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  • EXECUTIVE MANAGER – COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES

    Minda

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    EXECUTIVE MANAGER – COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES

    Minda

    At Minda, people are at the centre of everything they do.  Since 1898 they have been providing industry leading support to people with a disability, championing choice, diversity, independence and care. 

    A rare opportunity has emerged to lead the organisation’s commercial enterprises, which are diverse and include furniture manufacturing and assembly, a plant nursery, commercial laundry, as well as packaging services, catering, environmental and cleaning services.  Reporting to and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer as a key member of the Executive Team, key responsibilities include:

    • developing, implementing and reviewing strategies to enhance strategic business growth;
    • seeking and delivering innovative solutions to continually improve financial performance, operational efficiency and effectiveness;
    • providing outstanding leadership to a diverse and multi-disciplinary team;
    • forging strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

    The successful candidate will have a strong commercial focus and excellent relationship building skills.  An effective communicator and skilled influencer, you will have proven leadership skills, matched with a clear focus to drive results.  Personal integrity, passion for achievement, high energy and resilience are all equally important qualities sought.  You will also have a track record in driving improvement across all areas of business.  A background in a range of small to medium commercial businesses in areas including manufacturing, service delivery and wholesaling is preferred.

    For further information on our client, please visit mindainc.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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  • LICENSING AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER

    Essential Services Commission of South Australia

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    LICENSING AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER

    Essential Services Commission of South Australia

    The Essential Services Commission is an independent statutory authority that regulates the provision of essential services in the water and sewerage, electricity, gas, ports and rail industries.  The Commission conducts formal public inquiries and provides advice to South Australian Government on economic and regulatory matters.

    The primary objective of the Commission is to protect the long-term interests of South Australian consumers with respect to the price, quality and reliability of essential services. 

    The Commission is committed to providing thought leadership in economic regulation and regulatory policy and undertakes extensive stakeholder engagement to inform its work.   

    Reporting to the Manager, Licensing and Compliance, the responsibilities of the Licensing and Compliance Officer are diverse, with a focus on broad internal and external stakeholder relationships.  The key aspects of this role are assisting with the assessment of licence applications and management of compliance matters.  This includes the preparation of recommendations and written reports in relation to the application assessments undertaken where no two applications may be alike.  The role is also responsible for the management of compliance investigations (including undertaking audits) and preparing advice for internal and external stakeholders as well as assisting with the administration of the Commission’s regulatory frameworks.

    Applications are encouraged from candidates who are able to demonstrate advanced research and critical analysis skills as well as the ability to work effectively with high work volume and strict deadlines.  Outstanding written and verbal communication skills will also be a key competency required in this role.  A tertiary qualification in law or legal studies is an essential requirement for this position and experience in, or an understanding of, regulated environments such as electricity or water will also be highly regarded.

    The Commission and the South Australian public sector promote diversity and flexible ways of working, including part-time.  Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

    This is a rare opportunity to join a highly professional organisation and contribute to the delivery of better outcomes for South Australians.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit escosa.sa.gov.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 Justin or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8830.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

    Ninti

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    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

    Ninti

    Ninti is a professional services firm that works collaboratively with communities, relevant agencies and businesses to achieve social and economic development.  Ninti draws on its long history of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and has developed the capacity to translate learning from this experience to a range of development contexts.

    Based in Adelaide and reporting to the Managing Director, the primary responsibility of this newly created role is to focus on market facing activities to accelerate Ninti’s revenue growth and impact. This is a fast-paced role in a rapidly expanding market, with many competing priorities. Specific responsibilities include:

    • supporting the execution and evolution of Ninti’s strategic plan in Ninti’s target markets;
    • maintaining stakeholder relationships and staying abreast of emerging trends, innovations and market intelligence to increase Ninti’s competitive advantage;
    • supporting Ninti’s Executive to maintain the delivery of its premier performance and reputation;
    • undertaking financial and cost benefit analysis and preparing business case proposals, findings and recommendations to enable informed business decision making;
    • managing the preparation and submission of tenders.

    We are seeking an appropriately qualified business development/sales professional with demonstrated experience in winning tenders and contributing to business growth. A background in commercial consulting or a comparable NFP environment, involving multiple partners and other stakeholders will be highly regarded.  The successful candidate will be a strong influencer and strategic thinker with the ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service, a high level of initiative, problem solving, organisational agility and results. You will work closely with and be supported by the Business Development team.

    Ninti’s vision is to build opportunities for people and communities through research, innovation and engagement, especially for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people living in remote Australia.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit nintione.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 Justin or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • GENERAL MANAGER GROWTH & CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

    Data Action

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    GENERAL MANAGER GROWTH & CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

    Data Action

    For over 30 years Data Action (DA) has been providing flexible, open banking software, cloud-based hosting, software development and associated IT consulting services to both established and challenger brands in the Australian financial services/banking industry.  With a strong focus on innovation and partnerships, DA is leading the market in delivering digital and mobile banking, origination, fraud and risk management solutions.

    As a result of the organisation’s continued growth and expansion plans, a new senior position of General Manager Growth & Customer Experience has been created within this burgeoning B2B business.

    Reporting directly to the CEO and as a member of the Executive Leadership Group, this role will actively contribute to the overall strategic and financial performance and growth of the business.  Key responsibilities include:

    • Executive Business Development;
    • Solution Selling & Consulting;
    • Strategic Marketing;
    • Customer Operations & Service Delivery.

    This is a truly rare national strategic formulation and implementation opportunity in a successful and stable entity offering a remuneration package to reflect the importance of the role and attract a high calibre candidate to work with the CEO as part of the Executive Leadership Group, helping to create DA’s next important chapter.

    For further information on our client, please visit da.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 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • HEAD OF STRATEGY & PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

    Data Action

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    HEAD OF STRATEGY & PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

    Data Action

    For over 30 years Data Action (DA) has been providing flexible, open banking software, cloud-based hosting, software development and associated IT consulting services to both established and challenger brands in the Australian financial services/banking industry.  With a strong focus on innovation and partnerships, DA is leading the market in delivering digital and mobile banking, origination, fraud and risk management solutions.

    As a result of the organisation’s continued growth and expansion plans, a new senior position of Head of Strategy & Portfolio Management has been created within this burgeoning B2B business.

    Reporting directly to the CFO and with a dotted line to the CEO, this role has been designed to add potency and momentum to DA’s strategic direction.  Acting as an adviser/consultant to the Executive Leadership Group, this role focusses on identifying market trends, setting strategy, researching and analysing growth opportunites.  Key responsibilities include:

    • Corporate Strategy Leadership across the DA organisation;
    • Assessment of new frontiers to underpin growth for DA;
    • Strategic Portfolio Prioritisation, Planning & Management.

    This is a truly rare national strategic formulation and implementation opportunity in a successful and stable entity offering a remuneration package to reflect the importance of the role and attract a high calibre candidate to work alongside the CFO, CEO and Executive Leadership Group, helping to create DA’s next important chapter.

    For further information on our client, please visit da.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 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

    ZED Management Consulting

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    SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

    ZED Management Consulting

    ZED is a leading professional services boutique firm providing expert advisory solutions to public and private sector clients across Australia. Their team consists of highly skilled professionals from a range of disciplines informing strategy and operations, performance analysis and optimisation, and organisational capability and leadership development. ZED prides themselves on empowering their clients to maximise their potential through specialist advice and industry expertise.

    Reporting to the lead Partner and working closely with the various project administration resources and professionals, this role will assist the senior management group in all aspects of ZED’s financial management including:

    • all record keeping and data management associated with core finance processes, WIP oversight, fortnightly billing (including AR), overhead management etc;
    • weekly and monthly financial reporting as directed by the Partner and Directors;
    • oversight of business performance versus budget and forecast performance in support of the Partner and Directors;
    • oversight and preparation / lodgement of all taxation and compliance documentation including GST / BAS, PAYE & PAYG, Payroll Taxes, and Superannuation;
    • responsibility for direct liaising with external accountants as an when required;
    • systems oversight responsibility across timesheet management, HRIS, and ledger management.

    Applications are invited from CA/CPA qualified professionals (or working towards completion), with hands on financial and management accounting experience.  The successful applicant must be highly motivated with strong attention to detail and be driven to add value through exceptional communication, analysis and application of technical skills and commercial acumen.  MYOB experience is essential with a working knowledge of a professional service environment being highly desirable.  Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills, integrity, initiative and flexibility together with ability to integrate with the advisory and consulting teams as a key advisor will be essential to a candidate’s success in this role.

    This position is offered on either a full time or part time basis for an exceptional candidate with a requirement that they be able to work regularly across 4-5 days.  Receiving CFO type oversight this role will be assisted and empowered to be successful.

    For further information on our client, please visit zedmc.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 8830.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • GENERAL MANAGER - CORPORATE SERVICES

    Kain Lawyers

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    GENERAL MANAGER - CORPORATE SERVICES

    Kain Lawyers

    Kain Lawyers is an innovative legal consulting company working with dynamic businesses.  Specialising in complex transactions, disputes and advice, Kain Lawyers creates opportunities for its clients’ businesses, its teams and the community.

    Reporting to the Managing Director, John Kain and working closely with the Directors, this important position will lead, manage, develop and motivate the Corporate Services team and oversee a diverse range of corporate functions including:

    • sound financial control and strategic financial planning;
    • risk, governance, compliance and insurance;
    • business planning, performance and improvement;
    • human resources, culture and work, health and safety;
    • ICT, procurement, contract management, administration and facilities;
    • special business projects.

    This position will suit an appropriately qualified and accomplished executive who can demonstrate a successful track record of leadership in a comparably diverse corporate services role.  CA/CPA status will be a definite advantage, but is not essential.  Amongst the higher level leadership skills sought are commercial and technological acumen, innovative strategic thinking, integrity, proactivity, and strong influencing and advocacy capabilities. 

    A competitive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a consummate and dynamic professional capable of delivering exceptional corporate support for this respected, established and successful SA business.  

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit kainlawyers.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 Christian Gaszner or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8830.

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

    Coorong District Council

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Coorong District Council

    Just one hour from Adelaide, the Coorong District Council comprises 8,836 square kilometres of mainly rural land serviced by the towns of Meningie, Tailem Bend, Tintinara, Coonalpyn and other smaller settlements.  The District’s beautiful natural environment supports diverse industries including farming, tourism and a world class motorsport facility and offers an opportunity to balance work and lifestyle.  An exciting opportunity has emerged for a suitably experienced executive to lead the Council into its next phase of development.

    Reporting directly to Council, the responsibilities of this pivotal role will be:

    • driving the vision of the organisation and implementing the decisions of Council;
    • providing high level policy advice to Council;
    • strategic, business and corporate planning;
    • providing leadership, direction and motivation to staff;
    • promoting the affairs of Council and fostering pride in the District.

    The successful candidate will have a proven record in executive management employing communication and negotiation skills, strategic planning experience and strong governance and financial capabilities.

    Council seeks an appropriately qualified professional with high energy, initiative, warmth, good humour and exceptional communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills along with a strong sense of social equity who can bring out the best in staff and interact effectively with the Council, government agencies, private business and community organisations.  Local government experience will be very well regarded but is not essential.

    These are exciting times at the south eastern end of the Freeway and beyond to the iconic Coorong.  Make an enquiry to explore bringing your capabilities to the entity governing a bright future.

    For more information on our client, please visit coorong.sa.gov.au

    Applications should be submitted 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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  • EXECUTIVE MANAGER – CUSTOMER SERVICES

    Minda

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    EXECUTIVE MANAGER – CUSTOMER SERVICES

    Minda

    At Minda, people are at the centre of everything they do.  Since 1898 they have been providing industry leading support to people with a disability, championing choice, diversity, independence and care.  An exciting opportunity has emerged for a consummate professional to join this iconic and most worthy SA business. 

    Reporting to and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Dr Clare Allen, and as a key member of the Executive Team, the primary purpose of this role is to oversee all customer service delivery for the Organisation.  Direct reports include Senior Managers in Supported Independent Living, Lifestyle Services, Clinical Services, Allied Health, Children’s Services and Short Term Accommodation, and the PKC Nursing Home.  With around 1000 staff in the division, it is a significant leadership position.  Key responsibilities include:

    • driving strategy to ensure the provision of high quality, innovative and person centred services and supports that promote great outcomes and exceed customer expectations;
    • managing a highly skilled senior leadership team and leveraging expertise within the team to translate opportunities into the service provider of choice for customers;
    • proactively identifying, activating, maintaining and enhancing important commercial relationships with key external stakeholders;
    • ensuring service sustainability in the NDIS operating environment;
    • motivating and influencing customer service excellence across the organisation.

    This role will require an energetic, driven, empathetic and passionate professional with appropriate qualifications and demonstrated experience in delivering extraordinary customer experiences in a competitive market.  An entrepreneurial and commercial mindset combined with the ability to navigate ambiguity in a regulated and complex environment will also be important.  A background in human services is highly desirable, and strong engagement, influencing and collaboration skills to help identify, design and implement key customer service initiatives is essential, as is your commitment to Minda’s Values of Heart, Opportunity, Respect, Community and Empathy.

    This is one of the most important leadership positions within this peak disability services entity at a pivotal time for the sector and therefore represents a career defining opportunity to work with a newly forged and high performing Executive to deliver high value outcomes that genuinely change lives.

    For further information on our client, please visit mindainc.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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  • SENIOR MANAGER – SUPPORTED INDEPENDENT LIVING

    Minda

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    SENIOR MANAGER – SUPPORTED INDEPENDENT LIVING

    Minda

    At Minda, people are at the centre of everything they do.  Since 1898 they have been providing industry leading support to people with a disability, championing choice, diversity, independence and care.  An exciting opportunity has emerged for a consummate professional to join this iconic and most worthy SA business.  

    Reporting to the Executive Manager – Customer Services, the focus of this role is to provide Supported Independent Living services across metropolitan Adelaide and regional SA.  Leading the managers who lead circa 700 staff will be a pivotal focus of the role.  Key responsibilities include:

    • leading, managing and developing the performance of the dedicated, multidisciplinary team to delivery high quality services;
    • developing contemporary services in the new NDIS environment;
    • ensuring practices comply with quality standards, legislative, regulatory and policy requirements;
    • monitoring and driving financial performance of services for customers in liaison with the managers;
    • promoting and developing a positive culture of customer service, service quality and continuous improvement in a rapidly changing reform environment.

    This role will require an energetic, driven, empathetic and passionate professional with an authentic connection with Minda’s customers.  Applications are encouraged from candidates with extensive management experience, knowledge of contemporary services and delivery, highly developed interpersonal and relationship building skills, and a deep understanding of associated quality systems and standards.  Strong change leadership abilities, commercial acumen and stakeholder management skills will also be required, along with an unwavering commitment to Minda’s Values of Heart, Opportunity, Respect, Community and Empathy, and to the achievement of positive and cost effective client and service delivery outcomes.

    This role represents a career defining opportunity to work under a newly forged and high performing Executive team to deliver high value outcomes that genuinely change lives.

    For further information on our client, please visit mindainc.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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  • SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER

    Scouts SA

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    SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER

    Scouts SA

    A wholly owned operation of Scouts SA, the Scout Recycling Centre (SRC) is a significant commercial entity that generates revenue that is invested back into the Association, the largest youth organisation in the State.  The SRC is in a very exciting period of exponential growth, business system transformation and associated process review. 

    A newly created opportunity has emerged to assist in navigating through this exciting period and gradually take on the responsibilities of the Finance & Administration Manager – SRC, in the lead up to, and upon the retirement of the current incumbent.  Responsibilities of the role include:

    • work with the NetSuite Project Sponsor (Scouts SA CFO), the ERP Project Consultant and the Scout Recycling Finance Team as the SRC transitions from a customised system, to a new ERP system (NetSuite);
    • establish written finance work procedures once existing procedures have been reviewed as part of the transition to the new system;
    • learn and gradually take on the hands on responsibilities of the Finance & Administration Manager – SRC in the lead up to her retirement.

    The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar hands on finance role who can demonstrate relevant skills in accounting (Diploma qualified as a minimum), strong experience with Excel, and ideally have some ERP experience (but not essential).  Demonstrated comparable experience in both management accounting and financial analysis, with staff management proficiency, will be highly regarded together with the capacity to operate effectively within a geographically dispersed business.  High levels of commercial acumen, credibility, intelligence and an unwavering focus on providing high quality systems, reports and advice will be critical requirements.  The appointee will become a trusted financial advisor in driving the recycling business to even greater heights.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit scoutrecycling.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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  • PRACTICE MANAGER

    Advanced Anaesthetics Adelaide

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    PRACTICE MANAGER

    Advanced Anaesthetics Adelaide

    Advanced Anaesthetics Adelaide (AAA) is a dynamic group of specialist doctors.  Based in modern offices close to the Adelaide CBD, Advanced Anaesthetics Adelaide offers courteous, professional and friendly anaesthesia services for specialists and patients across all private hospitals throughout Adelaide and regional areas of SA.

