GM Organisational Development

Organisation Name The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC)
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2020-02-12
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 302406
  • The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) is both a place and a movement
  • Drive strategic HR planning and lead a major change program
  • Broad HR and OD role, at Executive level reporting to the CEO


The Organisation

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) is both a place and a movement. As an independent not-for-profit organisation, ASRC programs support and empower people seeking asylum. As a movement, they mobilise and unite communities to create lasting social and policy change.

Today, ASRC are the largest independent human rights organisation for refugees and people seeking asylum, delivering more services on the ground than any other independent asylum seeker organisation in the country.

Benefits & Culture
  • Salary Packaging and Meals & Entertainment packaging
  • One extra day off every month
  • 4 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading per annum
  • Additional paid leave at Christmas (at times and dates determined by the ASRC)
  • Additional personal leave
  • 8 days compassionate leave
  • 12 weeks paid maternity and paternity leave after one year of service
  • Professional Development
  • Free lunch daily
  • Car parking available (free)

The Role

Working closely with the Founder/CEO, the General Manager Organisational Development will lead cultural transformation design and delivery of the people (and organisational) development strategies. 
Success in this role will be determined by your ability to:
  • Deliver change management projects in support of the organisation’s strategic and operational plans
  • Provide information, advice and services to the senior leadership team
  • Develop, implement and maintain organisational HR systems and frameworks
  • Nurture a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Empower the HR business partners to support a program of continuous organisational wellbeing improvement, to ensure ASRC achieves its ambition of becoming a high performing, customer centric and mission driven organisation.
You are an integral part of the People and Culture Advisory Committee, and prepare monthly board reports and attend board meetings.

Skills Required

You are currently operating at a senior level in a similar operational organisational development role in a complex organisation championing sustainable HR practices and models.

Importantly, you can demonstrate:
  • Success in enhancing organisational change resulting in significant business improvements
  • Playing a lead role in supporting organisational growth and managing a wide range of projects and internal functions across HR operations
  • Excellent skills in leadership, people management, conflict resolution and stakeholder relationship management
  • Adaptable communication style across a diverse demographic
  • A genuine interest in well-being and creating a positive and ethical working environment.
During your successful career in the not for profit sector, leading charities or like-minded corporates you’ve developed deep understanding of organisational cultures to achieve positive organisational change whilst driving business success.

If you are passionate about playing a lead role to support this highly respected NFP in advocating and delivering vital support to people seeking asylum, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above.  Alternatively, please call Anna Skeels or James Stewart on 03 8080 8976.

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