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Operations Manager - Tasmania

Apply now Job no: 982705
Work type: Permanent (Full Time)
Location: TAS
Categories: Community Services, MA Housing, Management

Operations Manager - Community Housing, Tasmania

  • Utilise your Community Housing experience to assist Australians in need
  • Input to the strategic direction of a national organisation
  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits available

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

This position oversees the operations of Mission Australia Housing (MAH) business in Tasmania.

Mission Australia Housing (MAH) is an established and progressive, Tier One National Community Housing provider of social and affordable housing and also provides both tenancy and asset management services for a number of third party organisations and private investors.

The position is based in Rokeby with some travel required throughout Tasmania.


  • Provide sound leadership and  support to Housing  Operations Team and other MAH Teams
  • Develop strong relationships with external community, government and local government stake holders
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of new housing projects and partnerships
  • The training and coaching of service staff
  • Prepare and disseminate regular reports on operational activities for the region
  • Oversee risk management plans and ensure risk within the business is monitored
  • Assist in policy reviews and continuous business improvement

 Qualifications & experience

  • Extensive management experience
  • Experience within community housing or public housing sector
  • Sound problem solving skills and managing complex stakeholder relationships
  • Detailed understanding of Residential Tenancy Act and regulations for TAS
  • Demonstrated ability to read financial reports and analysis data
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications preferred
  • Current Driver’s license.

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
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling service 

Click "APPLY NOW" noting applications close 30th of April 2018. For further information on the position please contact Christine Collins (National Operations Manager), Mission Australia Housing on 0427 803 544.

Additionally we will be holding an information session on Thursday 19 April 2018 at 5.45 pm. Address: 20 North Parade Rokeby Tas 7019. Come along and learn more about Mission Australia Housing and the position 

Download File Operations Manager TAS - PD.pdf

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

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



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Applications close: Tasmania Standard Time

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