Manager Grants Development & Lead Grants Development and Partnerships (2 permanent roles available)

Tuesday, 14 Mar 2023

2x Permanent Full-Time Lead Grants Development and Partnerships Positions

1x Fixed-Term Full-Time (until 30 November 2023 with possibility of extension and/or permanency) Manager Grants Development Position

Other Conditions

Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents only

About Lotterywest

Lotterywest is the only State Government owned and operated lottery in Australia, where all the available profit is returned to Western Australians through community and statutory grants. Lotterywest has supported the Western Australian community for over 80 years. Its vision is to ‘build a better Western Australia together.’

Lotterywest is the employing agency for Healthway, which is the only State Government agency dedicated to health promotion. For over 30 years Healthway has been providing grant funding to sport, arts and racing organisations, community activities, and to health promotion projects and research. Healthway’s vision is for a ‘healthy and more active Western Australia.’

Substantive Equality Statement

Lotterywest and Healthway are an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, including Indigenous Australians, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, youth, and people with a disability. If you’re an applicant with a disability please click the attachment below to read about requesting adjustments.

What we Offer

By joining the team at Lotterywest, you’ll experience the satisfaction that comes with being part of an organisation that is helping meet community needs and turns dreams into reality.
You’ll have access to several employee benefits including:

  • A flexible work environment with the ability to purchase leave and negotiate flexible working hours.
  • A commitment to employee learning and development in relation to your role and responsibilities.
  • A friendly working environment with a variety of wellness and social activities on offer.

Lotterywests Head Office is in Subiaco. Our office has excellent access to public transport, a range of public parking options and end-of-journey facilities for staff choosing to cycle, run or walk to work.

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Job Profiles

Three full time,  Level 6 roles are available in the Grants and Community Development Unit. The Unit is responsible for providing effective, equitable and responsible grant making that responds flexibly to community needs. Every year we distribute over $100 million in impactful community grants.  This ranges from small scale grants to support the aspirations of volunteer community organisations through to multi-million-dollar investments tackling complex community challenges and supporting systemic change. 

A Community Investment Framework guides our grant-making priorities: inclusive thriving community, connected cultural experiences, protected sustainable ecosystems, a smart innovative society, and active healthy people.  

Manager Grants Development

1x Fixed-Term Full-Time (until 30 November 2023 with possibility of extension and/or permanency)

Reporting to the Senior Manager Grants Development, this role contributes to the leadership of the Grants Development team. This role is responsible for managing a small team of Grant Development Officers and overseeing relationship development, stakeholder management and grant assessment for its assigned regions and sectors.   

To thrive in this role, you’ll have experience in leading, coaching and developing teams and will be comfortable building and maintaining strong community and stakeholder relationships. You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and get satisfaction from guiding and evaluating community-led grant proposals including applying your knowledge of community development principles to support great outcomes.  

Lead Grants Development and Partnerships

2x Permanent Full-Time

Reporting to the Director Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships, these newly created roles provide a unique opportunity to strengthen Lotterywest’s pro-active granting approach. This includes building and delivering partnership approaches with other funders (cross government, philanthropy and corporate) and working to develop and assess targeted and high impact grant proposals aligned to Lotterywest’s Community Investment Framework or focus areas.  

To thrive in this role, you’ll be someone with a sound understanding of social impact methodology, skilled in balancing strategy and pragmatism, and comfortable working with diverse stakeholders to help ‘connect the dots’ and facilitate outcomes.  An awareness of the interests and wellbeing of Aboriginal people and demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal communities/organisations will be highly regarded.  

Please note that all roles involve some regional travel, after hours work and representation at functions and events. 

Want to know more?

For full details of the role and what we are looking for you are encouraged to read the attached job description. Please refer to the job pack for instructions on how to apply.

Suitable applicants may be considered for future similar employment opportunities during the next twelve (12) months at Lotterywest.

For Further Job Related Information

Enquiries about the roles can be directed as follows:  

Manager Grants Development – please call Lee Grmas on 0420 964 407. 

Lead Grants Development and Partnerships – please call Angela Vurens van Es on 0414 124 611. 

Join Lotterywest 

Applicants are required to apply online and need to submit the following documents in Word or PDF format only:

  1. A current resume/CV
  2. A cover letter of no more than three (3) pages addressing all general essential criteria and relevant role specific criteria as detailed below:

General Essential Criteria 

  • Demonstrated experience in contemporary grant making and community development and to lead a proactive, flexible approach to supporting community needs. 
  • Excellent writing skills with demonstrated experience in preparing recommendations, agreements, reports and Ministerial briefings. 
  • Experience in leading, collaborating and facilitating partnerships and project management. 
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability in providing excellent and timely customer advice and service 

Additional role specific Essential Criteria

To apply for the Manager Grants Development please address:

  • Demonstrated experience in leading, coaching and developing teams;  

To apply for the Lead Grants Development and Partnerships please address

  • Demonstrated experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; 

If you’re applying for both positions, please address all general and role specific criteria in your application

To submit your application, please click on the Apply for the job button.

Our People and Culture team are happy to help if you need assistance on (08) 9488 6228

Unfortunately, we can’t accept late applications so please allow yourself enough time to complete your application before the due date and time.

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