Capacity Building Officer or Coordinator – Community Legal Centres Australia – Sydney NSW

Position: Capacity Building Officer or Coordinator

Organisation: Community Legal Centres Australia

Location: Sydney NSW

Closing date: 30 November 2022

How to apply: Please submit a CV and cover letter setting out your suitability for the role to [email protected] with the subject line Capacity Building via Applicants should address the points listed in the 'skills and experience' section of the position description.

The Capacity Building Officer/Coordinator assists in the delivery of the CLCs Australia Capacity Building Program for community legal centres nationally.  
Responsibilities include assisting with:

  • Our national accreditation program  
  • Learning and professional development (e.g. conference, webinars, specific skills development)
  • Our national insurance program that delivers bespoke and affordable insurance for CLCs – this is the key focus area for the role
  • The Risk Management framework for centres
  • Resource development (e.g. toolkits, guides and standards) 
  • Collecting and analysing sector data and research 
  • Various sector committees and working groups 

Possibility of a part-time role with a minimum of three days per week. Salary will range between $77 000 and $101 000 per annum (pro rata for part-time) depending on experience with salary packaging available.
You have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or or substantial practical experience
  • Excellent program and/or project management skills and experience, including strategic thinking and planning 
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing high quality, responsive client services 
  • Demonstrated high-level facilitation, negotiation and written and verbal communication skills 
  • Digital competency including using the Microsoft 365 suite 
  • Experience in one or more of the following:  
  • Service or quality standards/performance assessment of community organisations 
  • Experience in, and understanding of, insurance (including, for example, insurance law, insurance claims management, or similar)  
    • Events management
    • Learning, training and development
    • Organisational development and governance
    • Working with government or other funding bodies
    • Databases and document management

You are:

  • Self-motivated, flexible, adaptable, collaborative and create sustainable relationships – you are solutions focused and work well in teams 
  • A practical problem solver, you think strategically, whilst willing and able to be hands-on
  • Committed to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace and to working cooperatively and respectfully with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and organisations.
  • Understanding of, or experienced in working with, the community legal sector

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.