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GM - CORPORATE SERVICES - Nazareth Care Australasia
Ref: PM2002393

      

Location: Camberwell, VIC
Employment Type: Full-time
Closing Date:

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

  • National aged care provider
  • Values based not-for-profit
  • Opportunity to enhance & revitalise

 

Take a key executive role with this well-known provider of quality residential aged care, which has facilities in six locations across Victoria, NSW, WA, Queensland and NZ.  Nazareth Care Australasia is a mission led organisation and operates as the business arm of the Congregation of the Sisters of Nazareth.

In this broad leadership position, reporting to  a progressive and capable CEO, you will manage all corporate service functions including internal financial operations, development and implementation of systems & infrastructure to support future growth,  and drive innovation & change to improve effectiveness  & efficiency.  The role is also accountable for revenue enhancement, legislative compliance and business growth - ensuring that all sites are well supported by the finance, payroll, risk, HR, quality and procurement functions.

 

Ideally you will be CPA/CA qualified with experience in finance roles, sound management skills to lead and engage staff, and have the ability to participate in a collegiate, values-driven environment.  The position offers excellent career prospects and a competitive salary package.

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About the organisation

Baptcare Affordable Housing Ltd (BAH) is a subsidiary company of Baptcare, the welfare and aged care agency of the Baptist Union of Victoria.   BAH operates as a Not-For-Profit Housing Provider, registered by the Registrar of Housing Agencies under the Housing Act 1983.

The key objectives of BAH include a commitment to:

·         Providing and/or managing well-maintained affordable housing.

·         Facilitating tenancy management which supports vulnerable tenants and allows households to have a say in the way their housing is managed.

·         Co-operating in place management strategies that build community.

·         Partnering with Baptcare and other agencies to ensure tenants’ needs are adequately met.

 

BAH currently has a strategy to provide and/or manage up to 500 properties by the year 2020.

About the Board

·         Current Board size:               Currently 5 Directors.  2 vacancies

·         Board Meeting location:     Camberwell

About the vacancy

·         This is a voluntary position with expenses reimbursed.

·         BAH seeks to appoint two independent non-executive Directors.

·         The role requires attending approximately 7 board meetings per year, during the evening. In addition it may be necessary to take part in monthly conference calls and/or occasional weekend workshops.

As a skills-based Board and in line with current specific requirements, candidates with skills in at least one of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

·         Experience in the Community Housing or Social/Affordable-Housing Sector

·         Marketing and/or PR Advertising

·         Finance

·         Property Development

Personal values and competencies

·         Mission: a person whose values are aligned to the vision, mission and objectives of Baptcare.

·         Integrity: fulfilling a director’s duties and responsibilities, acting ethically, having appropriate independence, putting the organisation’s interests before personal interests;

·         Collaborative: a director must be able to function as an effective team member but also must have the curiosity to ask questions and the courage to persist in robust discussion with management and fellow board members where necessary;

·         Interpersonal skills: as well as self-awareness and self-management.  A director must work well in a group, listen well, and be tactful yet able to communicate a candid viewpoint;

·         Commercial astuteness: demonstrate good business instinct and acumen and be able to assimilate and synthesise complex information;

·         An active contributor with genuine interest in the organisation and its business.

 

Educational requirements

ESSENTIAL - Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field with significant industry experience

DESIRABLE - Successful completion of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course

Other attributes 

Active involvement in a local church community and an understanding of Baptist values and faith.