    Reporting through to the Directors, AAA is looking to secure a high performing management professional to join the Practice’s dedicated team.  This pivotal role has responsibility for the efficient and effective leadership of the administrative team in order to provide professional, friendly, and timely services to the medical specialists and their clients.  Key responsibilities include:

    • coordination of the administrative function to ensure optimal clinical flow management and a united approach to excellence in patient care;
    • reporting on key performance indicators to the Directors;
    • developing, implementing and maintaining best practice systems in administration and customer service;
    • facilities management;
    • managing a range of corporate functions such as invoicing, record keeping and effective internal and external communications.

    Applications are sought from proactive, versatile and business minded individuals with a positive attitude and sound experience in a similar role, ideally within a medical or comparably client focussed human services environment.  The ideal candidate will be approachable, extremely well organised and able to juggle multiple priorities and expectations, with an unwavering commitment to customer service.  A good sense of humour, strong leadership capability and excellent communication skills are also integral to success in the role.

    This is an excellent opportunity to add value to a respected and successful SA organisation by ensuring effective corporate operations.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit advancedanaesthetics.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 8830.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • GENERAL MANAGER STARPLEX

    STARPlex at Trinity College

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    GENERAL MANAGER STARPLEX

    STARPlex at Trinity College

    Situated on the northern side of Adelaide, Trinity College is the largest school in SA, providing premium educational experiences for over 3,600 students across multiple campuses.  The school has enjoyed remarkable growth and success since its humble beginnings in 1984.  With an annual turnover of over $70m and around 700 staff, Trinity College is a significant enterprise.

    STARplex provides facilities and services for wellbeing, physical exercise, education, sporting development and community building to both Trinity College and the broader community.  With a turnover of around $6m and staff of 132, it is a unique and remarkable recreation facility and community hub.

    Reporting directly to the Head of Trinity College and working closely with the Finance Director and Business Operations Sub Committee of the Trinity College Board, the General Manager STARplex takes responsibility for the successful strategic and operational management of the complex.

    This diverse role oversees all aspects of this successful community facing business including strategic planning, human resources, financial management, facilities management, promotions and public relations and business development.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified general management professionals ideally with experience managing a comparable multi-dimensional facility.  High level interpersonal skills, strategic thinking capability, strong commercial acumen, versatility, energy, integrity and warmth will be important to ensure success in this role.  An attractive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre individual.

    Trinity College is so much more than a School and plays a central role in community cohesiveness.  Be a part of this by leading and further developing one of its landmark sites.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF button 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 Andrew or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • NATIONAL BUSINESS LEADER

    Maxima

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    NATIONAL BUSINESS LEADER

    Maxima

    Maxima are a community based not-for-profit organisation, supporting people in their pursuit of meaningful and fulfilling work across Australia. In 2018, Maxima was awarded contracts to deliver the Disability Employment Services (DES) program, expanding Maxima’s DES activity from seven offices across metropolitan and regional Adelaide to sixty one outlets, made up of: thirty-six full time, one part time and twenty-four outreach offices across South Australia, Queensland, Western Australia, Victoria and Tasmania.  As a DES provider, Maxima helps people with a disability, injury or health condition including mental illness, to find work and keep a job, for life.

    Reporting to the General Manager Employment Services, this Adelaide based role provides oversight on the delivery of the DES program. Key responsibilities include:

    • leading and supporting the Business Managers in the achievement of each region’s KPIs, ensuring high quality delivery of DES services;
    • providing coaching and mentoring to the team, driving a high performance culture;
    • promoting positive customer and stakeholder satisfaction through person centred, strengths based services;
    • ensuring contractual compliance and that operations are within budget parameters.

    This role will suit a leader with demonstrated experience in developing, coaching and managing high performing teams in a fast-paced KPI driven environment.  The successful candidate will be required to engage with the locations and the services provided, leading with a collaborative approach and demonstrating a strong commitment to Maxima’s vision, mission and values.  High-level commercial acumen, complemented by strong communication, negotiation, customer service and stakeholder management skills will all be important.  Resilience, drive, energy, flexibility and empathy are essential qualities sought.

    This role offers a rare opportunity to be part of an ever growing Adelaide based organisation with national reach and will require frequent interstate travel.  A competitive salary package is on offer, including work vehicle and salary sacrificing benefits.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit maxima.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 Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • GENERAL MANAGER PEOPLE & CULTURE

    Adelaide based national business

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    GENERAL MANAGER PEOPLE & CULTURE

    Adelaide based national business
    • National role – Head office Adelaide
    • Strategy and change focus
    • Reporting to CEO – key member of the Executive Leadership Team

    Our client is an Adelaide headquartered national business with an established and stable client base and exciting expansion trajectory. Currently approaching 200 staff this organisation is a privately owned mid-cap entity which has reached critical mass and whereby a senior people and culture executive can help drive the next phase of development by delivering the full suite of strategic and operational human resource functions.

    Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team and with visibility to the Board and strategy, this important role will have responsibility for the effective management and leadership of the people portfolio and be instrumental in building a positive and collaborative workplace culture.  In addition to leading and developing the dedicated People & Culture Team, the role will formulate a contemporary people and culture strategy for the organisation while also advising and supporting line managers in areas such as key stakeholder engagement and workplace change.  A strong focus on the talent agenda including attraction, retention, performance and development will also be critical for success in the position.

    Applications are encouraged from proven human resources professionals with significant experience in leading and managing a broad people and culture function ideally for a medium to large, complex organisation.  Tertiary qualifications in human resources, business management, commerce 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 develop and implement a workforce development strategy which delivers strong customer focus and continuous improvement through culture change and the effective application of Agile methodologies and a suite of digital tools.

    This is a rare and unique opportunity to join a national business with head office in Adelaide, as it embarks on an exciting phase of change and growth.

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

    For a confidential telephone 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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  • PRINCIPAL PROJECT MANAGER

    Flinders University

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    PRINCIPAL PROJECT MANAGER

    Flinders University

    Flinders University is recognised as a progressive and innovative institution, highly regarded in a competitive and rapidly evolving global environment.  With more than 2,000 staff, multiple campuses and a Goods and Services spend circa $170m, it enjoys a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, with a long standing commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all.  Flinders’ bold vision is captured by their Strategic Plan Making a Difference – The 2025 Agenda, and includes a commitment to deliver a diverse $40m annual capital works program.

    Reporting to the Associate Director, Capital Development, this role is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of multiple, concurrent and complex University infrastructure projects, including initiation and feasibility, business case development, design and documentation, construction, financial, stakeholder and defects management.  Key responsibilities include:

    • providing continuous and highly effective communication on regular project reports, project documentation and briefings to both senior management and project stakeholders;
    • establishing and managing appropriate project governance, risk management and financial management;
    • leading and mentoring other project managers in the delivery of projects;
    • developing and maintaining effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified project managers with demonstrated experience managing significant capital projects in a dynamic and complex environment.  Absolutely essential to this role is the ability to communicate clearly and unambiguously in writing and verbally to a diverse range of key stakeholders. Resilience, pragmatism, energy, credibility and drive are all critical qualities sought.  

    An attractive remuneration package including 17% superannuation is offered to secure a genuinely dynamic and capable individual keen to add value to this critical service for the University.  Great learning happens in great spaces.  Enquire to get involved.

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

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell.  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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  • SENIOR MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

    Industry leader in the energy and infrastructure sector

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    SENIOR MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

    Industry leader in the energy and infrastructure sector
    • Significant asset base
    • Adelaide CBD location

    Our client is a well established South Australian based industry leader in the energy and infrastructure sector. With a significant asset base and portfolio of contracts, they are well positioned to thrive and continue to grow. Based in the Adelaide CBD and reporting to the CFO, our client is seeking a high performing Senior Management Accountant with strong financial systems capabilities to join its corporate team. Key responsibilities include:

    • producing accurate and timely monthly management reports, including providing high level and meaningful commentary;
    • conducting regular and proactive financial analysis to support effective decision making by the CEO and Executive team;
    • continually developing and enhancing reporting requirements to meet the business needs, identifying gaps and inefficiencies and providing recommendations for improvement;
    • driving the budgeting and forecasting processes, providing analysis and commentary to management as required;
    • evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining integrity of the financial system software.

