Project and Grants Officer


This exciting and challenging role suits an experienced project and/or grants professional with a strong track record of success!

  • Iconic not-profit brand
  • Be part of changing the lives of WA youths


Admin / Secretarial / Office Support

Sub Category



Perth - Metropolitan area

Work Type


The Federation of Western Australian Police and Community Youth Centres (Inc.) (WA PCYC) is calling for a dedicated and passionate Projects/Grants professional to take up the exciting and challenging role of Projects & Grants Officer on a full-time basis.

Who We Are:

Established in 1941, WA PCYC engages Western Australian youth in activities and programs to create healthier, happier and safer communities. With over 50 PCYC Centres and Blue Light Units throughout the state, as well as one camp facility, PCYC is a leader in the communities it serves. By engaging youth, we change peoples’ lives and help build leaders. We are a dedicated team who value our people and the important roles they play. We also place high value on our brand, ensuring we build a positive and wide-ranging perception about our activities, programs and who we are.

Position Profile: 

The Projects & Grants Officer will assist the Senior Projects & Grants Officer with a positive, can-do attitude in the overall coordination of grants and projects to fund mid to long term programs and initiatives. This challenging role includes the assistance in management of grant/tender writing, submissions, tracking and acquittal processes to meet funder and legislative requirements. You will have the opportunity to use your experience in sourcing potential grants/tenders and be willing to go the extra mile to secure the grant for WA PCYC.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Provide support to the Senior Projects and Grants Officer in major projects, and carry out other project management duties as required, including the preparation of reports.
  • Assist in research and identify grant opportunities to support programs and activities for WA PCYC Federation and centres, in line with WA PCYC priorities. Monitor and track grants to ensure project milestones are met, and report progress to funders to ensure that grants are acquitted on time.
  • Maintain the Grants/Tender Matrix in liaison with the Senior Projects and Grants Officer to EMT and Board requirements.
  • Maintain an accurate record and track the process of all PCYC grants activities and ensure all grant applications meet legislative requirements.
  • Develop and refine organisational procedures for the grants process, including the identification of key steps/components of successful grant applications.
  • Assist the Senior Projects and Grants Officer with financial management and analysis, including program evaluation.
  • Build relationships and network with local, State (WA Police) and Federal government and non-government organisations, service providers, and businesses to source and acquit grants funding for WA PCYC.

Skills and Experience:
  • Professional experience in Project Management, Grants or similar role (3-5 years).
  • Demonstrated research and analysis skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Sound time management, organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of all levels of Government and ability to work effectively with community groups and other stakeholders.

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration package plus generous salary packaging
  • Access to discounted Corporate Health Insurance 
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Flexible working arrangements
How to apply:

If you are interested in this position please submit your Cover Letter and Resume/CV by clicking "APPLY" below.
For further information please contact the People and Safety team at or (08) 9277 4388
Applications Close COB 22 January 2019
We are not accepting agency applications at this time.
WA PCYC reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable candidate be found prior.


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