National Senior Project Officer Recovery

Australian Red Cross


Parts of Australia are experiencing unprecedented bushfire activity.

Since July 2019, Red Cross teams have responded to more than 20 bushfires and supported 18,600 people in 103 relief and evacuation centres through the efforts of more than 1,590 volunteers and staff.

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work you do contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people.

  • 12 month maximum term position with the possibility to extend an additional 12 months
  • Full time – 38 hours per week
  • Flexible location

What you will do

Join the national Emergency Services team to build the capacity and capability of our amazing volunteers supporting their regional areas.

You will play a key role working with communities to implement sustainable and effective community disaster preparedness and recovery initiatives.

You will work as part of a team to increase community capacity to support a strong, positive recovery from drought and bushfires and to better prepare for future disaster events.

What you will bring

  • High level understanding of and previous experience working in emergency services management
  • Demonstrated experience in recovery
  • Demonstrated experience in delivery of various recovery training programs
  • Excellent communication, stakeholder engagement and problem solving skills
  • Experience in the development and implementation of standard operating procedures

For more information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Jay Noble on 0426 096 224.

Position Description: Download File PD - National Senior Project Officer - Recovery.pdf

Applications for this position will close at 11:55pm on Thursday, 30 January 2020.

Please apply as soon as possible as we will be reviewing applications as they are received and may close advertising earlier.

Australian Red Cross


Parts of Australia are experiencing unprecedented bushfire activity.

Since July 2019, Red Cross teams have responded to more than 20 bushfires and supported 18,600 people in 103 relief and evacuation centres through the efforts of more than 1,590 volunteers and staff.

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work you do contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people.

  • 12 month maximum term position with the possibility to extend an additional 12 months
  • Full time – 38 hours per week
  • Flexible location

What you will do

Join the national Emergency Services team to build the capacity and capability of our amazing volunteers supporting their regional areas.

You will play a key role working with communities to implement sustainable and effective community disaster preparedness and recovery initiatives.

You will work as part of a team to increase community capacity to support a strong, positive recovery from drought and bushfires and to better prepare for future disaster events.

What you will bring

  • High level understanding of and previous experience working in emergency services management
  • Demonstrated experience in recovery
  • Demonstrated experience in delivery of various recovery training programs
  • Excellent communication, stakeholder engagement and problem solving skills
  • Experience in the development and implementation of standard operating procedures

For more information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Jay Noble on 0426 096 224.

Position Description: Download File PD - National Senior Project Officer - Recovery.pdf

Applications for this position will close at 11:55pm on Thursday, 30 January 2020.

Please apply as soon as possible as we will be reviewing applications as they are received and may close advertising earlier.

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