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Project Lead Financial Capability

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
  • Hybrid WFH (NSW or VIC) & attend office
  • Full Time or Part Time contract until December 2022
  • $102,267 pro rata + super, salary packaging (up to $18,000 tax free) & gifted leave

About the role

We have an exciting new opportunity for an innovative and collaborative leader to join our financial capability team leading the development of Good Shepherd’s flagstaff program Firmer Foundations. While this program is currently only offered in NSW, a key priority for this role will be to grow the program nationally.

Firmer Foundations supports women to be more confident with their money through a strength based, trauma informed coaching program. The role will report through to the Program Manager Financial Capability and will have up to two (2) direct reports.

About you

To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Experience with developing or leading financial capability programs;
  • Qualifications in community services, project management, business, and/or equivalent demonstrated experience of 5+ years in a similar role;
  • Demonstrated experience engaging with key stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes in the delivery of services within the social justice and financial inclusion space;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the challenges facing low-income Australians and commitment to promoting financial inclusion
  • Evidence of Covid-19 vaccination, or medical exemption

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory reference checks, a current Employment Working with Children Check, National Police Check (International Police Check if resided overseas in the last 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 work with us

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:

  • We pay above the Award from December 2021
  • Salary packaging (which can add up to $18,000 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

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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