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Executive Director of Shared Services Full Time

The Executive Director of Shared Services is responsible for the strategic development of back office support to meet the evolving needs of the entire organisation, and to assist the CEO in the formation of a national SU movement. The role has a national dimension, in that the Shared Services team already provides a range of services to SU movements in other states and territories, and we are working towards a national SU movement.

About Scripture Union Queensland

Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels.

About the role

The Executive Director of Shared Services is responsible for the strategic development of back office support to meet the evolving needs of the entire organisation, and to assist the CEO in the formation of a national SU movement. The role has a national dimension, in that the Shared Services team already provides a range of services to SU movements in other states and territories, and we are working towards a national SU movement. The Executive Director of Shared Services is responsible for defining key metrics on overall organisational objectives and optimising the costs of services through a mix of internal and external resources, including the establishment of strategic provider partnerships. The required shared services are diverse, and need to evolve to meet the evolving needs of the organisation, including the need for:

  • Overall development of support for ministries and ministry support functions;
  • Financial and management accounting, and strategic organisational financial development and reporting;
  • People services – HR business partnering, IR, remuneration, payroll, recruitment, organisational learning, policies and procedures, and performance and conduct management;
  • Asset management;
  • Supplier and contracts management;
  • IT and business systems management;
  • Management and development of our health safety and child protection systems (including policies and procedures), risk management procedures and systems, and insurance.

About the ideal candidate:

  • You are energised by SU’s mission to bring God’s love, hope and good news to children and young people.
  • You have a strong background as a CFO or equivalent, and sufficient experience lead a team responsible for the needs of more than 700 staff and 5,000 volunteers.
  • You have proven ability to develop the capability and high performance of a group pf multidisciplinary teams including Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Business Systems, Risk and Safety to meet ever changing commercial, stakeholder and community needs
  • You are a strong leader, able to lead a team dedicated to creating capacity for Christian ministry through new strategies, and a range of back office support services. You work by leading and empowering, and not by command and control.  You help others to achieve their best and celebrate their successes, and creating a culture of serving others.
  • You have a proven ability to convey a strategic vision and positively engage and influence others, while your ability to establish robust solutions to complex issues has seen you thrive in challenging situations. You are across the detail, but you are able to see the big picture and to help the organisation map a future course using its strengths and overcoming its weaknesses.
  • You are CA or CPA qualified and your track record will clearly demonstrate leadership of high performing teams and the capacity to deliver substantive change.
  • You have the ability to manage the provision of a broad range of financial accounting services including management reporting, financial reporting and financial reconciliations at entity level in accordance with relevant statutory requirements of Australian Accounting Standards.
  • You possess significant experience with leading the development and implementation of corporate governance and compliance frameworks for large and dynamic organisations.
  • You have demonstrated high level interpersonal skills and broad communication skills, including strong influencing skills, negotiation and conflict management skills and experience in cultivating and sustaining strong business relationships with key stakeholders.
  • You have significant experience with developing and managing ERP financial systems, procedures & controls to enable the efficient & effective allocation of the financial, business and administrative resources to achieve business goals.

Applications

In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements, including your cultural fit within SU QLD and with how you meet the requirements of the role.

Click here for a copy of the role statement

  • Current CV

Please email your application to amandaf@suqld.org.au. The closing date for this position is 5pm 24th January 2019.  For all other general enquiries please contact Tijana Pavlovich on (07) 3112 6570. (Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)

Campsite Assistant Casual

We are seeking a warm and friendly Casual Campsite Assistant with strong interpersonal and communication skills, a positive can-do attitude and proven experience in assisting the running of a campsite, prioritising tasks and projects. Working with the Campsite Supervisor, the main function of the role is to provide a high level of assistance in the practical day to day running of the campground. Under the director of the Campsite Supervisor, this would include venue maintenance, grounds maintenance, safety and security inspections, This exciting role would suit a Campsite Assistant who is eager to learn, is self-motivated and has a background in Buildings and Facilities Maintenance.

  • Passionate about working in a strong Christian environment?
  • Background in Buildings and Facilities Maintenance?
  • Sunshine Coast location

 About Scripture Union Queensland

Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels.

 About the role

We are seeking a warm and friendly Casual Campsite Assistant with strong interpersonal and communication skills, a positive can-do attitude and proven experience in assisting the running of a campsite, prioritising tasks and projects.

