Careers at the Brotherhood

Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development

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Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Community Development

We’re looking for a professional Head of Strategic Partnership and Business Development with relevant experience who wants to join our team of 1500 employees and 1000 volunteers to make a difference on a permanent basis, working full time in Melbourne.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For over 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - 
a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.

 

THE ROLE

The Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development is responsible for building BSL’s capacity to innovate and pursue opportunities in line with our mission.

  • Building income streams that are independent of service delivery commitments, including fundraising
  • Developing & deepening long-term partnerships that will support BSL’s work in policy development, research and advocacy
  • Coordinating and supporting grant applications (private and government) across the life-cycle from opportunity identification, through to submission and handover

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for someone who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience in strategic stakeholder engagement and business development or similar role within the not-for-profit or government sector.
  • Demonstrated understanding of “for purpose sector” business models, philanthropy, and government funded service provision.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with organisational strategic development, planning, continuous improvement, evaluation and monitoring.
  • Customer service focused
  • Highly-developed administration, computer skills and competency in Microsoft Program

 

BENEFITS

  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay - up to $18,550 can be packaged every year (details via AccessPay)!
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

CULTURE

BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.

 

If this looks like a role that’s right for you, Click APPLY NOW
If you have any questions about the role, or want more clarification, please contact Lucia Boxelaar at lucia.boxelaar@bsl.org.au for a confidential discussion.

To view the Position Description to address the Key Selection Criteria, please click here.

Applications close: Sunday, 12 February 2023 at 11.55pm.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence adheres to Government mandates in relation to COVID-19.

 

We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

BSL is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo relevant pre- employment checks for their role, including a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check (where necessary), and sign our Child & Adult Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

Position Description

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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