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Program Manager - Use your Program & People Leadership Skills

Apply now Job no: 980366
Work type: Fixed Term (Full Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Community Services, Management


  • Salary Packaging Available
  • Fixed Term Full Time Position (Until Dec 2019)
  • Located in Campbelltown 

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

Looking for an opportunity to lead a dynamic team with multiple services, where your professionalism, initiative and leadership skills will be utilised to motivate others and make a difference in people’s lives. You will have plenty of room to be creative, offer new ways to improve ongoing service delivery and develop new projects. Our management is always open to new ideas.


  • Set yearly strategic goals for the team which are aligned to Mission Australia’s Strategic plan;
  •  Create the service vision and direction  to ensure service growth and on-going staff development and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Provide leadership to multiple teams in the delivery of program requirements to clients, as per the service funding guidelines.
  • Be responsible for the co-ordination of delivery of the service commitments to achieve the required client outcomes.
  • Provide financial management including compliance with Program budgets and authorisation of Program expenditure
  • Work Health & Safety (WHS)

Qualifications & experience

  • Experience in leading and managing multiple and complex service delivery teams.
  • Relevant degree or qualification
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver service outcomes on time and in compliance with funding requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Experience in budget and financial management 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest in community and social outcomes
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • A personal alignment with the values of Mission Australia

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check.

In addition there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons to apply for work with children, and, as such, prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.


  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Purchase additional annual leave
  • Discounted childcare rates of up to 15% at participating Centres (conditions apply)
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers: Coles, Harvey Norman, Apple, Dell & many more
  • Free, confidential counselling service
  • Volunteering opportunities

Click "APPLY NOW" noting applications close 29th of January 2018

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Download File Program Manager, Level 2 - Campbelltown.pdf

Mission Australia is dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan



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