Business Manager

Organisation Name Islamic Relief
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2019-11-18
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 202520
  • Alleviating poverty and suffering regardless of colour, race or religion
  • Providing emergency relief and disaster preparedness in over 30 countries
  • Key leadership position with oversight of corporate governance and management


The Organisation
Islamic Relief is an international relief and development organisation alleviating poverty and suffering regardless of race, political affiliation, gender or belief. Established in London in 1984 by doctors and activists Islamic Relief has grown to be world-wide and is well-known as an effective and highly respected international NGO.
Providing emergency relief and disaster preparedness in over 30 countries Islamic Relief also specialises in providing leadership on sustainable development, education and training, health and nutrition, water and sanitation, income generation and orphan support.
Islamic Relief Australia is a member of the global federation and has an annual turnover of almost $10m, employs 19 staff and over 150 national volunteers to support local and international emergencies, welfare and development projects, as well as fundraising and advocacy.
Islamic Relief Australia is a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and adheres to the ACFID Code of Conduct which defines minimum standards of governance, management and accountability of development for NGO’s.
The Role
Reporting to the CEO, this is a hands-on role with day to day oversight of all aspects of corporate governance and management ensuring that robust integrated frameworks are operating throughout the organisation enabling the achievement of objectives, annual plans, budgets and key performance indicators.
You will lead and manage all corporate services including finance, ICT, human resources including performance management, administration, property and facilities, planning and organisational development.
Skills Required
You have experience in a similar role, preferably in the aid and development sector, for an ACFID member and DFAT funding recipient and understand the management and regulatory issues which impact Australian not for profit and development organisations.
Ideally you are degree qualified and a member of a recognised accounting body.  Otherwise you have extensive experience in a business management or similar role with a working knowledge of HR and other support services.  You have a demonstrated track record managing teams with an influential communication style.  You have the right to work in Australia and do not have to be a person of faith.
If you’d like to contribute to the alleviation of poverty and suffering around the world regardless of colour, race or religion and you’re able to work within the ethos of Islamic Relief’s vision and mission, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required in MS Word format.  Alternatively, please call Annie Barker or Richard Green on 02 8243 0570 to discuss.

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