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Director of Advice and Education


Employer: The Ethics Centre
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Executive & Senior Management, Management, Mental Health & Counselling, Education & Training, Policy & Research
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 17 September, 2019.
Applications close: 27 September, 2019.

The Ethics Centre is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to bringing ethics to the centre of everyday life.

Our public events include the Festival of Dangerous Ideas and the IQ2 debate series. Our Advice and Education practice provides subject matter expertise to some of the largest corporations and professional organisations in Australia.

The Role:

We’re seeking an experienced Director of Advice and Education with 8+ years’ experience in professional services or consulting.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the purpose of this role is to ensure the delivery of high-value, high-impact services in areas such as leadership, decision making and professional ethics. You will lead and manage a team of internal and external consultants and facilitators. You will be tasked with managing a busy portfolio of active projects whilst developing strategies for sustainable growth and diversification.

Experience Required:

  • Tertiary degree in philosophy, ethics, psychology, organisational change or other relevant field
  • 8+ years in a leadership role within consulting, professional education or professional services
  • Advanced qualitative and quantitative research skills and experience, including data collection and analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of the key issues in ethics and organisations
  • Advanced knowledge of professional learning and development
  • Experience with not-for-profit organisations is an advantage

Skills Required:

  • Strong understanding of and affinity with the ethos of professional services
  • A commitment to the purpose of The Ethics Centre
  • Excellent project, time and people management skills
  • Strong analytical and communications skills
  • Financial and technological literacy
  • A willingness to make a strong contribution to a thriving and collaborative team culture
  • The ability to work well under pressure.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, motivate and support a diverse team to develop and deliver premium services
  • Contribute to public and industry discussions about the role of ethics, especially in business and the professions
  • Lead and undertake consulting assignments from inception to completion
  • Achieve budget outcomes and ensure commitments to clients are met
  • Monitor team performance and report on metrics
  • Create an inspiring and collaborative team culture
  • Oversight of our Ethi-call service
  • Proposals and post-implementation reports
  • Management of external suppliers
  • Model the values and behaviours of The Ethics Centre

A full position description is available below.

How to apply for this job

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. Please note that we will not consider applications unless they are accompanied by a one-page letter that addresses the selection criteria.

Please send your Resume and cover letter to careers@ethics.org.au, using the subject line: Director of Advice and Education application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close: 5:00 pm Friday 27 September 2019.

Supporting materials  Position Description Director of Advice and Education.pdf