About the Role
- Unique opportunity to apply expertise to social issues
- Be a leader in a growing, values-driven organisation
- Sydney based (Full-time/ part-time/ flexible working options)
The Principal, Consulting role is a senior role in our consulting team and a member of SVA’s Leadership Team. It is a true stepping stone to Director, Consulting where consultants have a depth of expertise in team and client management, while developing sector knowledge and thought leadership. The role leads the formulation and implementation of strategic recommendations to improve the performance of our clients while focusing on client development, project leadership, contributing to growing SVA’s Consulting business and developing our people to be world-class.
Who you are
We are looking for dynamic, self-driven individuals able to think creatively in developing innovative solutions to complex problems. With expertise leveraging strategic tools and methodologies, you will come to the role with a successful track record working closely with CEO or Executive Teams in translating problems into project opportunities. Principals joining SVA traditionally are in good standing with a recognised strategy consulting firm. A solid breadth of experience in team management and leadership, relationship management, business development and project management will see you be successful in this role. Experience in government will be a distinct advantage.
This unique role provides exposure to challenging and rewarding opportunities across the social sector working on society’s most important challenges. You will collaborate with a highly committed team in SVA’s Sydney office with a breadth of expertise across the social sector. The focus of this role will see you forging close relationships with inspiring clients, sector leaders, colleagues and stakeholders.
About the Organisation
Who we are
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a social purpose organisation that works with partners to improve the lives of people in need in Australia by helping businesses, governments and philanthropists to be more effective funders and social purpose organisations to be more effective at delivering services. SVA’s Consulting team supports leaders to make hard decisions, galvanise teams to sustain success and share insights with the social sector. We have more than 30 staff in our consulting team with offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. Since 2007, we have developed unique, on-the-ground experience supporting over 300 clients through 600 engagements. We work on society’s most challenging issues including housing, employment, education, mental health, disability, and Indigenous disadvantage.
Apply for this Job
SVA values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
If you have the knowledge and experience we’re looking for and are excited at the prospect of a leadership role in SVA’s growing Consulting practice, we invite you to submit your CV (max 3 pages) and a statement (max 1 page) addressing the person requirements by midnight AEST Monday 27 November 2017.
To find out more about SVA and view the Role Specification please go to http://www.socialventures.com.au/jobs-at-sva
For details concerning this role, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please quote in application: Principal, Consulting (Sydney) via Pro Bono Australia.