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  • HEAD OF SENIOR SCHOOL

    Pulteney Grammar School

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    HEAD OF SENIOR SCHOOL

    Pulteney Grammar School

    Founded in 1847, Pulteney Grammar School is a leading co-educational Anglican school woven into the fabric of Adelaide.  Defined by a tradition of innovation, Pulteney Grammar School provides an education that positions its 1,000 students to prosper.  Uniquely located on one site within the CBD, Pulteney is an active and proud member of the City of Adelaide and enjoys a rich and vibrant Old Scholars community defined by a true sense of belonging.  A promotion of the incumbent to an interstate school has created this exciting opportunity.

    Reporting directly to the Principal, the Head of Senior School will:

    • nurture a contemporary culture for senior schooling formed through the enduring traditions of independent education;
    • lead, motivate, develop and manage the Senior School;
    • have a strong understanding of the SACE;
    • proactively contribute to the strategy of Pulteney as a key member of the School Executive;
    • maintain and enhance authentic relationships with families and students towards academic excellence and student wellbeing.

    The role of Head of Senior School is a diverse general management position that requires authentic relational leadership.  Applications are encouraged from both proven and emerging educational leaders.  An affinity for and belief in senior years education within the independent school context is integral to the position.  Most important is the combination of educational and service leadership to enhance this respected, buoyant and forward thinking institution of Adelaide. 

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit pulteney.sa.edu.au  

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew, Hannah Way or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • MARKETING AND FUNDRAISING MANAGER

    Craniofacial Australia

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    MARKETING AND FUNDRAISING MANAGER

    Craniofacial Australia

    Craniofacial Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the provision of care for people suffering from craniomaxillo facial deformities.  Through the generosity of donors, it funds aspects of patient care, training of health professionals and medical research in Australia and overseas.  The organisation now seeks to appoint a Marketing and Fundraising Manager to influence the Foundation’s communication activities and to drive avenues of funding.   

    Reporting to the Corporate Manager and working within a collaborative small team environment, the Marketing and Fundraising Manager is responsible for:

    • developing, implementing and managing the Foundation’s marketing, communication and fundraising plans to assist in achieving strategic objectives;  
    • presenting robust fundraising business cases to the Board to drive revenue and create new income streams;   
    • enhancing and growing marketplace reach to effectively engage with key internal and external stakeholders;  
    • working collaboratively with and supporting the volunteer/ambassador group for fundraising events;
    • establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with corporates and current and prospective donors.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and proven marketing and communication professionals with demonstrated experience of fundraising initiatives.  Central to the role is a genuine affinity with the work of Craniofacial Australia and the passion and drive to share the Foundation’s work and success with the broader community.  High level interpersonal skills, strategic thinking capability, sound commercial acumen, strong problem-solving skills and a genuine warmth will be important to ensure success in this role.  Knowledge of best practice standards relevant to the not-for-profit sector will be well regarded, as will high level computer literacy skills.

    Make an enquiry to potentially join the small team at Craniofacial Australia and to add value to this most worthy Foundation and its important work, changing faces/changing lives.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below.

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed. Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Hannah Way on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • HEAD OF JUNIOR YEARS

    Good News Lutheran College

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    HEAD OF JUNIOR YEARS

    Good News Lutheran College

    Good News Lutheran College is situated on 20 acres in Tarneit, approximately 30km South West of the Melbourne CBD.  The College has grown significantly from its opening in 1997 with its first class of Year 12s graduating at the end of 2016.  Student enrolments now exceed 1,000 with significant wait lists for all year levels.

    Due to a recent vacancy, the College is now looking to appoint an innovative and energetic educator, passionate about primary schooling, to the position of Head of Junior Years. Reporting directly to the Principal and sitting on the Executive Leadership Team, this role will have responsibilities including:

    • effectively leading and managing day-to-day operations, providing leadership and vision for the future;
    • leading the Junior Years Team in the development of a culture of excellence, promoting continuous improvement in student engagement and learning;
    • supporting the Christian ethos of the College;
    • ensuring student pastoral pathways through the Junior Years are well mapped and provide effective options for all students to achieve success;
    • using regularly collected student achievement and learning behaviour data to identify appropriate interventions and programme improvements within the Junior Years;
    • a small teaching load approximately 0.2 FTE.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent communication, public presentation, leadership, mentoring, coaching, strategic planning and change management skills complemented by warmth, integrity and authenticity.  A genuine motivation to embrace the Christian ethos of the College will be vital as will the energy and passion necessary to engage with, champion and inspire the College community.

    This position will be expected to commence as of Term 1 2021.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit www.goodnews.vic.edu.au

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • PAYROLL & HR OFFICER

    MASTEC Australia

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    PAYROLL & HR OFFICER

    MASTEC Australia

    MASTEC Australia Pty Ltd is an iconic 100% Australian owned family business manufacturing and supplying mobile bins for commercial and household use both locally and internationally.  With its main operations based in Adelaide and various warehouse sites across Australia, MASTEC employs over 60 staff.  It is MASTEC’s focus on quality and innovation which has led to its success and the business regularly being described as an Australian manufacturing success story.

    This role, created due to a restructure of the finance team, will report jointly to the Financial Controller and the Senior Accountant while maintaining a close working arrangement with the other members of the senior management team.

    The responsibilities of this role include:

    • payroll processing and administration with particular focus on maintaining employee records, payroll costings and statutory commitments;
    • working with supervisors/line managers to manage the return to work processes and procedures;
    • tracking and maintaining a register of injuries to satisfy work cover claims;
    • general human resources responsibilities such as the creation and maintenance of policies and procedures, the recruitment of new employees, development of training plans and induction processes;
    • advising and supporting line managers to interpret workplace legislation, employment law and awards.

    Applications are sought from appropriately qualified individuals with experience gained ideally within a manufacturing environment.  This role will suit candidates with strong organisational and communication skills who also possess the ability to exercise initiative, prioritise and multitask effectively.

    Make an enquiry to find out more about this rare opportunity to join a successful, South Australian manufacturer.

    For a job and person specification please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit mastec.com.au

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • PRINCIPAL TRINITY COLLEGE SENIOR

    Trinity College

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    PRINCIPAL TRINITY COLLEGE SENIOR

    Trinity College

    Located approximately 30km north of Adelaide, Trinity College is a multi-school, Anglican, co-educational college of excellence open to all in a disciplined, caring Christian environment.  The largest school in South Australia, Trinity provides premium educational experiences to circa 3,700 students.  From humble beginnings in 1984 and continued extensive development over the years, today Trinity is widely recognised for the realisation of its stated ethos – excellence for all.

