Save The Children Australia
Make a career out of changing children’s lives Tracking Code 3320-689 Job Description Are you committed to achieving impact for the world’s most vulnerable children through strategy and innovation? Save the Children Australia, already known for our disruptive leadership in the not-for-profit sector, is embarking on an ambitious innovation strategy with a key focus on technology and business model transformation. Are you comfortable working across domains from start-up to a global organisation? If you answered yes to these questions, we need your help to grow our impact and change the lives of millions of children in need.Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit. 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 run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there’s a disaster like an earthquake, drought or conflict – we are there on the ground.Where you come in:In this full-time fixed term position (12 months), based in Carlton (but with flexible working options), you’ll work as a ‘servant leader’ to Save the Children’s key stakeholders supporting the development and delivery of innovation and strategy across our group of entities. 50% of your role will be devoted to supporting four exciting innovations to be developed in the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. You’ll be part of our Strategy and Transformation team and report to our Director of Strategy and Transformation.You will make an impact by: Supporting and coaching teams to identify and test hypothesis, prioritise activities, and evaluate key decisionsOverseeing the development and delivery of the organisation’s 2022-24 Strategy, including undertaking periodic reviews and reporting on progress to the Executive and BoardBuilding financial models for early stage entitiesEnsuring timely, successful market realisation of innovation initiativesBuilding and growing innovation capabilities across the organisationDoes this sound like you?You have experience in strategic planning and can quickly adapt to new situations. You’re a strong coach who supports organisational leaders to questions the status quo. You have an entrepreneurial nature with an insatiable curiosity and hunger to learn, and enjoy navigating complexity and taking a problem-solving approach grounded in analytics and empathy. You’re focused on outcomes and passionate about delivering impact and change for children through innovation.This role requires: Demonstrated strategic and operational planning skillsDemonstrated experience in hypothesis testingProven experience in change management and high levels of personal resilienceStrong entrepreneurial spirit – driven to get things done, being analytical without being overanalyticalAn insatiable curiosity and hunger to learn Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.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:Internal employment and development opportunitiesFriendly and flexible work environmentChild and pet friendly working environmentCompetitive salary + superFull salary packaging benefitsAdditional annual leave options availableFor more information regarding our employee benefits, please follow this link .Sound interesting?We’d love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the ‘Apply’ section below.Applications close Friday 30 July 2021.Position Description – Strategy and Innovation Program Manager For more information about this position, please contact Armando Munoz at ****** part of the selection process, you may be required to undergo a psychometric assessment to help us determine your suitability for the role.At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society – in 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 encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds 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 . Job Location Carlton, Victoria, Australia Stay up to date on how Save the Children is creating a world where every child has a safe and happy childhood