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Executive Manager Corporate Services

Organisation Name Youth Projects
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2021-09-15
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 776177
  • Break the cycle of disadvantage for young people
  • Award winning programs & CEO - known for impact & innovation
  • Newly created role. $11.5m revenue, 120 staff and growing


The Organisation

Youth Projects (YP) is a small yet mighty charity that provides front line support to young people and individuals experiencing disadvantage, unemployment, homelessness, alcohol and other drug issues. YP supports those looking to re-engage with learning and employment recognising the complex and varying needs of the people they work with and go above and beyond, 365 days a year, to provide pathways out of poverty.


The culture is casual yet professional and high energy. YP encourage flexibility for work/life balance. The team is serious about their work but don’t take themselves too seriously.

  • Ethical, values driven organisation
  • Executive level salary package
  • Proactive, skilled and highly committed team
  • Supportive board and visionary CEO
  • Generous leave entitlements

The Role

Following the success and growth over the last five years this newly created role works closely with the CEO and executive team; enabling the organisation to move to its next phase.  You will be responsible for delivering support services, systems and processes that operate in a contemporary and inclusive manner, ensuring clients and internal customers receive the best possible service and outcomes.
Additionally, you will:
  • Develop financial strategies for growth and sustainability
  • Demonstrate strong leadership through mentoring and effective communication
  • Be responsible for providing insightful financial information and operational budgets
  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team and continue to build successful cross sector relationships
  • Provide timely and concise financial and operational reporting to the CEO and the board.

Skills Required

You are a proven and strategic senior finance executive with experience 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 and can roll your sleeves up when required.
Additionally you can demonstrate success in:
  • Leading organisational optimisation and staff engagement
  • Creating and sustaining a culture of inclusivity
  • Strong business and financial acumen in overseeing resources and budgets
  • Developing operational management capability, systems and infrastructure
  • Ensuring contractual, legal, governance and legislative compliance.

If you are looking for a senior community orientated finance opportunity in a vibrant growing organisation then please apply by submitting your cover letter responding to the skills required above and resume in MS Word format quoting # 776177. Alternatively contact Anna Skeels in Melbourne should you have any further questions on 03 8080 8976.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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