Friday, 16 October 2015

Wesley Mission Brisbane,Grants Officer Jobs in Australia

Corporate Office
Permanent Part Time

Wesley Mission Brisbane (WMB) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 50 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year.  We are an activity of the Uniting Church in Australia and have proudly provided aged care and community services for over 100 years. Through our compassion and commitment to justice a
nd social inclusion we strive to empower the people we work with.  To learn more about our dynamic organisation, please see &

The Fundraising Team is responsible for generating essential funds for WMB’s programs and services. Grants from private, corporate and government organisations are part of WMB’s fundraising activities. A new Grants Officer position has been created due to growth in the Fundraising Team. The Grants Officer will work with a range of internal and external stakeholders to secure funding.

This role will suit someone with excellent communication skills who is experienced in writing grant or tender applications. Your time management skills and attention to detail will ensure quality applications and acquittal reports are submitted on time to a range of funding private, corporate and government funding organisations. Your experience of working to deadlines will be an advantage, as will previous experience working in a large complex organisation, ideally in the not for profit or government sectors.

In this role you will:
  • Maintain the Grants Wish List in line with WMB requirements and ensure its ongoing relevance through monthly updates to the Grants and Tender Advisor
  • Provide administrative support to the Grants Committee
  • Maintain a schedule of grants and planned applications through regular review of government and non-government grant information sources and keep the schedule updated with all grant activity
  • Manage grant applications in line with current project plans, processes and policies developed by the Grants and Tender Advisor relating to the management of grant applications.
  • Submit grant applications and engage with funders to establish positive relationships, profile WMB and its strategic objectives and to ensure best practice funder stewardship
  • Liaise with key WMB stakeholders to ensure that only the highest quality grant applications are prepared, in accordance with the relevant frameworks, funder guidelines, WMB plans and best practice
  • Work with WMB stakeholders to ensure successful grant applications are recorded in WMB systems and to monitor the progress of grant funded projects
  • Prepare timely and thorough grant acquittal reports to meet funders’ requirements

Applicants must address the 'Key capabilities, Knowledge and Requirements' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and submit their applications online at by 4pm, Monday 2 November 2015.

Wesley Mission Brisbane's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMB Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please clickhereSalary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

Enquiries: Clare Everson
Ph: 0732614357
Applications Close: 02/11/2015

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