About the organisation
Settlement Services International (SSI Group) is a community-based organisation and social business that supports newcomers and Australians to achieve their full potential. Taking an integrated approach how everyone can thrive within the community in which they live and the wider Australian society, we support children, young people and families; people living with disability; and asylum seekers, refugees and migrants. Our programs include facilitating employment, multicultural foster care, creating community engagement, advocacy, and influencing government and international affairs and provide though leadership within our sector nationally and globally. Access based in QLD joined the SSI Group in 2018.
About the role
- Based in Marrickville | Hybrid Working model
- Full Time – Fixed Term 12 Months Contract, working 35/hrs per week
- Competitive salary for the right candidate plus Salary Packaging Options!
Do you want to work with a leading purpose driven, community-based organisation?
SSI’s vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families to reach their potential.
About SSI – IGNITE Small Business Start Ups: Social Enterprise
Ignite Small Business Start-ups was established as a small-scale program in 2013 to support refugees and asylum seekers, establish businesses quickly and legally in Australia. Ignite has worked with over 1300 clients, helped start more than 300 small businesses and has spent more than 25000 hours doing facilitation and volunteer work to support start-ups.
The Ignite Impact
We recognize that meaningful employment is important in obtaining a stable, secure and independent fu ture, as well as to an individual’s physical, mental and personal well-being and sense of belonging and identity. Ignite® acts as a guiding light and a crucial support system for many vulnerable small business owners. Ignite®’s services are vital, now more than ever, to ensure meaningful social and economic participation for some of Australia’s most marginalised communities. IGNITE’s impact and reach has now extended into Qld, regional NSW, Victoria and since 2019 in Vancouver, Canada.
About the Role
You will work closely with the Ignite Social Enterprise Manager and the Ignite operational team and manage the day-to-day operations of IGNITE as a social enterprise to ensure that SSI strategic outcomes are met. The role will have operational responsibility for the financial and non-financial KPI reporting for IGNITE, ensuring contractual obligations are met; the provision of relevant and timely rep orting to SSI IGNITE senior management; the development of a data collection processes for social impact reporting and overseeing programs and projects from time to time.
The role has a strong operational focus, working closely with staff and stakeholders on the development of processes and procedures including the establishment and operations of an IGNITE HUB which will provide business support for graduated IGNITE entrepreneurs on a fee-for-service basis.
We are looking for someone who is keen to work for a purpose-driven organisation making a genuine difference to the community. If you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, this will be a perfect role for you.
- Tertiary qualifications in a relevant area or commensurate experience and skills;
- Excellent information technology skills; Extensive experience working with data reporting and collection;
- Understanding entrepreneurial and practical business operations;
- Strong interpersonal communications; provision of expert and technical advice to senior management;
- Ability to supervise a small team. experience developing and implementing processes and procedures; Experience managing an office environment.
About our Benefits
- Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free meaning more take-home pay!
- Industry leading flexible working arrangement supported to work from home and office, including 9-day fortnight;
- Access to in-house training and learning opportunities for professional development and growth;
- Access to our inhouse wellbeing programs, three days of culture and well-being leave
- Working alongside professional and dedicated team members all wanting to make a difference in our communities.
About our Recruitment Process
At SSI we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.
How to apply
If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role. SSI expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so. This is also a pre-condition to ongoing employment.
Applications close on 10th July 2022
Based on the program timeline, please note that we shall start the shortlisting process in the week starting 11th July and you should receive an outcome of your application by 18th July.
At SSI, the strength of our team’s diversity is strongly valued. SSI has recently launched our Reconciliation Action Plan and you can read about it here - https://www.ssi.org.au/about-
We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with diverse gender and sexual identities, people from diverse culture and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability.
SSI is a Disability Confident Recruiter, and our Talent Acquisition team can assist in; providing alternative formats to apply, making adjustments to the recruitment process and offering information about workplace adjustments and support networks.
Should you require adjustments please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Vimla Khooblall on 0410 801 184.
Please quote in application: Ignite Business Manager via Pro Bono Australia.
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Overseas_Aid_and_Development