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State Service Lead - Milton,QLD


Job Description:

* 2 x Full time, Ongoing roles
* Milton location

Who we are
Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role
Reporting to the Director, Queensland the State Service Lead will be instrumental in the development, delivery and performance of a suite of services/programs that aim to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.
As a senior leader of diverse Community Programs you will be responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of a number of contracted services that span across a range of thematic areas including homelessness, child and families, social inclusion, mental health and youth teams that are dispersed across the State. This role will translate Australian Red Cross' strategic direction into viable local level operating (program and practice) frameworks to ensure we are providing responsive and well managed services.
What you will bring

You will be an experienced leader with:
 * Significant leadership experience in contract management, compliance and quality management
 * Proven capacity to manage large numbers of staff and significant budgets, and manage the planning, coordination, delivery and evaluation of community humanitarian services with an awareness of social, economic, environmental, cultural and political issues impacting program and service delivery
 * Ability to operate strategically and innovatively translate humanitarian approaches and methods in line with Red Cross' operating environment, capabilities and mission
 * Proven track record in the effective co-design and delivery of integrated community responses
 * Demonstrated experience fostering positive and sustainable partnerships with funding bodies and departmental staff, sector partners/networks, and other key stakeholders (both internal and external)
 * Well developed communication, interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills with an ability to work in ambiguous environments, adapt, and deal with situations and manage stakeholder expectations including the ability to promote, represent and influence successfully

Lead a range of services and programs that positively improve outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements
Further information
To find out more about this opportunity, please refer to the position description below or contact Garry Page on 07 3367 4785.
We encourage you to submit a cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) highlighting your relevant skills and experience along with a current resume.
 511901 State Service Lead PD.pdf

Applications close at 11:00pm AEST on Sunday 28 April 2019

Location: Australia and Oceania,----Brisbane


Project-Program Management: Program Management

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Employment Type:

Full time


Brisbane, QLD, Australia


State Service Lead - Milton,QLD


Nonprofit-Social Services




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