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General Manager - Mt Gravatt


Employer: Jigsaw
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Executive & Senior Management, Health Care & Allied Health, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 18 September, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Jigsaw is opening a new hub in Mt Gravatt Brisbane
  • Your opportunity to challenge the status quo and be part of an organisation creating a positive impact and change.
  • Permanent full-time position

Jigsaw is looking for an exceptional General Manager to take the reins and manage the day to day operations of Jigsaw and deliver an exceptional trainee, employee and customer experience, along with business growth and profitability. The role is suited to some who enjoys a mix of strategy and being hands-on operationally in their day.

A mind for business management and a heart for people are words people use to describe you. You will be responsible for managing the set-up, opening (Jan 2019) and ongoing business of our new Jigsaw hub in Mt Gravatt. Your days will vary as you manage areas including operations, staffing, business development, forecasting and reporting and actively operating as an ambassador of our brand. You’ll be joining an innovative and fast-growing social enterprise that prides itself in the support and progression of our staff. We’re a creative and close-knit group where no two days are the same!

About You

The GM will have a natural ability to grow a business and lead a team, to achieve excellence in customer experience and satisfaction.

Skills & Experience required:

  • 3+ years in a General Manager/Operations Manager position.
  • Project management experience in new business set-up.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen.
  • Advanced communication skills and a high level of emotional intelligence.
  • Experience with developing and fine-tuning policies and procedures to ensure the effective and efficient running of the business.
  • Tertiary studies in business/commerce/education or equivalent experience.

The successful candidate will be required to attend training in our Sydney hub prior to the opening in Jan 2019.

About Jigsaw

Jigsaw offers a new and innovative approach to the challenge of supporting people with disability to enter or re-enter the workforce.

The revelation at the heart of the Jigsaw model is very simple: people prepare best for work in work.

As a result, we have built the Jigsaw model on the foundation of a working, sustainable social enterprise; a genuine business, which acts as a training ground, serves as an employer, and truly prepares participants for mainstream work. Jigsaw’s services are digitisation and information management, and to date, we have worked with over 50 corporate and government clients.

Check us out at https://fightingchance.org.au/jigsaw/.

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