The Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) is the leading peak organisation for the Social Service Sector in WA. WACOSS represents three hundred member organisations and affiliates, and over eight hundred organisations involved in the provision of services to the community. We speak with and for the hundreds of thousands of Western Australians who use community services each year, bringing their voice and interest to the attention of government, business, decision makers, media and wider community.
We are seeking someone to fill an exciting position in the organisation to cover our current Director who is taking an extended leave period. This is an exciting role for someone who likes a challenge, is passionate about the community sector and shares our vision for social change and the wellbeing of all Western Australians.
The successful candidate for the Director - Sector Services and Development role will be a member of the WACOSS Executive and will lead and manage the Sector Services and Development directorate. A typical day in this pivotal role will see you contributing to the future of the organisation at a senior level as well as leading a team working on sector wide programs, innovative projects, learning and development initiatives. You will have a strong background in management and governance and good understanding of sector capacity building as it applies to individuals, organisations and the community sector.
You will have strong financial and business acumen, a sophisticated approach to building relationships with and responding to the needs of both internal and external stakeholders and experience leading a broad range of projects and programs.
The Director - Sector Services and Development will be focussed on identifying new initiatives and programs that support the community sector, strategic sector initiatives and business community partnerships. A passion for continuous improvement and experience leading best practice across the community sector will be essential for success in this role.
To be considered for this position you will have;
This full time position is located in West Perth.
Enquiries can be addressed to Irina Cattalini on (08) 9420 7222 or Irina@wacoss.org.au
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