    The Principal of the Senior School leads the academic and pastoral lives for circa 600 Year 11 and Year 12 students studying SACE and vocational training curricula in a stand-alone school campus setting providing the opportunity for a unique relationship with both students and staff.  Reporting directly to the Head of Trinity College and working effectively with the Principals of the other Trinity schools, teachers and shared services staff, this is an outstanding opportunity to join this significant and highly successful educational institution in a sought after leadership position.

    The College invites applications from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent communication, engagement and mentoring capabilities.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding senior years educationalist able to provide vision for teaching and learning within a vibrant and progressive educational environment.  They will be a role model for staff and students and will demonstrate the warmth, integrity, energy and passion required to engage with and inspire both the school community and the wider external partnerships with whom the school collaborates.

    Trinity College is much more than a school and plays a central role in community cohesiveness.  The Principal of the Senior School has a vital responsibility in guiding its students into the wider community beyond their schooling years.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit trinity.sa.edu.au

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • HEAD OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

    Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

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    HEAD OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

    Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

    The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA) leads, supports, represents and advocates for the Independent sector in South Australia to enhance the success, sustainability and strength of its 104 member schools.  The Association provides a forum for debate on significant policy issues and plays a leading role in providing professional learning, advice and information, and in representing both individual schools and the sector.

    This newly created role reports directly to the Chief Executive as part of the Executive Leadership Team and provides strategic leadership to the AISSA’s dedicated and expert team of Senior Educational Consultants.

    Applications are sought from outstanding and inspirational educators who have held a senior leadership role in a school setting.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and sustain productive relationships with all stakeholders and outstanding verbal and written communication skills are essential as are relevant tertiary qualifications in education and experience in financial management.

    This is a rare opportunity to join a peak representative body and to lead a highly skilled team of consultants who are working locally, nationally and internationally to assist Independent schools to achieve their vision for improvement and innovation.

    For a job and person specification please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit ais.sa.edu.au

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • SPECIALIST POLICY & COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT

    Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

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    SPECIALIST POLICY & COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT

    Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

    The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA) leads, supports, represents and advocates for the Independent sector in South Australia to enhance the success, sustainability and strength of its 104 member schools.  The Association provides a forum for debate on significant policy issues and plays a leading role in providing professional learning, advice and information, and in representing both individual schools and the sector.

    Providing strategic and practical support to the Head of Policy, Funding and Compliance, this newly created role, will assist the AISSA to:

    • provide advice and information to member schools on key policy areas including government funding and compliance;
    • develop formulas and processes for the distribution of funding grants;
    • enhance its contribution to research including through the creation and delivery of short-term and long-term research projects;
    • undertake statistical analysis and draft statistical publications.

    Applications are sought from candidates with experience in conducting research projects including data management, analysis and report writing.  The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to manage competing deadlines, high level verbal and written communication skills, and a desire to serve Independent schools. Relevant tertiary qualifications or experience in an associated field are essential.

    This is a rare opportunity to join a peak representative body and to assist Independent schools to achieve their vision for improvement and innovation.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit ais.sa.edu.au

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed. Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

    Haircare Australia

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    CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

    Haircare Australia

    The Haircare Group is a dynamic privately owned group of companies that imports, distributes, manufactures and exports premium hair and beauty products.  This South Australian success story has grown over the past 45 years to employ over 200 people worldwide and is now an industry leader with an established and growing national and international customer base and distributes to over 35 countries.

    Reporting directly to the Group Managing Director and as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Chief Operating Officer will have high visibility to the Board and be pivotal in the execution of the strategic intentions of the Group.  This important role will have responsibility for a diverse range of operational and corporate functions including operationalising the customer experience transformation program.  With a sales DNA and a strong understanding of supply chain and distribution, this position will play an important role in the ongoing commercial development of the organisational capability.

    With head office in the Adelaide CBD fringes, this rare executive role will provide an outstanding opportunity to influence the business as it successfully operates at present and to undertake a leading role in planning for and implementing the way the business will operate in the future.

    Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified candidates with proven executive general management and transformation experience and the ability to lead large diverse teams towards further success.  The ideal candidate will be a balanced, positive influencer and be able to demonstrate credibility, integrity and authenticity.  Strategic capability, commercial acumen, contemporary leadership skills, results orientation and a strong attention to detail will be essential qualities.  

    An attractive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre leader with the ambition and drive to influence the exciting future of this leading South Australian success story. 

    For further information on our client, please visit haircareaust.com

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Hannah Way on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • EXECUTIVE MANAGER, STRATEGY & GOVERNANCE

    Resthaven Incorporated

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    EXECUTIVE MANAGER, STRATEGY & GOVERNANCE

    Resthaven Incorporated

    Resthaven Incorporated is a respected leader in the rapidly growing aged and community services sector in South Australia.  Engaging a dedicated and passionate workforce of over 2,600 and with an annual turnover circa $180m, Resthaven has more than 31 sites across the State delivering quality services to older people and their carers.

    Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the senior leadership team, this pivotal role will champion a culture which values and enhances the customer experience, continuous quality improvement and transparency.  Other key responsibilities include:

    • leading and coordinating the development, monitoring and ongoing review of the Strategic Plan on behalf of the Executive and Board;
    • leading service improvement review and analysis to assist the organisation in delivering business process improvement and operational change strategies;
    • leading and managing Resthaven’s governance and quality frameworks and systems to enable best practice care and services, meeting required standards and compliance and the organisation’s strategic objectives;
    • providing leadership of Volunteer Services and coordinating Chaplaincy teams.

    Applications are welcome from professionals with significant experience in leading and managing diverse functional areas, ideally for a large and comparably complex organisation.  Tertiary qualifications in business management, quality, governance or a related discipline will be highly regarded along with the leadership, consulting, change management and negotiation skills required to be successful in such a role.  Also important is the ability to demonstrate an understanding and implementation of governance models, quality systems and strategic planning within a comparable highly regulated and consumer focused industry.

    This senior role represents a rare opportunity to join a significant and respected employer at the forefront of South Australia’s aged care sector.

    For a job and person specification please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit resthaven.asn.au 

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Justin Hinora. Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application. 

    For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    HenderCare

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    CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    HenderCare

    HenderCare is a national registered NDIS and Home Care Package provider as well as a supplier of acute healthcare services.  It creates bespoke solutions to support people with a disability, older Australians and people in the acute healthcare sector.  Since the business was established in 2004, HenderCare has experienced year on year growth.  Operating alongside HenderCare, HenderCare Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation, committed to improving the lives of vulnerable children.  Collectively, HenderCare and HenderCare Foundation employ 100 internal employees nationally and have approximately 1,500 field staff delivering important services to clients across Australia.

