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Business Relationship Manager

The Salvation Army

At the Salvation Army Employment Plus (EPlus), our experienced employment teams have been empowering people to find the right job since 1998 as part of the Australian Government's Employment Services network. We've worked with over 200,000 businesses across Australia and seen well over half a million Australians successfully placed in employment.

At Employment Plus we drive high performance with a forward thinking, results driven culture, that you will be proud to be a part of. Whilst we are a not-for-profit organisation with a strong dedication to helping people find work, we operate in a highly competitive market and as such, aiming to exceed required targets is vital for all our employees.

About the role

This is a newly created role and we are looking for an experienced Business Relationship Manager to promote our Employability Skills Training programs to industry stakeholders and employers to secure ongoing referrals to the program and work experience places for our graduates.

Duties include:

  • Develop and implement an effective business development plan aligned to program objectives
  • Establish and maintain strong business networks
  • Effectively negotiating and secure work experience placements for course graduates
  • Work directly with course graduates to secure workplace work experience opportunities
  • Work to strict sales targets and KPIs
  • Work as part of a team to ensure continuing success of the program

This is a full time permanent position working in the Sydney North West region.

About you:

  • Excellent communication skills with experience in persuading, convincing and negotiating with a range of stakeholders.
  • Experience with design and implementation of business development strategy
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplinary team, contribute to a positive team environment and working constructively with management and staff at all levels.
  • Highly developed organisational skills with the ability to prioritise, manage and meet the needs of a large number of stakeholders.
  • Well-developed strategies for building rapport, establishing and maintaining networks and achieving beneficial outcomes
  • Ability to work in a KPI focused environment
  • Experience in Vocational Education sector is desirable
  • Employment services experience is desirable
  • High level of resilience, excellent computer and time management skills

What we offer:

  • An opportunity for a 9-day fortnight or an accrued day off every 4 weeks
  • Enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Discounted health and fitness programs through Fitness Passport
  • Up to 8 weeks leave per year through our purchase leave scheme
  • Generous Parental Leave offering of 12 weeks
  • Up to 5 days paid leave per year to support a TSA program or activity
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing training and development

If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to this challenging yet rewarding role, we invite you to submit your CV along with the covering letter telling us why you think you are the best person for the role.

The Salvation Army requires all employees and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our community. We also adhere to all current and future health directives that affect our employees. Please consider this requirement when applying to a position at The Salvation Army.

Employment Plus is an equal employment opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds. We provide an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of our people. Employment Plus is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people and protecting them from harm.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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