Islamic Charity and Finance Project Manager (1 year fixed-term contract)
The overall purpose of this position is to be a focal point and to play a coordination role for the MSF Islamic Charity and Finance project, promoting the development and implementation of the project and ensuring the relevant support, guidance and follow up to the Islamic Charity and Finance task force and steering committee. The project manager is expected to play a pivotal role in the success of this endeavour, doubling up as a coordinator and a facilitator.
Based on the MSF Global Private Fundraising Strategic Framework (2020-2023), MSF is aiming at diversifying fundraising audiences and income sources and is launching the Islamic Charity and Finance project.
This project is run in several MSF offices, each operating independently however, as per their respective local and regional markets. A first in Médecins Sans , this project is expected to be launched in Q2 2021.
Representatives from these offices form the Islamic Charity and Finance Task Force (ICF-TF) which is responsible for the implementation of the Islamic Charity and Finance project to attract income derived from Islamic Philanthropy. Operating under the guidance of a Steering committee (ICF-SC), the ICF-TF has currently representatives from the following MSF offices: USA, France, Australia, and and East Asia-Pacific. Further offices may join in as the project develops.
For further details and selection criteria please refer to the job description: islamic_charity_and_finance_project_manager_jd_june_2021.pdf
Applications MUST address individual selection criteria. You should also write a cover letter indicating why you want to work for Médecins Sans Australia and attach a copy of your CV.
Please note that a criminal record check may be required as part of the selection process. Applicants with criminal records will not automatically be ineligible for the position they are applying for. Médecins Sans Australia has a Child Protection Policy in place and all employees are required to comply with this policy.
Médecins Sans Australia is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all our staff. We believe that a diverse team helps us better serve those most in need, we encourage flexibility (in all its forms and we encourage people from a wide range of backgrounds to apply for this role, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQIA+, people from other culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities. People with a disability can request support from our Domestic HR Department if you think you may require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process.
Applications close: Tuesday 6 July 2021
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