    This important and newly created role will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and work closely with the Hender Group Managing Director and Hender Group Finance Director.  Responsibilities include:

    • proactively contributing to the strategic direction of the business;
    • providing leadership in planning, directing, developing and administering the financial activities of the business;
    • maintaining and enhancing important relationships with key internal and external stakeholders;
    • ensuring the provision of detailed analysis and information to inform key business decisions;
    • ensuring the ongoing development of the finance team.

    Applications are encouraged from CA/CPA (or equivalent status) candidates who may either be an experienced Chief Financial Officer or a Financial Controller ready to take the next step.  Human services sector experience, particularly in disability services provision, is an advantage but not essential.

    Attributes sought include well-developed commercial acumen and superior communication and negotiation skills.  Additionally, exceptional stakeholder management and the ability to balance strategic and operational priorities are essential.   Warmth, empathy, resilience, integrity and credibility will also be necessary to succeed in this role. 

    This is a rare and unique opportunity to join a national business with an Adelaide based head office, as it continues its growth trajectory.

    For further information on our client, please visit hendercare.com.au 

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Justin Hinora.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application. 

    For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    YourPlace Housing

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    YourPlace Housing

    YourPlace Housing (YourPlace) is the largest tier two not-for-profit community housing provider in South Australia.  Created out of the merger of Accessible Housing Association and the Intellectual Disability Accommodation Association in late 2019, YourPlace currently owns and manages over 500 assisted and non-assisted residential properties.

    In order to fully consolidate its merger, YourPlace is now looking for a new CEO to join the organisation and provide strategic leadership for the benefit of its staff and clients. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for high level strategic development and operational management of the organisation, ensuring its compliance with legal, regulatory and contractual obligations and ultimately overseeing the sustainability of the organisation.  Particular focus will be on the creation and implementation of strategic asset management plans and optimization of the current service provision model.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced senior executives with the commercial and political acumen to lead and grow the organisation in an environment of change and opportunity.  Your exceptional communication and leadership skills, energy and drive will enable you to maintain a collaborative work environment and develop strong stakeholder relationships at all levels. Experience within the housing sector will be highly desirable, as will prior exposure to the management of large yet geographically dispersed assets.  While YourPlace operates in part under the NDIS framework, experience in this area is not a prerequisite for this role.

    Make an enquiry to explore this unique and fulfilling role leading a newly formed entity which makes a genuine difference to the lives of many within the South Australian Community.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below.

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • FACILITIES ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

    Australian Naval Infrastructure

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    FACILITIES ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

    Australian Naval Infrastructure

    Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd (ANI) is placing Australia at the forefront of naval infrastructure capability.  A nation-building commitment by the Commonwealth, ANI is responsible for owning and developing state-of-the-art infrastructure for the domestic manufacture of world class naval vessels.

    Recently, ANI has completed the construction of the new shipyard for the Hunter-class frigates and is undertaking the modernisation of existing shipyard facilities while also building new infrastructure for the construction of the Attack-class submarines.

    This newly created position will play an instrumental role in ensuring the integrity and continued functionality of ANI’s facilities across their lifespan.  Reporting to the Facilities Manager the role will have responsibility for the management of HV, LV, communications, automation and security systems (Electrical Systems) throughout ANI owned facilities.

    This role represents an opportunity for a skilled engineering professional to be hands on in the design, implementation and ongoing upkeep of ANI’s assets whilst building and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including ANI’s shipbuilding tenants. Suited to a professional that likes to remain hands on with their designs and actively engaged with the roll out of projects rather than leaving them to others to be implemented.

    Applications for this role are invited from appropriately qualified and experienced professionals, capable of working autonomously or as part of a small but highly experienced team.  Experience in the implementation, integration, maintenance and operation of Electrical Systems is highly desirable as is Systems Engineering experience and a willingness and aptitude to mentor emerging professionals.

    To be eligible for this position applicants must have Australian citizenship and be able to obtain appropriate security clearances.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit ani.com.au

    Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • MANAGER, STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT

    City of Salisbury

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    MANAGER, STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT

    City of Salisbury

    The City of Salisbury is one of South Australia’s largest and most progressive Councils, serving a growing community of 137,000 residents in a region of ever increasing economic and social importance to the State’s future.  With a turnover around $120m, assets of $1.8b and a significant focus on progressive community engagement and partnerships, the City has an exciting future focussed on enhancing the economic, community and sustainability agendas. 

    This key role reports to and works closely with the General Manager Business Excellence and is responsible for leading a team of contract and procurement professionals working for the benefit of the organisation and the community. The key responsibilities of the role include:

    • upholding the Council’s values of being Respectful, Accountable, Collaborative and Helpful;
    • provision of high-level strategic procurement, market and contract advice across the organisation;
    • leading the formulation of contemporary category and sourcing strategies, including, but not limited to, in or outsourcing, contestability and outcomes based contracts;
    • negotiating effective and commercially sound contracts and strategic supplier arrangements;
    • providing strategic direction and organisational leadership for the Strategic Procurement Division in its transformation to a more strategically and commercially focussed team;
    • ensuring the Strategic Procurement Division presents with professionalism to benefit the organisation and community through enhanced stakeholder relationship management;
    • supporting the delivery of the $100m capital budget for the 20/21 and 21/22 financial years to maximise delivery of key outcomes.

    Applications are sought from procurement or contract management professionals with demonstrated experience in developing and managing procurement services in a comparably large and complex environment.  A collaborative interpersonal style, superior communication and negotiation skills, strong business and commercial acumen, and a strategic and creative mindset along with sound project and change management skills will be essential.  Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline will be highly regarded.

    As one of the most significant roles of its kind in South Australia, this is a truly amazing opportunity for a procurement professional to make a direct contribution to the City of Salisbury and the greater community.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below and for further information on our client, please visit salisbury.sa.gov.au

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application. 

    For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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HEAD OF SENIOR SCHOOL

Pulteney Grammar School

Founded in 1847, Pulteney Grammar School is a leading co-educational Anglican school woven into the fabric of Adelaide.  Defined by a tradition of innovation, Pulteney Grammar School provides an education that positions its 1,000 students to prosper.  Uniquely located on one site within the CBD, Pulteney is an active and proud member of the City of Adelaide and enjoys a rich and vibrant Old Scholars community defined by a true sense of belonging.  A promotion of the incumbent to an interstate school has created this exciting opportunity.

Reporting directly to the Principal, the Head of Senior School will:

  • nurture a contemporary culture for senior schooling formed through the enduring traditions of independent education;
  • lead, motivate, develop and manage the Senior School;
  • have a strong understanding of the SACE;
  • proactively contribute to the strategy of Pulteney as a key member of the School Executive;
  • maintain and enhance authentic relationships with families and students towards academic excellence and student wellbeing.

