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Economic Participation Lead

Australian Red Cross
  • Maximum term – till July 30 2021
  • Full time – 38 hours per week
  • Flexible location

Who we are

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

Red Cross’ Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP), commenced in October 2017. It provides support to refugees and humanitarian entrants to build the skills and knowledge they need to become self-reliant and active members of the Australian community. The program is funded by the Department of Home Affairs and works with approximately 2,000 humanitarian entrants annually to successfully settle in Western Australia and Canberra and surrounds.

The Lead is responsible for supporting State and Territory teams in rolling out the Red Cross employment model for HSP clients, as well as strengthening our nationwide understanding, action and strategy on economic participation, including job readiness, mentoring, business startups and strategic partnerships with other nationwide agencies, industry groups and employers.

This role is critical in ensuring that our relationships internally and externally are relevant, strong and mutually beneficial. You will represent the interests of the donor and Red Cross in the journey of administering a bequest gift and will be responsible for ensuring that all bequest income entitled to be received by Australian Red Cross is accurately forecasted and that estate distribution occurs within anticipated timeframes.

What you will bring

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategy and service planning in employment programming for diverse groups for diverse groups
  • Demonstrated ability to offer innovative and contemporary thinking to current ways of working
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects, change processes or similar – including the ability to plan, communicate and manage projects to time, quality and cost requirements
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and demonstrated ability to influence internal and external stakeholders at various levels of the organisation
  • Experience in coaching and facilitation, including the ability to coach others on managing through transformation and change

The benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people.

Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Jeremy Leonard on 0435 015 262.

Position description: Download File Economic Participation Lead (MSP) (2).pdf 

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