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Organisation : The National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse

Location : Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Children, Community Development, Families, Government, Indigenous

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse

About the role

The Organisation

The National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse is an independent, not-for-profit organisation established to increase understanding of child sexual abuse, promote effective ways for protecting children, guide best practice responses and pathways to healing for survivors, and reduce the harm it causes.

The National Centre is a joint venture between Blue Knot Foundation, The Healing Foundation and the Australian Childhood Foundation with initial funding from the Australian Government. The three organisations have united to form an Australian-first partnership that will commission critical research, evaluate interventions and therapeutic programs, raise community awareness, reduce stigma and provide training.

The National Centre will give voice to the experiences of survivors of all ages, life stages and communities . It will work in collaboration with survivors, major research institutions, representatives from state and commonwealth governments, service providers, schools, and law enforcement agencies.

The Role

As a key member of the leadership team you will lead the finance, business operations and corporate responsibilities of the centre.

Managing the key corporate functions you will position the Centre to deliver on its contractual and operational obligations, while ensuring responsive and strategic systems are in place to inform monitoring of quality, performance and financial targets. You will oversee financial management and reporting, human resources, Information technology and data management.

Leading policy development and implementation to ensure compliance with quality and regulatory requirements is also an important aspect of the role, as it the set up and establishment of the internal CRM system.

Skills Required

You have held senior finance and operational roles including a demonstrable commitment to social equity and a drive to create a fairer and more inclusive Australia. Ideally you will have experience working in the community sector, health, government, peak body or like-minded corporate.

You are an energetic and proactive leader, with specific experience in managing organisational financial affairs in accordance with accounting standards alongside an understanding of human resources and personnel management.

Additionally, you have;

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or MBA
  • Understanding of Human Resources, personnel management and strong IT skills

Experience with Corporate Governance and working with a board

If playing a major part in this watershed time for our country giving a voice to the experiences of survivors of all ages, life stages and communities, then please submit your expression of interest including a cover letter responding to the skills required above and a resume. Alternatively call Hayley Martin on 02 8243 0570 to discuss your interest.

Appreciative understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the ability to build and manage relationships with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Director – Finance & Operations via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Finance_and_Accounting, #Management, #Operations_Management, #Sales_and_Business_Development
Sector: #Children, #Community_Development, #Families, #Government, #Indigenous


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