Working with the Campsite Supervisor, the main function of the role is to provide a high level of assistance in the practical day to day running of the campground.  Under the director of the Campsite Supervisor, this would include venue maintenance, grounds maintenance, safety and security inspections,

This exciting role would suit a Campsite Assistant who is eager to learn, is self-motivated and has a background in Buildings and Facilities Maintenance.

 The ideal candidate will have:

  • Basic maintenance skills
  • Current drivers licence (Manual Transmission)
  • Current first aid certificate
  • Previous Fire Warden experience (desirable)
  • Pool Plant Operator Certification (desirable)
  • Power tool related certification (highly desirable)
  • Experience in maintenance services or trade experience / qualification (desirable)

Please note that due to the nature of the operational requirements, accommodation will be provided on-site and the Casual Campsite Assistant may be required to sleep on-site overnight and will be on call during the rostered period.

Flexibility is required to deliver an efficient service and the Casual Campsite Assistant may be required to work flexible hours, days and shift types, with on call responsibilities.

 Applications

In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter – Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements, including your cultural fit within SU QLD and with how you meet the key accountabilities listed in the role statement. No more than two pages in total.
  • Click here for a copy of the role statement
  • Current CV

Please email your application to vacancies@suqld.org.au. For all other general enquiries please contact People Services on (07) 3112 6566.

(Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)

Head of Human Resources Full Time

We are looking for a tertiary qualified, leadership experienced Human Resources professional with a passion for people, proven expertise and hands-on experience in managing people. As Head of Human Resources, you will report directly to the Executive Director of Shared Services and will lead our HR team to meet SU’s evolving HR needs, aligning these with SU’s mission, vision and values, to the overall organisational goals and strategies. This a suite of services for HR, IR, business partnering, recruitment, remuneration and payroll, but also includes supporting Departments as they build organisational capacity.

  • Do you have generalist HR leadership experience?
  • Do you enjoy working within a strong Christian environment?
  • Are you passionate about people?

About Scripture Union Queensland Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels. About the role We are looking for a tertiary qualified, leadership experienced Human Resources professional with a passion for people, proven expertise and hands-on experience in managing people. As Head of Human Resources, you will report directly to the Executive Director Shared Services and will lead our HR team to meet SU’s evolving HR needs, aligning these with SU’s mission, vision and values, to the overall organisational goals and strategies.  This is a suite of services for HR, IR, business partnering, recruitment, remuneration and payroll, but also includes supporting Departments as they build organisational capacity. This role has a national dimension, in that the Shared Services team already provides a range of services to SU movements in other states and territories.  We are looking for a HR Professional with abilities to empower managers to lead their own teams, someone who has experience in working in environments where HR is a function that supports an organisation by way of improving effectiveness and making policy and process as seamless as possible. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources,
  • Extensive experience (8+ years) in a generalist HR leadership role, preferably within a not for profit environment,
  • Demonstrated thorough and updated knowledge of current employment law and best practice HR,
  • Proven ability in advising managers through change management, re-structuring and redundancies,
  • Ability to positively influence and coach mangers and stakeholders,
  • Proven ability to work and think at a strategic level alongside senior managers,
  • Experience in applying different interpersonal managerial styles and methods to inspire and guide individuals (subordinates, peers, and superiors) toward goal achievement modifying behaviour to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved,

Applications In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements, including your cultural fit within SU QLD and with how you meet the key accountabilities listed in the role statement. No more than two pages in total.

Click here for a copy of the role statement

  • Current CV

Please email your application to amandaf@suqld.org.au. The closing date for this position is 5pm 24th January 2019.  For all other general enquiries, please contact Human Resources on (07) 3112 6566.   (Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications

Field Development Manager - ACT Part Time Fixed Term

We are looking for a dedicated Field Development Manager to work collaboratively with churches, schools and volunteers in leading the local delivery of ministry through training, coaching and releasing both staff and volunteers into ministry opportunities within a particular district. Working in collaboration with Scripture Union ACT, on a whole ministry approach, across the ministers of both SC ACT (school chaplaincy and school programs) and SU ACT (particularly, schools programs and camps).

  • Do you have not-for profit experience?
  • Do you enjoy working within a strong Christian environment?
  • ACT location, Part-Time Role

About Scripture Union Queensland

Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels.

About the role

We are looking for a dedicated Field Development Manager to work collaboratively with churches, schools and volunteers in leading the local delivery of ministry through training, coaching and releasing both staff and volunteers into ministry opportunities within a particular district. 

Working in collaboration with Scripture Union ACT, on a whole ministry approach, across the ministers of both SC ACT (school chaplaincy and school programs) and SU ACT (particularly, schools programs and camps). 

