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  • CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Can:Do Group

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Can:Do Group

    With a turnover of approximately $10m, a strong balance sheet and employing around 80 staff, The Can:Do Group strives to build inclusive communities for those who are deaf, blind, hard of hearing, have low vision or other sensory needs.  It supports both children and adults with these disabilities as well as providing support to their loved ones.

    Reporting directly to the experienced skills-based Board, this important leadership role has responsibility for:

    • delivering the strategic vision and transformational plans to maintain The Can:Do Group at the forefront of disability services;
    • developing and delivering innovative and contemporary services and initiatives aligned to client needs;
    • leading, managing, motivating and developing the committed and passionate staff to deliver high quality outcomes and a positive culture;
    • maintaining and enhancing relationships with diverse stakeholders including government entities, peak bodies, service partners and community groups;
    • ensuring sound governance, asset and risk management and financial sustainability.

    The successful candidate will be an appropriately qualified senior executive with demonstrated capability to lead an organisation through ongoing reform, growth and increasing competition.  Health or human services sector experience is an advantage but candidates with leadership experience from comparable domains and an authentic connection to the work of The Can:Do Group will also be seriously considered.  Strategic thinking, contemporary leadership, strong financial acumen and highly developed communication and negotiation skills are essential, as is the warmth, empathy, integrity and credibility necessary to lead The Can:Do Group through its next phase of growth.

    An attractive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre individual keen to lead this trusted and respected organisation making a genuine difference in the community.

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

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

    Benson Radiology

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Benson Radiology

    Formed in 1958, Benson Radiology is an industry leader in the field of medical imaging.  Benson celebrates over 60 years of providing services to the South Australian community and remains owned and operated by radiologist partners.  With 53 radiologists, 26 clinics and around 700 staff across South Australia, the business utilises the latest technology and techniques to provide doctors and patients with the highest quality medical imaging and patient care.  Benson Radiology is a significant, growing SA business with a bright future.  After a number of years of successful service to the business, the current incumbent, Simon Boag, is moving to another role, creating this unique leadership opportunity.

    Reporting to the Managing Partner and Partnership Board and working closely with the established Executive Management Team, this important position will take responsibility for:

    • formulating and implementing the business strategy;
    • leading, mentoring, developing and motivating the dedicated staff to ensure a positive culture and the highest standards of business excellence and client care;
    • overseeing the delivery of ongoing operating and financial efficiencies and performance improvements;
    • maintaining and enhancing productive relationships with a diverse range of key public and private stakeholders.

    This position will suit an appropriately qualified and highly accomplished executive who can demonstrate a successful track record of leadership in a comparable business.  An understanding of the dynamics of a privately owned professional services firm will be a distinct advantage.  Amongst the higher level skills sought are innovative thinking, diplomacy, credibility, authenticity, proactivity, vision, strong influencing and advocacy capabilities, commercial and political acumen, and genuine leadership qualities.

    A highly attractive executive remuneration package with incentive components will be negotiated to secure a consummate professional capable of leading this important and successful SA organisation. Make an enquiry to explore this genuinely rare and career defining opportunity with a market leading provider.

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

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

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

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

    Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE

    Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated

    Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated (AGW) is the peak advocacy body of grape and wine producers.  It leads and advocates public policy positions to improve the profitability and sustainability of the sector and enhances the ability to responsibly produce, promote and enjoy Australian wine in moderation.  AGW is recognised by the Wine Australia Act 2013 as the representative organisation of wine and grape producers.  

    The current incumbent will be retiring from the role later in 2022 creating an opportunity for a consummate and proven executive leader to take on this important position.

    Reporting to and working closely with the Chair and national Board, the appointee will take carriage of both the formulation and implementation of strategy for AGW.   

    Strong exposure to the wine and grape industry will naturally be a definite advantage but applications are nonetheless welcomed from experienced professionals who can clearly demonstrate highly applicable experience.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified senior executives with demonstrated experience in advocating for and leading transformational industry policy, change and strategy.  High levels of commercial and political acumen, complemented by exceptional leadership, communication, negotiation and stakeholder management are all essential qualities sought, as is the vision, warmth, empathy, good humour, integrity and credibility necessary to inspire others to follow.

    This position will suit an accomplished individual keen to play a critical leadership role in a pivotal period for the Australian wine and grape sector.

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

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

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • SCIENCE & CONSERVATION PROGRAM MANAGER

    Nature Foundation

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    SCIENCE & CONSERVATION PROGRAM MANAGER

    Nature Foundation

    Nature Foundation is a leading not-for-profit organisation that invests in conserving, restoring and protecting South Australian landscapes, flora and fauna.  It now protects more than 1.15 million hectares of South Australian terrestrial and wetland and is the third largest non-government conservation land manager in Australia.

    Accountable to the CEO, the Science and Conservation Program Manager provides senior leadership in realising best-practice, systems and evidence-based nature conservation strategy and work programs as Nature Foundation grows its capacity, strategic partnerships, and nature conservation impact.  The position leads the provision of high-quality science and knowledge across all Nature Foundation programs to increase the quality and impact of organisational science and conservation programs.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • working with the Board, CEO, staff and Conservation Committee develop and implement strategic programs that deliver significant nature conservation outcomes;
    • developing partnerships that advance nature conservation on Nature Foundation lands and lands owned by others;
    • working collaboratively with First Nations peoples in the implementation of plans that deliver strong cultural and natural resource management outcomes;
    • growing income streams for the organisation from grants, partnerships and fee-for-service models;
    • supporting colleagues with personal and professional development in line with Nature Foundation’s mission.   

    Applications are sought from candidates with proven capability in a leadership and management role who can demonstrate consultative and collaborative working behaviours in the delivery of organisational objectives. The ability to form successful and sustainable partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, consummate interpersonal and communications skills and high level strategic thinking capability will be vital for success in this position.Tertiary qualification in science, natural resources management, environmental management or similar is required.Post graduate studies will be well regarded.

    This is a unique opportunity to join a worthy organisation making a difference to conservation in our State.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit naturefoundation.org.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 8827.

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

    Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE

    Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

    Great cities have great orchestras.  With an enviable international reputation for world class performances and a vital role at the heart of the South Australian community, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is one of the nation's most exciting performing arts organisations.

    After nearly 9 years of outstanding service to the entity, current incumbent Vince Ciccarello will step down from the role.  Reporting directly to and working closely with the dedicated Board, the successful candidate will be responsible for further enhancing the reputation of the ASO by:

    • leading, developing, managing and inspiring its people;
    • maintaining strong and productive relationships with its stakeholders and partners;
    • overseeing operations and ensuring sound financial management and sustainability;
    • proactively identifying, scoping and developing new business opportunities consistent with its core objectives;
    • fostering a spirit of enthusiasm, pride, advocacy, support and ownership for the ASO;
    • constantly reviewing and positioning the ASO to respond to an ever changing marketplace and audience.

    Applications are invited from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with the vision, commercial acumen, credibility and energy necessary to fully realise the potential of the Orchestra.  A genuine affinity with and passion for the arts is assumed as is experience in managing a diverse organisation.  Exceptional communication, networking, change management and decision making skills are also required for success in this dynamic environment.  Whilst arts industry experience may be an advantage, proven executives from other relevant domains are also encouraged to apply.

