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  • Join a values-based organization empowering the lives of women, children & families
  • Full time, Maximum Term, Until 30th October 2023
  • Hybrid work from, WFH & GS Office La Trobe St. Melbourne, VIC
  • SCHCADS Level 8 $113,839.19 per annum plus super and salary packaging


The Corporate Referral & Financial Hardship portfolio provides predominately phone-based services with a national footprint but also includes some specific state-based program.  Programs include those supporting people experiencing financial hardship with other complex needs (e.g., family Violence, Risk of Homelessness, mental illness) to access to short term case coordination, access to No Interest loans, financial educations, and financial counselling as well as programs to support with energy affordability.

The Project Officer will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating current and future projects, and related emerging priorities within the Corporate Referral & Financial Hardship portfolio. Reporting to the National Manager Corporate Referral and Financial Hardship, the Projects Officer will develop, implement, and review innovative concepts and projects that enhance the Corporate Referral & Financial Hardship portfolio, its service offerings and the outcomes achieved for clients and funders.  The scope of projects to be led by this important role are exciting and wide-ranging. The role is required to work flexibly and in an adaptive way with an ability to respond to and prioritize competing demands.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be considered as they are received. Submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV through SEEK


  • In consultation with others, design, develop, plan, and prioritize projects; including developing clear project plans that articulate a role for each member of the project team.
  • Use relationships and influence to collaboratively drive projects with subject matter experts across the organization, and where required, with external consultants or contractors
  • Lead the project team through demonstration and foster open communication and collaboration.
  • Supervise and coach project team members throughout projects.
  • Ensure all projects are informed by client voice with a focus on achieving client participation
  • Develop and maintain collaborative internal and external stakeholder relationships

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Social Work/Psychology/equivalent
  • PRINCE2 and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience within a not-for-profit organization is desirable
  • A satisfactory National Police Check
  • A satisfactory International Police Check (if you have resided outside of Australia within the last 5 years)
  • A current Employee Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) or state equivalent

Position Description


Why Good Shepherd?

Salary Packaging

Development & Learning Opportunities

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Study Leave

Long Service Leave

Flexible Working Arrangements

We encourage all candidates to review the hyperlinked position description before submitting an application.

To apply please submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV through the portal, the hyperlink is displayed for each individual role.

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Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.