Head of Operations

Organisation Name Community Hubs Australia
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2019-11-28
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 249605
  • Lead national operations supporting women, children, migrants & social cohesion
  • Community focused organisation supported by a highly respected foundation
  • Would suit an operational leader with the ability to drive best practice


The Organisation
Community Hubs Australia is a not-for-profit organisation helping to strengthen social cohesion through offering welcoming and safe places where migrant families - particularly mothers with young children, come to connect share and learn.
Working with federal, state, and local governments; business; philanthropic and not-for-profit organisations Community Hubs Australia facilitate the delivery of proven grassroots programs that increase connections between individuals and communities.

Benefits & Culture
  • Supported by a much loved and well respected foundation
  • Committed team; skills based board
  • Inclusive and passionate culture; striving for excellence
  • Generous remuneration plus NFP salary packaging
  • Collins Street CBD location.

The Role
Reporting to the CEO in this newly formed role you will lead a small dedicated operational team to deliver financial, IT and data systems to support recent and ongoing growth.  This role will enable hubs to run as one large network, without losing their individuality or their ability to respond to the needs of their particular communities.

Community Hubs Australia has a national footprint and is responsible for 74 current sites with 32 opening  in 2020, the operation runs with 5 employees and support from external providers.

Success in this role will be determined by your ability to:
  • Operationalise the organisations strategic plan and vision
  • Develop, implement and maintain organisational systems
  • Implement sound financial controls and risk frameworks
  • Manage the budget and financial accounting
  • Nurture a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

Skills Required
You are a confident leader who brings a strong commercial lens, intellect and presentation skills developed in either the community, health, education or corporate sectors.

Importantly, you can demonstrate:
  • Success in enhancing systems and processes resulting in significant improvements
  • Excellent people management and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong communication skills and stakeholder relationship management
  • An interest in staff wellbeing and creating a positive and ethical working environment.

Play a key role leading operations during an exciting period for Community Hubs Australia.  Apply now by submitting your cover letter addressing the skills required and resume in MS Word.  If you require further information, please call Anna Skeels on 03 8080 8976.

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