- Job posted on: 1st Apr 2021
- Applications close:
Established in 2005, Green Collect (GC) is an award-winning social enterprise achieving significant social and environmental impact through new sustainability services and job creation for people experiencing social and skills disadvantage. We are about to embark on an exciting expansion that will grow the circular economy and deepen our impacts as we scale our resource recovery and retail services.
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) position has been created to help lead the implementation of GC’s 3 Year Strategic plan and fulfil a range of duties critical to its success. This new senior role will provide direct leadership to the enterprise, providing support to the CEO and the Executive team and driving strategic operations. Combined with proven business acumen, this person will lead with compassion and shine in the context of working alongside a diverse staff group in a lean but rapidly growing enterprise.
The Chief Operating Officer will deliver desired results aligned with the current strategy, mission and values of the enterprise to support our next stage of growth and enable GC to deepen its impact. The COO will enable GC to scale operations, capabilities and management systems and drive operational excellence and change across the organisation, covering a wide range of functions, including: Business; Finance & Administration; Infrastructure & Resources; Risk Management; People & Culture; and Communications.
This full-time role will be predominantly based at Green Collect’s site in Melbourne’s inner west, with some degree of flexible working arrangements.
We are looking for an experienced and highly skilled senior leader who will be accountable for the delivery of a broad range of initiatives to assist in the growth of Green Collect. This person will improve GC’s internal management capabilities, having a positive impact on the organisation’s operating efficiency, effectiveness and overall sustainability. They will reflect and promote the vision and values of Green Collect, and deeply resonate with the ethos of the enterprise in relation to its social and environmental objectives.
The COO will have the required knowledge, skills, insight and personal confidence to step into a senior role that provides the leadership and encouragement for each team member to meaningfully contribute to GC’s mission. A key aspect of this role will be supporting GC’s team to thrive in a challenging and changing work environment in its next phase of growth.
This senior role, within a highly multifaceted organisation, will require an experienced leader who demonstrates compassion, determination, teamwork and self-awareness. Excellent people skills, experience in non-profit or business scaling, business and financial acumen and a commitment to ecological and social justice are essential.
Please see full Position Description attached and apply via the online application process.
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A position description is attached.