The ideal candidate will have

  • A minimum 3 years of experience leading a team preferably within a not-for profit environment
  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Diploma in Youth Work)
  • Demonstrated ability to network, build partnerships and strategic alliances with a broad range of people
  • A broad understanding of Christian youth and children’s ministry
  • Experience and involvement in community fundraising and involvement within the Education sector is also desirable

This role covers the Australian Capital Territory state. Please note this role is based out of a home office with frequent travel is expected.

Applications
In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements, including your cultural fit within SU QLD and with how you meet the key accountabilities listed in the role statement. No more than two pages in total.

Click here  for a copy of the role statement

  • Current CV

Please email your application to vacancies@suqld.org.au. The closing date for this position is Friday 8th February 2019.  For all other general enquiries, please contact People Services on (07) 3112 6566.

(Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)

 

Human Resources Delivery Manager - 12 Month Contract Full Time Fixed Term

We are looking for a passionate People Services Delivery Manager with proven expertise and experience as a HR Generalist. The People Services Delivery Manager supervises the People Services Administrators and Senior Payroll Coordinator and is responsible for the transactional / operational aspects of the PS Department. This includes but is not limited to onboarding, people record management, working with children’s checks, right to work checks, remuneration benchmarking and the processing of payroll for the organisation.

  • Do you have generalist HR experience?
  • Do you enjoy working within a strong Christian environment?
  • Fortitude Valley location

About Scripture Union Queensland

Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels.

About the role

We are looking for a passionate People Services Delivery Manager with proven expertise and experience as a HR Generalist. 

The People Services Delivery Manager supervises the People Services Administrators and Senior Payroll Coordinator and is responsible for the transactional / operational aspects of the PS Department.  This includes but is not limited to onboarding, people record management, working with children’s checks, right to work checks, remuneration benchmarking and the processing of payroll for the organisation.  

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in Human Resources / Business,
  • Experience (5+ years) in a HR generalist and Payroll experience,
  • Experience within the not for profit environment (desirable not mandatory),
  • Demonstrated thorough and updated knowledge of current employment law and best practice HR,
  • Ability to positively influence and coach mangers and stakeholders,
  • A “Can-do” attitude
  • Demonstrated experience in customer relationships or customer service

Please note – This is a 12 month fixed term maternity cover contract.

Applications
In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements, including your cultural fit within SU QLD and with how you meet the key accountabilities listed in the role statement. No more than two pages in total.

Click here for a copy of the role statement 

  • Current CV

Please email your application to vacancies@suqld.org.au. The closing date for this position is Thursday 24th January 2019.  For all other general enquiries, please contact People Services on (07) 3112 6566.

(Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)

Fundraising Coordinator Full Time

We are seeking a passionate Fundraising Coordinator with previous strategic fundraising expertise and experience. Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, you will assist the team manager with the implementation of SU QLD’s fundraising strategies and initiatives. You will be responsible for developing donors in specified segments and nurturing those donors up the donor pyramid. The Fundraising Coordinator will organize fundraising activities within specified segments to reach revenue targets while ensuring that it is a supported and positive experience for the supporter.

  • Do you have Fundraising experience?
  • Do you enjoy working within a strong Christian environment?
  • Fortitude Valley location

About Scripture Union Queensland

Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels.

About the role

We are seeking a passionate Fundraising Coordinator with previous strategic fundraising expertise and experience.  

Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, you will assist the team manager with the implementation of SU QLD’s fundraising strategies and initiatives.  You will be responsible for developing donors in specified segments and nurturing those donors up the donor pyramid.  The Fundraising Coordinator will organize fundraising activities within specified segments to reach revenue targets while ensuring that it is a supported and positive experience for the supporter. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • High level of customer service and communications skills
  • Minimum 3 years’ fundraising and partnership experience in the not-for-profit sector
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting the development of the fundraising strategy creation and implementation
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience and proven ability to grow and develop long term and long-lasting relationships with donors
  • Demonstrated strong organisational skills and abilities
  • Experience in communicating in a range of settings to a wide variety of people
  • CFRE or FIA Certificate of Fundraising or Degree qualified in business, fundraising or marketing related disciplines preferred

Applications
In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements, including your cultural fit within SU QLD and with how you meet the key accountabilities listed in the role statement. No more than two pages in total.

Click here for a copy of the role statement

  • Current CV

Please email your application to vacancies@suqld.org.au. The closing date for this position is Friday 15th February 2019.  For all other general enquiries please contact People Services on (07) 3112 6566.

(Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)

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