    This is a career defining opportunity to lead Adelaide’s largest performing arts company and make a significant contribution both to the organisation and to the cultural heart of the State.

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT LEAD

    Siblings Australia

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    STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT LEAD

    Siblings Australia

    Siblings Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that exists to support siblings of people with disability.  Its mission statement is Siblings: Acknowledged, Connected, Resilient. 

    Since its establishment in 1999 by its current CEO Kate Strohm, Siblings Australia has developed a national and international reputation for its work with families and professionals.  This has included workshops/resources/online supports for siblings, parents and providers in order to improve the capacity of siblings to manage relationship and social challenges within the family and in the broader community. Siblings Australia also undertakes research and public advocacy to improve understanding of the needs of, and contributions by, siblings.

    In 2020, after many years of advocacy by the founder, Siblings Australia was awarded a national NDIS ‘Information, Linkages and Capacity Building’ grant for a ‘Stronger Siblings: Stronger Families’ project. The grant has enabled significant growth in Siblings Australia programs throughout Australia.

    An opportunity now exists for a dynamic, passionate and authentic individual to engage with the key Siblings Australia stakeholders.  The position reports to the CEO and is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of community and sector engagement to enhance partnerships and participation in Siblings Australia services, programs and projects.  Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced professionals with supreme relationship building, organisational and marketing skills and a genuine affinity with Siblings Australia’s vision and values.  Applications are also strongly encouraged from individuals with a family experience of disability. 

    The successful candidate will demonstrate warmth and empathy and combine a commercial brain with a social heart, and ideally have experience in human services with exposure to the transformational developments of a values-driven, community-based organisation in an environment of constant change. 

    This is a fulfilling stakeholder engagement role providing a genuine opportunity to make a strategic contribution to this most worthy and respected entity which is making a genuine difference to people’s lives.

    For further information on our client, please visit siblingsaustralia.org.au  

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

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • KEY CUSTOMER CENTRE LEADERSHIP ROLE

    ReturnToWorkSA

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    KEY CUSTOMER CENTRE LEADERSHIP ROLE

    ReturnToWorkSA

    ReturnToWorkSA (RTWSA) is a statutory authority responsible for insuring and regulating the South Australian Return to Work scheme.  The organisation provides insurance that protects South Australian businesses and their workers in the event of a work injury.

    RTWSA’s mission is to provide a desirable, affordable and durable recovery and return to work insurance scheme for South Australia that reduces the social and economic costs of work injury.

    Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer – Insurance, the Manager Premium Services is accountable for providing excellent service to SA employers and supporting them to understand and meet their legislative obligations to pay their insurance premium.  Key responsibilities of the role include:

    • delivering an efficient and effective customer service centre which supports employers through the registration, classification and collection cycle;
    • leading a program of continuous improvement to ensure that processes, services, and systems are lean, effective and efficient, and that the customer is at the heart of everything we do;
    • leading and motivating the Premium Services team of around 30 people and effectively fostering a culture of professional excellence and innovation;
    • maintaining and reviewing the premium model in collaboration with financial modelling; and
    • maximising premium collection through effective and respectful debt collection activities.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and accomplished individuals who can demonstrate a successful track record in mid-level leadership within a medium to large entity.  Whilst an understanding of workers compensation insurance may be an advantage, applications are strongly encouraged from customer focussed leaders from comparably complex and regulated domains.  Amongst the attributes sought are strategic and innovative thinking, highly developed communication skills, strong leadership abilities, strong ICT and commercial acumen and sound stakeholder engagement and change management capabilities.

    This is a rare opportunity for a versatile and contemporary leader to join and add value to the customer journey with a vital South Australian entity.  

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

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

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

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

    Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE

    Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

    The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA) leads, supports, represents and advocates for the independent sector in South Australia to enhance the success, sustainability and strength of its member schools.  AISSA is committed to diversity, integrity, excellence and expertise in education.

    After 10 years of outstanding leadership, the current Chief Executive, Carolyn Grantskalns, will retire late 2022.  The person appointed to this important role will have the exciting opportunity to build on her legacy. Reporting to and working closely with the AISSA Board, the Chief Executive is responsible for:

    • formulating and implementing strategy to deliver on the organisation’s Strategic Intentions;
    • leading and managing the dedicated AISSA staff in the provision of critical services;
    • advocating for the sector as a champion and spokesperson for the diverse spectrum of South Australian independent schools;
    • responding to the needs of the independent schools sector, especially in relation to critical incidents;
    • maintaining and enhancing strong relationships with a wide variety of public and private stakeholders; and
    • leading the implementation of sound risk and financial management.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced professionals with the political and commercial acumen to navigate an ever-changing education sector.  Well-developed stakeholder negotiation, advocacy and relationship building skills, strategic thinking, authenticity, integrity and empathy will also be key requirements for success in the role.  While extensive education leadership experience and education sector credibility and expertise with a nuanced understanding of independent schools and related entities will be a distinct advantage, applications are also welcome from accomplished executives working in comparable domains.

    This is a rare and career defining opportunity to make a significant contribution to a key sector in SA.

    A job and person specification will be available on request.  For further information on our client, please visit ais.sa.edu.au

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

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

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

    SHINE SA

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    SHINE SA

    Established in 1970, SHINE SA has expanded and evolved to provide comprehensive reproductive, sexual health and relationship wellbeing services.  Today SHINE SA is a key not-for-profit provider of primary care services and education for sexual and relationship wellbeing.  SHINE SA’s service and education delivery model works to provide sexual health education, early intervention, health promotion, clinical services and therapeutic counselling to diverse clients.

    Following her successful tenure, the current CEO, Natasha Miliotis, will step down from the organisation in the coming months, presenting this outstanding opportunity for an accomplished and passionate professional to lead SHINE SA forward.

    Reporting to the Board and working closely with the established senior management team, the CEO will be a strategic thinker who is committed to develop and continue to grow the success of SHINE SA in line with the vision and values central to all of its operations.  Key responsibilities will include:

    • strategy development and operational implementation;
    • leading, mentoring and developing the dedicated professionals to continue a positive culture and the highest standards of excellence in care;
    • overseeing the delivery of ongoing operating and financial efficiencies and performance improvements within the context of the organisation’s significant reliance on government funding;
    • maintaining and enhancing consummate relationships with a diverse range of public and private stakeholders. 

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and highly experienced executives who can demonstrate proven leadership in a comparable business.  Health or human services experience and an understanding of the dynamics and sensitivities of SHINE SA’s stakeholders will naturally be an advantage.  Key qualities sought include genuine contemporary leadership abilities, commercial and political acumen, strategic and innovative thinking, highly developed communication skills, diplomacy, empathy, proactivity, vision and influencing and advocacy capabilities.  The successful candidate will also need a comprehensive understanding of the unique support requirements of SHINE’s diverse customer base.

    An attractive remuneration package will be offered to attract an authentic and correctly motivated professional capable of leading this respected health services and education provider.

    For further information on our client, please visit shinesa.org.au

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

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

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

    Bedford Group

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    CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Bedford Group

    For over 75 years Bedford Group has been the employer of choice for people with disability in South Australia.  Bedford is now embarking on an exciting strategic shift through significant capital investment to create new jobs, new facilities, new accommodation and new experiences to allow people with disability to live the life they choose.  With a turnover of over $90m and staff and supported employees of around 1,500, Bedford is the second largest employer for people with disability in Australia, providing a range of services and support across 17 SA sites. A recent structural change has created two new key C-Suite roles reporting directly to the CEO.

