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State Manager - NSW / ACT

Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Are you ready to be a part of leading a not-for-profit organisation delivering evidence-based approaches to minimise alcohol and drug harm, that reaches millions of people in local communities?

  • Lead the effective delivery of AOD prevention programs in the community and provide strong leadership and foster strategic relationships
  • $130,000 to $140,000 per annum package with generous salary packaging options available
  • Full-time and ongoing role
  • Based in Sydney or Canberra, a hybrid model of working from home and in the office

About the Alcohol and Drug Foundation

The ADF's work reaches millions of people in local communities through sporting clubs, community groups, health organisations and schools, offering educational information, drug, and alcohol prevention programs. Proudly independent, we build strong alliances that help deliver positive outcomes and strengthen our collective impact. Our approach is reflected in our organisational culture of collaboration and innovation.

For further information, please visit our website: www.adf.org.au

Working with us

The ADF provides a generous range of benefits and wellbeing initiatives, including:

  • A generous not-for-profit salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 for everyday living expenses, and Meal and Entertainment of up to $2,650 per FBT year
  • Providing a truly flexible workplace including Purchased Leave, and other generous leave entitlements
  • Additional 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Internal and external learning and development opportunities
  • Offering Health and Wellbeing initiatives including our Employee Assistance Program

The Role

The State Manager, as the jurisdictional face of the ADF, provides leadership in building strategic relationships and sourcing opportunities that further support the AOD prevention programs that prevent and reduce harm in Australian communities. In this role you will also contribute to the wider strategic leadership of the ADF through leadership groups and projects.

With responsibility for the NSW ADF team, you will successfully deliver the ADF strategic plan including leading your team to:

  • Ensure high quality, effective and efficient delivery of programs
  • Build productive relationships with stakeholders including the government
  • Identify opportunities and work with key stakeholders to realise these opportunities

For more information, please view the Position Description located on our careers page at adf.org.au/about/careers

About You

You have a commitment to the values of population health, human rights, social justice and reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. Ideally you have held a similar position with knowledge and experience in evidence-based approaches to reducing the impact of alcohol and other drug related harm in communities. Otherwise, you have a proven ability to strategically lead and manage large scale health promotion or community development programs, with demonstrated success in establishing business unit direction and building and leading high performing teams.

You are politically astute with an ability to navigate the public health policy landscape and can source and secure funding opportunities. Additionally, you have the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (e.g. AOD, public health, social science or public policy)
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder engagement and relationship management
  • Interpersonal and public speaking communication and negotiation skills
  • An ability to assesses and critically evaluate the validity of information and research

For more information, please view the Position Description located on our careers page at adf.org.au/about/careers

The ADF encourages cultural diversity, and our programs are reflective of our community partners, stakeholders, and community at large. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

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To apply, please include a resume and cover letter outlining your interest for the role.

Applicants will be contacted prior to the closing date, so please submit your application ASAP. Any application that does not address the application requirements will not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact the Greg Jennings, Head of Program Delivery via email on greg.jennings@adf.org.au, using the subject line: State Manager - NSW / ACT enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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