Overview

Apply your project management skills to launch our digital platform
Join our values-driven team to address education disadvantage
Melbourne based | Part-time: 3 days a week | Maximum-Term

Who we are
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a social purpose organisation that works with partners to improve the lives of people in need in Australia by helping businesses, governments and philanthropists to be more effective funders and social purpose organisations to be more effective at delivering services.
The Bright Spots School Connection (The Connection) team provides support to develop projects and actions that respond to the issues of education disadvantage in Australia’s most challenged school communities.

The position
We have an exciting part-time opportunity (3 days per week) on offer to join The Connection team on a maximum-term basis until Dec 2022, with possibility of extension (funding dependent). The Digital Product Manager (Education) designs, implements and maintains The Connection’s new digital educational collaboration platform that will provide access to resources and acts as a promotion tool for school leaders and key education stakeholders in major cities and regional, rural or remote communities. Reporting to the Associate Director, the role will lead the implementation and development of the platform whilst working alongside knowledgeable internal and external stakeholders who provide technical and content support. The role also requires proactive leadership in identifying opportunities for further enhancements to the platform.

Who you are
We are seeking a highly collaborative and pro-active individual who can work alongside experienced internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate has a customer-centric mindset coupled with excellent project management skills to lead, develop, and support the implementation of our digital collaboration platform. Experience within the social sector or government relevant to the education practice is desirable. If you have the knowledge and experience we are looking for and are excited to join our team, please submit your CV (max 3 pages) and a statement (max 2 pages) addressing the position requirements by midnight AEST Wednesday 24 February 2021.

SVA values diversity and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of colour. We value people of all abilities and diversity of culture, faith, gender identity and sexual orientation. We welcome unique contributions and perspectives of all people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we work with and live in.

To find out more about SVA and view the position description please go to https://www.socialventures.com.au/careers

Short-listed candidates will be invited to a first-stage interview in the week commencing 1 March 2021.

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