April 20, 2018
The Crawford Fund is a national NGO and registered charity that raises awareness of global food security issues; supports training of agricultural researchers from developing countries, and encourages young Australians in their studies, careers and volunteering in agriculture for international development. Applications are invited for the position of Administration Assistant to the Office Manager. The position is part-time, at 2.5 days per week, with a possibility it may grow.
This is an exciting and challenging position that will provide the right person with a wealth of experience helping our organisation encourage Australia to ‘do well by doing good.’ Download job advertisement.
The role will be suited to someone who is enthusiastic about working for an organisation that is making a difference and in a position that will provide them with variety and a chance to exercise initiative. The successful applicant will be able to take part in an interesting and varied work environment and actively contribute to projects.
You will support our Office Manager with the day to day administration of the Crawford Fund. The initial focus will be on administrative support for our young researchers’ program Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) and our Director of Capacity Building. You will maintain membership databases and addresses, support the organisation and coordination of events, help arrange, and keep track of, travel arrangements for our overseas courses and liaise with overseas organisers.
The successful candidate will need:
The successful applicant will work from the Fund’s Canberra-based Secretariat. We offer free parking and a flexible work environment.
Closing date for applications is cob 4 May 2018. Please apply only with a 2-page resumé and a covering letter outlining experience and addressing the selection criteria to Marchien van Oostende, Crawford Fund Marchien.firstname.lastname@example.org. You can contact Marchien with queries by email or on 0402 986 934.
Remuneration: in the range of $55,000 per annum, with 9.5 % superannuation at a full-time equivalent, pro rata, depending on experience and skills.