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Our team are passionate about promoting the dignified living of refugees and people seeking asylum. All job opportunities are listed below.

Head of Sustainability and Partnerships

0.9 FTE; aligned with SCHADS; Contracted to 30 December 2025

JRS Australia seeks a dynamic senior professional to lead the development and implementation of our sustainability and partnerships strategy, including scaling and diversifying revenue and strategic, values-driven partnerships, whilst nurturing relations with our existing supporter base, comprising donors and volunteers. The strategy will also incorporate ESG measures to enhance sustainability.

Reporting to the Country Director and working closely with the senior management team and Board, the Head of Sustainability and Partnerships will play a key role in enhancing JRS Australia’s profile and impact and leads a small, energetic team of staff, supported by volunteers and consultants.

Our ideal candidate is a highly-motivated, results-oriented strategic thinker, and a strong, collaborative, adaptable and empathetic leader. You are also a confident and persuasive communicator, with a strong commitment to continuous improvement and well-being.

You can read the full position description here.

People with lived experience of displacement who meet the essential selection criteria listed in the position description are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications must address all of the selection criteria and include a current CV and contact details for three professional referees. Applications will only be considered if they address the selection criteria.

To apply for this position please submit a complete application to jobs@jrs.org.au by COB on 30 November 2022.

To enquire about the position prior to the deadline please email info@jrs.org.au with your contact details to receive a call back.

Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be held via zoom during the week commencing 5 December 2022.