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General Manager Animal Operations


Employer: RSPCA NSW
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Animal Welfare & Protection, Executive & Senior Management, Operations & Risk Management, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 28 June, 2019.
Applications close: 21 July, 2019. (Expired)

RSPCA NSW has been the voice for the animals of the state for over 145 years. It is a non-government organisation with a clear vision and hope for the future, employing over 400 people, engaging 1,500 volunteers and amazing supporters who last year helped raise nearly $40 million to provide animal welfare services and programs in NSW.

RSPCA NSW is constantly looking to identify areas where it can adapt their services to animals and the community and has recently restructured the organisation and executive team to achieve its vision. The new leadership team structure is designed to deliver a strategic plan through highly visible leadership and enabling a culture where empowerment, collaboration, innovation and welfare for people and animals thrive.

The General Manager Animal Operations is a unique role that leads a large, diverse state-wide team and network of resources. This includes 9 shelters, 4 veterinary hospitals, 1 care centre and an inspectorate that last year investigated over 15,000 animal cruelty complaints leading to 43 prosecutions.

In the context of RSPCA NSW’s strategic transformation, your purpose in this role is to improve animal outcomes (increase live animal release rates, decrease stay time), drive collaboration and integration of the organisation’s services and staff. In the Animal Operations division, you will be realising the benefits of integrating the animal care services with the inspectorate and creating new opportunities to innovate.

We are seeking an outstanding leader who has managed multi-faceted and distributed teams in complex operational environments with front-line services. Expressions of interest are encouraged from leaders with backgrounds in a range sectors in the public, private or not for profit markets, such as community services, health care, and other regulated or regulatory environments. It is not essential to have experience in animal welfare however this is also of interest.

This is an exciting and compelling career opportunity. You’ll be a part of a new leadership team on a mission to innovate and develop an organisation and culture that will change the face of animal welfare.

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