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Operations Manager

Organisation Name The Federation of Community Legal Centres
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2020-11-17
Job Type Part-time
Job Number 396208
  • Be part of creating a fairer and just Victoria
  • Create operational effectiveness to support organisational growth
  • 12 -month contract; 0.8 part-time; $90k -$95k + super and salary packaging


The Organisation
The Federation of Community Legal Centres is the peak body for Victoria’s Community Legal Centres (CLCs). Its 48 members are at the forefront of helping those facing economic, cultural or social disadvantage and whose life circumstances are severely affected by their legal problem.
For over 40 years, CLCs have been part of a powerful movement for social change, reshaping how people access justice, creating stronger, more equitable laws, and more accountable government and democracy.

Benefits & Culture

  • Competitive salary and generous salary packaging
  • Flexible work practices and family friendly workplace
  • Collaborative, engaged and positive team environment
  • Exciting period of growth for the organisation

The Role
In this new role for the organisation, you will drive strategic operational priorities to support recent growth and continuous improvement.

You will do this by:
  • Reviewing and improving business and organisational processes and systems to strengthen effectiveness and efficiency
  • Delivering effective contract management and compliance
  • Developing and leading continuous improvement projects
  • Collaborating, consulting and engaging with key stakeholders to drive outcomes

Skills Required
You are a natural leader who is experienced in driving best practice and efficiency and are currently working in a similar hands on operational role ideally within the non-profit sector or like-minded corporate organisation.

Importantly you can demonstrate:
  • Success in enhancing systems and processes through continuous improvement
  • Expert stakeholder engagement and the ability to consult, collaborate and influence to deliver shared outcomes
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and implement key priorities and projects
  • Excellent people leadership skills with a focus on ensuring a positive and collaborative working environment
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast paced and dynamic environment

Be instrumental in strengthening operational excellence in an organisation committed to social justice and equality. Apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Alternatively, please call Emma Naglieri on 03 8080 8977 for a further discussion.

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