    Leading the finance functions and overseeing the corporate services functions of the business, this strategic leadership position forms a part of the Executive Team and works collaboratively to develop strategy, organisational budgets and operational plans.  The CFO will report to the Board and Committees for relevant financial, audit and risk management.  Key areas of responsibility include:

    • financial statutory reporting and compliance, tax, audit and management reporting;
    • reporting to external stakeholders for investment related purposes in Bedford’s social enterprises;
    • leading the treasury function for the business including oversight of the Bedford Investment Fund;
    • working capital management including cashflow forecasting, accounts management and forecasting of FX requirements;
    • leading systems improvement for process efficiencies, dashboard reporting and data control;
    • supporting the CEO and the COO with financial analysis and planning to develop and achieve the business planning objectives.

    This role will suit an ideally CA/CPA qualified professional with a commercial brain and social heart.  High levels of financial and technological acumen will be essential.  Experience at a similar level and working with a Board in a comparably complex and transformational setting will be highly valued.  The successful candidate will become the internal trusted financial advisor for the CEO and Board.  Highly developed communication skills, warmth, empathy, integrity and credibility will be necessary qualities to help lead Bedford through its next evolution. 

    An attractive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre appointee to this trusted and highly respected organisation making a genuine difference in the community.

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

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed, Bernie Dyer and Justin Hinora.  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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  • CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

    Bedford Group

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    CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

    Bedford Group

    For over 75 years Bedford Group has been the employer of choice for people with disability in South Australia.  Bedford is now embarking on an exciting strategic shift through significant capital investment to create new jobs, new facilities, new accommodation and new experiences to allow people with disability to live the life they choose.  With a turnover of over $90m and staff and supported employees of around 1,500, Bedford is the second largest employer for people with disability in Australia, providing a range of services and support across 17 SA sites. A recent structural change has created two new key C-Suite roles reporting directly to the CEO.

    As a member of the Executive Team the CMO balances both strategic and operational responsibility through the brand and marketing functions.  Working to build the marketing capabilities, brands and a marketing strategy that will drive the transition from dependence to independence within the client cohort and associated audience thereby delivering the long-term sustainability of Bedford as a Social Enterprise.  Key areas of responsibility include:

    • agree the brand values with the Board and Executive and agree Brand promises with key stakeholder groups, Executive and General Managers;
    • develop an overarching brand strategy execution plan incorporating content development plan, brand marketing plan, digital marketing plan and value propositions both internally and externally;
    • develop and manage key stakeholder communications both internally and externally, working with media advisors to build the Bedford brand in SA;
    • develop marketing capability and drive alignment across the business acting as the key point of reference and strategic marketing leadership for the group.

    This role will suit a consummate marketing and communications executive with proven experience in contributing and delivering outcomes for businesses at the CMO or Senior Marketing Management level.  The successful candidate will be an appropriately qualified senior professional able to demonstrate high level communication, negotiation and collaboration skills, commercial and business acumen, customer centricity and the capacity to lead the marcomms function for an organisation through ongoing reform, growth and increasing competition. 

    An attractive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre appointee to this trusted and highly respected organisation making a genuine difference in the community.

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

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed, Bernie Dyer and Justin Hinora.  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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  • HR BUSINESS PARTNER (PART-TIME)

    Australian Naval Infrastructure

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    HR BUSINESS PARTNER (PART-TIME)

    Australian Naval Infrastructure

    Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd (ANI) is placing Australia at the forefront of naval infrastructure capability.  Its primary function is to support the Commonwealth’s continuous naval shipbuilding program by being the owner, developer and manager of existing and new shipbuilding infrastructure and related facilities.

    Operating from ANI’s new office at the Osborne Naval Shipyard, this newly created position will develop and improve the organisation’s practices across all aspects of human resources management and enhance its standing as an employer of choice.  Key responsibilities of this hands-on role include:

    • supporting workforce planning, attraction, recruitment and retention strategies and managing recruitment processes and onboarding particularly in relation to ANI’s expected growth;
    • developing and implementing appropriate initiatives to enhance the organisation’s employee value proposition including reward and recognition, flexible work practices, diversity and inclusion;
    • providing support and contemporary advice to leaders across a range of HR practices including performance management, counselling and career development;
    • reviewing and enhancing ANI’s HR systems, policies and processes;
    • conducting employee engagement surveys and contributing to other employee engagement and communication initiatives.

    Applications are sought from appropriately qualified HR professionals with solid HR generalist experience and a particular focus on organisational development, learning and development, reward and recognition and innovative workplace practices.  The successful candidate will display highly effective interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication abilities, a proactive attitude and a professional and collaborative approach to managing people and culture related matters.  Excellent organisational skills and a team player mentality will also be important.

    The position is offered on a part-time basis (0.6 FTE/3 working days) with scope to negotiate flexible working hours in order to secure a high calibre individual. 

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

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

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • BOARD DIRECTORS (TWO POSITIONS)

    Harness Racing SA

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    BOARD DIRECTORS (TWO POSITIONS)

    Harness Racing SA

    Harness Racing SA (HRSA) is the peak industry body in the sport of Harness Racing in South Australia.  HRSA is governed by six directors responsible for the highest standards of professionalism within the industry, the wellbeing and welfare of horses and the representation of the sport across the State.

    The South Australian harness racing industry enjoys strong, healthy competition and exciting race meetings at its flagship venue Globe Derby Park in addition to a number of country venues that stretch from Port Pirie to Mount Gambier.  More than 2,000 drivers, trainers, stablehands and owners are the lifeblood of harness racing in South Australia.  HRSA works to increase the profile of the sport, grow participation and return revenue to the participants. 

    Two Non-Executive Director positions, to commence in October, are now available:

    Non-Executive Director – Legal

    The Legal Director is the strategic lead for matters of legality, compliance and risk management within the industry.  The appointee will chair the Risk and Governance Committee of the Board and carry key responsibilities for industry, government and national sporting body stakeholder relationships, policy, procedures and risk.  Applications are invited from practising legal professionals ideally in the fields of corporations law, contracts, advisory or investigations. 

    Non-Executive Director – Marketing

    The Marketing Director is the strategic lead for insights, trends and marketing performance metrics with a view to developing and implementing marketing and branding strategies.  Collaborating with the business team the appointee will oversee and grow the brand and communications strategies and plans.  Qualifications and experience in marketing, advertising or communication are desirable for this appointment. 

    Directors are appointed for a term of 3 years and the positions are remunerated.  Board meetings are held monthly.  Successful candidates will ideally possess a knowledge of contemporary governance frameworks and have an interest in contributing to the State’s harness racing industry at Board level. 

    For further information on our client, please visit satrots.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 (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • MANAGER RESIDENTIAL SERVICES - RESTHAVEN PORT ELLIOT

    Resthaven Incorporated

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    MANAGER RESIDENTIAL SERVICES - RESTHAVEN PORT ELLIOT

    Resthaven Incorporated

    Resthaven Incorporated is a highly respected leader in the rapidly growing aged and community services sector in South Australia.  Engaging a dedicated and passionate workforce of over 2,850 and with an annual turnover circa $205m, Resthaven has residential and community sites across metropolitan Adelaide and regional South Australia, delivering quality services to older people and their carers.  The aged care sector has reached a unique time in its history.  The road ahead is challenging, yet exciting.

