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Senior Community Grants and Partnerships Officer

Moreton Bay Regional Council

Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/07/2018

Job Category:

Local Government & Community / Economic & Community Development

Job description:
Qld Local Government Industry Award - Level 14 $77,347 pa Strathpine

Please note: appointment will be for up to 3 years.

Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.

Your responsibilities will include

Leading the administration and ongoing development of Council’s community grants and donation programs, including:

  • Community Grants Program;
  • Regional Arts Development Fund;
  • Community Support Fund;
  • Donations In-lieu of Rates Program; and
  • Annual Celebrations Fund.

You will facilitate and manage community partnerships and out-going sponsorship arrangements, identify external grant funding opportunities, and provide leadership whilst encouraging teamwork, innovation and excellence.

To be successful in this role you must possess

A relevant degree qualification and experience in a similar role relating to the administration of grant funding opportunities. You will have the demonstrated ability to effectively lead and supervise a work team to achieve operational outcomes, and exceptional interpersonal, communication and financial management skills to effectively liaise with various stakeholders and manage contractual compliance matters.

Benefits of Working for Local Government

Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Role Description

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Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Customer Service Team, telephone (07) 3205 0555.