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General Manager


Employer: The Thin Green Line Foundation
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Conservation & Land Management, Executive & Senior Management, Management, Animal Welfare & Protection, Environment & Sustainability
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 06 December, 2018.
Applications close: 07 January, 2019.

  • Senior position reporting to the Board of Directors and working with the Founder and Operations team
  • Highly respected charitable organisation with international reach
  • Leadership role for driven person looking for the next step, or a change of step
  • Values driven organisation – from the Board to volunteers
  • Melbourne based
  • Full time

 About the role

The Thin Green Line Foundation (TTGLF) has been growing steadily, implementing its 2020 strategic plan to increase our impact on the ground through supporting Rangers around the world.  

The General Manager is a pivotal role in the evolution of the Foundation.  Working closely with the Founder, the role will ensure operational alignment to the Foundation’s values and achievement of the strategic and fundraising goals.

The role provides leadership and management to ensure the Foundation’s governance is sound, accountability and transparency is upheld, and an effective operations team, supporters and partners are working together towards the achieving the Foundation's goals.

About you

We are looking for a values- based, mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience in scaling an organisation. We are seeking an individual of outstanding quality with a respected track record and potential to reach their own ambitions and that of the Foundation’s.

You must be a leader who is able to help others at TTGLF deliver measurable and, cost-effective results that make the vision a reality. Importantly, you will have the values, skills, sensitivity, and personal confidence to empower each member of the team to brings their best to this mission.

While it is essential that you bring efficient process and systems to increase the effectiveness of the organisation, you will also help to ensure the team retain the core values and ingenuity that drive the TTGLF mission, and you have the ability to deliver on strategic plans in an agile and dynamic manner.

You will be a strong communicator with a high level of management skills and have significant experience working with a Board and preferably have had prior experience working in the not-for-profit sector.

You are an ambitious, highly motivated leader who is prepared to roll up their sleeves and help take the Foundation to the next level.

Please see attached the position description for more information, including selection criteria (experience & skills).

TTGLF is offering a competitive salary that can build with the success of the Foundation.

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

Applications addressing the selection criteria along with a copy of their CV should be sent to board@thingreenline.org.au using the subject line: General Manager - The Thin Green Line Foundation application via EthicalJobs.

All enquires via this contact and a member of the selection panel return a call if required.

Applications close 9am Monday 7th January.

Supporting materials  TTGLF General Manager PD.pdf