    An opportunity exists for a highly energised, community focussed and motivated professional manager to join this respected aged care provider to lead and manage Resthaven Port Elliot.  The site provides care and services for up to 92 older people.  Opened in 2015, this state-of-the-art modern architecturally designed facility is located within a short distance to the beach, shops, cafes, the public library, churches, gardens, parks and reserves.  As the Manager Residential Services, you will assume all leadership responsibilities and become part of Resthaven’s supportive and progressive management team.

    This role will enable you to utilise your strong leadership skills in a residential service environment that is recognised as highly customer focussed and dedicated to the choices and wellbeing of the residents that call it home.  Key responsibilities will include the leadership and management of the workforce of more than 100 to ensure a positive culture, staff development, budget management, quality and compliance with the Aged Care Quality Standards, funding management, as well as maintaining relationships with key external stakeholders including primary and healthcare providers, families, suppliers and the community.

    We are seeking experienced candidates, preferably within a human services, aged care/health environment.  Tertiary nursing qualifications and AHPRA registration as a registered nurse are required. Formal qualifications in business/health management are highly desirable.  Applications are encouraged from candidates eager to progress their career and step up in to a leadership role with one of South Australia’s leading aged care providers recognised for its exceptional services.  Resthaven operates with corporate and consistent systems and will support the successful applicant by way of education and professional development.

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

    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 (08) 8100 8849.

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

    Kudos Services

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    BOARD MEMBERS

    Kudos Services

    Kudos is a bold, brave and ambitious organisation assisting children, young people and adults living with a disability and their families.  They have been around a long time, but you may not have heard their name. Before re-inventing as Kudos it was a government service known as Child and Youth Services and established as Australia’s first public sector employee-controlled mutual in 2018.

    Kudos is a fully integrated service provider under the NDIS and with a broad service offering for assessment, care planning and therapeutic services including occupational therapy, speech pathology, physiotherapy, psychology, social work, positive behaviour support, specialist support coordination, and developmental education.  The organisation is an employee-controlled mutual, owned and driven by its members including a wide range of highly skilled allied health professionals and support staff.

    An opportunity has arisen for up to three Board Members to join the highly experienced, skills-based Board of Directors.  In particular, one of these new Members will have appropriate experience in the delivery of health, disability or other allied health services the others will complement existing Board Member skills.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and proven senior executives and non-executive directors with demonstrated experience leading transformational developments for a values-driven, community-based organisation in an environment of reform and constant change.  MAICD status or preparedness to achieve this, together with lived experience or a deep understanding of the complexity in human services will be highly regarded.  A genuine affinity with the Kudos vision complemented by authenticity, warmth, commercial acumen and empathy is essential.  A stipend is payable for these positions. 

    These are fulfilling governance roles providing a genuine opportunity to join a dynamic organisation as it empowers its clients to achieve positive outcomes and live their best lives, and continues to build its mutual culture.

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

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

    Major National Distributor

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    MARKETING MANAGER

    Major National Distributor

    Our client is a successful and major national distributor of a suite of iconic brands.  An exciting opportunity has become available to further facilitate the company’s growth plans in the commercial and industrial B2B market segment.  The Marketing Manager will lead the development and implementation of channel marketing strategies and driving online sales.   

    The Marketing Manager will be the brand custodian and partner with the leadership team to develop and implement marketing initiatives focused on the promotion and growth of dealership operations including, new equipment, parts and service sales.

    Reporting directly to the GM Sales and Marketing and leading a small team, key responsibilities of this pivotal hands-on role include developing, executing and assessing the effectiveness of online marketing and engagement strategies, and leading the e-commerce strategy to drive online sales.  

    With relevant qualifications and proven business-to-business experience in developing and implementing marketing and promotional campaign strategies, you will be an excellent communicator with the ability to think strategically, analytically and tactically. 

    Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and formulate clear and effective solutions will be pivotal to your success.  Proven success in tailoring marketing campaigns and collateral to specific market segments, together with leading comparable customer and stakeholder engagement and e-commerce strategies, is highly regarded.  

    This is a rare and exceptional opportunity to join this successful South Australian and internationally recognised award-winning company on its exciting and fast paced growth trajectory.

    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 8827.

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  • INDEPENDENT CHAIR/DIRECTOR

    South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC)

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    INDEPENDENT CHAIR/DIRECTOR

    South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC)

    Established in 1977, the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) is a not-for-profit company which manages the majority of admissions for university and TAFE courses in SA and NT, along with the provision of associated services.

    With 5 members comprising 4 universities and TAFE SA and several fee for service clients, SATAC is an established and respected organisation with revenue approaching $10m, 65 dedicated staff and an appetite for growth.  After many years of successfully chairing the entity, the current incumbent Alexandrea Cannon is relinquishing the role later in 2022.

    SATAC now seeks an experienced Director to join the Board as its new Chair and add strategic value to the entity.  In addition, suitable candidates will be considered for future directorships.  Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified individuals who have ideally graduated from the AICD Company Directors Course.

    A background in governance, business growth, enterprise technology, finance, and/or education will be highly regarded but expressions of interest are also welcome from accomplished professionals who believe they have diverse and relevant experience and skills that might benefit the organisation.  

    Experience as a Chair, commercial and technological acumen, strategic thinking prowess and a capacity to identify risks, constructively challenge the status quo and find business value will be highly regarded.

    This is a remunerated governance role providing the opportunity to collaborate with the member-nominated and independent Board Members to help position SATAC for further success at a pivotal time for the vital industry it serves.  The entity may explore applicants for both current and future opportunities at the Board table and also for both the Chair and potential complementary Independent Director seats.  

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

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Bernie Dyer.  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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  • GENERAL MANAGER - CORPORATE SERVICES

    Campbelltown City Council

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    GENERAL MANAGER - CORPORATE SERVICES

    Campbelltown City Council

    The City of Campbelltown is located in Adelaide’s inner eastern suburbs about 6km from the Adelaide CBD.  Striving to provide a safe, sustainable and vibrant environment for its culturally diverse population, the Council is well positioned with strong financial sustainability, stable leadership and a commitment to driving business excellence while optimising use of community funds.

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of General Manager Corporate Services as a result of a realignment of internal services within Council. 

    Reporting to the CEO and as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, you will provide responsive and impactful leadership across the key business enabling services of finance, people and culture, governance and information services.  Key responsibilities include:

    • providing high quality contemporary advice to the CEO and Council regarding the strategic management of the corporate services function;
    • leading, managing, coaching and developing the corporate services team;
    • managing the Council’s finances, insurance portfolio, investment strategies, governance, compliance obligations and records management processes;
    • championing people and culture strategies to promote a results-driven and values-based organisational culture;
    • leading the way in information systems to ensure appropriate and timely services are provided to the community and staff.

    We are keen to hear from you if you are a qualified professional with experience managing key corporate services functions and the ability to challenge the status quo with an entrepreneurial mindset to identify and present new opportunities.  Superior financial/commercial acumen and well developed leadership, stakeholder management, relationship building and analytical skills will be critical to your success.  Local government experience is not essential.  

