stakeholders to increase stakeholder engagement. The range of stakeholders will include public sector, corporate and small business, other peak bodies and NGOs in the sector.
As a key point of contact for members, government and community stakeholders for information sharing and support, you will work with the DVNSW members to assist with the drafting of submissions and collate case studies. You will be a key point of contact for DVNSW members and provide practice wisdom to services to corporate/industry donors and policymakers and researchers.  
The Sector Development and Project Manager position is a newly created role, designed for an ambitious, self manager who is confident managing and driving key outcomes. This exciting new position is a stand alone role, supported by the collaborative team at DVNSW.
To be a successful applicant for this position you will meet the following selection criteria.
Essential skills and experience
  • The experience and confidence to work closely with the CEO and to support the team in the CEO's absence
  • Relevant qualifications in education, social work, health promotion or a similar field
  • Nuanced understanding and experience of domestic and violence policy and specialist service delivery or similar
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritise and meet deadlines and problem solve.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to create and sustain networks, and build effective partnerships with a diversity of stakeholders
  • Ability to manage sensitive issues
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a small team
  • A NSW Driver’s license is essential
  • The opportunity to work closely with the CEO and further develop your skills in the sector
  • 30hr working week, part-time or full-time flexible working arrangements can be negotiated
  • Salary sacrifice/packaging option
  • Leave loading of 17.5% of base salary and study leave provisions
  • Supervision and a $1000 allowance for remedial activities
If this sounds like something that you would be interested in, please apply with a cover letter outlining your previous experience and the reason for your application along with your full resume. If you have any further question please contact Rhonda Newman at 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.
Beaumont People has been contracted to recruit this role on behalf of Domestic Violence NSW, therefore all queries must be directed to Rhonda Newman at Beaumont People.