    Applications are encouraged from CA/CPA qualified candidates with demonstrated experience in a senior management accounting role and the technical expertise to build and improve the functionality of financial systems.  The successful candidate will possess strong ERP systems experience (TechnologyOne or equivalent), high level analytical skills, exceptional Excel and modelling skills and the ability to effectively communicate complex information both verbally and in writing to a diverse range of key stakeholders to influence sound decision making. This is a hands on role, so the ability and willingness to oscillate between strategic and operational responsibilities is critical. Pragmatism, adaptability, sound judgement, resilience, initiative, drive and credibility are also important qualities sought.  

    A competitive remuneration package is on offer to secure a high calibre candidate for this critical role.

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

    For a confidential discussion, please call Justin or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8813.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • CLINICAL EDUCATOR – RESTHAVEN MOUNT GAMBIER

    Resthaven Incorporated

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    CLINICAL EDUCATOR – RESTHAVEN MOUNT GAMBIER

    Resthaven Incorporated

    Engaging a workforce of more than 2,500 and with a turnover circa $160m, Resthaven Incorporated is a leader in the rapidly growing aged and community services sector in South Australia.  Resthaven has more than 23 residential and community sites across metropolitan Adelaide and regional South Australia.

    Opened in 2011, Resthaven Mount Gambier is a well-resourced residential aged care home located in the heart of the town and accommodates 100 people.  A new role has been created to support the learning needs of the Mount Gambier team. 

    Reporting to the Manager Workforce Development (based in Adelaide), key responsibilities of this site-based role will include:

    • proactively monitoring and responding to evolving learning needs through regular review of care and clinical practices of staff;
    • providing on-the-job mentorship and support;
    • design and delivery of clinical and professional training packages through various mediums, that align with organisational learning needs. 

    We are seeking candidates with demonstrated high level competence in clinical skills, knowledge of the ageing process, caring for older people and gerontic nursing practice issues.  The ability to identify skill gaps and drive improved performance through teaching and coaching, together with, initiative toward education priorities and the ability to develop and design training packages will be pivotal to success.  Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA, and training and assessment qualifications are essential.

    As an employer of choice, Resthaven offers an attractive remuneration package, employee benefits, relocation assistance and a highly supportive and collaborative culture.  Combine career and lifestyle whilst contributing to the community in the heart of Mount Gambier!

    For further information on our client, please visit resthaven.asn.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 Justin or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8849.

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

    St Dominic’s Priory College

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    PRINCIPAL

    St Dominic’s Priory College

    St Dominic’s Priory College is an independent, Catholic College for girls established in North Adelaide in 1884 by the English Dominican Sisters.  The College caters for students from Reception to Year 12, with around 700 current students receiving a distinctive, high quality educational experience within the Catholic Dominican faith.  The holistic education offered is supportive of the families and respectful of each student’s unique qualities, needs and aspirations.

    Incumbent Principal, Sr Jillian Havey OP, AM is retiring after almost 50 years of dedicated service to the school, creating a unique opportunity for a proven, contemporary educational leader of the Catholic faith to join the College and provide vision for girls’ education and leadership to its staff, students and community.  Reporting to the College Board this pivotal role will:

    • work collaboratively to maintain and grow partnerships with students, staff, families and a wide range of key partners;
    • continue to embed the College’s culture, pastoral care, wellbeing and values into all aspects of College life;
    • lead, motivate and develop a dedicated team of outstanding teaching and non-teaching staff;
    • manage the physical and financial resources of the College and ensure sound governance and financial sustainability.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent communication, negotiating, leadership, strategic planning and commercial management skills, complemented by the warmth, integrity, energy and passion to engage with and inspire the College community.

    This is a career-defining opportunity to lead an authentic, respected and established girls’ college with vision, drive and commitment for the next generation of students.

    St Dominic’s Priory College is an educational ministry of Dominican Education Australia.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit stdominics.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 or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

    Flinders University

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    ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

    Flinders University

    Flinders University is recognised as a progressive and innovative institution, highly regarded in a competitive and rapidly evolving global environment.  With more than 2,000 staff, multiple campuses and a Goods and Services spend circa $170m, it enjoys a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, with a long standing commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all.  Flinders’ bold vision is captured by their Strategic Plan Making a Difference – The 2025 Agenda, and includes a commitment to deliver a diverse $40m annual capital works program.

    Reporting to the Director, Property, Facilities and Development, this senior role is responsible for the overall management, delivery and outcomes of the University’s significant and diverse renewal and enhancement Capital Works Program.  This includes a strong focus on team leadership, strategic procurement, governance, compliance, financial reporting at program level, effective stakeholder management and exceptional customer service leadership.  Key responsibilities include:

    • driving the delivery of the University’s capital works program and investments from concept to post implementation review;
    • establishing methodologies, systems, reporting and processes to enable efficient project delivery, good project governance and agreed outcomes;
    • leading the dedicated and high-performing project team in the delivery of the University’s annual Capital and Infrastructure Plan;
    • developing and maintaining effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders;
    • overseeing the development of a comprehensive suite of reports and providing project finance and delivery progress.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified senior leaders with demonstrated experience in the delivery of significant capital works programs in a large, complex environment.  Extensive building program experience, highly developed people and change leadership, stakeholder engagement, financial and commercial analysis, program management and service review skills are essential.  Absolutely essential to this role is the ability to communicate clearly and unambiguously in writing and verbally to a diverse range of key stakeholders.  Resilience, pragmatism, energy, credibility and drive are all critical qualities sought.

    An attractive remuneration package including 17% superannuation is offered to secure a genuinely dynamic and capable individual keen to add value to this critical service for the University.  Great learning happens in great spaces.  Enquire to get involved.

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

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell.  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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  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FINANCE & INVESTMENT

    South Australian Housing Authority

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    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FINANCE & INVESTMENT

    South Australian Housing Authority

    The South Australian Housing Authority (SAHA) is the custodian of a modern, sustainable, integrated and effective housing system.  The Authority acts to empower South Australians with housing choices, enabling improved life outcomes now and in the future.  It manages over $10b in assets, provides housing and support for 60,000 public housing tenants and assists 25,000 people a year in private rental, making a significant difference to lives of South Australians.  A further 20,000 people are assisted through the homelessness support service network of providers.  SAHA also creates new affordable housing support for rental and home purchase and oversees regulation of the community housing sector.

    Reporting to the Chief Executive and as a member of the Executive team, the focus of this role is to maximise the use of financial and physical resources to facilitate the achievement of the SAHA strategic objectives.  Key responsibilities include:

    • driving and successfully negotiating innovative partnerships and financial outcomes with multiple parties that deliver affordable housing options;
    • establishing a new performance management framework with the government and Board, including monitoring financial performance across the Authority;
    • leading and implementing reporting, performance indicators and measurement tools for evaluating outcomes and recommending reforms within agreed projects and programs;
    • leading the development and provision of, strategic financial and investment advice to the Chief Executive and the Board, respecting the formulation of annual Budget;
    • providing strategic leadership in the development of best practice financial management, investment and treasury practices for the Authority.

    Applications are invited from experienced executives, with superior communication, negotiation, change management and strategic thinking skills.  Corporate finance leadership experience, including a successful record of financial and investment performance against business objectives and a demonstrated understanding of property finance, property risk, and asset utilisation and lifecycles are essential.  Leadership experience, including a demonstrated ability to set direction, delegate, drive performance and develop capacity and capability will also be critical.  Pragmatism, resilience, intuition, sound judgement, drive and energy are also important qualities sought in what is a politically and socially sensitive context.

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

    For a confidential discussion, please call Justin or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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EXECUTIVE MANAGER – COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES

Minda

At Minda, people are at the centre of everything they do.  Since 1898 they have been providing industry leading support to people with a disability, championing choice, diversity, independence and care. 

