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General Manager


Employer: Social Impact Institute
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Executive & Senior Management, Management, Corporate Social Responsibility
Sector/s: Business/Private Sector
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 09 September, 2019.
Applications close: 14 October, 2019.

Social Impact Institute is reputable in the social services sector as one who strives to increase the impact and sustainability of leaders and organisations to transform communities around Australia and the globe. Having operated for over 10 years, we have an impressive ecosystem of knowledge and expertise with decades of experience in making a difference. 

You will join a team of dynamic professionals seeking to make a real difference, who will value your unique skills and contribution. Being a key leadership role, you will use your strong staff management, commercial acumen and influencing skills to drive the organisation and its people to better manage internal operations to ensure efficiency and quality across all aspects. 

About the role

  • Provide operational leadership, guidance and direction to Advisors, Managers and staff
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Company
  • Ensure that internal policies, processes and systems are purposeful, clear, efficient and compliant and that all staff are aware of this 
  • Oversee the HR and IT functions with the support of external specialist providers
  • Oversee operational aspects of the Finance function including budget development and reporting
  • Identify opportunities to grow the business and enter new markets and implement strategies to drive growth 
  • Support the Directors and CEO in setting the vision, purpose, mission and values of the organisation
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and excellence

To be successful, you will have:

  • At least 7 years' experience in a general management role encompassing all aspects of operations (marketing, finance, HR, IT etc)
  • Post-graduate qualifications in Management, or equivalent
  • A passion for making a difference in people's lives
  • Project management skills/experience
  • A strong working knowledge of the social services and not for profit sectors including health, disability and aged care
  • Prior experience implementing and improving quality management, WHS and risk management systems
  • Proven track record in delivering and achieving company objectives and growth strategies
How to apply for this job

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing how you meet the selection criteria to norwest@360hrnorwest.com.au using the subject line: General Manager application via EthicalJobs.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.