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Country Manager

Advertiser: All Aspects Recruitment & HR ServicesMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
15 Oct 2020
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary
$120,000 - $149,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
CEO & General Management, General/Business Unit Manager

Country Manager

All Aspects Recruitment are recruiting to the fill the position of Country Manager who will be accountable for the strategic leadership and oversight of the Indigenous Australia Program, in alignment with our client’s strategic objectives and operating model; key programming partnerships; and public facing activities (including donor engagement and public representation).

The Country Manager is the key liaison in achievement of our client’s strategic objectives, connecting global priorities with program plans, developing and maintaining successful programming partnerships and championing in-country advocacy. The Country Manager is committed to operate against Programming Principles, Team Charter, and The Foundation’s Social Justice approach. As Country Manager you may also be required to take on responsibilities as the Cluster Lead for the Oceania Program Cluster.

The Country Manager will own the outcomes of:

  • Leadership and Collaboration
  • Executive Contribution and Collaboration
  • Advocacy & Partnerships
  • Donor Relations and Resource Mobilisation

Essential Requirement:

Applicants for this role must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander decent, identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be accepted in the community. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996 (NT). The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.        

Essential Experience:

  • Specialised knowledge of technical areas relevant to The Foundation.
  • Knowledge and application of project management cycle for development effectiveness and program impact.
  • Extensive experience (minimum of 10 years) managing complex programs in static management position in the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander sector; ideally with some exposure to eye health programming and managing country programming.
  • Strong experience managing a team and working in the Australia public health and political context.
  • Extensive experience working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples and understating of their cultures.
  • Demonstrated capacity for high-level representation and strategic advocacy to engage and influence senior levels of government and other partners.
  • Resource mobilization expertise and track record of securing significant funding for programs
  • Strong network of relationships and areas of influences across the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health or related sectors.                                                            

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience with working across a diverse range of cultures/minority groups
  • Exposure to international public health programs
  • Experience in working within a global operating environment

Essential Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills – with the ability to lead multiple teams / working groups and effectively influence / engage at the executive level.
  • Commitment to and strong capacity for working through collaboration and partnerships – must have superior relationship management and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, including fluency in written and spoken English.
  • High level problem-solving skills demonstrates resilience and initiative when faced with challenges.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively in cross cultural / mixed language environments.
  • Demonstrated capacity for high-level representation and strategic advocacy: able to engage and influence senior levels of government, multi-lateral agencies and other partners.
  • In depth knowledge of the complexities and challenges of managing effective health sector programs.
  • Ability to motivate the highly skilled professionals within the team and maintain a clear sense of priorities.
  • Understands the current and future challenges within the health sector and the region in preparation for future strategies.
  • Liaised effectively with government, development partners, and private sector organizations and to forge effective collaboration in a multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Exceptional people management skills.
  • Ability to manage change and program growth and transition.
  • Capacity to fundraise, attract or mobilise resources effectively.
  • An energetic self-starter with the resilience, pace, interpersonal flexibility and comfort with ambiguity to succeed within the evolving and sometimes demanding culture.
  • Ability to be flexible in the face of changing priorities and maintain a sense of humor.
  • Public Speaking/Media expertise    
To apply please email a current copy of your resume including a cover letter detailing your skills and experience against the essential criteria to jobs@aarecruit.com.au

All Aspects Recruitment are recruiting to the fill the position of Country Manager who will be accountable for the strategic leadership and oversight of the Indigenous Australia Program, in alignment with our client’s strategic objectives and operating model; key programming partnerships; and public facing activities (including donor engagement and public representation).

The Country Manager is the key liaison in achievement of our client’s strategic objectives, connecting global priorities with program plans, developing and maintaining successful programming partnerships and championing in-country advocacy. The Country Manager is committed to operate against Programming Principles, Team Charter, and The Foundation’s Social Justice approach. As Country Manager you may also be required to take on responsibilities as the Cluster Lead for the Oceania Program Cluster.

The Country Manager will own the outcomes of:

  • Leadership and Collaboration
  • Executive Contribution and Collaboration
  • Advocacy & Partnerships
  • Donor Relations and Resource Mobilisation

Essential Requirement:

Applicants for this role must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander decent, identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be accepted in the community. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996 (NT). The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.        

Essential Experience:

  • Specialised knowledge of technical areas relevant to The Foundation.
  • Knowledge and application of project management cycle for development effectiveness and program impact.
  • Extensive experience (minimum of 10 years) managing complex programs in static management position in the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander sector; ideally with some exposure to eye health programming and managing country programming.
  • Strong experience managing a team and working in the Australia public health and political context.
  • Extensive experience working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples and understating of their cultures.
  • Demonstrated capacity for high-level representation and strategic advocacy to engage and influence senior levels of government and other partners.
  • Resource mobilization expertise and track record of securing significant funding for programs
  • Strong network of relationships and areas of influences across the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health or related sectors.                                                            

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience with working across a diverse range of cultures/minority groups
  • Exposure to international public health programs
  • Experience in working within a global operating environment

Essential Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills – with the ability to lead multiple teams / working groups and effectively influence / engage at the executive level.
  • Commitment to and strong capacity for working through collaboration and partnerships – must have superior relationship management and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, including fluency in written and spoken English.
  • High level problem-solving skills demonstrates resilience and initiative when faced with challenges.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively in cross cultural / mixed language environments.
  • Demonstrated capacity for high-level representation and strategic advocacy: able to engage and influence senior levels of government, multi-lateral agencies and other partners.
  • In depth knowledge of the complexities and challenges of managing effective health sector programs.
  • Ability to motivate the highly skilled professionals within the team and maintain a clear sense of priorities.
  • Understands the current and future challenges within the health sector and the region in preparation for future strategies.
  • Liaised effectively with government, development partners, and private sector organizations and to forge effective collaboration in a multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Exceptional people management skills.
  • Ability to manage change and program growth and transition.
  • Capacity to fundraise, attract or mobilise resources effectively.
  • An energetic self-starter with the resilience, pace, interpersonal flexibility and comfort with ambiguity to succeed within the evolving and sometimes demanding culture.
  • Ability to be flexible in the face of changing priorities and maintain a sense of humor.
  • Public Speaking/Media expertise    
The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a country manager?
  • Are you available to travel for this role when required?
  • How many years of business management experience do you have?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?

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