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Director Governance - Deakin / Wagga Wagga

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region

About Us

An exciting executive opportunity exists for a community minded, client centred, highly skilled professional to join a well-regarded not-for-profit organisation in Canberra ACT and NSW Riverina. If you are an experienced senior manager who is passionate about ensuring that our clients are provided with timely, high quality, safe relationship services when they are at their most vulnerable, then we would welcome your application.

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region (RACR) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation committed to enhancing relationships within families and communities to support healthy, respectful relationships and personal and social wellbeing. RACR delivers services including counselling, mediation, casework, mental health and specialist family and domestic violence programs for families, couples and individuals to communities. RACR is a part of a national federation of Relationships Australia organisations across the country. RACR provides services in the Riverina/Murray and South Coast areas of NSW and in the ACT.

About the Role

As a member of the Senior Executive Team (SET), reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the primary responsibility of this role is to understand what funders are seeking in each of RACR’s funding contracts and work collaboratively across the whole of the organisation to ensure that RACR meets those requirements.

With a focus on governance, this role plays a key role in identifying, designing and implementing a range of strategic projects in consultation with the senior executive team to improve service delivery and leads a team of data analysts, policy and research officers and support staff to ensure that we initiate, develop and maintain excellent relationships with our funders, service partners and community stakeholders.

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated experience in leading, managing and supervising staff and achieving success against organisational strategic and operations plans, particularly in the area of governance and contract administration.

This is a full time fixed term position (up to five years) that will be based in Deakin, ACT or Wagga Wagga, NSW.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description which can be downloaded below. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits

An attractive salary package is on offer for this role. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of take-home pay.

The successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

To Apply

To apply, click the "Apply Now" button to be redirected to our website. Please submit your resume with names of two work related referees and a cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion). Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Contact Details

For further information about the position or application process, please contact the CEO on (02) 6229 2402 or Alison.Brook@racr.org.au using the subject line: Director Governance enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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