    This is a genuine opportunity to join a well respected local government entity and directly impact service provision to the community through exceptional corporate services delivery.

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

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

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

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

    Pedare Christian College

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    ICT MANAGER

    Pedare Christian College

    Catering for around 1,100 students from Reception to Year 12 on one campus, Pedare is a co-educational Anglican and Uniting Church day school in Golden Grove.  Pedare’s vision is to foster partnerships with families to enable students to excel in their learning; to be globally focussed; to have a strong sense of self-worth; and to make a difference in the community.

    Reporting to the Business Manager and working closely with the entire Executive Leadership, this critical role will be responsible for managing the ICT operations and performance, and longer term technology strategy and execution for the College. 

    A significant component of Pedare’s Strategic Vision is to foster a culture of innovation and enterprise.  Key to the role of the successful ICT Manager will be a capacity and willingness to work closely with educational leaders and industry partners to facilitate this strategic objective.  Other key responsibilities include:

    • driving the development and implementation of the ICT strategic vision in line with College objectives;
    • identifying, recommending, implementing and supporting cost effective technology solutions;
    • leading, coaching and mentoring a dedicated team to achieve key activities and projects;
    • providing effective technical and strategic leadership across enterprise ICT infrastructure, operations, platforms, software, hardware and applications;
    • offering appropriate and timely information and assistance to internal and external customers;
    • overseeing the annual operating and capital ICT expenditure budget.

    Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified ICT professionals with demonstrated experience leading the strategic direction of the ICT function ideally for a human services business.  Highly developed written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build and sustain positive working relationships with key stakeholders will be essential, as will a genuine commitment to a customer-centric approach.  The successful candidate will also possess strong project management skills, technical ICT expertise and financial management experience. Previous experience in education is not essential. Most important is the ability to position ICT as an enabler for high quality educational outcomes.

    This is a genuine opportunity to drive the ICT strategy and operations for an established, respected, connected and thriving learning community, committed to innovation and enterprise. 

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

    Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Bernie Dyer.  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 (CEO)

    Lutheran Education SA, NT & WA

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    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (CEO)

    Lutheran Education SA, NT & WA

    Lutheran Education SA, NT & WA (LESNW) represents 42 co-educational schools and early years centres (learning communities) across South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.  It provides professional learning opportunities, advice and support for its members encompassing spiritual, educational, governance, industrial, financial and policy support.  As a group of learning communities, LESNW is thriving, supportive, compassionate and collaborative enabling each community to achieve its vision.

    After 10 years of outstanding leadership, the current Executive Director, John Proeve, will retire in late 2022 providing a great succession opportunity.  Based in Adelaide and reporting to and working closely with the LESNW Board, the role is responsible for:

    • formulating and implementing strategy to deliver on the organisation’s Strategic Intentions plan;
    • leading and managing the LESNW regional office and its dedicated staff;
    • maintaining and enhancing strong relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders including Lutheran Church, Lutheran Education, government and regulatory agencies;
    • overseeing sound governance, risk and financial management;
    • strengthening the agility and sustainability of the LESNW learning communities.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced Lutheran professionals demonstrating education, organisational and human services leadership experience, with the ability to motivate and lead learning communities in the pursuit of education excellence in a changing education environment.  Equally important will be the well developed stakeholder negotiation and relationship building skills, strategic thinking, political acumen, authenticity, integrity and empathy required in such a role.

    This is a rare opportunity to make a significant contribution to Lutheran education in this country.

    For further information on our client, please visit lesnw.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 Bernie Dyer on (08) 8100 8827.

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

    St Peter's Collegiate Girls' School

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    PRINCIPAL

    St Peter's Collegiate Girls' School

    Established in 1894 by the Founding Sisters, St Peter’s Girls is a leading ELC to Year 12 Anglican and International Baccalaureate World School located in leafy Stonyfell, just 5km from Adelaide’s CBD. With cutting-edge curriculum offerings, transformational capital works and flourishing enrolments of around 1,000, the School has never been in a better position.  Exceptional academic results and a rich array of co-curricular successes are achieved within a connected community that embodies the values of courage, creativity and compassion.

    After more than 8 years of outstanding leadership, the current Principal, Julia Shea is taking up a new headship interstate.  Reporting directly to and working closely with the diverse skills-based voluntary Board of Governors, the new Principal will be responsible for:

    • formulating and implementing strategy and championing the School in the wider community;
    • leading, motivating, inspiring, developing and managing the dedicated staff of around 220;
    • ensuring the School remains at the forefront of contemporary teaching and learning practice;
    • overseeing sound financial and asset management, technological development and effective marketing and communications;
    • maintaining and enhancing strong relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders.

    The successful applicant will be an appropriately qualified and experienced leader with demonstrated educational credibility and the warmth, authenticity, empathy, energy, commercial acumen and vision to guide the School through its next exciting phase.  A genuine commitment to girls’ education and affinity with the Anglican ethos of the School will be vital, as will be the willingness to embrace and uphold a community with unique spirit.

    This is truly a rare opportunity to make a significant contribution to girls’ education, supporting the School’s vision to inspire women of character and influence.

    For further information on our client, please visit stpetersgirls.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 Bernie Dyer on (08) 8100 8827 from Tuesday, 14 June 2022.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • DIRECTOR FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMY

    Flinders University

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    DIRECTOR FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMY

    Flinders University

    Flinders University has a vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.  With world-class teaching and research, strong industry connections and a highly engaged community, it is ambitious and well prepared to embrace the future.

    Flinders University Academy is an exciting new standalone entity created by the University to deliver a range of pathway courses for international students across the breadth of the University’s study disciplines.  Accountable to a Board of Directors and as a member of a Joint Management Committee, this new senior leadership role will work collaboratively with the University to drive the establishment, growth, strategic direction and sustainability of the Academy.

    Overseeing financial management, human resources, physical resources, student learning, program administration and enhancement, student support and marketing strategies, the Director will work closely with an Academic Manager across learning and teaching and will manage highly engaged relationships with key stakeholders and partners.

    This is a career defining opportunity for a strategic and visionary leader with experience in managing pathway courses for international students.  A passion for delivering an outstanding student experience and excellence in learning outcomes, combined with highly developed leadership and diplomacy skills, sound commercial and business acumen and a genuine commitment to diversity, are important factors for success.

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

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

     

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  • SENIOR MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT

    Flinders University

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    SENIOR MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT

    Flinders University

    Ranked in the top 2% of universities world-wide, Flinders University is a truly global and multicultural university.  It continues to make remarkable progress towards it’s 2025 vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

    The creation of new strategic leadership positions in Flinders International supports the University’s ambitious strategy with an enhanced focus on international recruitment and partnerships.  Reporting to the Director, International Recruitment, the Senior Manager International Recruitment is a highly impactful leadership role responsible for leading:

    • all aspects of strategy, marketing, and international student acquisition;
    • and managing a dedicated team based in Australia and overseas, with a focus on optimising lead generation, conversion, communication and enhancing students experience throughout the student lifecycle;
    • the development of new international education-focussed business opportunities;
    • and facilitating collaboration across the International Recruitment Directorate, Colleges and the broader Flinders International Portfolio to achieve University student recruitment targets.

