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Head of Strategy

Advertiser: Headspace3.7538 out of 53.8 overall rating (65 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
25 Jun 2020
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Consulting & Strategy, Strategy & Planning

Head of Strategy

  • Make a difference to young people by joining an innovative and well recognised national not-for-profit
  • Drive high impact strategic agendas in the organisation
  • Greenfields position for incumbent to showcase skills

What is headspace

Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. headspace has built a significant national network of headspace centres and a comprehensive suite of services and information to support the mental health and wellbeing of young Australians. To learn more about headspace and the services we offer, visit headspace.org.au.

Tell me about the role

Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Strategy, Impact and Policy, the Head of Strategy will work closely with headspace divisions, the headspace Executive and the headspace Board to develop and drive high impact strategic agendas in the organisation.

The Head of Strategy will lead the development of strategy to position headspace to meet the challenges associated with the organisation’s growth and to ensure that service offerings provide holistic and integrated support for young people and their family and friends.

In this key role, you will lead the development of strategy to position headspace to make the strongest possible contribution to the mental health and wellbeing of young people across Australia.

To learn more about the role, please refer to the Position Description linked below.

What we’re looking for

headspace is seeking a senior strategy development professional, with a proven track record of leading organisations in the execution of strategic agendas.

You will be a highly professional and experienced individual, capable of facilitating strategy development at organisational and divisional levels, and distilling strategy into simple, easy-to-follow documents that galvanise commitment and drive action. 

Exceptional leadership, presentation and relationship skills will ensure you engage effectively and develop strong stakeholder relationships with senior headspace leaders, staff and young people.

While not essential, experience in the Not for Profit, public health sector or strategy consultancy fields would be advantageous, as well as having an understanding of youth mental health issues, key mental health organisations and the mental health service system in Australia.

The finer details…

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians, in a highly engaged workplace culture. Based in Melbourne CBD, we offer a competitive salary, commensurate with skills and experience, plus generous salary packaging opportunities up to the maximum amount. For more information on salary packaging, please refer to: https://www.smartsalary.com.au/.

The headspace Reconciliation Action Plan was launched in July 2019 and was developed through a co-design process with staff across the organisation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role and all current vacancies.

Application Process: To apply please visit the advertisement our website https://headspace.org.au/about-us/work-for-us/2295/ in which you will find links to the key selection criteria (PD) and the application instructions.  

Applications will be reviewed as received, so interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to live and work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) and a Police Check are required for this position.

Applications close: 9:00am Monday 13 July 2020

For more information contact:
​​​​​​​Name:  Sam Rosevear, Executive Director of Strategy, Impact and Policy
Phone:  0420 961 192
Email: srosevear@headspace.org.au
headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health
  • Make a difference to young people by joining an innovative and well recognised national not-for-profit
  • Drive high impact strategic agendas in the organisation
  • Greenfields position for incumbent to showcase skills

What is headspace

Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. headspace has built a significant national network of headspace centres and a comprehensive suite of services and information to support the mental health and wellbeing of young Australians. To learn more about headspace and the services we offer, visit headspace.org.au.

Tell me about the role

Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Strategy, Impact and Policy, the Head of Strategy will work closely with headspace divisions, the headspace Executive and the headspace Board to develop and drive high impact strategic agendas in the organisation.

The Head of Strategy will lead the development of strategy to position headspace to meet the challenges associated with the organisation’s growth and to ensure that service offerings provide holistic and integrated support for young people and their family and friends.

In this key role, you will lead the development of strategy to position headspace to make the strongest possible contribution to the mental health and wellbeing of young people across Australia.

To learn more about the role, please refer to the Position Description linked below.

What we’re looking for

headspace is seeking a senior strategy development professional, with a proven track record of leading organisations in the execution of strategic agendas.

You will be a highly professional and experienced individual, capable of facilitating strategy development at organisational and divisional levels, and distilling strategy into simple, easy-to-follow documents that galvanise commitment and drive action. 

Exceptional leadership, presentation and relationship skills will ensure you engage effectively and develop strong stakeholder relationships with senior headspace leaders, staff and young people.

While not essential, experience in the Not for Profit, public health sector or strategy consultancy fields would be advantageous, as well as having an understanding of youth mental health issues, key mental health organisations and the mental health service system in Australia.

The finer details…

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians, in a highly engaged workplace culture. Based in Melbourne CBD, we offer a competitive salary, commensurate with skills and experience, plus generous salary packaging opportunities up to the maximum amount. For more information on salary packaging, please refer to: https://www.smartsalary.com.au/.

The headspace Reconciliation Action Plan was launched in July 2019 and was developed through a co-design process with staff across the organisation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role and all current vacancies.

Application Process: To apply please visit the advertisement our website https://headspace.org.au/about-us/work-for-us/2295/ in which you will find links to the key selection criteria (PD) and the application instructions.  

Applications will be reviewed as received, so interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to live and work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) and a Police Check are required for this position.

Applications close: 9:00am Monday 13 July 2020

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