NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Project Manager

Organisation Name Seed
Location Brisbane
Date Posted 2023-03-08
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1044781
  • Support the work of First Nations young people taking action on climate justice
  • Broad role delivering a range of projects across the organisation
  • 2-year contract, potential for extension | Flexible location, Brisbane preferred


The Organisation

Seed is Australia's first Indigenous Youth Climate Network, building a movement led by and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to protect country, culture and communities from the causes and impacts of climate change.
Seed provide platforms for Indigenous young people to build their skills, confidence and networks to lead action on climate justice campaigns in their communities. Since launching in 2014, Seed has rapidly grown to be a powerful, national grassroots network of volunteers across the country. They elevate the voices of First Nations people to lead solutions to the climate crisis and to create change.

  • Respectful, values driven, culturally sensitive environment
  • Flexible working arrangements, including remote work from home options
  • Generous leave provisions (annual, family, cultural, end of year shutdown, TOIL)
  • Annual professional development and wellbeing allowances
  • Employee Assistance Program

The Role

You will play a pivotal role working alongside the COO in supporting a number of teams to deliver projects, events and initiatives that engage, inspire and provide pathways for First Nations young people to take action on climate change in Australia.
You’ll provide high level procedural, administrative and operational support including:
  • Coordination, planning and delivery of a variety of projects and activities
  • Managing the governance, risk and quality aspects of projects
  • Collecting, analysing and reporting on information and data
  • Writing business cases, plans, briefs, meeting minutes, corporate documentation
  • Building and maintaining stakeholder relationships to strengthen and support projects

Skills Required

You will have solid experience in project management from within a high impact workplace and you’re passionate about Indigenous self-determination and the importance of driving action on climate change.

You have excellent time management, planning and communication skills to ensure the successful delivery of projects, together with:
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
  • Advanced understanding of project management principles and practices
  • Knowledge and skills to identify and mitigate potential risks and adapt projects
  • Experience in office management programs, software and platforms such as Google Suite

You either identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or you are a strong First Nations ally passionate about using your skills to impact the important work of Seed.
If you’re motivated to support a climate change movement led by First Nations youth, please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter responding to the skills required section above. Alternatively, please call Sally Simmons (07) 5530 8066 if you have any specific questions.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.