The role of Head of Senior School is a diverse general management position that requires authentic relational leadership.  Applications are encouraged from both proven and emerging educational leaders.  An affinity for and belief in senior years education within the independent school context is integral to the position.  Most important is the combination of educational and service leadership to enhance this respected, buoyant and forward thinking institution of Adelaide. 

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit pulteney.sa.edu.au  

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew, Hannah Way or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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MARKETING AND FUNDRAISING MANAGER

Craniofacial Australia

Craniofacial Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the provision of care for people suffering from craniomaxillo facial deformities.  Through the generosity of donors, it funds aspects of patient care, training of health professionals and medical research in Australia and overseas.  The organisation now seeks to appoint a Marketing and Fundraising Manager to influence the Foundation’s communication activities and to drive avenues of funding.   

Reporting to the Corporate Manager and working within a collaborative small team environment, the Marketing and Fundraising Manager is responsible for:

  • developing, implementing and managing the Foundation’s marketing, communication and fundraising plans to assist in achieving strategic objectives;  
  • presenting robust fundraising business cases to the Board to drive revenue and create new income streams;   
  • enhancing and growing marketplace reach to effectively engage with key internal and external stakeholders;  
  • working collaboratively with and supporting the volunteer/ambassador group for fundraising events;
  • establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with corporates and current and prospective donors.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and proven marketing and communication professionals with demonstrated experience of fundraising initiatives.  Central to the role is a genuine affinity with the work of Craniofacial Australia and the passion and drive to share the Foundation’s work and success with the broader community.  High level interpersonal skills, strategic thinking capability, sound commercial acumen, strong problem-solving skills and a genuine warmth will be important to ensure success in this role.  Knowledge of best practice standards relevant to the not-for-profit sector will be well regarded, as will high level computer literacy skills.

Make an enquiry to potentially join the small team at Craniofacial Australia and to add value to this most worthy Foundation and its important work, changing faces/changing lives.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below.

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed. Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Hannah Way on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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EXECUTIVE MANAGER, STRATEGY & GOVERNANCE

Resthaven Incorporated

Resthaven Incorporated is a respected leader in the rapidly growing aged and community services sector in South Australia.  Engaging a dedicated and passionate workforce of over 2,600 and with an annual turnover circa $180m, Resthaven has more than 31 sites across the State delivering quality services to older people and their carers.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the senior leadership team, this pivotal role will champion a culture which values and enhances the customer experience, continuous quality improvement and transparency.  Other key responsibilities include:

  • leading and coordinating the development, monitoring and ongoing review of the Strategic Plan on behalf of the Executive and Board;
  • leading service improvement review and analysis to assist the organisation in delivering business process improvement and operational change strategies;
  • leading and managing Resthaven’s governance and quality frameworks and systems to enable best practice care and services, meeting required standards and compliance and the organisation’s strategic objectives;
  • providing leadership of Volunteer Services and coordinating Chaplaincy teams.

Applications are welcome from professionals with significant experience in leading and managing diverse functional areas, ideally for a large and comparably complex organisation.  Tertiary qualifications in business management, quality, governance or a related discipline will be highly regarded along with the leadership, consulting, change management and negotiation skills required to be successful in such a role.  Also important is the ability to demonstrate an understanding and implementation of governance models, quality systems and strategic planning within a comparable highly regulated and consumer focused industry.

This senior role represents a rare opportunity to join a significant and respected employer at the forefront of South Australia’s aged care sector.

For a job and person specification please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit resthaven.asn.au 

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Justin Hinora. Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application. 

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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HEAD OF JUNIOR YEARS

Good News Lutheran College

Good News Lutheran College is situated on 20 acres in Tarneit, approximately 30km South West of the Melbourne CBD.  The College has grown significantly from its opening in 1997 with its first class of Year 12s graduating at the end of 2016.  Student enrolments now exceed 1,000 with significant wait lists for all year levels.

Due to a recent vacancy, the College is now looking to appoint an innovative and energetic educator, passionate about primary schooling, to the position of Head of Junior Years. Reporting directly to the Principal and sitting on the Executive Leadership Team, this role will have responsibilities including:

  • effectively leading and managing day-to-day operations, providing leadership and vision for the future;
  • leading the Junior Years Team in the development of a culture of excellence, promoting continuous improvement in student engagement and learning;
  • supporting the Christian ethos of the College;
  • ensuring student pastoral pathways through the Junior Years are well mapped and provide effective options for all students to achieve success;
  • using regularly collected student achievement and learning behaviour data to identify appropriate interventions and programme improvements within the Junior Years;
  • a small teaching load approximately 0.2 FTE.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent communication, public presentation, leadership, mentoring, coaching, strategic planning and change management skills complemented by warmth, integrity and authenticity.  A genuine motivation to embrace the Christian ethos of the College will be vital as will the energy and passion necessary to engage with, champion and inspire the College community.

This position will be expected to commence as of Term 1 2021.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit www.goodnews.vic.edu.au

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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PAYROLL & HR OFFICER

MASTEC Australia

MASTEC Australia Pty Ltd is an iconic 100% Australian owned family business manufacturing and supplying mobile bins for commercial and household use both locally and internationally.  With its main operations based in Adelaide and various warehouse sites across Australia, MASTEC employs over 60 staff.  It is MASTEC’s focus on quality and innovation which has led to its success and the business regularly being described as an Australian manufacturing success story.

This role, created due to a restructure of the finance team, will report jointly to the Financial Controller and the Senior Accountant while maintaining a close working arrangement with the other members of the senior management team.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • payroll processing and administration with particular focus on maintaining employee records, payroll costings and statutory commitments;
  • working with supervisors/line managers to manage the return to work processes and procedures;
  • tracking and maintaining a register of injuries to satisfy work cover claims;
  • general human resources responsibilities such as the creation and maintenance of policies and procedures, the recruitment of new employees, development of training plans and induction processes;
  • advising and supporting line managers to interpret workplace legislation, employment law and awards.

Applications are sought from appropriately qualified individuals with experience gained ideally within a manufacturing environment.  This role will suit candidates with strong organisational and communication skills who also possess the ability to exercise initiative, prioritise and multitask effectively.

Make an enquiry to find out more about this rare opportunity to join a successful, South Australian manufacturer.

For a job and person specification please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit mastec.com.au

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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PRINCIPAL TRINITY COLLEGE SENIOR

Trinity College

Located approximately 30km north of Adelaide, Trinity College is a multi-school, Anglican, co-educational college of excellence open to all in a disciplined, caring Christian environment.  The largest school in South Australia, Trinity provides premium educational experiences to circa 3,700 students.  From humble beginnings in 1984 and continued extensive development over the years, today Trinity is widely recognised for the realisation of its stated ethos – excellence for all.

The Principal of the Senior School leads the academic and pastoral lives for circa 600 Year 11 and Year 12 students studying SACE and vocational training curricula in a stand-alone school campus setting providing the opportunity for a unique relationship with both students and staff.  Reporting directly to the Head of Trinity College and working effectively with the Principals of the other Trinity schools, teachers and shared services staff, this is an outstanding opportunity to join this significant and highly successful educational institution in a sought after leadership position.

The College invites applications from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent communication, engagement and mentoring capabilities.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding senior years educationalist able to provide vision for teaching and learning within a vibrant and progressive educational environment.  They will be a role model for staff and students and will demonstrate the warmth, integrity, energy and passion required to engage with and inspire both the school community and the wider external partnerships with whom the school collaborates.

Trinity College is much more than a school and plays a central role in community cohesiveness.  The Principal of the Senior School has a vital responsibility in guiding its students into the wider community beyond their schooling years.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit trinity.sa.edu.au

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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HEAD OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA) leads, supports, represents and advocates for the Independent sector in South Australia to enhance the success, sustainability and strength of its 104 member schools.  The Association provides a forum for debate on significant policy issues and plays a leading role in providing professional learning, advice and information, and in representing both individual schools and the sector.

This newly created role reports directly to the Chief Executive as part of the Executive Leadership Team and provides strategic leadership to the AISSA’s dedicated and expert team of Senior Educational Consultants.

Applications are sought from outstanding and inspirational educators who have held a senior leadership role in a school setting.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and sustain productive relationships with all stakeholders and outstanding verbal and written communication skills are essential as are relevant tertiary qualifications in education and experience in financial management.

This is a rare opportunity to join a peak representative body and to lead a highly skilled team of consultants who are working locally, nationally and internationally to assist Independent schools to achieve their vision for improvement and innovation.

For a job and person specification please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit ais.sa.edu.au

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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SPECIALIST POLICY & COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA) leads, supports, represents and advocates for the Independent sector in South Australia to enhance the success, sustainability and strength of its 104 member schools.  The Association provides a forum for debate on significant policy issues and plays a leading role in providing professional learning, advice and information, and in representing both individual schools and the sector.

Providing strategic and practical support to the Head of Policy, Funding and Compliance, this newly created role, will assist the AISSA to:

  • provide advice and information to member schools on key policy areas including government funding and compliance;
  • develop formulas and processes for the distribution of funding grants;
  • enhance its contribution to research including through the creation and delivery of short-term and long-term research projects;
  • undertake statistical analysis and draft statistical publications.

Applications are sought from candidates with experience in conducting research projects including data management, analysis and report writing.  The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to manage competing deadlines, high level verbal and written communication skills, and a desire to serve Independent schools. Relevant tertiary qualifications or experience in an associated field are essential.

This is a rare opportunity to join a peak representative body and to assist Independent schools to achieve their vision for improvement and innovation.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit ais.sa.edu.au

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed. Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

HenderCare

HenderCare is a national registered NDIS and Home Care Package provider as well as a supplier of acute healthcare services.  It creates bespoke solutions to support people with a disability, older Australians and people in the acute healthcare sector.  Since the business was established in 2004, HenderCare has experienced year on year growth.  Operating alongside HenderCare, HenderCare Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation, committed to improving the lives of vulnerable children.  Collectively, HenderCare and HenderCare Foundation employ 100 internal employees nationally and have approximately 1,500 field staff delivering important services to clients across Australia.

This important and newly created role will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and work closely with the Hender Group Managing Director and Hender Group Finance Director.  Responsibilities include:

  • proactively contributing to the strategic direction of the business;
  • providing leadership in planning, directing, developing and administering the financial activities of the business;
  • maintaining and enhancing important relationships with key internal and external stakeholders;
  • ensuring the provision of detailed analysis and information to inform key business decisions;
  • ensuring the ongoing development of the finance team.

Applications are encouraged from CA/CPA (or equivalent status) candidates who may either be an experienced Chief Financial Officer or a Financial Controller ready to take the next step.  Human services sector experience, particularly in disability services provision, is an advantage but not essential.

Attributes sought include well-developed commercial acumen and superior communication and negotiation skills.  Additionally, exceptional stakeholder management and the ability to balance strategic and operational priorities are essential.   Warmth, empathy, resilience, integrity and credibility will also be necessary to succeed in this role. 

This is a rare and unique opportunity to join a national business with an Adelaide based head office, as it continues its growth trajectory.

For further information on our client, please visit hendercare.com.au 

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Justin Hinora.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application. 

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

YourPlace Housing

YourPlace Housing (YourPlace) is the largest tier two not-for-profit community housing provider in South Australia.  Created out of the merger of Accessible Housing Association and the Intellectual Disability Accommodation Association in late 2019, YourPlace currently owns and manages over 500 assisted and non-assisted residential properties.

In order to fully consolidate its merger, YourPlace is now looking for a new CEO to join the organisation and provide strategic leadership for the benefit of its staff and clients. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for high level strategic development and operational management of the organisation, ensuring its compliance with legal, regulatory and contractual obligations and ultimately overseeing the sustainability of the organisation.  Particular focus will be on the creation and implementation of strategic asset management plans and optimization of the current service provision model.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced senior executives with the commercial and political acumen to lead and grow the organisation in an environment of change and opportunity.  Your exceptional communication and leadership skills, energy and drive will enable you to maintain a collaborative work environment and develop strong stakeholder relationships at all levels. Experience within the housing sector will be highly desirable, as will prior exposure to the management of large yet geographically dispersed assets.  While YourPlace operates in part under the NDIS framework, experience in this area is not a prerequisite for this role.

Make an enquiry to explore this unique and fulfilling role leading a newly formed entity which makes a genuine difference to the lives of many within the South Australian Community.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below.

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Haircare Australia

The Haircare Group is a dynamic privately owned group of companies that imports, distributes, manufactures and exports premium hair and beauty products.  This South Australian success story has grown over the past 45 years to employ over 200 people worldwide and is now an industry leader with an established and growing national and international customer base and distributes to over 35 countries.

Reporting directly to the Group Managing Director and as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Chief Operating Officer will have high visibility to the Board and be pivotal in the execution of the strategic intentions of the Group.  This important role will have responsibility for a diverse range of operational and corporate functions including operationalising the customer experience transformation program.  With a sales DNA and a strong understanding of supply chain and distribution, this position will play an important role in the ongoing commercial development of the organisational capability.

With head office in the Adelaide CBD fringes, this rare executive role will provide an outstanding opportunity to influence the business as it successfully operates at present and to undertake a leading role in planning for and implementing the way the business will operate in the future.

Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified candidates with proven executive general management and transformation experience and the ability to lead large diverse teams towards further success.  The ideal candidate will be a balanced, positive influencer and be able to demonstrate credibility, integrity and authenticity.  Strategic capability, commercial acumen, contemporary leadership skills, results orientation and a strong attention to detail will be essential qualities.  

An attractive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre leader with the ambition and drive to influence the exciting future of this leading South Australian success story. 

For further information on our client, please visit haircareaust.com

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Hannah Way on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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FACILITIES ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Australian Naval Infrastructure

Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd (ANI) is placing Australia at the forefront of naval infrastructure capability.  A nation-building commitment by the Commonwealth, ANI is responsible for owning and developing state-of-the-art infrastructure for the domestic manufacture of world class naval vessels.

Recently, ANI has completed the construction of the new shipyard for the Hunter-class frigates and is undertaking the modernisation of existing shipyard facilities while also building new infrastructure for the construction of the Attack-class submarines.

This newly created position will play an instrumental role in ensuring the integrity and continued functionality of ANI’s facilities across their lifespan.  Reporting to the Facilities Manager the role will have responsibility for the management of HV, LV, communications, automation and security systems (Electrical Systems) throughout ANI owned facilities.

This role represents an opportunity for a skilled engineering professional to be hands on in the design, implementation and ongoing upkeep of ANI’s assets whilst building and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including ANI’s shipbuilding tenants. Suited to a professional that likes to remain hands on with their designs and actively engaged with the roll out of projects rather than leaving them to others to be implemented.

Applications for this role are invited from appropriately qualified and experienced professionals, capable of working autonomously or as part of a small but highly experienced team.  Experience in the implementation, integration, maintenance and operation of Electrical Systems is highly desirable as is Systems Engineering experience and a willingness and aptitude to mentor emerging professionals.

To be eligible for this position applicants must have Australian citizenship and be able to obtain appropriate security clearances.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit ani.com.au

Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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MANAGER, STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT

City of Salisbury

The City of Salisbury is one of South Australia’s largest and most progressive Councils, serving a growing community of 137,000 residents in a region of ever increasing economic and social importance to the State’s future.  With a turnover around $120m, assets of $1.8b and a significant focus on progressive community engagement and partnerships, the City has an exciting future focussed on enhancing the economic, community and sustainability agendas. 

This key role reports to and works closely with the General Manager Business Excellence and is responsible for leading a team of contract and procurement professionals working for the benefit of the organisation and the community. The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • upholding the Council’s values of being Respectful, Accountable, Collaborative and Helpful;
  • provision of high-level strategic procurement, market and contract advice across the organisation;
  • leading the formulation of contemporary category and sourcing strategies, including, but not limited to, in or outsourcing, contestability and outcomes based contracts;
  • negotiating effective and commercially sound contracts and strategic supplier arrangements;
  • providing strategic direction and organisational leadership for the Strategic Procurement Division in its transformation to a more strategically and commercially focussed team;
  • ensuring the Strategic Procurement Division presents with professionalism to benefit the organisation and community through enhanced stakeholder relationship management;
  • supporting the delivery of the $100m capital budget for the 20/21 and 21/22 financial years to maximise delivery of key outcomes.

Applications are sought from procurement or contract management professionals with demonstrated experience in developing and managing procurement services in a comparably large and complex environment.  A collaborative interpersonal style, superior communication and negotiation skills, strong business and commercial acumen, and a strategic and creative mindset along with sound project and change management skills will be essential.  Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline will be highly regarded.

As one of the most significant roles of its kind in South Australia, this is a truly amazing opportunity for a procurement professional to make a direct contribution to the City of Salisbury and the greater community.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below and for further information on our client, please visit salisbury.sa.gov.au

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application. 

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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Track Record

Since 1993, Hender Consulting has been providing executive search, recruitment and associated services with an unwavering client focus and complete commitment to quality, integrity, authenticity, confidentiality, objectivity, responsiveness, independence and trusted advice. 

The firm now handles clearly more senior executive appointments than any other South Australian business and is widely regarded as the leading provider of executive search and selection in SA. This is underpinned by a significant portfolio of senior appointments. 

For the last decade or more, Hender Consulting has, on average, appointed a CEO or equivalent role every 24 days and two General Manager (C Suite) or Manager roles every week. Please click on the PDFs below for a list of past appointments we have facilitated. 

CEO or equivalent appointments 

General Manager (C Suite) and Manager appointments

Importantly, and as evidence of the satisfaction with the Hender service, virtually 100% of our work is repeat business, via referral or generated by selective tenders. 

We are also regularly re-engaged to recruit for executive positions years later after a successful appointee retires or moves on to a new opportunity. 

Services

Since 1993, Hender Consulting has been providing six core professional services within the human resources domain.

Executive Search

We are regularly engaged to search for key executives and managers locally, nationally and internationally. We invite you to review our Track Record and an extensive list of significant executive searches. 

Advertised Executive Recruitment 

The firm utilises a wide range of high profile print and online advertising mechanisms to attract a competitive field of applicants for key executive and management positions across South Australia. We invite you to review our Track Record for an extensive list of executive appointments. 

Remuneration Benchmarking and Advice 

Many of our clients engage us to provide independent remuneration advice in regard to executive, management and technically specialised positions. Due to our extensive and consistent recruitment activity across most industries, we are able to keep a constant finger on the pulse of remuneration trends in the South Australian marketplace. 

Independent Executive Performance Reviews 

We are regularly engaged to conduct confidential independent executive appraisals for a range of public and private entities. 

Non Executive Board Director Search and Selection 

Due to our extensive professional networks, the firm is regularly engaged to identify and appoint Non Executive Directors for both the commercial and not for profit sectors. 

General People and Culture Advice 

The highly experienced Hender Consultants are regularly engaged to provide formal and informal advice in the areas of human resources strategy, succession, retention, leadership, structure and culture. 

For a confidential discussion or enquiry regarding any of the services above, please call us on +61 8 8100 8888 or email our General Manager – Andrew Reed at andrew.reed@hender.com.au 

At Hender Consulting, we take an ethical approach to recruitment and associated services for our client – the employer. To this end, and due to the inherent conflict of interest that it creates, Hender Consulting does not provide commercial executive mentoring or coaching for candidates but can recommend highly competent providers of such services. We are also not providers of industrial relations legal advice but can refer you to appropriate professionals from our extensive and trusted networks. 

Our People

At Hender Consulting, our consultants and support professionals are carefully chosen based on experience, professionalism, authenticity, integrity, judgement and unwavering client focus. The firm has a remarkable and uncommon record securing and retaining some of the most experienced professionals in the industry and beyond. 

