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GRANTS COORDINATOR

Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs. Brisbane - Northern Suburbs

GRANTS COORDINATOR

  • 494460
  • Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs
  • Brisbane - Northern Suburbs
  • Property and Facilities
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Closing on: Feb 21 2023
  • Permanent, Full-time position!
  • 2 Days per week WFH, a monthly ADO and flexible start/finish times on offer!
  • Attractive salary of $71,750 - $85,864 + Super per annum.

Where Every Child Flourishes

We are Queensland’s biggest childcare and kindergarten provider with nearly 350 early learning services located across our sunny state. Our team are driven to support C&K’s mission of nurturing and inspiring children to succeed and is passionate about our culture of collaboration, inclusivity, and dedication to the growth of all our people, little or otherwise!

We are looking for an experienced Grants Coordinator for our C&K central office to coordinate the application and processing of various grants and other funding opportunities that are identified and available to C&K.

Joining us will bring you:

  • Unrivalled Support: Join a welcoming and collaborative team committed to providing you with all the training, learning and support you need.
  • Reward: Access a diverse package of benefits including comprehensive salary sacrificing, a variety of available programs like our EAP alongside coverage for any pre-employment checks such as your Police Check and Blue Card.
  • Flexibility – We are excited to offer 2 days’ work from home per week and flexible start and finish times!

Day to day, you will be accountable for

Project Planning and Implementation:

  • Investigate and procure both existing and possible future grant and/or funding agreements to maximise opportunities for C&K service improvements.
  • Proactively investigate and procure funding opportunities to support the provision of goods and services to C&K including (but not limited to) professional development, education, sustainability, innovation, etc
  • Gather expressions of interest for future projects from C&K centre Directors and Central business units and align with an appropriate grant.
  • Maintain a register of all grant and funding applications showing value and status.
  • Check the status of completed work and equipment orders to determine approval of the payment of invoices
  • Work with the Facilities Manager to ensure projects have followed the required processes and internal approvals.
  • Process grant applications from initial applications through completion and acquittal in a timely manner.

Reporting:

  • Prepare and distribute monthly reports to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Prepare the necessary documentation and reports for the acquittal of grants or funding deed agreements.
  • Ensure that works are completed within the allocated and approved funding amounts and time constraints and acquittal reports are prepared and submitted per the funding guidelines.

Internal & External Team Coordination:

  • Ensure Early Child Education Managers (ECEMs) and where required, Regional Managers (RM’s), are kept fully informed of grant applications, progress, and outcomes.
  • Encourage all C&K branch services and Central business units to participate in grant funding opportunities.
  • Liaise with contractors and suppliers to procure quotes during applications and then the subsequent firming of quotes for the placement of orders for successful grants.
  • Work with the Facilities Coordinator through the planning, implementation, and completion of projects.
  • Work with other members of the Facilities Team to prioritise required works or projects at centres and share these priorities with centre Directors for agreement.

Your expertise

  • Experience in researching and identifying grant opportunities, with a proven track record of collating, completing and submitting grant applications.
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with contractors and suppliers to procure quotes during applications and then the subsequent firming of quotes for the placement of orders for successful grants.
  • An ability to prepare the necessary documentation and reports for the acquittal of grants including the checking and payment of invoices.
  • Experience in dealing with internal stakeholders to align grant opportunities with organisation priorities.
  • Effective communication (written and verbal) and the ability to build productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • A high level of initiative, the ability to multi-task and effective organisational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness with attention to detail in all work undertaken.

Please note that the responsibilities outlined in this position description are not exhaustive, and only an indication of the work of the role.  C&K can direct you to carry out duties that it considers are within your level of skill, competence, and training.

Joining our Family

We are open to both experienced professionals alongside fresher faces to the industry willing to learn and join a purpose-led organisation. All we ask is you bring your passion for delivering amazing talent outcomes and a drive to continually ask ‘how can we make our team the best it can be?’

You will need to hold or be willing to obtain.

  • Paid Blue Card or willing to obtain one 
  • A Police Check current within 3 months or willing to obtain one (we will cover the cost of both)
  • Travel, as necessary
  • Any relevant HR, Marketing & Communications or Business qualifications will be highly regarded, though not essential.

If you are excited to join the C&K family, Apply Now!

C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.  

All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which include a police check. Also, all C&K employees will need to have obtained their 1st and 2nd vaccinations for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

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