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Senior Manager Community Impact - 6 month contract

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Ardent Recruitment

Our client is a very well regarded, non-profit organisation. Employing 1300 staff and an enjoying the support of in excess of 1200 volunteers, the organisation delivers a cross section of services to the most disadvantaged in the community.  In addition, they are committed to researching the causes and effects of poverty and advocating at national and local level for policy solutions.

Reporting directly to the General Manager, the successful candidate will provide leadership for the community hubs in the region with focus on collective impact involving the development of a suite of new and existing programs.  The focus of the position is to work alongside state and local government, partner organisations, participants and service providers in order to develop an approach for further place based, community services hub development.

The successful candidate will also provide collaborative and strategic leadership and is responsible for guiding a shared vision and strategy; enabling aligned activities; establishing agreed measurement practices; building community will; advancing policies and mobilising resources in order to achieve best possible outcomes for the community. 

The position is responsible for ensuring that all contractual obligations and organisational KPIs are met; systems, processes and policies are developed, implemented and continuously improved; and the Community Impact group operates as a focussed, collaborative and highly effective team.

Relevant tertiary qualifications and demonstrated experience in senior leadership in community services or related fields is mandatory for this role as is stakeholder management and negotiation, including demonstrated skills in the implementation of collaborative approaches towards working in partnership. Well developed communication and time management skills and a commitment to program evaluation, measurement and continuous improvement are also essential.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a provider operating at the forefront of the industry, this may be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

02/01/2019 $0 Northern Suburbs Melbourne Australia 1 Community Services & Development
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