Strategic Grants Specialist

Strategic Grants Specialist

Job Title: Strategic Grants Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gladstone, Queensland
Salary: competitive
Reference: BBBH424_1531110643
Contact Name: Kelly-Ann Lynch
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 09, 2018 16:30

Job Description

Gladstone Regional Council has an immediate position available for a Strategic Grants Specialist. This is a newly created role which will oversee and centralize the Grants process within all areas of the organisation.

You will use your relationship building skills to influence and proactively engage with a variety of funding groups and assist Council in developing their funding proposals. Strong governance experience is required as you will be required to build robust reports detailing progress of your proposals.

Other key operational responsibilities:

  • Research available grants and provide internal advice in relation to future opportunities and trends to maximise opportunities to source external revenue for priority projects.
  • Collaborate with Council business units on grant research, determination of asset needs, proposal development to identify and design innovative fundable projects that fit Council's strategies and corporate plans.
  • Proactively work within Council's strategy team to develop an annual funding strategy making use of available grants, philanthropic trusts, sponsorships and other sources of funds.
  • Identify, prioritise and match existing Council projects with potential funding opportunities.

You will thrive in a fast-paced environment where your innovation and foresight will be rewarded.

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. The Council delivers essential services to the community and promotes sustainable growth of the region, with a strong focus on creating a safe, inclusive and efficient workforce and providing opportunity for personal growth and career development for its 650-plus employees.

Gladstone Regional Council is looking for enthusiastic, forward-thinking achievers whose talents and expertise will help direct Council and the Region's community into a new and exciting future.

Council offers its employees great incentives including flexible superannuation options (up to 12% for eligible employees), salary packaging options, learning and development programs and health and wellbeing services.

You must be an Australian Citizen or hold the appropriate visa to work in Australia to apply for this role. You will be required to complete a Criminal History Check if you are successful with your application.

Click below to download the Candidate Information Pack for this role. Click Apply Now to submit your application. For a confidential discussion please contact Kelly-Ann Lynch on 0425 343 293.

Applications will close at 5pm on Tuesday 24th July 2018.