A rare opportunity has emerged to lead the organisation’s commercial enterprises, which are diverse and include furniture manufacturing and assembly, a plant nursery, commercial laundry, as well as packaging services, catering, environmental and cleaning services.  Reporting to and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer as a key member of the Executive Team, key responsibilities include:

  • developing, implementing and reviewing strategies to enhance strategic business growth;
  • seeking and delivering innovative solutions to continually improve financial performance, operational efficiency and effectiveness;
  • providing outstanding leadership to a diverse and multi-disciplinary team;
  • forging strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have a strong commercial focus and excellent relationship building skills.  An effective communicator and skilled influencer, you will have proven leadership skills, matched with a clear focus to drive results.  Personal integrity, passion for achievement, high energy and resilience are all equally important qualities sought.  You will also have a track record in driving improvement across all areas of business.  A background in a range of small to medium commercial businesses in areas including manufacturing, service delivery and wholesaling is preferred.

For further information on our client, please visit mindainc.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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LICENSING AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Essential Services Commission of South Australia

The Essential Services Commission is an independent statutory authority that regulates the provision of essential services in the water and sewerage, electricity, gas, ports and rail industries.  The Commission conducts formal public inquiries and provides advice to South Australian Government on economic and regulatory matters.

The primary objective of the Commission is to protect the long-term interests of South Australian consumers with respect to the price, quality and reliability of essential services. 

The Commission is committed to providing thought leadership in economic regulation and regulatory policy and undertakes extensive stakeholder engagement to inform its work.   

Reporting to the Manager, Licensing and Compliance, the responsibilities of the Licensing and Compliance Officer are diverse, with a focus on broad internal and external stakeholder relationships.  The key aspects of this role are assisting with the assessment of licence applications and management of compliance matters.  This includes the preparation of recommendations and written reports in relation to the application assessments undertaken where no two applications may be alike.  The role is also responsible for the management of compliance investigations (including undertaking audits) and preparing advice for internal and external stakeholders as well as assisting with the administration of the Commission’s regulatory frameworks.

Applications are encouraged from candidates who are able to demonstrate advanced research and critical analysis skills as well as the ability to work effectively with high work volume and strict deadlines.  Outstanding written and verbal communication skills will also be a key competency required in this role.  A tertiary qualification in law or legal studies is an essential requirement for this position and experience in, or an understanding of, regulated environments such as electricity or water will also be highly regarded.

The Commission and the South Australian public sector promote diversity and flexible ways of working, including part-time.  Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

This is a rare opportunity to join a highly professional organisation and contribute to the delivery of better outcomes for South Australians.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit escosa.sa.gov.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 Justin or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8830.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Ninti

Ninti is a professional services firm that works collaboratively with communities, relevant agencies and businesses to achieve social and economic development.  Ninti draws on its long history of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and has developed the capacity to translate learning from this experience to a range of development contexts.

Based in Adelaide and reporting to the Managing Director, the primary responsibility of this newly created role is to focus on market facing activities to accelerate Ninti’s revenue growth and impact. This is a fast-paced role in a rapidly expanding market, with many competing priorities. Specific responsibilities include:

  • supporting the execution and evolution of Ninti’s strategic plan in Ninti’s target markets;
  • maintaining stakeholder relationships and staying abreast of emerging trends, innovations and market intelligence to increase Ninti’s competitive advantage;
  • supporting Ninti’s Executive to maintain the delivery of its premier performance and reputation;
  • undertaking financial and cost benefit analysis and preparing business case proposals, findings and recommendations to enable informed business decision making;
  • managing the preparation and submission of tenders.

We are seeking an appropriately qualified business development/sales professional with demonstrated experience in winning tenders and contributing to business growth. A background in commercial consulting or a comparable NFP environment, involving multiple partners and other stakeholders will be highly regarded.  The successful candidate will be a strong influencer and strategic thinker with the ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service, a high level of initiative, problem solving, organisational agility and results. You will work closely with and be supported by the Business Development team.

Ninti’s vision is to build opportunities for people and communities through research, innovation and engagement, especially for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people living in remote Australia.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit nintione.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 Justin or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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GENERAL MANAGER GROWTH & CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Data Action

For over 30 years Data Action (DA) has been providing flexible, open banking software, cloud-based hosting, software development and associated IT consulting services to both established and challenger brands in the Australian financial services/banking industry.  With a strong focus on innovation and partnerships, DA is leading the market in delivering digital and mobile banking, origination, fraud and risk management solutions.

As a result of the organisation’s continued growth and expansion plans, a new senior position of General Manager Growth & Customer Experience has been created within this burgeoning B2B business.

Reporting directly to the CEO and as a member of the Executive Leadership Group, this role will actively contribute to the overall strategic and financial performance and growth of the business.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Executive Business Development;
  • Solution Selling & Consulting;
  • Strategic Marketing;
  • Customer Operations & Service Delivery.

This is a truly rare national strategic formulation and implementation opportunity in a successful and stable entity offering a remuneration package to reflect the importance of the role and attract a high calibre candidate to work with the CEO as part of the Executive Leadership Group, helping to create DA’s next important chapter.

For further information on our client, please visit da.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 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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HEAD OF STRATEGY & PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Data Action

For over 30 years Data Action (DA) has been providing flexible, open banking software, cloud-based hosting, software development and associated IT consulting services to both established and challenger brands in the Australian financial services/banking industry.  With a strong focus on innovation and partnerships, DA is leading the market in delivering digital and mobile banking, origination, fraud and risk management solutions.

As a result of the organisation’s continued growth and expansion plans, a new senior position of Head of Strategy & Portfolio Management has been created within this burgeoning B2B business.

Reporting directly to the CFO and with a dotted line to the CEO, this role has been designed to add potency and momentum to DA’s strategic direction.  Acting as an adviser/consultant to the Executive Leadership Group, this role focusses on identifying market trends, setting strategy, researching and analysing growth opportunites.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Corporate Strategy Leadership across the DA organisation;
  • Assessment of new frontiers to underpin growth for DA;
  • Strategic Portfolio Prioritisation, Planning & Management.

This is a truly rare national strategic formulation and implementation opportunity in a successful and stable entity offering a remuneration package to reflect the importance of the role and attract a high calibre candidate to work alongside the CFO, CEO and Executive Leadership Group, helping to create DA’s next important chapter.

For further information on our client, please visit da.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 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

ZED Management Consulting

ZED is a leading professional services boutique firm providing expert advisory solutions to public and private sector clients across Australia. Their team consists of highly skilled professionals from a range of disciplines informing strategy and operations, performance analysis and optimisation, and organisational capability and leadership development. ZED prides themselves on empowering their clients to maximise their potential through specialist advice and industry expertise.

Reporting to the lead Partner and working closely with the various project administration resources and professionals, this role will assist the senior management group in all aspects of ZED’s financial management including:

  • all record keeping and data management associated with core finance processes, WIP oversight, fortnightly billing (including AR), overhead management etc;
  • weekly and monthly financial reporting as directed by the Partner and Directors;
  • oversight of business performance versus budget and forecast performance in support of the Partner and Directors;
  • oversight and preparation / lodgement of all taxation and compliance documentation including GST / BAS, PAYE & PAYG, Payroll Taxes, and Superannuation;
  • responsibility for direct liaising with external accountants as an when required;
  • systems oversight responsibility across timesheet management, HRIS, and ledger management.

Applications are invited from CA/CPA qualified professionals (or working towards completion), with hands on financial and management accounting experience.  The successful applicant must be highly motivated with strong attention to detail and be driven to add value through exceptional communication, analysis and application of technical skills and commercial acumen.  MYOB experience is essential with a working knowledge of a professional service environment being highly desirable.  Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills, integrity, initiative and flexibility together with ability to integrate with the advisory and consulting teams as a key advisor will be essential to a candidate’s success in this role.

This position is offered on either a full time or part time basis for an exceptional candidate with a requirement that they be able to work regularly across 4-5 days.  Receiving CFO type oversight this role will be assisted and empowered to be successful.

For further information on our client, please visit zedmc.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 8830.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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GENERAL MANAGER - CORPORATE SERVICES

Kain Lawyers

Kain Lawyers is an innovative legal consulting company working with dynamic businesses.  Specialising in complex transactions, disputes and advice, Kain Lawyers creates opportunities for its clients’ businesses, its teams and the community.

Reporting to the Managing Director, John Kain and working closely with the Directors, this important position will lead, manage, develop and motivate the Corporate Services team and oversee a diverse range of corporate functions including:

  • sound financial control and strategic financial planning;
  • risk, governance, compliance and insurance;
  • business planning, performance and improvement;
  • human resources, culture and work, health and safety;
  • ICT, procurement, contract management, administration and facilities;
  • special business projects.

