Work with Us
Caring For Our Community
Chief Executive Officer
The Spiers Centre Inc. (TSC) is located in Heathridge primarily servicing communities in the Cities of Joondalup, Wanneroo and Stirling. Our core business is providing assistance through emergency relief and financial counselling programs as well as providing personal development programs and support groups that empower individuals experiencing a stage of vulnerability in their lives.
TSC is committed to being a centre for support, information and empowerment of individuals, families and communities whilst ensuring we uphold our values in everything we do.
About the role
The successful candidate will manage a budget of circa $1.3m as well as manage a team of staff and volunteers to meet the objectives of the operational and strategic plans.
Reporting to the Board of Management, duties include but are not limited to:
Providing responsive services delivering empowerment and sustained outcomes.
Leading TSC to being a partner of choice for clients, funders and like-minded organisations.
Leading a team of skilled and compassionate people working in a welcoming environment with appropriate infrastructure.
Developing and maintaining good governance, sound financial performance and long term financial and non-financial sustainability.
Identifying options for the development and implementation of strategies to achieve desired outcomes and strategic goals.
Building and maintaining a positive corporate brand.
The ideal candidate will be a transformational leader and have substantial experience in a similar not-for-profit, or other relevant, environment. You will have excellent financial skills as well as a proven understanding of relevant legislation relating to not-for-profit organisations and/or community services.
You will have a proven track record in producing consistent quality work in a timely manner with high attention to detail, negotiation and communication skills. You will also possess a good working knowledge and commitment to risk management, safety and community services.
This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced community-minded person to respect and uphold the importance of providing facilities and services to those in need coupled with a vision and ability to expand services and funding.
The person will uphold a solid commitment to working with a board who equally have the best interests of the community in mind.
What we are committed to offer you
The successful applicant will be offered remuneration in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award. A salary sacrifice agreement will also be offered.
Interested individuals are requested to email in confidence a current CV and their written responses to the selection criteria below to SpiersChair@gmail.com
In no more than 3 pages, please address the following criteria.
Proven experience in organisational management with the ability to lead staff and manage and develop high performing teams;
Experience in setting and achieving operational and strategic objectives;
Strong marketing, public relations and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and develop and maintain strategic partnerships;
High level of initiative, time management, risk management, communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills;
Sound understanding of the issues facing financially disadvantaged clients and their families together with knowledge of current trends in the community service sector;
Experience in community services, centre management and financial/budget management;
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the analysis and interpretation of all relevant legislation;
Possession of a current National Police Certificate and Working with Children Check; and
If required, a current PD can be requested by sending an email to SpiersChair@gmail.com
Shortlisting will commence immediately.
CLOSING DATE: COB 3 April 2022