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IRCF Manager South Coast

November 05th, 2021

Position Description

Do you have outstanding management and evaluation skills, a keen eye for detail and thrive in enabling community-led change, deliver to the highest standard from the grassroots to Board level, and get how remote, rural, and regional communities work?

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) has a vacancy in our People grant-making portfolio and is seeking an experienced manager with exceptional skills in program management, development, implementation and evaluation, and relationship and stakeholder management. If this sounds like you and you’d like to align your skills and experience with good purpose in a talented team and organisation committed to the vitality of remote, rural, and regional Australian communities, then this role with FRRR might be for you.

The responsibilities for this management role are to deliver the IRCF grant and capability support program in the NSW South Coast and build, develop and maintain strong relationships with community individuals, groups and networks, peak bodies, Local Government and Government Agency personnel.

About the role 

The key duties include:

  • Continue to curate, refine and build the practice of the Investing in Rural Community Futures program methodology whilst delivering it to an exemplary standard.
  • Establish, nurture and steward effective and high trust grantee and partnering community relationships and networks in pursuit of the above.
  • Actively stay abreast of regional development and non-profit organisation development issues, trends and opportunities of relevance to the program community sites, drawing on existing and building new networks and linkages to enhance strategic opportunities and program outcomes.
  • Engage and deploy community facilitators to work with the program community sites on the capabilities and capacities identified as being required to progress and sustain priorities.
  • Compile the papers and support to the IRCF Reference Panel this will include providing plans, reports, program and grants analysis, engagement opportunities and attending the meetings of this group.
  • Manage the program budget including grant funds, community facilitation costs, and operational costs,
  • Manage the IRCF program evaluation partner to monitor and evaluate the grants and overall program outcomes and with the FRRR Communications
  • Consultant to appropriately disseminate insights and learnings; and
  • Work with the Peoples Portfolio Lead & CEO to attract further philanthropic partners to expand the program.

Proactively work as part of the team, contributing to continuous improvement, practice development, and role-modelling organisation values.

This 0.8 FTE role is located in South Coast NSW but applications from further afield will be considered. Flexible work arrangements exist. FRRR is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with diverse cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities.

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Position Description, providing examples of relevant work experience and/or skills alignment. Any application that does not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered. Applications with a covering letter, CV and key selection criteria will be accepted until 4.00pm 19th November 2021 to email with subject line: IRCF Manager South Coast Role

How to apply

A position description can be downloaded here.
Interviews will be held late November/early December 2021
Enquiries can be made to using the subject line: IRCF Manager South Coast enquiry

Applications close 4pm AEDT 19 November 2021.

South Coast NSW

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal