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Project Manager, Bail Advocacy Program (Youth)

Redfern/Flexible NSW |  Full-time |  Fixed-term (September 2024)

The Aboriginal Legal Service is offering an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the Bail Advocacy Program (Youth). This role will provide high quality project management for the development and establishment of the Bail Advocacy Program (Youth) to ensure a cost effective, fit for purpose operating model that can deliver the required services. 

Enjoy coming to work each day with a purpose-driven organisation that makes a real difference.


About the ALS

Born out of a protest movement, the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Limited is the primary legal service for Aboriginal people in NSW and the ACT. Our vision is to achieve social justice and equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families and communities.

It’s an exciting time for the ALS, with both our services and teams growing significantly. We recently received additional government funding to deliver a range of new programs aimed at addressing systemic issues and driving structural reforms. This is creating unprecedented opportunities for the ALS and our communities.

We offer a diverse, inclusive and supportive work environment. We’re passionate about what we do and we work hard. The ALS values the health and wellbeing of our employees, and we are proud to offer flexible work practices. Staff can choose to take advantage of benefits including salary packaging to maximise take-home pay.

About the role

The Project Manager will be responsible for: 

  • Develop a thorough and detailed knowledge of the BAP funding agreements, program specifications and associated deliverables, budgets and service delivery agreements
  • Developing and maintain high-quality project planning documentation to establish, track and deliver the agreed project milestones, along with regular reporting to Executive
  • Undertake a variety of general project management tasks including reporting, procurement, organising and managing meetings, records management, preparing briefings and proposals, coordinating resources
  • Provide leadership and support to team members through regular and meaningful communication of ALS operating and strategic plans, agree and set performance goals and development plans; monitor and support expected performance; manage leave and team resourcing; allocates and reviews tasks

Your skills and experience

  • Knowledge and appreciation of the cultural and social needs of Aboriginal people combined with continuing respect and support for Aboriginal cultural practices when considering service delivery and other support for clients, their families, communities and staff
  • Excellent project management and stakeholder engagement skills, preferably with Project Management qualifications, with a proven track record of managing projects from inception to delivery, with exposure to government funding arrangements
  • Strong understanding and proven experience interpretating legal contracts and budgets
  • A consultative and collaborative style
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, planning, organisation and time management skills

Further details on the role can be found in the position description attached.

How to apply


Applications for this position close at 5:00pm 22 September 2023.


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