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Executive Officer – Early Learning

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Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Children

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 15 Sep, 2019

About the role

About the opportunity

The Executive Officer for Early Learning is a key senior leadership position reporting to the General Manager and providing strategic management of early learning services across Uniting.

The successful applicant will play a key role in the development and delivery of high quality and community focused programs, ensuring all programs meet funding requirements through effective planning, development and delivery of high quality, sustainable client and community focused programs. The role will provide strategic advice and support to the General Manager aiming a continuous improvement of early learning services and working in partnership with clients, the community, funding bodies and employees.

You will:

  • Lead the implementation of relevant service development and improvements in partnership with clients, the community, funding bodies and employees
  • Lead the delivery of a broad range of early learning services across Victoria and Tasmania
  • Provide high level advice on relevant State and Federal policy directions
  • Develop effective systems to ensure compliance with funding requirements

About you

You thrive in a fast-paced environment and work in a manner that influences, shapes and supports the delivery of strategic outcomes. You have extensive experience and business acumen in the management of early learning services; working closely with funding bodies and relevant stakeholders, with significant financial and risk management capability.

As a customer focused leader, you have developed, led and implemented business development initiatives, ensuring continuous service improvement.

Your extensive knowledge of Education and Care National Law and Regulation, and the Early Years Learning Framework, has expanded your skills in managing early childhood education and development programs.

You have a relevant qualification in community or human services field, business, management and/or leadership and significant experience in building and maintaining whole of organisation relationships. You will have proven experience in a large complex organisational context, with an emphasis on delivering outcomes with a focus on exemplary customer service.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work.

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