Program Manager, Encore

ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIAYWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.Our evidence-based programs and services aim to be inclusive of all women and offer support with housing, homelessness, safety and wellbeing. We aim to positively impact the lives of more than two million women, young women and girls by the end of 2023.ABOUT THIS ROLEYWCA Australia is currently seeking a dedicated Program Manager, Encore to join our Service Delivery Team. This role is offered on a full time basis on a maximum term contract ending on 30 December 2022 and is based in our Campbelltown office.The Program Manager is accountable to the Regional Manager for theeffective and efficient management and delivery of the Encore Program. Management of this program includes but is not limited to:Development and enhancement of relationships with referral agencies and key stakeholdersRemote supervision of Encore Coordinators in carrying out States and Territories Program requirements including adhering to guidelines, acquittals and reportingEnsuring effective delivery of services and risk managementFunding stakeholder engagement and input into submissions as neededThe Programs Manager works with the Regional Manager to ensure organisational objectives are met and best practice achieved through an organisational structure and culture that promotes transparency and accountability with clear lines of communication and commitment to the principles of social justice.ABOUT YOUThe ideal applicant we are seeking will have:Cert IV in training and assessment.Experience working as part of a management team to develop, implement and monitor an operational plan.Previous experience establishing, building and maintaining strategic networks with external providers and funding bodies to improve service delivery and enhance collaborative working relationships.Ability to review, develop and implement organisational policies, guidelines and procedures in accordance with strategic planning principles, priorities and legislative requirements.Ability to plan and manage resource requirements for operational programs in order to achieve a balanced budget and optimal client outcomes.Experience in providing regular supervision and support to staff to ensure that key performance targets and reporting requirements are being met on time and to the required standard.Demonstrated experience managing stakeholders and contributing to tender and funding submissions as required.Ability to apply a high level understanding of the requirements necessary to manage programs in the non-government sector.Strong supporter of Women’s Rights and willing to push the boundaries.Team player who is approachable with strong interpersonal and listening skills together with the ability to empower.Results focused, self-motivated and a self-starter who goes above and beyond.Doesn’t settle, strives for continues improvement and has a high level of integrity.A current state-based drivers licence.This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment. INTERESTED? APPLY ONLINE TODAY!Please address the selection criteria in a Cover Letter to be considered for this position. APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday, 13th November 2020View Position Description here 40 AUD Campbelltown 2560