Having the most experienced and stable executive recruitment team in South Australia creates value for the client due to our: 

  • Capacity to understand, scope and deliver complex executive search due to our extensive professional networks and experienced researchers
  • Significant intellectual property regarding executive candidate calibre
  • Understanding of the key industries and demographics affecting the SA economy and labour market
  • Knowledge of current remuneration trends across disciplines and industry settings
  • Experience navigating the complexities, sensitivities, risks and communication strategy required during important executive appointments
  • Extensive experience assessing leadership traits through rigorous assessment methodologies
  • Capacity to conduct effective due diligence on candidates including but not limited to rigorous reference and qualification checking
  • Preparedness to offer objective, independent and well reasoned and researched advice without fear or favour

For more information on our highly experienced and stable consulting team click on the names below.

  • Andrew Reed

    General Manager

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    Andrew Reed

    Andrew Reed

    General Manager

    Andrew joined Hender Consulting as a Senior Consultant in 2002, progressed to the Principal Consultant position and was appointed as General Manager in 2016. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma in Education. Prior to his consulting career, Andrew spent 15 years in leadership roles within the independent school sector. 

    During his time with the firm, Andrew has been entrusted by a diverse range of public and private entities to assist with the executive search for and appointment of the most pivotal roles within the organisation. He has recruited literally hundreds of Chief Executives, General Managers and other senior executives along with over 30 school Principals (see track record for more detail). 

    Andrew also provides high level strategic people and culture advice and consulting services such as independent executive appraisals, remuneration advice and structural reviews. In addition, he regularly partners with Boards in the search for and appointment of Non Executive Directors and regularly presents on leadership and broader people and culture matters.

    andrew.reed@hender.com.au

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  • Justin Hinora

    Executive Consultant

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    Justin Hinora

    Executive Consultant

    Justin joined Hender Consulting in 2004. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Legal Studies, Diploma in Human Resource Management and he is an active member of the Australian Human Resources Institute. 

    Prior to joining Hender, Justin spent nearly 5 years with an Adelaide based international professional services firm. Throughout his extensive career in executive search and recruitment, Justin has been engaged by a diverse range of public and private entities to assist with the executive search and recruitment of literally hundreds of senior executive positions, including some of the most high profile and public appointments. 

    Justin’s consulting experience extends to CEO and GM appraisals, remuneration reviews and organisational structure advice.

    justin.hinora@hender.com.au

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  • Gill Manser

    Executive Consultant

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    Gill Manser

    Executive Consultant

    Gill has over 25 years experience as a recruitment consultant in both the executive and administration fields, sourcing candidates for permanent as well as contract roles. Since joining Hender Consulting in 2004, Gill has worked in permanent executive recruitment and search across a broad range of industries including federal, state and local government, professional services, financial services, health, aged care, education, the arts, wine, retail, manufacturing and a range of not for profit organisations. 

    She has ably assisted clients across a variety of disciplines including CEO and general management, human resources, finance, business development, marketing and communications, fundraising and sponsorship, project management, contract management, facilities management, engineering, planning, governance and corporate services. 

    Prior to joining the recruitment industry, Gill held generalist human resources positions within the retail sector and state government.

    gill.manser@hender.com.au

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  • Trish Retallick

    Senior Consultant

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    Trish Retallick

    Senior Consultant

    Trish joined Hender Consulting in 2020 having previously worked alongside Hender lead consultants earlier in her career.  She has experience spanning three decades, both in Victoria and South Australia, in recruiting at the executive and administrative levels.  Her experience covers senior appointments in a wide range of sectors including state and local government, corporate, professional services, not-for-profit, retail and manufacturing. 

    In addition to her recruitment capability, Trish brings experience gained through senior administrative positions in government, not-for-profit and industry.  She has recently returned from interstate where she led the customer service operation for a significant not-for-profit with a medical research base.

    trish.retallick@hender.com.au

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  • Christian Gaszner

    Consultant

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    Christian Gaszner

    Consultant

    Christian joined Hender Consulting in 2018 after diverse experiences with local and national not for profit organisations. He holds a double degree in Law and Psychological Science from the University of South Australia also completing exchanges to French and German business schools during his studies.

    Christian provides important support to our Executive Consultants drafting job advertisements, appraisal and remuneration reports, providing interview assistance, and conducting talent mapping, research, executive search, reference checking and resume analysis.

    Prior to joining our team, Christian also worked extensively as a coach developing confidence and leadership skills in young people to ensure enhanced performance in a team based setting. He was also engaged as an Outdoor Professional instructing sailing and rock climbing activities throughout South Australia. 

    Christian complements his focus on leadership with strong communication and collaboration skills to add value to our clients.

    christian.gaszner@hender.com.au

     

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  • Hannah Way

    Consultant

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    Hannah Way

    Consultant

    Hannah joined Hender Consulting in 2019 as a Consultant.  Hannah holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Major in Psychology) from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law. While undergoing her studies, Hannah completed a study abroad program at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. 

    Hannah works closely with the Executive Consultants to draft job advertisements, appraisals and remuneration reports, interview assistance, executive search and research, reference checking and resume analysis.

    Prior to starting at Hender Consulting, Hannah worked as a Solicitor after being admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia.

    hannah.way@hender.com.au

     

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  • Julieann Clohesy

    EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

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    Julieann Clohesy

    EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

    Julieann joined Hender Consulting in 2017 as an Executive Assistant to the General Manager and Team Coordinator.  Prior to starting at Hender, Julieann worked in senior support roles in the manufacturing industry.

    Julieann brings a broad range of experience in office administration, including Executive Group support, maintaining confidential and sensitive materials, calendar management and complex travel logistics.

    julieann.clohesy@hender.com.au 

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  • Stevie Bridgman

    Executive Assistant

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    Stevie Bridgman

    Executive Assistant

    Joining Hender in 2017, following a successful career in diverse administration support roles in the retail sector, Stevie is the key first point of contact for the Division. She also manages a diverse range of executive support and administrative functions to ensure positive, responsive and professional services to both client and candidate alike. 

    stevie.bridgman@hender.com.au

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  • Mark Hender

    Director

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    Mark Hender

    Director

    Mark Hender is one of Australia’s most experienced executive recruiters, having worked in the industry for more than 30 years. Mark established Hender Consulting in 1993 and is the Managing Director of the Hender Group.

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Andrew Reed

Andrew Reed

General Manager

Andrew joined Hender Consulting as a Senior Consultant in 2002, progressed to the Principal Consultant position and was appointed as General Manager in 2016. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma in Education. Prior to his consulting career, Andrew spent 15 years in leadership roles within the independent school sector. 

During his time with the firm, Andrew has been entrusted by a diverse range of public and private entities to assist with the executive search for and appointment of the most pivotal roles within the organisation. He has recruited literally hundreds of Chief Executives, General Managers and other senior executives along with over 30 school Principals (see track record for more detail). 

