- Full time position based in Glebe.
- $105k - $122k TRP
- Flexible Friendly organisation, hybrid work options available
The Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: children, young people, and their families; First Nations Australians; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way. We use our practice wisdom to mobilise social movements that advocate for anyone in need and create social change.
The purpose of this position is to support the delivery of high-quality government tender and philanthropic grant submissions, by identifying business growth opportunities aligned with the Strategic Plan and coordinating the development of tender responses from end to end, to deliver revenue growth in line with the Growth Strategy. The Impact and Engagement Team is a small and dynamic team based in the TBS national office in Glebe.
- Coordinate an opportunity pipeline of tenders and grants, making recommendations to the Business Development and Partnerships Manager on appropriate opportunities.
- Coordinate and deliver activities in support of the development of high-quality tender and grant responses in line with the TBS Tender Procedure and Small Grants Procedure.
- Support the development of bid strategies that are responsive to funder requirements, market conditions, and organisational strategy and capabilities,
- Work collaboratively with identified finance and business leads to support the development of financial modelling and contracts and support the identification of financial and commercial risks.
- Source relevant materials to support tender and grant development; coordinate information gathering across all relevant corporate and operational portfolios. Where indicated, coordinate information gathering from partner organisations.
- Maintain records of tender submission, win and loss rate and feedback from tendering organisations.
- Develop a deep understanding of The Benevolent Society’s services, operating environment, stakeholders and partners by proactively engaging with stakeholders both inside and outside TBS to inform growth opportunities and tender and grant submissions.
We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:
- Salary Benefits - You can package up to $15,900 pa of your pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!
- Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.
- Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including part-time hours, hybrid home/office work arrangements, and 1 accrued day off a month for full-time employees.
- Recognition and Reward – Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years
- Wellness - Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave.
- Professional development – We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfilment, and growth
Skills and Experience
We want you to be successful in your new role! This means you’ll have tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and:
- 4+ years in writing tenders, grants or equivalent experience in professional writing
- Understanding of the community services sector and funding arrangements
- Awareness of government and other funder tender processes and decision-making criteria and approaches and the ability to apply this to develop responsive bid strategies and high-quality tender submissions
- Excellent influencing and collaboration skills
- High attention to detail
To apply please submit your current CV along with Cover Letter (maximum 2 pages) discussing your reasons for applying and suitability for the role.
Have any questions? Contact Rowan on 0421 860 101 for a friendly conversation.
The Benevolent Society respects and promotes human rights and diversity and is committed to building an inclusive culture. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members. We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability, please get in contact to let us know how we can accommodate your needs. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.