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National Program Development Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Wahroonga
  • 28 July 2024
  • 81-86k (Plus Super)

ADRA Australia Limited

We are seeking a Program Development Coordinator to support the growth and effectiveness of the ADRA Australia National Program Unit. This role involves strengthening programming, providing proposal writing support, and designing impactful projects.

About us

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the official humanitarian agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  As part of the global ADRA network which reaches into more than 118 countries, we are motivated by our faith, to enable people and communities in Australia, the South Pacific, Asia and Africa to improve their health and livelihoods and assist people to prepare for and recover from disasters around the world. 

What will you do? 

Some of the duties include:

  • Designing impactful projects
  • Writing proposals
  • Planning and organizing activities.
  • Train and support NP staff
  • Conduct program research to ensure our initiatives meet high standards of quality and effectiveness.

Essential Criteria

  • Commitment to the purpose of ADRA, and to the achievement of our overall strategy and priorities with demonstration of our ADRA values and desired team culture lived out in all aspects of work practice
  • Willingness to work within a Christian ethos with conduct that is respectful of the beliefs and practices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church when in the workplace or otherwise representing ADRA Australia
  • A related diploma/degree with at least two years’ experience in project management
  • Experience in designing and developing impactful community programs.
  • Demonstrated Research and Analytical Skills – proficiency in conducting program research and using data to drive decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to people of various backgrounds and ages and communicate effectively.
  • Confidence in data management in various software programs with accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and work under pressure.
  • Proven and demonstrated organisational and time management skills.

Desirable Criteria

  • Proven ability to contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and procedures that are fit-for-purpose, and compliance with overarching protocols.
  • Prior experience working within non-profit or faith-based organizations, especially in a similar role


  • Hybrid office and remote working model
  • NFP salary packaging options, plus meals and entertainment benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to Apply

The Job Description that will give you more specific information on this exciting and challenging role can be found at

To apply, candidates should address the selection criteria in their application letter providing examples of past experiences and qualifications. Please forward your application letter, resume and the completed Employment Application form along with the names of three work related referees to: [email protected].

If you have questions or need further information, please contact:
Gianina Coutts, Human Resources Coordinator for ADRA Australia,
Phone +61 2 9473 9525 or email: [email protected]

ADRA Australia is a child safe, PSEAH committed and inclusive EEO employer.

ADRA Australia reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion at any time.

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