Project Coordinator - Home Ownership

Posted 25 June 2024
Salary$65 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineProgramCommunity Welfare

Job description

  • Parramatta CBD – Hybrid flexibility
  • Immediate start 6 month-contract, possible further extension
  • $520 per day + super
Our client is a statutory body established under the Aboriginal Housing Act 1998 (NSW) to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have access to affordable, quality housing.

The Role:

The Project Coordinator will provide a regional lead in promoting and coordinating home ownership opportunities with Aboriginal people seeking to enter home ownership. The role undertakes and leads the engagement activities across a large regional footprint, to raise awareness of Home Ownership Opportunities for Aboriginal people.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Be responsible for the design and delivery of a 12-month calendar of events across the region to ensure the organisation reaches its target of 80 Home Ownership opportunities each financial year.
  • Be innovative in the delivery of engagement activity with all stakeholders, including the use of technology where appropriate and provide support to Aboriginal home buyers with signposting and education.
  • Administer the Home Buyer Saver grants program, requiring high levels of probity.
  • Provide accurate and up to date data and analysis on the delivery of the Home Ownership Program including establishing and maintaining core internal and external data sets to meet the analysis and reporting needs of the organisation.
  • Prepare a range of project-related documents for key stakeholders as required, including status updates, reports, budgets and discussion papers to manage the flow of information.
  • Lead specific projects as directed by Program Manager; Home Ownership, to support the broader program.
  • As directed, work with community partners to deliver on shared outcomes in line with Closing the Gap.
  • Seek out and actively manage key internal and external stakeholder relationships based on open and regular discussions and feedback, to ensure effective interface between program development, planning, service design and policy implementation.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • High quality delivery, across a large geographical footprint with diverse communities, in an environment characterised by conflicting priorities and multiple stakeholders.
  • Identifying emerging issues and suggesting potential improvements to business processes and workflows in consultation with external and internal stakeholders in an environment of ongoing change.
  • Maintain an understanding of the housing market in the region, including horizon scanning for risks, issues and opportunities related to the Home Ownership Program.
  • Determines own actions undertaken, within government and legislative policies, and for ensuring quality control in the implementation of own workload.
  • Ensures recommendations are based on sound evidence, but at times may be required to use their
    judgment under pressure or in the absence of complete information or as a source of expert advice to internal stakeholders across the Department as well as externally to Ministerial level.
Essential requirements:
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline and/or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience with demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Aboriginal identified positions are developed where Aboriginal identity, cultural knowledge or connections are a genuine aspect of the role. Positions are specifically noted under the provisions of the NSW Anti-discrimination Act (1977) for Aboriginal people who meet the following criteria:
    • is of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, and
    • identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, and
    • is accepted as a such by the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community
To Apply:

To be eligible it is essential that applicants hold full working rights and have the ability to obtain and maintain a national police check and WWCC.

If you are interested in this role, please do APPLY NOW with your resume and expression of interest in MS Word format or call Karen on 02 9200 3677 for more information.

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