Operations Manager – Western NSW

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New South Wales,Western NSW - Broken Hill and Far West NSW,Western NSW - Dubbo and Central West NSW,Western NSW - Other
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About the opportunity

Join our dynamic team at Uniting Communities Directorate and take the lead in delivering impactful outcomes across a diverse range of high-quality programs throughout Western NSW. Based in Dubbo, NSW, this permanent full-time position offers a unique opportunity to drive positive change as we deliver our 10-year strategy to grow our impact and disrupt entrenched disadvantage.

As a pivotal member of our senior leadership team, you’ll be instrumental in ensuring the successful delivery of contracted outcomes, while championing a culture of excellence and quality. Your role will involve overseeing program operations, strategic planning, budgeting, and reporting, all with a focus on meeting funding requirements and exceeding stakeholder expectations.


Who we are

At Uniting, we’re committed to empowering children, young people, and families to thrive in safe and supportive environments.


About You in the role

As the ideal candidate, you’ll hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and possess proven financial and program management skills.

Your ability to lead, motivate, and inspire teams, coupled with your cultural sensitivity, will be essential in driving meaningful change.

Additionally, your experience in establishing strategic partnerships and engaging with external stakeholders will be invaluable in supporting our ongoing efforts to deliver culturally appropriate services, particularly for First Nations people. We actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates. In return, we offer a supportive work environment, ongoing professional development opportunities, and the chance to be part of a team dedicated to creating positive social impact.


If you’re passionate about making a difference and possess the skills and experience we’re looking for, we encourage you to apply.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume along with a covering letter addressing the three targeted questions outlined below. If you have any queries, don’t hesitate to reach out to Alex Sullivan from Uniting’s Talent Acquisition Team asullivan@uniting.org / 0466 801 937


To be considered for this position please upload your resume as well as a Covering Letter responding to the 3 Targeted Questions below (2 A4 page max).

TQ1: Describe a time when you applied financial literacy and used effective data analysis, trending or forecasting to make effective decisions about a program or service.

TQ2:  In leading major change initiatives what are different ways you have overcome the natural tendency of many  people to resist change?

TQ3: Describe a time when your cultural competency enabled you to lead First Nations team members to achieve program goals.

First Nations children and families are overrepresented in the child protection system and our services in Western NSW.  Appropriate cultural knowledge and understanding is important to deliver effectively in this role.  This is a targeted position and applications from First Nations people are encouraged. 


Closing date: 11:55pm Monday 26th February 2024


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