Chief Operating Officer

Organisation Name National Affordable Housing Consortium (NAHC)
Location Brisbane
Date Posted 2020-03-24
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 313502
  • Improve affordable housing for those Australia's housing system fails
  • Strategic role driving operational capability, efficiency and innovation
  • Corporate or NFP backgrounds welcome with experience leading change


The Organisation
National Affordable Housing Consortium (NAHC) is a not for profit, social value enterprise established in 2008 through the increasing need for more affordable housing options in Australia.
NAHC has delivered 3520 new affordable rental homes across three states, facilitated over $1.4b in new housing supply, enabled home ownership through an innovative shared equity program, and directly manages 2300 homes through property management services in Queensland and Victoria.
NAHC works with the property industry, community sector, financiers and government to deliver innovative projects and initiatives which address market failure, are commercially viable and meet community needs.

Benefits & Culture
  • Ethical, values driven organisation
  • Executive level salary package
  • Proactive and highly committed team
  • Supportive board committed to investment in the company to enable development

The Role
Following success and growth over the last ten years, the organisation is now moving into its next stage of development with a new strategic framework and executive leadership structure.
This newly created key role will implement NAHC’s strategic and business plans, build best practice operational management capability, systems and infrastructure, and ensure consistency of operational processes across the Group, including ownership of:
  • Corporate services – human resources, IT, WHS
  • Group governance, risk management and compliance frameworks and systems
  • Legal services, commissioning of services and contract management
  • Continuous improvement initiatives to strengthen NAHC’s performance and competitiveness
  • High level guidance and oversight of NAHC’s self-directed property management teams

Skills Required
You are a proven and strategic senior executive with corporate management expertise within a complex or diverse business. You bring a commercial mindset, long-term vision, and a progressive style of people leadership with the ability to implement strategy, mentor and inspire team achievement.

Additionally you can demonstrate experience and success in:
  • Leading organisational change and staff engagement initiatives
  • Identifying and implementing efficiency drivers
  • Developing operational management capability, systems and infrastructure
  • Commissioning of services
  • Creating and sustaining a culture of continuous quality improvement
  • Ensuring contractual, legal, governance and legislative compliance

If you believe in the basic human right of every person to a home, without exception or judgement, and are motivated to drive NAHC’s vision, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above.  To discuss your interest please call Louise Furlong in Brisbane on 07 5530 8066

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.