This position will suit an appropriately qualified and accomplished executive who can demonstrate a successful track record of leadership in a comparably diverse corporate services role.  CA/CPA status will be a definite advantage, but is not essential.  Amongst the higher level leadership skills sought are commercial and technological acumen, innovative strategic thinking, integrity, proactivity, and strong influencing and advocacy capabilities. 

A competitive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a consummate and dynamic professional capable of delivering exceptional corporate support for this respected, established and successful SA business.  

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit kainlawyers.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 Christian Gaszner or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8830.

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

Coorong District Council

Just one hour from Adelaide, the Coorong District Council comprises 8,836 square kilometres of mainly rural land serviced by the towns of Meningie, Tailem Bend, Tintinara, Coonalpyn and other smaller settlements.  The District’s beautiful natural environment supports diverse industries including farming, tourism and a world class motorsport facility and offers an opportunity to balance work and lifestyle.  An exciting opportunity has emerged for a suitably experienced executive to lead the Council into its next phase of development.

Reporting directly to Council, the responsibilities of this pivotal role will be:

  • driving the vision of the organisation and implementing the decisions of Council;
  • providing high level policy advice to Council;
  • strategic, business and corporate planning;
  • providing leadership, direction and motivation to staff;
  • promoting the affairs of Council and fostering pride in the District.

The successful candidate will have a proven record in executive management employing communication and negotiation skills, strategic planning experience and strong governance and financial capabilities.

Council seeks an appropriately qualified professional with high energy, initiative, warmth, good humour and exceptional communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills along with a strong sense of social equity who can bring out the best in staff and interact effectively with the Council, government agencies, private business and community organisations.  Local government experience will be very well regarded but is not essential.

These are exciting times at the south eastern end of the Freeway and beyond to the iconic Coorong.  Make an enquiry to explore bringing your capabilities to the entity governing a bright future.

For more information on our client, please visit coorong.sa.gov.au

Applications should be submitted 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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EXECUTIVE MANAGER – CUSTOMER SERVICES

Minda

At Minda, people are at the centre of everything they do.  Since 1898 they have been providing industry leading support to people with a disability, championing choice, diversity, independence and care.  An exciting opportunity has emerged for a consummate professional to join this iconic and most worthy SA business. 

Reporting to and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Dr Clare Allen, and as a key member of the Executive Team, the primary purpose of this role is to oversee all customer service delivery for the Organisation.  Direct reports include Senior Managers in Supported Independent Living, Lifestyle Services, Clinical Services, Allied Health, Children’s Services and Short Term Accommodation, and the PKC Nursing Home.  With around 1000 staff in the division, it is a significant leadership position.  Key responsibilities include:

  • driving strategy to ensure the provision of high quality, innovative and person centred services and supports that promote great outcomes and exceed customer expectations;
  • managing a highly skilled senior leadership team and leveraging expertise within the team to translate opportunities into the service provider of choice for customers;
  • proactively identifying, activating, maintaining and enhancing important commercial relationships with key external stakeholders;
  • ensuring service sustainability in the NDIS operating environment;
  • motivating and influencing customer service excellence across the organisation.

This role will require an energetic, driven, empathetic and passionate professional with appropriate qualifications and demonstrated experience in delivering extraordinary customer experiences in a competitive market.  An entrepreneurial and commercial mindset combined with the ability to navigate ambiguity in a regulated and complex environment will also be important.  A background in human services is highly desirable, and strong engagement, influencing and collaboration skills to help identify, design and implement key customer service initiatives is essential, as is your commitment to Minda’s Values of Heart, Opportunity, Respect, Community and Empathy.

This is one of the most important leadership positions within this peak disability services entity at a pivotal time for the sector and therefore represents a career defining opportunity to work with a newly forged and high performing Executive to deliver high value outcomes that genuinely change lives.

For further information on our client, please visit mindainc.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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SENIOR MANAGER – SUPPORTED INDEPENDENT LIVING

Minda

At Minda, people are at the centre of everything they do.  Since 1898 they have been providing industry leading support to people with a disability, championing choice, diversity, independence and care.  An exciting opportunity has emerged for a consummate professional to join this iconic and most worthy SA business.  

Reporting to the Executive Manager – Customer Services, the focus of this role is to provide Supported Independent Living services across metropolitan Adelaide and regional SA.  Leading the managers who lead circa 700 staff will be a pivotal focus of the role.  Key responsibilities include:

  • leading, managing and developing the performance of the dedicated, multidisciplinary team to delivery high quality services;
  • developing contemporary services in the new NDIS environment;
  • ensuring practices comply with quality standards, legislative, regulatory and policy requirements;
  • monitoring and driving financial performance of services for customers in liaison with the managers;
  • promoting and developing a positive culture of customer service, service quality and continuous improvement in a rapidly changing reform environment.

This role will require an energetic, driven, empathetic and passionate professional with an authentic connection with Minda’s customers.  Applications are encouraged from candidates with extensive management experience, knowledge of contemporary services and delivery, highly developed interpersonal and relationship building skills, and a deep understanding of associated quality systems and standards.  Strong change leadership abilities, commercial acumen and stakeholder management skills will also be required, along with an unwavering commitment to Minda’s Values of Heart, Opportunity, Respect, Community and Empathy, and to the achievement of positive and cost effective client and service delivery outcomes.

This role represents a career defining opportunity to work under a newly forged and high performing Executive team to deliver high value outcomes that genuinely change lives.

For further information on our client, please visit mindainc.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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SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER

Scouts SA

A wholly owned operation of Scouts SA, the Scout Recycling Centre (SRC) is a significant commercial entity that generates revenue that is invested back into the Association, the largest youth organisation in the State.  The SRC is in a very exciting period of exponential growth, business system transformation and associated process review. 

A newly created opportunity has emerged to assist in navigating through this exciting period and gradually take on the responsibilities of the Finance & Administration Manager – SRC, in the lead up to, and upon the retirement of the current incumbent.  Responsibilities of the role include:

  • work with the NetSuite Project Sponsor (Scouts SA CFO), the ERP Project Consultant and the Scout Recycling Finance Team as the SRC transitions from a customised system, to a new ERP system (NetSuite);
  • establish written finance work procedures once existing procedures have been reviewed as part of the transition to the new system;
  • learn and gradually take on the hands on responsibilities of the Finance & Administration Manager – SRC in the lead up to her retirement.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar hands on finance role who can demonstrate relevant skills in accounting (Diploma qualified as a minimum), strong experience with Excel, and ideally have some ERP experience (but not essential).  Demonstrated comparable experience in both management accounting and financial analysis, with staff management proficiency, will be highly regarded together with the capacity to operate effectively within a geographically dispersed business.  High levels of commercial acumen, credibility, intelligence and an unwavering focus on providing high quality systems, reports and advice will be critical requirements.  The appointee will become a trusted financial advisor in driving the recycling business to even greater heights.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit scoutrecycling.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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PRACTICE MANAGER

Advanced Anaesthetics Adelaide

Advanced Anaesthetics Adelaide (AAA) is a dynamic group of specialist doctors.  Based in modern offices close to the Adelaide CBD, Advanced Anaesthetics Adelaide offers courteous, professional and friendly anaesthesia services for specialists and patients across all private hospitals throughout Adelaide and regional areas of SA.

Reporting through to the Directors, AAA is looking to secure a high performing management professional to join the Practice’s dedicated team.  This pivotal role has responsibility for the efficient and effective leadership of the administrative team in order to provide professional, friendly, and timely services to the medical specialists and their clients.  Key responsibilities include:

  • coordination of the administrative function to ensure optimal clinical flow management and a united approach to excellence in patient care;
  • reporting on key performance indicators to the Directors;
  • developing, implementing and maintaining best practice systems in administration and customer service;
  • facilities management;
  • managing a range of corporate functions such as invoicing, record keeping and effective internal and external communications.

Applications are sought from proactive, versatile and business minded individuals with a positive attitude and sound experience in a similar role, ideally within a medical or comparably client focussed human services environment.  The ideal candidate will be approachable, extremely well organised and able to juggle multiple priorities and expectations, with an unwavering commitment to customer service.  A good sense of humour, strong leadership capability and excellent communication skills are also integral to success in the role.

