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Field Operations Administrator

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Work type: Permanent
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: Administration & Operational Support

The Opportunity to Make a Difference:

This position exists to provide operational and administrative support to our field programming teams running projects out Newman, Alice Springs and Derby. 

The Australia Program leverages 40 years of experience working here in Australia and our international programming expertise to support Indigenous Australians to lead their own development. We do this at the national level by engaging with government, and at a local level, by partnering with communities on a range of community development projects focussed around Education and Life Skills.


A day in the life of WVA’s Field Operations Administrator includes:

Reporting to the Field Operations Manager - Australia Program, you will provide a high level of administrative management and operational assistance to field teams including:

  • supporting the functioning of remote offices,
  • tracking and payment of field operational services and bills (e.g. accommodation, vehicle fleet management),
  • human resource management forms,
  • communications,
  • record & data management support,
  • credit card acquittals
  • travel booking as agreed and troubleshooting staff questions on operational compliance requirements for WVA

“Supporting a large community development team, remotely based, often requires juggling and negotiating priorities, responding to urgent requests, and helping people understand what is required to use WVA systems and processes.   Working as a team is key and it helps a lot to have a passion for the work we’re doing with Aboriginal communities”


Who are you?

  • Year 12 and/or vocational training relevant to a professional administrative role 
  • Experience in Administration / office management and coordination
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Scheduling, organising and a high attention to detail
  • Time management and the ability to respond quickly
  • Relational ability
  • Flexible and proactive mindset


What you need to know

This role is a permanent contract operating in a full-time capacity and will be based at our head office in Burwood East, Victoria.

For your information, the interviews will start immediately and the role may be filled before the closing date.


What does success look like?

First and foremost, you will be a leader in every aspect of your life and line of work, irrespective of your level of expertise. You excel working in an ever-changing environment and you love forming strong relationships, which lets you effectively engage with stakeholders and to perform at your peak.

Having a proactive and fresh approach, you are ready to collaborate and overcome any obstacles that may come your way. Your energy is infectious, showcasing the passion you can bring to our organisation.


Why Should You Apply?

  • We collaborate in a high performing and professional culture, committed to one common goal; the fight against global poverty, its causes and making a real difference in the world
  • We build brighter futures for vulnerable children and seeking to empower the world's poorest people.
  • Our people have access to professional development programs that include on-the-job learning, e-learning, workshops, forums, leadership development and internal mobility
  • Competitive salary and flexible salary packaging scheme


Why World Vision?

World Vision is a worldwide community development organisation that provides short-term and long-term assistance to 100 million people worldwide (including 2.4 million children).

We have more than 45,000 staff members working in 96 countries. For six decades, World Vision has been engaging people to work towards eliminating poverty and its causes.

Our vision for every child: Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart: the will to make it so

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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan

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