About the role
Community Legal Centres Australia (CLCs Australia) is the national peak body for the community legal sector which provides free and accessible legal and related services to everyday people, including those experiencing discrimination and disadvantage.
CLCs Australia members are the State and Territory peak bodies representing 173 community legal centres across Australia, as well as family violence prevention and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal services.
CLCs Australia strives to be leaders in good practice for other civil society organisations, to advocate for justice and the promotion and protection of human rights, and to maintain and strengthen the networks that allow the sector to provide holistic support to communities.
In this newly created Sydney based role, you will provide internal operational leadership enabling the CEO to maintain a focus on strategy, the sector and key external relationships.
Providing direct supervision for up to four managers and the operations team you will be responsible for all the corporate functions including project and risk management, human resources, finance, compliance, IT/business systems and planning.
You will project manage services benefiting members whilst contributing to the organisational planning process, maintaining and implementing the current framework with a vision of improvements and efficiencies.
You’re currently operating at a senior level in a similar role with project management and human resource management as a core skillset. You have a passion for people management and employee wellbeing promoting a positive and ethical working environment.
You have developed your already successful career working for leading civil society organisations, peak or membership bodies, or like-minded corporates. Overall, you’re able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the organisational culture required to successfully deliver program outcomes whilst driving business success.
In times of great disruption you demonstrate flexibility and take advantage of situations rather than seeing them as a setback.
If you are driven to develop a modern operational practice within this highly respected peak body then please forward your expression of interest EOI (cover letter responding to the skills required above, resume and any further questions you may have) quoting #545191.
If you have specific questions regarding the role please contact Kelly Gentle on 02 8243 0570.
About the organisation
How to apply
Please quote in application: Chief Operating Officer via Pro Bono Australia.