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State / Territory Director - Australian Capital Territory

Australian Red Cross
  • Newly created role
  • Opportunity to join an exceptional Leadership Team
  • Lead Red Cross operations across ACT
  • Maximise our impact on changing humanitarian needs

About us

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

The opportunity

Red Cross is continuing to build and develop an active movement of people united by a shared commitment to humanitarian values; empowering everyone to do what's most needed in their communities, leveraging Red Cross' resources and expertise to build a hopeful and exciting future.

In the Australian Capital Territory Director role, you will lead our work to enable us to deliver on strategic outcomes. You will play a significant role in developing positive and productive relationships with key external organisations and both internal and external stakeholders at a state level. You will proactively support the local Divisional Advisory Board, The State Director ACT will also develop and build strategic relationships and engagement with both ACT and Federal Government stakeholders.

As part of the Leadership team, you will ensure that we deliver financial sustainability and positively position Red Cross within the community. In addition, this role will also work collaboratively with relevant Program Heads in key areas of operation – notably migration, emergencies and other multi-state program areas.

What you will bring

  • Extensive senior leadership experience within a large community service or service delivery organisation
  • Successful track record in inspiring cultural change within a team or organisation
  • Proven experience in working and engaging with local communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Well-developed financial management skills and organisational acumen
  • Excellence in driving quality delivery, high performance and achieving outcomes/impact
  • Track record in advocating and implementing positive and sustainable change
  • Demonstrated ability to build and foster relationships with external stakeholders such as peak bodies, Government (State and Local), partner organisations and corporates

We utilise Covid-19 safe practices

We encourage all of our employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Australian Red Cross employees must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.

Why work with us?

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Red Cross respects, values and encourages diversity. We believe that diversity in our people enriches our organisation as well as the impact we have.

Further information

Download File State-Territory Director PD.pdf

For initial enquiries, please contact Poppy Brown on pbrown@redcross.org.au, using the subject line: State / Territory Director - Australian Capital Territory enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Applications must be submitted via PageUp to be considered for this role and including a cover letter with your application is strongly encouraged.

While we appreciate all interest in our organisation, we won’t engage with or accept candidates from agencies or consulting firms on this occasion.

How to apply

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