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Professional Development Manager

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Organisation : Volunteering Victoria

Location : Melbourne (West Melbourne)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Education & Training

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : $86,000 - $87,000

Application Closing Date : 20 Nov, 2017

About the Role

SCHCADS Classification: Level 8, PP1
Hours: Full time or Part time (0.8EFT) Monday to Thursday
Location: Level 2, 491 King Street, West Melbourne

Position Responsibilities

• Develop and implement a professional development and events strategy for Volunteering Victoria, which supports capacity and capability building in the Victorian volunteering sector
• Source and/or develop, manage and evaluate multi-modal training programs and materials that:
– Meet the current and emerging needs of all Volunteering Victoria’s market segments
– Are consistent with the National Standards for Volunteer Involvement
– Meet the requirements of our State and Federal Government funding agreements
– Include an appropriate mix of delivery and learning modes
– Include an appropriate mix of accredited and non-accredited training & education
– Are affordable and accessible
– Complement the training programs and resources offered by our key stakeholders

• Build relationships and appropriate partnerships with suitable accredited training organizations and individuals
• • Chair and provide leadership to the Leadership in Volunteering Special Interest Group, including facilitating smaller groups as required e.g. Learning & Development Reference Group
• Facilitate customisation of workshops, scheduling and quotations for professional development
• Build, manage and evaluate Volunteering Victoria’s Mentoring Program
• Manage the running of events, professional development programs, and other relevant activities
• Work with Volunteering Victoria’s Policy & Advocacy Officer and other staff to identify current and emerging issues that may be the subject matter for our professional development and events program
• Provide support to the Senior Events Coordinator and the Professional Development Facilitator
• Work with Volunteering Victoria’s Marketing team to establish:
o member consultation to better understand our constituent’s training and development requirements
o A feedback regime to monitor satisfaction with our professional development and events program
o A marketing communications strategy to promote our professional development and events program
o Opportunities for partners, sponsors including commercial partners
• Work with the CEO to establish other services to support sector capacity & capability building
• Develop and manage the annual professional development and events budget (including pricing and costing) in consultation with the CEO and Finance Manager
• Develop appropriate policies, processes and documentation to support the development and delivery of relevant Volunteering Victoria professional development services and events
• Build and manage a team of appropriately skilled staff, volunteers and consultants to assist achieve organizational priorities
• Ability to travel and attend after-hours activities as required
• During natural disasters or emergencies, if required (and by negotiation with the CEO) provide short-term support to the team.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

• A successful track record in learning and development management including experience in facilitation and training delivery
• Ability to network and build relationships and partnerships with external stakeholders
• Demonstrated understanding of the volunteering sector and volunteer management
• Experience with project coordination and writing proposals and reports
• Well-developed written and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to work in a changing, complex environment, with a high degree of autonomy
• A demonstrated ability to meet deadlines whilst contributing to a team environment

• Holds a minimum Certificate IV Training and Assessment qualification
• Experience in online learning management systems Experience in developing and delivering accredited training programs
• Experience leading change management strategies
• Experience in event management and sales

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Volunteering Victoria

Volunteering Victoria is the peak body for volunteering in Victoria. Our membership is drawn from volunteer-involving organisations (VIOs), volunteer support organisations (VSOs), corporates and volunteers from across Victoria, including (but not limited to) the community sector, health, sport, emergency services, arts and culture, the environment, animal welfare and the corporate sector.
Our purpose as the peak body for volunteering in Victoria, is to provide dynamic and transformative leadership that will promote and build a vibrant, prosperous and strong volunteering community that is inclusive, respected and sustainable.
Our vision is resilient communities and empowered and active citizens through volunteering.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Lisa Barrow

Phone : 03 8327 8500

Email : l.barrow@volunteeringvictoria.org.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Professional Development Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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