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Project Managers

Spirit of Woman
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Spirit of Woman is a not-for-profit organisation, seeking to change the discourse on domestic and family violence by creating The Place of Courage – Ripples across South Australia.

We are shifting domestic and family violence (DFV) from behind closed doors into the public domain, where it can be openly acknowledged, shared, and discussed. By changing the discourse on DFV, we can help break the intergenerational cycle. We see our enduring role as connecting, uniting, and helping South Australian agencies, not-for-profit organisations, and businesses to utilise the space in a variety of ways. This may include referring the site to clients as well as promoting and supporting community education programs to reduce domestic and family violence.

As a volunteer Project Manager and respective project professionals to support delivery of the program and individual project objectives. You will manage the project plan; ensure that this plan contains all tasks, assigned resources, durations, and dependencies. You will play a pivotal role in organizing meetings, proposing improvement opportunities to current ways of doing things and building strong relationships with key stakeholders and reporting progress of projects to all stakeholders.

Projects include:

  • Sector Engagement
  • Councils – Central & Ripples
  • Event Management

Responsibilities:

  • Establishment of team availability calendar
  • Coordinate meetings, agendas, minute preparation and distribution as per common slot availability of team members
  • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings
  • Document and follow up on important actions and decisions from meetings
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Establishment and maintenance of cyclical calendar triggers to proactively manage project tasks to agreed deliverables and timeframe
  • Produce, analyse, and distribute regular and ad hoc reports
  • Maintain a high standard of internal and external communication to deliver an exceptional customer experience
  • Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment, and information
  • Identify project execution hurdles affecting the project, putting measures in place to manage and control
  • Ensure deliverables are clearly articulated, documented, monitored, reported, and delivered as scheduled, providing progress project plan, timelines & reports as required

Key skills

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Project Management
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid experience in project support, administrative and coordination roles
  • Able to prepare effective/concise project documentation and presentations
  • Strong Microsoft skills

Please note, due to the high volume of applications and limited capacity to onboard new volunteers, we may not be able to respond to every application. However, we do run monthly induction meetings. Two meetings are required, one about the organisation and community work; the second one about your volunteer obligations and practices.