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Head of Disability Services

Job Title: Head of Disability Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3158022
Job Published: September 01, 2020 10:15

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Disability Services to join an innovative and growing non-profit organisation based in Melbourne with offices based in the Northern Suburbs. This is a brand new role that has been created due to significant growth and development plans for the future.
The Role

Reporting to the General Manager, your role will be accountable for four key service areas, providing assistance to people with a disability.

Duties will include:
  • Ongoing service design and development
  • Identifying growth opportunities and process/system improvements
  • Leadership and development of four senior direct reports with large teams
  • Accountability for circa $30 m budget
  • Project Management for a variety of new projects
  • Board reporting where required
  • Liaising with a variety of stakeholders including internal team members, external partners, governments departments and other community service leaders
  • Accountability for large budget and financial delivery across the four service areas
We are seeking a candidate with:
  • Significant experience in leading and developing large teams
  • Strong financial acumen with the ability to manage and deliver on budgets (circa $30m)
  • Highly developed influencing skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Disability Services and the NDIS environment
  • Ability to create and present business cases and tender applications where required
  • Solid strategic thinking with the ability to work operationally where required
  • Commercially astute with outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in a 'fee-for-service' environment
  • A high-level of organisational, time management and planning skills
  • Strong problem solving skills with a 'çan-do’attitude

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