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Organisational Performance Lead

Organisation : Caritas Australia

Location : Australia (Alexandria)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Advocacy

Sector : Humanitarian

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Caritas Australia

About the role

Are you passionate about strategy and making it happen? 
Do you want to make an impact in the world and help us measure that? 
Exciting, full-time position based in Sydney 
At Caritas Australia, we work with communities to help them achieve their development goals and build a better future for all. By listening to locals and working together, we create lasting change. 
In this exciting new role, you will focus on cascading our strategy into operational plans to deliver our ambitious goals, prepare reporting against our strategy and drive organisation and business improvement that contribute to enhancing our work with the most marginalised communities in the world. 
Let’s talk about you 
You will thrive as our Organisational Performance Lead if you have:  

  • The ability to think strategically, analyse information and trends to develop and implement innovative and practical solutions that respond to the organisational needs  
  • A passion for data- data collection, collation and analysis to tell the story of an organisation and its impact 
  • As an experienced leader, you will model good leadership to inspire direction in the delivery of business improvements to motivate staff fostering collaboration, innovation, accountability and teamwork.  
  • You will possess relevant tertiary qualifications and extensive industry experience along with high level communication skills to form strong relationships with stakeholders. 
  • You will undertake your work in a way that balances the focus on both outcomes and process in a way to ensure objectives are met in a repeatable and accountable fashion  

Let’s talk about your next role 
Every day is different in this role and you could be: 

  • Driving a program to develop the strategic and annual planning process to ensure effective implementation of operational plans 
  • Developing and reporting on organisational performance to the Leadership Team and Board 
  • Acting as the subject matter expert in a specialised area, being the central point for all requests within the specialisation, giving advice to partners and leaders 

About Caritas Australia 
Caritas Australia is the Catholic agency for international humanitarian relief and development in Australia. Through relationships with the Church, partners and communities in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Australia, Caritas Australia helps to end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. 
Our programs promote the good of every person regardless of their religious, political or cultural beliefs. We envisage a world in which children, women and men most vulnerable to extreme poverty and injustice are agents of their own change and architects of their own development. 
Sound like you? 
That’s a good sign! In return for your energy and ideas, we offer genuine flexible work/life balance. 
We always support a safe, healthy, engaging and productive working environment for all employees and workers, whether that be in your home, an office or a combination of both. 
We are a not-for-profit, so we offer a range of benefits. You can find more out here:  
Learn more about Caritas Australia, our work and how we’re making a difference at:  
We welcome people with different skills, and life experiences and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. 
Please submit your application including your cover letter and CV by 24 January 2022. We will be interviewing as applications come through, so please don’t delay in submitting yours. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact the People and Culture team on  
Our commitment to safeguarding 
At Caritas Australia, we recognise the personal dignity and rights of all people, especially children and vulnerable adults towards whom we have a special responsibility. If you are offered this position, you will be required to undergo relevant background checks, including police checks and reference checks. If the position requires a Working with Children Check or foreign police check, it is your responsibility to obtain one before starting work. You will also be required to sign our Code of Conduct which includes a section on Professional Behaviour Standards for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults as well as to abide by our safeguarding policies.  
Our commitment to diversity 
At Caritas Australia, we support an inclusive and diverse workforce. In particular we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for all advertised positions 
Our commitment to safety and wellbeing 
As part of the recruitment process for this role, you may be required to undertake various background checks. You may also be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Organisational Performance Lead via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Advocacy
Sector: #Humanitarian

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