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Head of Financial Inclusion Action Plan

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
  • Full Time, ongoing
  • Melbourne

About the role

The Head of Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP) is a role that is responsible for driving the strategy and operational execution of the FIAP program. Reporting to the Director Research Advocacy and System Impact, the role oversees all aspects of the FIAP program, and supports the FIAP team to achieve exceptional outcomes for the program, FIAP members, Good Shepherd and the broader system we work within.

Key Responsibilities

  • Program growth, strategy development, implementation and monitoring
  • Stakeholder management
  • Business development & financial development
  • People Management
  • Program Governance

About you

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, and knowledge of social policy, financial inclusion, wellbeing, resilience, and economic participation.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategies and business plans that respond to emerging community needs and organisational priority areas.
  • Significant senior leadership experience in community services, financial, government and/or private sector social impact programs.
  • Outstanding strategic, conceptual, analytical, and creative skills demonstrated by the ability to understand and interpret complex information and present ideas effectively.
  • Ability to think entrepreneurially while understanding the requirements of working within an organisational structure.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and foster collaborative relationships with senior external stakeholders across a range of sectors.
  • A satisfactory National Police Check
  • A satisfactory International Police Check (if you have resided outside of Australia within the last 5 years)
  • A current Employee Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) or state equivalent

Why Good Shepherd?

At Good Shepherd, each member of our team is valued, we strive to support people to grow both personally and professionally. We offer generous conditions and flexible working hours to support employees to balance their personal and work life.

Benefits include:

  • Salary packaging (which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year)
  • Paid study leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Gifted leave at Christmas and Easter
  • Additional purchased annual leave
  • Flexible work hours/working from home where possible
  • Long service leave due after 10 years, with access after seven
  • Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service

To find out more about the role and to review the position description please explore our website: www.goodshep.org.au

A position description is attached.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.

In line with various State Government's COVID-19 health and safety requirements, Good Shepherd’s assessment and induction processes may be facilitated remotely using various online tools. The People and Capability Team in collaboration with hiring managers will work with you to find the most appropriate method to ensure your safety and wellbeing and that of our employees.

You may be required to obtain particular vaccines or immunisations in order to perform the inherit requirements of this position. This Includes but Is not limited to the COVID-19 vaccine/immunisation

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia.

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