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Program Manager

The Salvation Army

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

We are looking for a Program Manager to be responsible for organising programs and activities for our organisation. You will be tasked with developing programs to support the organisation's strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals. You will also be in charge of developing budgets and operating plans for programs and writing program funding proposals. In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have prior experience in both program management and team management.

Program Management

  • Define, manage and deliver program processes in line with scope, budget, schedule, risk and resources
  • Establish and manage effective program controls to deliver established outcomes
  • Manage cross functional program activities throughout all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Develop and manage change management strategy and plans
  • Adhere to The Salvation Army Project Policy, related procedures and methodology

Retail IT System Implementation

  • Experience in Retail Point of Sale (POS) and inventory management.

The following experience would be highly regarded:

  • Logistics management
  • Warehouse management
  • Rostering, timekeeping and payroll
  • Retail financial management including discount management

Capabilities and Experience

  • Bachelor degree or master degree in business or related field
  • Proven experience in program management
  • Proven stakeholder management skills
  • Proven experience managing a team
  • Understanding of project management

In return we offer our employees real and meaningful benefits such as;

  • NFP salary packaging ($15,900 tax free) plus meals and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Paid parental leave
  • Financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program - Independent confidential counselling service
  • Opportunity for career development
  • An inclusive culture of dedicated, passionate and professional team members
  • Positively supporting and impacting the lives of others through your career contribution

How to Apply

If you would like to work for one of Australia's leading not-for-profit organisations and have the satisfaction of knowing that your career contributes positively to the lives of thousands of Australians each year, please apply via the link and submit a current CV a cover letter which details your alignment with the essential requirements of the role.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the well being of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

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

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