    We seek a strategic and visionary leader with significant experience in leading international student recruitment initiatives and a highly developed knowledge of global education markets, policy, and regulatory requirements.  A passion for delivering an outstanding student experience, well developed communication and negotiation skills, international diplomacy and a genuine commitment to diversity and multiculturalism are important factors for success.

    This is a continuing appointment offering a competitive remuneration package including generous superannuation contributions, and potential relocation support.

    There has never been a better time to consider living and working in Adelaide, consistently voted one of the world’s most liveable cities offering a unique balance of lifestyle and career opportunities with a progressive, world-class institution. 

    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 Bernie Dyer or Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • IB MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

    Good News Lutheran College

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    IB MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

    Good News Lutheran College

    Good News Lutheran College is situated on 20 acres in Tarneit, approximately 30km South West of the Melbourne CBD.  The College has grown significantly from its opening in 1997 with its first class of Year 12s graduating at the end of 2016.  Student enrolments now exceed 1,250 with wait lists for all year levels.  Continued growth and curriculum development presents an opportunity for an IB professional to join the Pedagogical Leadership Team and contribute to the College’s ongoing success.

    Reporting to the Deputy Principal and working closely with the Heads of Middle and Senior Years, the PYP Coordinator and relevant Learning Area Coordinators, this key curriculum leadership role will develop, coordinate, deliver and refine the IB MYP for the College.  Applications are encouraged from contemporary pedagogical leaders with experience in the International Baccalaureate and the capacity to lead subject matter experts in driving positive and enriching educational pathways and outcomes across a diverse student cohort.  Key areas of responsibility will include:

    • leadership and mentoring of the middle years subject teachers;
    • implementation, documentation, assessment and reporting of the MYP programme;
    • budget preparation and recommendation of appropriate resourcing of the programme and the professional learning of staff;
    • acting as the MYP liaison between Good News Lutheran College and the IBO;
    • facilitate effective communication and collaboration amongst all staff involved in the MYP within a framework of continuous improvement for the programme;
    • teaching (0.6 load).

    Appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent interpersonal, leadership, coaching and innovative thinking skills, complemented by warmth and integrity are invited to apply.  A genuine motivation to embrace the Christian ethos of the College will be important, as will the energy and passion necessary to engage with, champion and inspire this College community as they embark upon the MYP.

    This position will be expected to commence as of Term 1 2023.

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

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

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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Other Current Positions
  • PEOPLE & CULTURE DIRECTOR, ANZ

    Demant

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    PEOPLE & CULTURE DIRECTOR, ANZ

    Demant

    For more than a century, the Demant Group has played a vital part in developing innovative technologies and know-how to help improve people’s health and hearing.  With head office in Denmark, this listed world-leading hearing healthcare group operates in a global market employing approx. 17,500 people, with leading brand products sold in more than 130 countries. 

    Reporting to the Managing Director, Hearing Care, ANZ and with a dotted line to the Senior Vice President HR Global, the People & Culture Director, ANZ is responsible for leading the People and Culture team to provide strategic and tactical leadership to drive innovation, engagement, and transformative change.  The role works collaboratively to contribute to the future planning of the people strategy for the Demant ANZ business units.  Key responsibilities include:

    • acting as the key internal advisor to the Executive Team on all people and culture matters;
    • partnering with business leaders to develop and execute HR strategic plans to support key business priorities, and develop and implement relevant change management plans;
    • strong collaboration with the HR Global forum and business unit leaders to deliver Demant HR strategies across ANZ;
    • providing strong industrial relations advice and support across all ANZ business units;
    • providing HR functional excellence in the areas of talent development, performance management, workplace/employee relations, organisational change, strategic workforce planning, restructuring and employee engagement;
    • delivering results in areas of talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, HR Operations, and employment counsel to ensure alignment and efficiency;
    • leading, developing, coaching and managing the People and Culture (ANZ) team through values-based leadership to promote a strong service culture;
    • effective management of People and Culture resources and budget.

    Applications are sought from experienced, agile and highly commercial People and Culture executives with appropriate tertiary qualifications and superior communication, negotiation, management and strategic thinking skills.  Leadership experience in developing people, culture and strategic workforce planning and development solutions with the ability to understand global business context to drive results across multiple geographies will be critical.

    This influential P&C executive role could be based in either Adelaide or Sydney, providing the opportunity to drive strategic change within a global 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 demant.com 

    Applications should be submitted expediently and addressed to Bernie Dyer.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • HEAD OF PEOPLE AND CULTURE

    Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

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    HEAD OF PEOPLE AND CULTURE

    Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

    Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) is a leader in its sector, managing critical gas infrastructure across Australia through its infrastructure businesses that include Australian Gas Networks, Dampier Bunbury Pipeline and Multinet Gas Networks.  It is also leading the way in renewable gas, through the development of carbon neutral projects such as renewable hydrogen production.  With an asset base of approximately $9 billion, a customer base of over 2 million and employing more than 300 staff, AGIG is poised for further growth.

    Reporting to the Executive General Manager People and Strategy, the national role of Head of People and Culture is responsible for the management of all human resources, payroll and non-technical training activities across the organisation.  Key responsibilities include:

    • managing the development and implementation of a robust people and culture function across AGIG including policies and procedures aligned with legislative requirements and business objectives;
    • managing all people and culture reporting requirements both internal and external including those for shareholders and government agencies;
    • developing and implementing a non-technical training framework across the business;
    • overseeing recruitment, performance management and remuneration review processes;
    • leading, developing, motivating and managing the People and Culture Team including promoting a strong customer service culture;
    • developing and delivering on divisional budget objectives.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified human resources professionals with experience in leading a people and culture function across a broad human resourced portfolio.  The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and the ability to build credible and productive relationships across all levels of internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will act as a trusted advisor and play a critical role in achieving AGIG’s people objectives through a proactive approach to problem solving, a results-oriented attitude, a focus on leading by example in behaviour and values and a passion for the delivery of exemplary customer service.

    The position could be based in either Perth, Adelaide or Melbourne to attract the right candidate.

    All applicants will be subject to background checks such as police checks, medical assessment and employment and qualification verification checks.

    For further information on our client, please visit agig.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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  • DIRECTOR - PEOPLE & CULTURE

    sportsmed

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    DIRECTOR - PEOPLE & CULTURE

    sportsmed

    South Australian practitioner owned and operated for over 30 years, sportsmed is an industry leading private orthopaedic hospital, day surgery and multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic provider.  With around 300 staff and a turnover of approximately $50m, sportsmed offers patients access to modern and innovative healthcare in state-of-the-art facilities.

    Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the Executive Team, this diverse and pivotal role will be responsible for contributing to the organisation’s strategic growth through contemporary workforce planning processes across the business teams of the orthopaedic clinic and hospital.  The role will help design and lead the execution of the people and culture strategy, with a key focus on organisational training and development, safety and wellbeing and workforce planning.  Other key aspects of the role include:

    • managing all aspects of the P&C portfolio including recruitment, leadership development, performance management, ER and IR matters, training and development and safety and wellbeing of human capital;
    • acting as the key internal advisor to the Executive Team and Board on all P&C matters;
    • driving workforce capability and cultural change across the organisation;
    • ensuring human resources, employee relations and administrative services maximise human capital;
    • reviewing, developing, and enforcing HR/WHS policies and practices;
    • building and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified HR professionals with demonstrated management experience in a similar role, ideally within a comparably client focussed human or professional services environment.  Health industry experience is desired but not essential.  The successful candidate will be approachable, well organised and able to juggle multiple priorities and expectations, with an unwavering commitment to internal and external customer service. Authenticity, strong leadership and excellent communication skills are also integral qualities sought.  The ability to demonstrate a preparedness to both scope and pragmatically deliver initiatives will be highly regarded.

