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Director, Sector and Community - Identified

Queensland Council of Social Service

About us:

We are Queensland’s peak body for the social service sector. We create positive social change through our work in effective advocacy, policy development, engaging and empowering our members, the social service sector and communities across the State. Our vision is to achieve equality, opportunity and wellbeing for every person, in every community.

As a conduit for change in our sector, we are always looking at creating interesting and innovative ways to connect and engage with our many stakeholders and broader community.

We’re seeking an experienced executive and leader who will empower the social service sector and community through community development, consultation, engagement and place-based projects to contribute to the ongoing strengthening and transformation of our sector and the community.

This Director position is a unique opportunity and will help QCOSS move into a new phase as we work to achieve our Strategic Plan and Vision into 2021 and beyond.

Key elements of the position:

  • Project Management and Business Development
  • Stakeholder Engagement, Consultation and Contract Management
  • Leadership and Strategy
  • Communication both interpersonal and written including, for example, preparation of high-quality reports documents and funding submissions

About you:

  • Do you identify as an Australian First Nations person?
  • Do you have extensive experience in the community services sector and an unwavering passion for innovation and collaboration?
  • Are you an experienced project and business development manager who has demonstrated experience preparing successful funding submissions and the ability to manage multiple programs and projects underpinned by the organisation’s Vision, Strategy and priorities?
  • Can you lead, grow and assess sector and community projects that contribute to the ongoing strengthening and transformation of the community services sector and the community?
  • Manage change, solve problems and make good decisions?
  • Think innovatively and laterally and apply professional judgment to situations?
  • Demonstrate initiative and draw on your existing knowledge, skills and experience to deliver high level services to both internal and external stakeholders?
  • Build cohesive teams and organisational capacity?

If yes - then we would love to hear from you!

What you will get:

We will offer you a full time, exciting and rewarding position and a great place to work. All this plus a competitive remuneration package including access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements, 10.5% Superannuation and a supportive flexible work life balance. 

Find out more:   

The  position description can be found below, on the QCOSS website at www.qcoss.org.au,  or by emailing: jobs@qcoss.org.au, using the subject line: Director Sector and Community State Peak Body - Identified enquiry via EthicalJobs. If you require any further detail please contact Aimee McVeigh, Chief Executive Officer on 3004 6900.

Inclusion and diversity:

QCOSS is an inclusive employer. We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional custodians of the land in which we live and work and therefore, support their right of self-determination.

We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where employee diversity such as gender, age, culture, disability (physical or mental health), religion, sexual orientation are recognised and celebrated.

QCOSS considers the filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under s105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991. This recruitment strategy is designed to increase the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in our workforce specifically within the leadership team. Therefore, this position is only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

We respectfully request no recruitment agency approaches.

Inspire us and apply now!  

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