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Director of Impact & Sector Strategy

Federation of Community Legal Centres Victoria
  • Drive and influence sector excellence to enhance access to justice for Victorian communities
  • Senior leadership position - lead sector wide impact and sector strategy
  • CBD location; generous salary packaging; flexible work practices (full or part-time 0.8 FTE); 12 month parental leave contract

You are a big picture thinker who will play a critical role strategically leading, assessing and responding to the needs and challenges of the community legal sector. At a critical time of growth for the organisation, you will maximise opportunities and innovation, and foster strategic partnerships to continuously strengthen and influence the impact of both the Federation and the sector.

You value collaboration and consultation in the delivery of key outcomes, and have a flair for fostering mutually beneficial partnerships. You can strategically define and lead key sector priorities - utilising your strong negotiation and engagement to manage complex stakeholder relationships.

A driven, flexible and enabling leader, you are committed to supporting your team and working as part of the senior leadership group to enhance sector impact, and position the Federation as a strong and influential organisation upholding justice and equality.

About Us

The Federation is the peak body for Victoria’s Community Legal Centres (CLCs). Our members are at the forefront of helping those facing economic, cultural or social disadvantage and whose life circumstances are severely affected by their legal problem.

For over 40 years CLCs have been the heart of a powerful movement for social change, reshaping how people access justice, creating stronger more equitable laws, and more accountable government and democracy.

As their peak body, we work with and support CLCs to fight for a fairer, more just community.

About the role

You will drive sector excellence, strengthen sector impact, and enhance organisational effectiveness by:

  • Providing strategic oversight, leadership and direction to the team - building capacity and fostering a collaborative and positive team culture;
  • Identifying and leading the development of effective strategies that meet the needs and challenges of the sector, capitalising on opportunities, and influencing the position of the Federation as the peak body representing our members;
  • Ensuring member engagement and connectivity, and fostering relationships with key strategic partners across a diverse range of sector and government agency stakeholders;
  • Working collaboratively as part of the senior leadership team to drive the progress and implementation of the strategic plan and organisational priorities.

About you

You are a natural leader who can inspire, motivate and mentor your team, and will utilise your strong expertise and experience in:

  • Broad strategy design, development, planning and implementation;
  • Leadership and development of a high performing team;
  • Key stakeholder engagement and consultation to build productive partnerships for mutual benefit.

Rewards and Benefits

The base salary offered is $110,000 per annum (pro rata for part time), plus annual leave loading and superannuation. The Federation offers a generous FBT salary packaging program (up to $18,550 pa of your salary tax free).

Additional benefits include:

  • Family friendly and flexible working arrangements, the role is offered fulltime or part-time (minimum 0.8 FTE);
  • Learning and development opportunities; and
  • An everyday working environment that is friendly, collaborative and positive.

A full position description is attached.

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