The Benevolent Society provides a range of community based support services for children, families, people with a disability and older Australians. We are a non-religious, not for profit organisation at the forefront of societal change for over 200 years.
A great opportunity if
- You want to be a part of a successful organisation with an ambitious growth agenda
- You have the ability to build relationships and collaborate across the organisation and with partners to deliver high quality bids
- You can support the design and growth of service models that make a real impact to our clients and communities
- You are a great bid writer and love working in a fast paced environment and to a deadline
Your new Role
The purpose of this position is to support the delivery of high quality government tender and philanthropic grant submissions, by identifying opportunities, sourcing information and data to support the bid process, and creating high quality submissions, to deliver revenue growth in line with the Growth Strategy.
Key Accountabilities include
- Support bid activity in line with the Bid Governance Framework.
- Coordinate an opportunity pipeline of government tenders and grants, making recommendations to the Business Development and Partnerships Manager on appropriate opportunities.
- Support development of bid strategies that are responsive to funder requirements, market conditions; and organisational strategy and capabilities, with the support of the Business Development and Partnerships Manager
- Work collaboratively with identified operational leads to develop responsive service models and gather inputs into bid strategy and submissions.
- Develop and manage an opportunity pipeline of government tenders and grants, including identifying win rates and revenue goals.
- Critically assess all available opportunities against established criteria and make recommendations on the opportunities to be pursued and appropriate resourcing for endorsement by the Executive Leadership Team.
- Develop bid strategies that are responsive to funder requirements, market conditions; and organisational strategy and capabilities.
What you need to succeed
- 3+ years in writing of tenders or related documents
- Strategic thinking skills with the ability to quickly evaluate opportunities, proactively manage risks and take advantage of opportunities.
- Demonstrated success in tender submissions within the community services sector.
- 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.
- Project management experience or exposure.
Interested? Apply below to-day
For a confidential discussion about this opportunity we would encourage you to contact Anna Robinson via email on firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis.
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.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).