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Project Coordinator

National Disability Services

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National Disability Services (NDS) is Australia's peak body for non-government disability service organisations, representing over 1200 service providers and their workforce of over 150 thousand people who collectively provide support services for nearly 2 million people with disability.

NDS has a strong and influential presence in every state and territory across Australia. Our core functions are to advocate to government for sector-wide changes and improvements, to inform our members about issues that impact them, and to provide resources and services that assist them to deliver sustainable high quality support services for people with disability.

NDS employees have the passion to make a difference, are driven to deliver the highest quality support and services to our members, and thrive in an environment of positive change and continuous improvement.  If this sounds like you, check out this opportunity below!  Or, to find out more about NDS, please visit our website.

About the Role:  

  • Full-time, 38 hours, 5 days per week  
  • Fixed-term contract until 31 December 2022, with a possibility of an extension, but with no guarantee

The Project Coordinator is responsible for coordination and successful delivery of activities within funded projects. This is across all projects in Tasmania. The Project Coordinator will also contribute to government submission including assisting with consultations with stakeholders.

It is expected that the position holder is aligned to, and demonstrates NDS’s values of respect, teamwork and collaboration, leadership, innovation,  accountability and integrity at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

Project Coordination:

  • Co-ordinate activities within funded projects in Tasmania, including administration of reporting obligations

Project Communications:

  • Regularly engage with stakeholders and prepare an array of communications collaterals as necessary to support existing projects.
  • Respond to enquiries and initiate high quality support to disability service organisations, providing information, advice and support.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required by manager supervisor from time to time. 

 Desired Skills and Experience

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated project management and administrative skills and proven capability to support multi-faceted projects delivered on time and on budget.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and maintain networks with a range of stakeholders and publicly present on workforce opportunities.
  • Is resilient and adaptable to change course of action as needed.
  • Proactive and positive attitude.
  • Understanding of disability workforce challenges advantageous.
  • Experience in administration or project assistance roles highly desirable

What We Offer:

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Rewards & Discounts program
  • Learning and development opportunities

To Apply: 

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join NDS.

NDS will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via recruitment@nds.org.au or 02 9256 3141 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).

Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your Skills & Experience in the areas listed above by clicking on the Apply Now button.  

For further information please contact recruitment@nds.org.au, using the subject line: Project Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs

Please do not send your application to his email address, as it's for enquiries only. 

The successful applicant must be prepared to undertake a pre-employment police check. In addition, due to the inherent work, health and safety considerations and legislative requirements of this role, they must also be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e. double dosed plus recommended booster doses) prior to commencing any work, unless medically exempt. In addition, the individual must have a Working with Vulnerable People Check. 

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  No agencies please. 

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