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Head of First Aid & Mental Health Training


Employer: Australian Red Cross
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Education & Training, Executive & Senior Management, Health Care & Allied Health, Management, Mental Health & Counselling
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 08 January, 2019.
Applications close: 20 January, 2019. (Expired)

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our purpose is supporting and empowering people and communities in times of vulnerability, preventing and alleviating suffering across Australian and internationally through mobilising the power of humanity.

We are a registered RTO – delivering 100,000 courses per annum to Australians at 80 training locations across the country and is a leading provider of first aid and work skills training to individuals, businesses and the broader community.

About the Role

We are repositioning our First Aid and Mental Health Training and are now seeking a talented professional to lead the service on a new and exciting journey focussed on strategic development, performance and sustainability.

You will develop, manage and grow the First Aid & Mental Health training delivery, ensuring high quality training is delivered so our reputation is enhanced, growing repeat business and new business. You will develop and implement a profitable business strategy underpinned by the customer experience required, the product portfolio and the investment strategy.

You will be accountable for driving performance, leading and inspiring the diverse team across multiple states and sites, and staff within their area to improve quality delivery, achieve designated Key Result Areas and Key Performance Indicators whilst ensuring compliance.

What you will bring:

  • Significant senior leadership and management experience, delivering measurable results
  • Strong operational and management experience in building and delivering training packages
  • A proven track record of transforming a team or business to improve results
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking within the not for profit, human service or corporate sector
  • Financial acumen, including budget preparation and management, achieving profit targets
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a flexible, positive and collaborative approach
  • Strong people management experience and ability to manage change and build high performing virtual teams
  • High level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to both strategically and tactically analyse complex problems
  • A proven capacity to develop integrated and innovative solutions in an outcome focused organisation
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with a diverse group of people

The Benefits

This is a key leadership role to reposition and reframe our First Aid and Mental Health training to ensure Red Cross strategic outcomes are met and amplified.

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How to apply for this job

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