    This is an excellent opportunity to add value to a respected and successful South Australian organisation that prides itself on creating the best patient care and experience.

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

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

    Ninti One

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    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

    Ninti One

    Ninti One Limited (Ninti) works with communities and relevant agencies to achieve social and economic development outcomes with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples. Since its establishment in 2003, Ninti has been building opportunities through research, innovation and engagement in Australia, and more recently in a range of sectors across the Indo-Pacific.  Ninti has offices in Adelaide and Alice Springs and staff and associates based in other States and Territories.

    Based in Adelaide and reporting to the General Manager – Business Development, this fast-paced role in a rapidly expanding market will focus on market facing activities to accelerate Ninti’s revenue growth and impact.  Specific responsibilities include:

    • managing the preparation and submission of tenders;
    • undertaking financial and cost benefit analysis and preparing business case proposals, findings and recommendations to inform business decisions;
    • establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships and staying abreast of emerging trends, innovations and market intelligence to increase Ninti’s competitive advantage;
    • working closely with project delivery teams to capture and promote Ninti’s premier performance and reputation;
    • supporting the execution and evolution of Ninti’s strategic plan in target markets;
    • working collaboratively with the dedicated Business Development team.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified business development professionals with demonstrated experience in winning tenders and contributing to business growth.  A background in commercial consulting, international development or a comparable values-driven 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 client service, a high level of initiative, problem solving, agility in a dynamic and evolving environment, and will be results focused.  

    Whilst not essential, an understanding of Commonwealth policies and programs that are focused on Closing the Gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Australians and non-Indigenous Australians, would be useful.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

    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 (08) 8100 8849.

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

    Lighthouse Disability

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    CHAIR

    Lighthouse Disability

    For over 30 years, Lighthouse Disability Ltd has been a leading provider of disability support in South Australia.  Lighthouse is a values-based organisation with a long and successful history of service to adults with complex and diverse disabilities.  With around 250 staff, revenue of approximately $30m and a very strong balance sheet, the organisation has successfully grown and consolidated in recent years.

    Following the successful tenure and retirement of outgoing incumbent, Tim Jackson, later this year, an opportunity has arisen for a new Chair to lead the highly experienced, skills-based Board of Directors with a particular focus on candidates who have the values, integrity, strategic credibility, commercial acumen, warmth, empathy and authentic affinity with the Lighthouse mission to make a lasting impact. Expressions of interest are most welcome from candidates from a broad range of professional disciplines and industry settings.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and proven non-executive directors with demonstrated experience leading transformational developments and advocating for a customer/community facing organisation in an environment of reform and constant change.  GAICD status or preparedness to achieve this will be a strong preference, as will be the capacity to apply the appropriate focus and time to the position.  

    Make an enquiry to explore this fulfilling voluntary governance role guiding a buoyant and worthy entity making a genuine difference to the lives of people with a disability.

    For further information on our client, please visit lighthousedisability.org.au  

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

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

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

Can:Do Group

With a turnover of approximately $10m, a strong balance sheet and employing around 80 staff, The Can:Do Group strives to build inclusive communities for those who are deaf, blind, hard of hearing, have low vision or other sensory needs.  It supports both children and adults with these disabilities as well as providing support to their loved ones.

Reporting directly to the experienced skills-based Board, this important leadership role has responsibility for:

  • delivering the strategic vision and transformational plans to maintain The Can:Do Group at the forefront of disability services;
  • developing and delivering innovative and contemporary services and initiatives aligned to client needs;
  • leading, managing, motivating and developing the committed and passionate staff to deliver high quality outcomes and a positive culture;
  • maintaining and enhancing relationships with diverse stakeholders including government entities, peak bodies, service partners and community groups;
  • ensuring sound governance, asset and risk management and financial sustainability.

The successful candidate will be an appropriately qualified senior executive with demonstrated capability to lead an organisation through ongoing reform, growth and increasing competition.  Health or human services sector experience is an advantage but candidates with leadership experience from comparable domains and an authentic connection to the work of The Can:Do Group will also be seriously considered.  Strategic thinking, contemporary leadership, strong financial acumen and highly developed communication and negotiation skills are essential, as is the warmth, empathy, integrity and credibility necessary to lead The Can:Do Group through its next phase of growth.

An attractive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre individual keen to lead this trusted and respected organisation making a genuine difference in the community.

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

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

Benson Radiology

Formed in 1958, Benson Radiology is an industry leader in the field of medical imaging.  Benson celebrates over 60 years of providing services to the South Australian community and remains owned and operated by radiologist partners.  With 53 radiologists, 26 clinics and around 700 staff across South Australia, the business utilises the latest technology and techniques to provide doctors and patients with the highest quality medical imaging and patient care.  Benson Radiology is a significant, growing SA business with a bright future.  After a number of years of successful service to the business, the current incumbent, Simon Boag, is moving to another role, creating this unique leadership opportunity.

Reporting to the Managing Partner and Partnership Board and working closely with the established Executive Management Team, this important position will take responsibility for:

  • formulating and implementing the business strategy;
  • leading, mentoring, developing and motivating the dedicated staff to ensure a positive culture and the highest standards of business excellence and client care;
  • overseeing the delivery of ongoing operating and financial efficiencies and performance improvements;
  • maintaining and enhancing productive relationships with a diverse range of key public and private stakeholders.

This position will suit an appropriately qualified and highly accomplished executive who can demonstrate a successful track record of leadership in a comparable business.  An understanding of the dynamics of a privately owned professional services firm will be a distinct advantage.  Amongst the higher level skills sought are innovative thinking, diplomacy, credibility, authenticity, proactivity, vision, strong influencing and advocacy capabilities, commercial and political acumen, and genuine leadership qualities.

A highly attractive executive remuneration package with incentive components will be negotiated to secure a consummate professional capable of leading this important and successful SA organisation. Make an enquiry to explore this genuinely rare and career defining opportunity with a market leading provider.

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

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

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

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated

Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated (AGW) is the peak advocacy body of grape and wine producers.  It leads and advocates public policy positions to improve the profitability and sustainability of the sector and enhances the ability to responsibly produce, promote and enjoy Australian wine in moderation.  AGW is recognised by the Wine Australia Act 2013 as the representative organisation of wine and grape producers.  

The current incumbent will be retiring from the role later in 2022 creating an opportunity for a consummate and proven executive leader to take on this important position.

Reporting to and working closely with the Chair and national Board, the appointee will take carriage of both the formulation and implementation of strategy for AGW.   

Strong exposure to the wine and grape industry will naturally be a definite advantage but applications are nonetheless welcomed from experienced professionals who can clearly demonstrate highly applicable experience.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified senior executives with demonstrated experience in advocating for and leading transformational industry policy, change and strategy.  High levels of commercial and political acumen, complemented by exceptional leadership, communication, negotiation and stakeholder management are all essential qualities sought, as is the vision, warmth, empathy, good humour, integrity and credibility necessary to inspire others to follow.

