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People & Capability Manager

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
  • Join a true values based organisation empowering the lives of women, children & families
  • Unique leadership opportunity to support a growing national not for profit organisation on an exciting transformation journey
  • Flexibility - full time or part time (0.8 FTE) - hybrid work from home &/or based in our modern offices in LaTrobe St Melbourne opposite the beautiful Flagstaff Gardens
  • Ongoing position with a competitive remuneration package on offer, including generous salary packaging benefits (up to $18,000/year tax - free) & gifted leave

About the role

The People and Capability (P&C) Manager position provides an exciting opportunity for an energetic, passionate and creative human resources practitioner as we continue on our journey of transformation.

Good Shepherd has grown significantly over the past two (2) years (this included two (2) organisations merging into the organisation which exists today), creating a need to review and improve processes and procedures to meet the needs of the current and future workforce.

The P&C Manager will play a key leadership role within the team, working closely with the Director P&C to develop P&C priorities; lead and manage projects to improve programs; support the Transformation project and the broader P&C team to ensure we are providing high quality advice to leaders and employees.

A position description is attached.

About you

Your demonstrated vision and leadership in transitioning to new ways of working will be paramount to succeeding in this role, as will your flexibility and adaptability to operate in a dynamic and complex environment.

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications (Bachelor’s degree) in a human resources management related discipline, including human resources, behavioural psychology, business, social science or organisation development
  2. Solid human resources project management and change management experience in a similar position
  3. Knowledge of leading human resource practices e.g. Rainbow Tick Accreditation
  4. Willingness to be proactive and help others, contribute to the continuous improvement of a positive, collaborative and effective work environment
  5. Outstanding verbal and written communication, ability to relate meaningfully to people at all levels and ability to explain complex technical matters clearly and succinctly
  6. Evidence of Covid-19 vaccination, or medical exemption
  7. Previous human services related experience in not-for-profit and/or non-government (NGO) organisations (preferred)

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 Police Check (and international police check if resided overseas for 12 months or longer in the past 10 years) and proof of the right to work in Australia.

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

Our strategy outlines the world we want to see and our role advancing in it. It also speaks to the positive impact we will deliver to support women, girls and families to be safe, secure, strong and connected. We are committed to tackling the issues of our time which adversely affect them. We work to advance equity and social justice and support our communities to thrive.

We seek to increase economic participation and wellbeing, to build resilience, improve safety and bring about system change. We offer microfinance programs and products, financial counselling and coaching, family violence support, parenting programs and playgroups, education programs and community houses. These services are complemented by research and advocacy to address the underlying structural causes of injustice, exclusion, and inequality.

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 $18,000 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

For a confidential chat, please contact Sarah Dixon, Director People & Capability via email in the first instance via e: sarah.dixon@goodshep.org.au using the subject line: People & Capability Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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.

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