Job Details
  • Reference382219B_1637643086
  • LocationCoffs Harbour
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted16 days ago
  • ConsultantJo Ellerman

About the Company:
Our client is a highly regarded and growing community services organisation that is committed to community development and delivering inclusive services across the Bellingen Shire. Priding themselves on encouraging trust, respect and compassion.
Focused on working cooperatively with others to strengthen connections, wellbeing and resilience they provide inclusive opportunities to individuals who face barriers to overcoming disadvantage. Free of discrimination or bias to all persons and groups in the community with an aim to being inclusive, respectful, community driven and professional, they celebrate diversity and work towards a fair and just society for all.

About the Role:
An opportunity exists for strong and solid individual to lead and manage this vibrant, positive, and progressive organisation as their General Manager.

Reporting to the Management Committee, you will be responsible for the strategic, cultural, and operational leadership of the organisation in accordance with their strategic plan, purpose, legislative and compliance requirements whilst still being able to demonstrate a hands-on approach to the day-to-day business for the organisation.

You will lead the team to continue to deliver exceptional high quality services ensuring adherence to good practice and compliance standards in alignment with the organisation's mission and collaborate closely with key stakeholders to set the strategy for the future.

To be successful in this role you will need to be an experienced and results driven individual with strong innovative spirit. You will possess financial and operational acumen, corporate governance, and policy development to provide insight and direction for the organisation across all its assets.

In addition, you will have extensive senior management experience in leading organisations providing services to the community. As an energetic and driven leader, you will have exceptional communication and engagement skills, allowing you to act as the public 'spokesperson' for our client. Key to this role will be building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders including clients, other service providers and relevant Government agencies.

The successful applicant will have outstanding personal attributes including personal drive and integrity, advanced written, verbal communication and consultation skills as well as a sound knowledge of the not-for-profit sector.

About You

To be considered for this exciting opportunity you will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated strategic leadership skills gained through extensive experience in a senior leadership role (ideally in a non-profit organisation).
  • Thorough understanding of community/not-for-profit sectors, including key drivers such as relevant legislation, government policy, broad social issues, service agreements,
  • strategic planning, policy corporate governance and funding frameworks.
  • Be open and honest, be prepared to express your views, be willing to accept and commit to change, and be able to manage staff through times of change.
  • Be ethical and professional, and adhere to organisational values and ethos
  • Show drive and motivation, a measured approach and a commitment to learning


How to Apply
If this position will enhance your career and you would like further details on the client, the role, remuneration or a copy of the position description, please call Jo Ellerman for a confidential discussion on 0406421719

Applications close Monday 6th December 2021