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Operations Manager - Linkwest


Our partners, Linkwest, are seeking a suitably qualified person to take on the new role of Operations Manager. This position is a senior management position working with a small, purpose-driven team and reporting directly to the CEO.

  • New role and opportunity to contribute to the future strategy of the organisation
  • A leadership role for a well-regarded peak body
  • Flexible working arrangements considered from 0.8-1 FTE

About the Organisation

Linkwest is the Western Australian peak body for Neighbourhood and Community Resource Centres. Linkwest's primary purpose is to assist these Centres in being the best they can be, ensuring they develop vibrant, inclusive, and connected communities and remaining part of the local landscape for generations to come. Linkwest offers its members customised support; training and networking opportunities; personalised resources; information, advice and guidance; funding opportunities; marketing tools; and advice and assistance in areas such as centre governance, policies, and mediation.

Linkwest is committed to supporting Neighbourhood and Community Resource Centres to implement Community-led Development principles at a local level.

Community-led development can enrich individuals, groups and communities and subsequently build social capital and social cohesion by facilitating:

  • A sharing of experiences, knowledge, skills and resources.
  • The recognition of the value of the diverse contributions that people can make.
  • The acknowledgement of the individual needs, aspirations and skill level of others.
  • The development of relationships based on trust and respect.
  • Local participation in decisions and activities.
  • Individual and group empowerment through self-determination.

The Position

You will be responsible as the Operations Manager for all matters related to finance and accounting, IT, HR, corporate administration, quality assurance, taxation and payroll. You will directly manage a small team (including project staff as required) and work collaboratively with the Sector Development Manager, directly reporting to the CEO, to further Linkwest’s objectives. In addition, the role will have a sector development component, providing finance advice, updates, resources and training to Linkwest Members, customers and fee for service training in finance to other NFPs.

As part of this role, you will manage the Oasis Lotteries House building, under the direction of the committee. You will undertake the administrative and financial functions of Oasis Lotteries House to enable the smooth and effective operation of Oasis Lotteries House. You will undertake limited supervision of the cleaner and maintenance contractors (as required) to ensure the building, fixtures and offices are maintained in clean condition and remain fully operational.

Employee Benefits

In addition to working as part of a team driven by purpose, working to support community-led development, other benefits include:

  • Salary $91,000 (pro-rata if required) plus superannuation
  • Support and opportunities for both formal and informal professional development
  • Family-friendly workplace and flexible working conditions
  • Hybrid working conditions (i.e. work from home options)

How to Apply

Please see JDF for more information including the Work-Related Requirements (Selection Criteria) see the attachment below.

To apply for the position, please submit the following:

1. Resume

2. Cover letter no longer than 2 pages outlining how your relevant experience would add value to the role and addressing the selection criteria.

Through the selection process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to provide samples of previous work and attend interviews. Shortlisted candidates may also be requested to undertake psychometric assessments, undergo criminal history screening and provide information on their work rights in Australia.

This position is being managed by Linkwest's recruitment partners, talenting.

Applications should be submitted via the apply now buton below.

Note: If successfully shortlisted, interviews will be held on the Friday, 20th August 2021.

For further information please contact Tara Roopra on 08 6244 3222 or 0452 660 461, or via email recruitment@talenting.com.au, using the subject line: Operations Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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