Social Impact Lead (Grants)

Monday, 13 Mar 2023

1x Full Time Permanent Opportunity

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 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 which is supported by our Strategic Workforce Plan. 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 Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager Grants Social Impact this role is part of a dynamic team of social impact and evaluation practitioners.  As part of our broader Community Impact and Analysis team, you will be responsible for designing impact approaches and collecting and analysing evidence of outcomes and impact of a wide variety of community grants across areas such as community events, cultural recognition, truth telling and Aboriginal-led community development, conservation and innovation.

We are looking to welcome a new team member that shares our passion for purpose, building evidence of impact, collaborative work, complexity and continuous improvement. We offer a friendly, supportive team environment with flexible work options and opportunities for career development. This role contributes to the Social Impact Team through the following key areas of focus:

  • Social impact design – design of outcomes, theory of change and program logic.
  • Measurement, research and evaluation – build the evidence-base of grant outcomes and impact using a variety of social research, measurement and impact assessment methods.
  • Communicate insights – research, identify and clearly communicate trends and key findings to build understanding and awareness of our grant impact across the organisation.
  • Productive relationships – build strong relationships with others, including internal and external stakeholders, to achieve impactful grant making.

Selection Criteria

  1. Sound knowledge and experience in outcomes evaluation and impact measurement.
  2. Demonstrated experience in social research, social sciences, social impact assessment or community engagement.
  3. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including: verbal and written communications skills; the ability to convey information and ideas to individuals and groups; make presentations when required; and the ability to articulate and deliver both general and technical information at a community level
  4. Demonstrated experience in working adaptively to achieve results, including the ability to multi-task successfully, identify issues and opportunities, provide timely advice, and develop appropriate and innovative solutions
  5. Experience in working both independently and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders and teams, recognising contributions of others and incorporating diverse views into assigned projects.

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 role can be directed to Michael Bosley-Smith, Senior Manager Grants Social Impact on 0473 668 111. 

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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 selection criteria noted in the role statement.

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

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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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