Andrew also provides high level strategic people and culture advice and consulting services such as independent executive appraisals, remuneration advice and structural reviews. In addition, he regularly partners with Boards in the search for and appointment of Non Executive Directors and regularly presents on leadership and broader people and culture matters.

andrew.reed@hender.com.au

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Justin Hinora

Justin Hinora

Executive Consultant

Justin joined Hender Consulting in 2004. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Legal Studies, Diploma in Human Resource Management and he is an active member of the Australian Human Resources Institute. 

Prior to joining Hender, Justin spent nearly 5 years with an Adelaide based international professional services firm. Throughout his extensive career in executive search and recruitment, Justin has been engaged by a diverse range of public and private entities to assist with the executive search and recruitment of literally hundreds of senior executive positions, including some of the most high profile and public appointments. 

Justin’s consulting experience extends to CEO and GM appraisals, remuneration reviews and organisational structure advice.

justin.hinora@hender.com.au

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Gill Manser

Gill Manser

Executive Consultant

Gill has over 25 years experience as a recruitment consultant in both the executive and administration fields, sourcing candidates for permanent as well as contract roles. Since joining Hender Consulting in 2004, Gill has worked in permanent executive recruitment and search across a broad range of industries including federal, state and local government, professional services, financial services, health, aged care, education, the arts, wine, retail, manufacturing and a range of not for profit organisations. 

She has ably assisted clients across a variety of disciplines including CEO and general management, human resources, finance, business development, marketing and communications, fundraising and sponsorship, project management, contract management, facilities management, engineering, planning, governance and corporate services. 

Prior to joining the recruitment industry, Gill held generalist human resources positions within the retail sector and state government.

gill.manser@hender.com.au

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Trish Retallick

Trish Retallick

Senior Consultant

Trish joined Hender Consulting in 2020 having previously worked alongside Hender lead consultants earlier in her career.  She has experience spanning three decades, both in Victoria and South Australia, in recruiting at the executive and administrative levels.  Her experience covers senior appointments in a wide range of sectors including state and local government, corporate, professional services, not-for-profit, retail and manufacturing. 

In addition to her recruitment capability, Trish brings experience gained through senior administrative positions in government, not-for-profit and industry.  She has recently returned from interstate where she led the customer service operation for a significant not-for-profit with a medical research base.

trish.retallick@hender.com.au

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Christian Gaszner

Christian Gaszner

Consultant

Christian joined Hender Consulting in 2018 after diverse experiences with local and national not for profit organisations. He holds a double degree in Law and Psychological Science from the University of South Australia also completing exchanges to French and German business schools during his studies.

Christian provides important support to our Executive Consultants drafting job advertisements, appraisal and remuneration reports, providing interview assistance, and conducting talent mapping, research, executive search, reference checking and resume analysis.

Prior to joining our team, Christian also worked extensively as a coach developing confidence and leadership skills in young people to ensure enhanced performance in a team based setting. He was also engaged as an Outdoor Professional instructing sailing and rock climbing activities throughout South Australia. 

Christian complements his focus on leadership with strong communication and collaboration skills to add value to our clients.

christian.gaszner@hender.com.au

 

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Hannah Way

Hannah Way

Consultant

Hannah joined Hender Consulting in 2019 as a Consultant.  Hannah holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Major in Psychology) from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law. While undergoing her studies, Hannah completed a study abroad program at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. 

Hannah works closely with the Executive Consultants to draft job advertisements, appraisals and remuneration reports, interview assistance, executive search and research, reference checking and resume analysis.

Prior to starting at Hender Consulting, Hannah worked as a Solicitor after being admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia.

hannah.way@hender.com.au

 

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Julieann Clohesy

Julieann Clohesy

EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

Julieann joined Hender Consulting in 2017 as an Executive Assistant to the General Manager and Team Coordinator.  Prior to starting at Hender, Julieann worked in senior support roles in the manufacturing industry.

Julieann brings a broad range of experience in office administration, including Executive Group support, maintaining confidential and sensitive materials, calendar management and complex travel logistics.

julieann.clohesy@hender.com.au 

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Stevie Bridgman

Stevie Bridgman

Executive Assistant

Joining Hender in 2017, following a successful career in diverse administration support roles in the retail sector, Stevie is the key first point of contact for the Division. She also manages a diverse range of executive support and administrative functions to ensure positive, responsive and professional services to both client and candidate alike. 

stevie.bridgman@hender.com.au

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Mark Hender

Mark Hender

Director

Mark Hender is one of Australia’s most experienced executive recruiters, having worked in the industry for more than 30 years. Mark established Hender Consulting in 1993 and is the Managing Director of the Hender Group.

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Candidate Experience

At Hender Consulting we are committed to providing the best service for our clients while ensuring a positive candidate experience. We understand that employment changes can be a time consuming, emotional, challenging, and – ultimately – a career defining process.

When applying for a role through Hender Consulting you can be assured of a professional, responsive and confidential experience.

To ensure the most positive candidate experience, we commit to:

  • Protecting your privacy
  • Responding to all emails and phone calls expediently
  • Providing opportunities to make phone enquiries
  • Acknowledging receipt of all applications
  • Advising both successful and unsuccessful candidates
  • Providing feedback to unsuccessful candidates who have been interviewed
  • Providing as much information as we can about positions within the limits set by our clients
  • Independently and objectively assessing your application against the selection criteria set by our clients
  • Advising you of the identity of any entity receiving your resume before it is sent
  • Only contacting referees where we have gained your permission to do so
  • Making our client aware of your application where it is broadly in line with the selection criteria
  • Assisting you with your successful transition into a new position

Your Application

When applying for a position, we strongly encourage a cover letter to accompany your resume. This letter should capture your motivation and transferable skills and experience. We also recommend that your resume ideally has your qualifications and a career summary (date, entity, position) on the front page.

We encourage a separate application for each position. We will not register you against a specific role unless you express an explicit interest. It is advisable to send applications from a secure or private email address as you will receive an auto response confirming receipt.

At the end of a recruitment process, we will keep your resume and contact details on our system in accordance with our Privacy Statement unless you request they are removed. You may then be contacted in the future regarding different opportunities.

As part of our standard due diligence, we confirm any claimed qualifications with the relevant institution and encourage you to only list qualifications that can be verified. Please indicate if any qualification commenced was not completed or conferred.

To review and apply for a specific position, please go to Positions

To register your career details on our confidential system, please send your resume to register@hender.com.au

Contact

HENDER CONSULTING
Level 5, 81 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Tel +61 8 8100 8888


To register your career details on our confidential system please send your resume to register@hender.com.au


To consider and apply for a specific position please click here