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Project Manager, Housing Pathways Strategy

Baptist Care SA

The Organisation

At Baptist Care SA, we find ways to make people's lives better.

Baptist Care SA provides out of home care, disability care, youth education and employment, homelessness and therapeutic support services. We work tirelessly to help South Australians achieve their full potential. Baptist Care SA is committed to working with the State’s most disadvantaged, championing local issues and connecting with people to provide transition pathways from adversity to opportunity.

The Project

The Housing Pathways Strategy has set an ambitious target of establishing over 100 new housing properties over the next 5 years. This target is anticipated to be delivered via a variety of means, including acquisition, construction and through partnerships with government, community and commercial sectors. This is an exciting development for the organisation as we seek to serve vulnerable people in our community.

The Role – Fixed term 2 year contract

Project Manager, Housing Pathways Strategy will champion the development of an implementation strategy outlining specific project deliverables, allowing for the oversight of end to end project management. Through establishing key milestones and strategic housing partnerships you will create a pathway to achieve our strategic target.

Applications are invited from candidates looking for both part-time (minimum 0.6FTE) and full-time employment.

Duties will include

  • Lead strategic business development to establish an implementation strategy and implementation plan/s to facilitate the Housing Pathways Strategy
  • Build and facilitate relationships with external stakeholders including property professionals, government agencies and community housing providers
  • Lead and facilitate cross functional teamwork to inform, influence, integrate, contribute to and achieve project outcomes
  • Ensuring strategic projects are appropriately defined, scoped, planned, governed, reported and delivered

Our ideal candidate has

  • Extensive knowledge of project management and business strategy ideally within the property development/management field
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to manage a diverse and demanding workload
  • Demonstrated experience in influencing, negotiating and engaging positively with a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve improved outcomes
  • A customer and people centric approach with an ability to deal effectively with people at all levels
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to provide conceptual project briefs and fully costed project plans

Specific employment requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in business, property management or equivalent experience
  • A valid full South Australia Driver’s Licence (C Class)
  • A valid Department of Human Services Child-related Employment Screening
  • Safe Environments for Children and Young People
  • Capacity to periodically work outside of normal office hours
  • Ability to travel in South Australia

If you do not possess these requirements you must have a willingness to obtain.

Baptist Care SA is committed to the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable people and as such applicants will be considered in accordance with our safety practices and suitability.

For further information please refer to the position description attached or email your queries to talentacquisition@baptistcaresa.org.au, using the subject line: Project Manager, Housing Pathways Strategy enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Candidates who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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