This is an excellent opportunity to add value to a respected and successful SA organisation by ensuring effective corporate operations.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit advancedanaesthetics.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 8830.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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GENERAL MANAGER STARPLEX

STARPlex at Trinity College

Situated on the northern side of Adelaide, Trinity College is the largest school in SA, providing premium educational experiences for over 3,600 students across multiple campuses.  The school has enjoyed remarkable growth and success since its humble beginnings in 1984.  With an annual turnover of over $70m and around 700 staff, Trinity College is a significant enterprise.

STARplex provides facilities and services for wellbeing, physical exercise, education, sporting development and community building to both Trinity College and the broader community.  With a turnover of around $6m and staff of 132, it is a unique and remarkable recreation facility and community hub.

Reporting directly to the Head of Trinity College and working closely with the Finance Director and Business Operations Sub Committee of the Trinity College Board, the General Manager STARplex takes responsibility for the successful strategic and operational management of the complex.

This diverse role oversees all aspects of this successful community facing business including strategic planning, human resources, financial management, facilities management, promotions and public relations and business development.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified general management professionals ideally with experience managing a comparable multi-dimensional facility.  High level interpersonal skills, strategic thinking capability, strong commercial acumen, versatility, energy, integrity and warmth will be important to ensure success in this role.  An attractive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre individual.

Trinity College is so much more than a School and plays a central role in community cohesiveness.  Be a part of this by leading and further developing one of its landmark sites.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF button 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 Andrew or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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NATIONAL BUSINESS LEADER

Maxima

Maxima are a community based not-for-profit organisation, supporting people in their pursuit of meaningful and fulfilling work across Australia. In 2018, Maxima was awarded contracts to deliver the Disability Employment Services (DES) program, expanding Maxima’s DES activity from seven offices across metropolitan and regional Adelaide to sixty one outlets, made up of: thirty-six full time, one part time and twenty-four outreach offices across South Australia, Queensland, Western Australia, Victoria and Tasmania.  As a DES provider, Maxima helps people with a disability, injury or health condition including mental illness, to find work and keep a job, for life.

Reporting to the General Manager Employment Services, this Adelaide based role provides oversight on the delivery of the DES program. Key responsibilities include:

  • leading and supporting the Business Managers in the achievement of each region’s KPIs, ensuring high quality delivery of DES services;
  • providing coaching and mentoring to the team, driving a high performance culture;
  • promoting positive customer and stakeholder satisfaction through person centred, strengths based services;
  • ensuring contractual compliance and that operations are within budget parameters.

This role will suit a leader with demonstrated experience in developing, coaching and managing high performing teams in a fast-paced KPI driven environment.  The successful candidate will be required to engage with the locations and the services provided, leading with a collaborative approach and demonstrating a strong commitment to Maxima’s vision, mission and values.  High-level commercial acumen, complemented by strong communication, negotiation, customer service and stakeholder management skills will all be important.  Resilience, drive, energy, flexibility and empathy are essential qualities sought.

This role offers a rare opportunity to be part of an ever growing Adelaide based organisation with national reach and will require frequent interstate travel.  A competitive salary package is on offer, including work vehicle and salary sacrificing benefits.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit maxima.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 Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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GENERAL MANAGER PEOPLE & CULTURE

Adelaide based national business
  • National role – Head office Adelaide
  • Strategy and change focus
  • Reporting to CEO – key member of the Executive Leadership Team

Our client is an Adelaide headquartered national business with an established and stable client base and exciting expansion trajectory. Currently approaching 200 staff this organisation is a privately owned mid-cap entity which has reached critical mass and whereby a senior people and culture executive can help drive the next phase of development by delivering the full suite of strategic and operational human resource functions.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team and with visibility to the Board and strategy, this important role will have responsibility for the effective management and leadership of the people portfolio and be instrumental in building a positive and collaborative workplace culture.  In addition to leading and developing the dedicated People & Culture Team, the role will formulate a contemporary people and culture strategy for the organisation while also advising and supporting line managers in areas such as key stakeholder engagement and workplace change.  A strong focus on the talent agenda including attraction, retention, performance and development will also be critical for success in the position.

Applications are encouraged from proven human resources professionals with significant experience in leading and managing a broad people and culture function ideally for a medium to large, complex organisation.  Tertiary qualifications in human resources, business management, commerce 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 develop and implement a workforce development strategy which delivers strong customer focus and continuous improvement through culture change and the effective application of Agile methodologies and a suite of digital tools.

This is a rare and unique opportunity to join a national business with head office in Adelaide, as it embarks on an exciting phase of change and growth.

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

For a confidential telephone 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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PRINCIPAL

St Dominic’s Priory College

St Dominic’s Priory College is an independent, Catholic College for girls established in North Adelaide in 1884 by the English Dominican Sisters.  The College caters for students from Reception to Year 12, with around 700 current students receiving a distinctive, high quality educational experience within the Catholic Dominican faith.  The holistic education offered is supportive of the families and respectful of each student’s unique qualities, needs and aspirations.

Incumbent Principal, Sr Jillian Havey OP, AM is retiring after almost 50 years of dedicated service to the school, creating a unique opportunity for a proven, contemporary educational leader of the Catholic faith to join the College and provide vision for girls’ education and leadership to its staff, students and community.  Reporting to the College Board this pivotal role will:

  • work collaboratively to maintain and grow partnerships with students, staff, families and a wide range of key partners;
  • continue to embed the College’s culture, pastoral care, wellbeing and values into all aspects of College life;
  • lead, motivate and develop a dedicated team of outstanding teaching and non-teaching staff;
  • manage the physical and financial resources of the College and ensure sound governance and financial sustainability.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent communication, negotiating, leadership, strategic planning and commercial management skills, complemented by the warmth, integrity, energy and passion to engage with and inspire the College community.

This is a career-defining opportunity to lead an authentic, respected and established girls’ college with vision, drive and commitment for the next generation of students.

St Dominic’s Priory College is an educational ministry of Dominican Education Australia.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit stdominics.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 or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

Flinders University

Flinders University is recognised as a progressive and innovative institution, highly regarded in a competitive and rapidly evolving global environment.  With more than 2,000 staff, multiple campuses and a Goods and Services spend circa $170m, it enjoys a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, with a long standing commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all.  Flinders’ bold vision is captured by their Strategic Plan Making a Difference – The 2025 Agenda, and includes a commitment to deliver a diverse $40m annual capital works program.

Reporting to the Director, Property, Facilities and Development, this senior role is responsible for the overall management, delivery and outcomes of the University’s significant and diverse renewal and enhancement Capital Works Program.  This includes a strong focus on team leadership, strategic procurement, governance, compliance, financial reporting at program level, effective stakeholder management and exceptional customer service leadership.  Key responsibilities include:

  • driving the delivery of the University’s capital works program and investments from concept to post implementation review;
  • establishing methodologies, systems, reporting and processes to enable efficient project delivery, good project governance and agreed outcomes;
  • leading the dedicated and high-performing project team in the delivery of the University’s annual Capital and Infrastructure Plan;
  • developing and maintaining effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders;
  • overseeing the development of a comprehensive suite of reports and providing project finance and delivery progress.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified senior leaders with demonstrated experience in the delivery of significant capital works programs in a large, complex environment.  Extensive building program experience, highly developed people and change leadership, stakeholder engagement, financial and commercial analysis, program management and service review skills are essential.  Absolutely essential to this role is the ability to communicate clearly and unambiguously in writing and verbally to a diverse range of key stakeholders.  Resilience, pragmatism, energy, credibility and drive are all critical qualities sought.

An attractive remuneration package including 17% superannuation is offered to secure a genuinely dynamic and capable individual keen to add value to this critical service for the University.  Great learning happens in great spaces.  Enquire to get involved.

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

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell.  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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PRINCIPAL PROJECT MANAGER

Flinders University

Flinders University is recognised as a progressive and innovative institution, highly regarded in a competitive and rapidly evolving global environment.  With more than 2,000 staff, multiple campuses and a Goods and Services spend circa $170m, it enjoys a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, with a long standing commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all.  Flinders’ bold vision is captured by their Strategic Plan Making a Difference – The 2025 Agenda, and includes a commitment to deliver a diverse $40m annual capital works program.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Capital Development, this role is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of multiple, concurrent and complex University infrastructure projects, including initiation and feasibility, business case development, design and documentation, construction, financial, stakeholder and defects management.  Key responsibilities include:

  • providing continuous and highly effective communication on regular project reports, project documentation and briefings to both senior management and project stakeholders;
  • establishing and managing appropriate project governance, risk management and financial management;
  • leading and mentoring other project managers in the delivery of projects;
  • developing and maintaining effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified project managers with demonstrated experience managing significant capital projects in a dynamic and complex environment.  Absolutely essential to this role is the ability to communicate clearly and unambiguously in writing and verbally to a diverse range of key stakeholders. Resilience, pragmatism, energy, credibility and drive are all critical qualities sought.  

