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General Manager Housing & Property

Organisation : Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania)

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne CBD)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Management

Sector : Community Support Services, Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 17 Nov, 2019

About the role

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Bring your passion, experience and drive to this newly created position
  • Strategic leadership opportunity

About the opportunity

As we embark on a journey of growth Uniting has developed a strategic plan and vision to accelerate and grow their community housing portfolio across Victoria and Tasmania. Part of this vision is to become one of the largest faith-based community housing agencies in Victoria and Tasmania.

As a key part of this exciting growth Uniting has created a fantastic opportunity for an experienced General Manger, Housing and Property to join their leadership team and be a pivotal part of this continued success story.

Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for creating and sustaining a culture of innovation and growth ensuring a high standard of performance and professional practice in service delivery through appropriate policy and program development. You will ensure that all Housing and Property Services are effectively and efficiently carried out to meet the needs of -workforce, tenants and applicants in an inclusive and respectful manner.

Based in Melbourne’s CBD, this position provides significant career opportunity with an employer of choice. A generous salary and benefits package is on offer, including salary sacrifice with packaging options.

About you

The ideal candidate has exceptional communication, negotiation and influencing skills with high level stakeholder engagement.  You are highly motivated and ambitious to meet growth targets, have a comprehensive understanding of the community housing sector within Australia, demonstrate strong financial and business acumen, and have a personal commitment to increasing the provision of social and affordable housing in Victoria and Tasmania.

You have a natural ability to establish, lead, coach and inspire your teams of varying size and complexity across the six key performance areas under their portfolio including Tenancy Management, Asset Management, Acquisition and Divestment, Property Development, Business Planning and Reporting, Compliance and Risk.

In addition, you hold a tertiary qualification in property, business or a related field and have a proven track record working at leadership level, with a focus on strategic planning and service delivery.

You are a values-driven, inspirational leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment, whilst focusing on the strategic and business objectives of the organisation. You have a passion for social justice and community cohesion.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania)


About Uniting
Uniting Vic.Tas is the community services organisation of the Uniting Church in Victoria and Tasmania. We have worked alongside local communities across both states for over 100 years. We deliver a broad range of services in the areas of aged and carer, alcohol and other drugs, child, youth and families, crisis and homelessness, disability, early learning, employment and mental health.


We work with people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness to access a range of crisis, transitional and longer-term accommodation. We offer long-term housing solutions for people on low incomes or living with disability and provide welcoming communities in independent living residences for people over 55.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

How to apply for this role

Position Description : GM Housing Property_Final_011119

How to apply

If this sounds like you, email mark@communityconsultingaustralia.com.au


  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume


Get in touch

For a confidential discussion please call Mark Williams on 08 8238 3468

Applications close on Sunday 17 November 2019


Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Please quote in application: General Manager Housing & Property via Pro Bono Australia.

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