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Tenders and Contracts Coordinator

Tenders and Contracts Coordinator

Working across Skylight metropolitan locations

Salary range $70,000 - $90,000

Skylight Mental Health delivers a range of recovery-oriented community mental health services by working alongside people experiencing mental illness, family and friends who care for them, and the broader South Australian community.

Skylight supports staff wellbeing and job satisfaction through fantastic work-life balance, FTE flexibility, and hybrid work from office / work from home options.

The Tenders and Contracts Coordinator position will give you the opportunity to lead exciting and complex funding applications, which will change the lives of hundreds of people living with mental health challenges. You will have the responsibility for the organisation’s grant and tender writing process, collaborating with staff at all levels, including the CEO, Executive and Service Delivery Team. As part of this process, you will seek new funding opportunities, analyse for strategic alignment and present summary Go-No Go briefings to the Management Team. In addition, you will be involved in improving processes to ensure end-to-end management of tenders and success of grant applications.

Furthermore, you will lead Skylight’s contract reporting function, in collaboration with Service Area Leads. This includes liaising with key internal and external stakeholders.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A tertiary or post graduate qualification in a relevant field (e.g. Business, Communications).
  • Demonstrated successful, best practice grant / tender / bid writing experience is essential.
  • Exceptional communication skills, particularly written communication.
  • High capability in working independently and ability to manage own workload.
  • Ability to provide high-level advice and guidance on organisational funding and compliance.
  • Ability to compile and produce professional reports, papers and management information.
  • Experience working with budgets will be valued.
  • Proven experience in comprehending and responding to contract compliance requirements.
  • Highly developed ability to be flexible and adaptive.
  • Understanding of the not-for-profit sector is highly desirable.
  • To have or need to obtain DHS Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Check

To be considered for this position, please submit a response (limited to two pages) addressing the Selection Criteria, highlighting your expertise and experience, together with your resume.

Skylight Mental Health is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce including people from all genders, ages, abilities, sexualities, cultures, bodies and backgrounds. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people and people with mental health lived experience.

To view the job description please click here

Applications to be sent to recruitment@skylight.org.au by 5pm Friday 15th October 2021.

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