An attractive remuneration package including 17% superannuation is offered to secure a genuinely dynamic and capable individual keen to add value to this critical service for the University.  Great learning happens in great spaces.  Enquire to get involved.

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

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell.  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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SENIOR MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

Industry leader in the energy and infrastructure sector
  • Significant asset base
  • Adelaide CBD location

Our client is a well established South Australian based industry leader in the energy and infrastructure sector. With a significant asset base and portfolio of contracts, they are well positioned to thrive and continue to grow. Based in the Adelaide CBD and reporting to the CFO, our client is seeking a high performing Senior Management Accountant with strong financial systems capabilities to join its corporate team. Key responsibilities include:

  • producing accurate and timely monthly management reports, including providing high level and meaningful commentary;
  • conducting regular and proactive financial analysis to support effective decision making by the CEO and Executive team;
  • continually developing and enhancing reporting requirements to meet the business needs, identifying gaps and inefficiencies and providing recommendations for improvement;
  • driving the budgeting and forecasting processes, providing analysis and commentary to management as required;
  • evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining integrity of the financial system software.

Applications are encouraged from CA/CPA qualified candidates with demonstrated experience in a senior management accounting role and the technical expertise to build and improve the functionality of financial systems.  The successful candidate will possess strong ERP systems experience (TechnologyOne or equivalent), high level analytical skills, exceptional Excel and modelling skills and the ability to effectively communicate complex information both verbally and in writing to a diverse range of key stakeholders to influence sound decision making. This is a hands on role, so the ability and willingness to oscillate between strategic and operational responsibilities is critical. Pragmatism, adaptability, sound judgement, resilience, initiative, drive and credibility are also important qualities sought.  

A competitive remuneration package is on offer to secure a high calibre candidate for this critical role.

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

For a confidential discussion, please call Justin or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8813.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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CLINICAL EDUCATOR – RESTHAVEN MOUNT GAMBIER

Resthaven Incorporated

Engaging a workforce of more than 2,500 and with a turnover circa $160m, Resthaven Incorporated is a leader in the rapidly growing aged and community services sector in South Australia.  Resthaven has more than 23 residential and community sites across metropolitan Adelaide and regional South Australia.

Opened in 2011, Resthaven Mount Gambier is a well-resourced residential aged care home located in the heart of the town and accommodates 100 people.  A new role has been created to support the learning needs of the Mount Gambier team. 

Reporting to the Manager Workforce Development (based in Adelaide), key responsibilities of this site-based role will include:

  • proactively monitoring and responding to evolving learning needs through regular review of care and clinical practices of staff;
  • providing on-the-job mentorship and support;
  • design and delivery of clinical and professional training packages through various mediums, that align with organisational learning needs. 

We are seeking candidates with demonstrated high level competence in clinical skills, knowledge of the ageing process, caring for older people and gerontic nursing practice issues.  The ability to identify skill gaps and drive improved performance through teaching and coaching, together with, initiative toward education priorities and the ability to develop and design training packages will be pivotal to success.  Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA, and training and assessment qualifications are essential.

As an employer of choice, Resthaven offers an attractive remuneration package, employee benefits, relocation assistance and a highly supportive and collaborative culture.  Combine career and lifestyle whilst contributing to the community in the heart of Mount Gambier!

For further information on our client, please visit resthaven.asn.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 Justin or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FINANCE & INVESTMENT

South Australian Housing Authority

The South Australian Housing Authority (SAHA) is the custodian of a modern, sustainable, integrated and effective housing system.  The Authority acts to empower South Australians with housing choices, enabling improved life outcomes now and in the future.  It manages over $10b in assets, provides housing and support for 60,000 public housing tenants and assists 25,000 people a year in private rental, making a significant difference to lives of South Australians.  A further 20,000 people are assisted through the homelessness support service network of providers.  SAHA also creates new affordable housing support for rental and home purchase and oversees regulation of the community housing sector.

Reporting to the Chief Executive and as a member of the Executive team, the focus of this role is to maximise the use of financial and physical resources to facilitate the achievement of the SAHA strategic objectives.  Key responsibilities include:

  • driving and successfully negotiating innovative partnerships and financial outcomes with multiple parties that deliver affordable housing options;
  • establishing a new performance management framework with the government and Board, including monitoring financial performance across the Authority;
  • leading and implementing reporting, performance indicators and measurement tools for evaluating outcomes and recommending reforms within agreed projects and programs;
  • leading the development and provision of, strategic financial and investment advice to the Chief Executive and the Board, respecting the formulation of annual Budget;
  • providing strategic leadership in the development of best practice financial management, investment and treasury practices for the Authority.

Applications are invited from experienced executives, with superior communication, negotiation, change management and strategic thinking skills.  Corporate finance leadership experience, including a successful record of financial and investment performance against business objectives and a demonstrated understanding of property finance, property risk, and asset utilisation and lifecycles are essential.  Leadership experience, including a demonstrated ability to set direction, delegate, drive performance and develop capacity and capability will also be critical.  Pragmatism, resilience, intuition, sound judgement, drive and energy are also important qualities sought in what is a politically and socially sensitive context.

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

For a confidential discussion, please call Justin or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell 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

    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

    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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  • Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell

    Senior Consultant

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    Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell

    Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell

    Senior Consultant

    Lucy joined Hender Consulting in 2015 as a Research and Support Consultant, progressing to a Consultant position in 2016. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Development Studies from the University of Adelaide. Prior to starting at Hender, Lucy held a broad administration role with a private engineering and manufacturing company during her studies at University. 

    Lucy’s primary role within the Team as a Consultant is to provide support to the Executive Consultants by drafting job advertisements, appraisal and remuneration reports, interview assistance, executive search and research, reference checking and resume analysis. 

    With a natural affinity for the not for profit and community sector, Lucy currently volunteers for a Cambodian education focussed foundation, the Ponheary Ly Foundation, and is a Refugee Employment Mentor at the Red Cross.

    lucy.dinnison-mitchell@hender.com.au

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  • Christian Gaszner

    Consultant

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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.

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  • Julieann Clohesy

    EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

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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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  • Erin Gillan

    Executive Assistant

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    Erin Gillan

    Erin Gillan

    Executive Assistant

    Erin joined Hender Consulting in 2013 as an Executive Assistant. Prior to starting at Hender, Erin held broad administrate support roles within the creative and advertising industries.

    Erin’s role provides the consulting team with administrative support including confidential candidate and client communication, diary management, reporting, arranging travel, and scheduling and executing print and online advertising. She also plays a critical support role in capturing, summarising and proofing confidential information for appraisals, proposals and associated documents.  

    erin.gillan@hender.com.au

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  • Stevie Bridgman

    Team Administrator

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    Stevie Bridgman

    Stevie Bridgman

    Team Administrator

    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

    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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Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell

Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell

Senior Consultant

Lucy joined Hender Consulting in 2015 as a Research and Support Consultant, progressing to a Consultant position in 2016. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Development Studies from the University of Adelaide. Prior to starting at Hender, Lucy held a broad administration role with a private engineering and manufacturing company during her studies at University. 

Lucy’s primary role within the Team as a Consultant is to provide support to the Executive Consultants by drafting job advertisements, appraisal and remuneration reports, interview assistance, executive search and research, reference checking and resume analysis. 

With a natural affinity for the not for profit and community sector, Lucy currently volunteers for a Cambodian education focussed foundation, the Ponheary Ly Foundation, and is a Refugee Employment Mentor at the Red Cross.

lucy.dinnison-mitchell@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.

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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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Erin Gillan

Erin Gillan

Executive Assistant

Erin joined Hender Consulting in 2013 as an Executive Assistant. Prior to starting at Hender, Erin held broad administrate support roles within the creative and advertising industries.

Erin’s role provides the consulting team with administrative support including confidential candidate and client communication, diary management, reporting, arranging travel, and scheduling and executing print and online advertising. She also plays a critical support role in capturing, summarising and proofing confidential information for appraisals, proposals and associated documents.  

erin.gillan@hender.com.au

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Stevie Bridgman

Stevie Bridgman

Team Administrator

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