- Job posted on: 16th Jul 2021
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Sell a 'product' you're passionate about! Our Australian services are growing, and we're looking for a talented, collaborative bid specialist to manage and craft winning tenders and funding proposals to help us sustain our impact and take us to the next level. This national role is critical to achieving our ambition of changing the story for Australian children and families, living in the most complex circumstances and hardest to reach places across the country.
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've been working in Australia for over 70 years, delivering game-changing services for our most vulnerable children and families - from early learning in Collingwood to family support in remote Queensland.
In this full-time permanent role, you'll help us sustain and increase our income, impact and influence in Australia, delivering more game-changing support for children and young people in our own backyard. Based in any capital city (or otherwise by negotiation), you'll be a senior member of our national team, reporting to our Head of Strategy and Growth.
You will make an impact by:
You're an outstanding communicator, with runs on the board in creating winning funding proposals in the children and family sector, and a gift for distilling complex technical information into concise, compelling messages that cut through and inspire your audience. You have an agile, entrepreneurial outlook, and you build relationships easily with both internal and external stakeholders. You're a results-focused self-starter, energised by ambitious targets and excited by the impact you can make.
This role requires:
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:
For more information regarding our employee benefits, please follow this link.
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the Apply Now button.
Position Description - Bid Specialist
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 strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants 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 request 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.