This position will suit an accomplished individual keen to play a critical leadership role in a pivotal period for the Australian wine and grape sector.

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

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

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

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SCIENCE & CONSERVATION PROGRAM MANAGER

Nature Foundation

Nature Foundation is a leading not-for-profit organisation that invests in conserving, restoring and protecting South Australian landscapes, flora and fauna.  It now protects more than 1.15 million hectares of South Australian terrestrial and wetland and is the third largest non-government conservation land manager in Australia.

Accountable to the CEO, the Science and Conservation Program Manager provides senior leadership in realising best-practice, systems and evidence-based nature conservation strategy and work programs as Nature Foundation grows its capacity, strategic partnerships, and nature conservation impact.  The position leads the provision of high-quality science and knowledge across all Nature Foundation programs to increase the quality and impact of organisational science and conservation programs.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • working with the Board, CEO, staff and Conservation Committee develop and implement strategic programs that deliver significant nature conservation outcomes;
  • developing partnerships that advance nature conservation on Nature Foundation lands and lands owned by others;
  • working collaboratively with First Nations peoples in the implementation of plans that deliver strong cultural and natural resource management outcomes;
  • growing income streams for the organisation from grants, partnerships and fee-for-service models;
  • supporting colleagues with personal and professional development in line with Nature Foundation’s mission.   

Applications are sought from candidates with proven capability in a leadership and management role who can demonstrate consultative and collaborative working behaviours in the delivery of organisational objectives. The ability to form successful and sustainable partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, consummate interpersonal and communications skills and high level strategic thinking capability will be vital for success in this position.Tertiary qualification in science, natural resources management, environmental management or similar is required.Post graduate studies will be well regarded.

This is a unique opportunity to join a worthy organisation making a difference to conservation in our State.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit naturefoundation.org.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 8827.

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

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Great cities have great orchestras.  With an enviable international reputation for world class performances and a vital role at the heart of the South Australian community, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is one of the nation's most exciting performing arts organisations.

After nearly 9 years of outstanding service to the entity, current incumbent Vince Ciccarello will step down from the role.  Reporting directly to and working closely with the dedicated Board, the successful candidate will be responsible for further enhancing the reputation of the ASO by:

  • leading, developing, managing and inspiring its people;
  • maintaining strong and productive relationships with its stakeholders and partners;
  • overseeing operations and ensuring sound financial management and sustainability;
  • proactively identifying, scoping and developing new business opportunities consistent with its core objectives;
  • fostering a spirit of enthusiasm, pride, advocacy, support and ownership for the ASO;
  • constantly reviewing and positioning the ASO to respond to an ever changing marketplace and audience.

Applications are invited from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with the vision, commercial acumen, credibility and energy necessary to fully realise the potential of the Orchestra.  A genuine affinity with and passion for the arts is assumed as is experience in managing a diverse organisation.  Exceptional communication, networking, change management and decision making skills are also required for success in this dynamic environment.  Whilst arts industry experience may be an advantage, proven executives from other relevant domains are also encouraged to apply.

This is a career defining opportunity to lead Adelaide’s largest performing arts company and make a significant contribution both to the organisation and to the cultural heart of the State.

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

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT LEAD

Siblings Australia

Siblings Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that exists to support siblings of people with disability.  Its mission statement is Siblings: Acknowledged, Connected, Resilient. 

Since its establishment in 1999 by its current CEO Kate Strohm, Siblings Australia has developed a national and international reputation for its work with families and professionals.  This has included workshops/resources/online supports for siblings, parents and providers in order to improve the capacity of siblings to manage relationship and social challenges within the family and in the broader community. Siblings Australia also undertakes research and public advocacy to improve understanding of the needs of, and contributions by, siblings.

In 2020, after many years of advocacy by the founder, Siblings Australia was awarded a national NDIS ‘Information, Linkages and Capacity Building’ grant for a ‘Stronger Siblings: Stronger Families’ project. The grant has enabled significant growth in Siblings Australia programs throughout Australia.

An opportunity now exists for a dynamic, passionate and authentic individual to engage with the key Siblings Australia stakeholders.  The position reports to the CEO and is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of community and sector engagement to enhance partnerships and participation in Siblings Australia services, programs and projects.  Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced professionals with supreme relationship building, organisational and marketing skills and a genuine affinity with Siblings Australia’s vision and values.  Applications are also strongly encouraged from individuals with a family experience of disability. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate warmth and empathy and combine a commercial brain with a social heart, and ideally have experience in human services with exposure to the transformational developments of a values-driven, community-based organisation in an environment of constant change. 

This is a fulfilling stakeholder engagement role providing a genuine opportunity to make a strategic contribution to this most worthy and respected entity which is making a genuine difference to people’s lives.

For further information on our client, please visit siblingsaustralia.org.au  

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

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

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KEY CUSTOMER CENTRE LEADERSHIP ROLE

ReturnToWorkSA

ReturnToWorkSA (RTWSA) is a statutory authority responsible for insuring and regulating the South Australian Return to Work scheme.  The organisation provides insurance that protects South Australian businesses and their workers in the event of a work injury.

RTWSA’s mission is to provide a desirable, affordable and durable recovery and return to work insurance scheme for South Australia that reduces the social and economic costs of work injury.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer – Insurance, the Manager Premium Services is accountable for providing excellent service to SA employers and supporting them to understand and meet their legislative obligations to pay their insurance premium.  Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • delivering an efficient and effective customer service centre which supports employers through the registration, classification and collection cycle;
  • leading a program of continuous improvement to ensure that processes, services, and systems are lean, effective and efficient, and that the customer is at the heart of everything we do;
  • leading and motivating the Premium Services team of around 30 people and effectively fostering a culture of professional excellence and innovation;
  • maintaining and reviewing the premium model in collaboration with financial modelling; and
  • maximising premium collection through effective and respectful debt collection activities.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and accomplished individuals who can demonstrate a successful track record in mid-level leadership within a medium to large entity.  Whilst an understanding of workers compensation insurance may be an advantage, applications are strongly encouraged from customer focussed leaders from comparably complex and regulated domains.  Amongst the attributes sought are strategic and innovative thinking, highly developed communication skills, strong leadership abilities, strong ICT and commercial acumen and sound stakeholder engagement and change management capabilities.

This is a rare opportunity for a versatile and contemporary leader to join and add value to the customer journey with a vital South Australian entity.  

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

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

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

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA) leads, supports, represents and advocates for the independent sector in South Australia to enhance the success, sustainability and strength of its member schools.  AISSA is committed to diversity, integrity, excellence and expertise in education.

After 10 years of outstanding leadership, the current Chief Executive, Carolyn Grantskalns, will retire late 2022.  The person appointed to this important role will have the exciting opportunity to build on her legacy. Reporting to and working closely with the AISSA Board, the Chief Executive is responsible for:

  • formulating and implementing strategy to deliver on the organisation’s Strategic Intentions;
  • leading and managing the dedicated AISSA staff in the provision of critical services;
  • advocating for the sector as a champion and spokesperson for the diverse spectrum of South Australian independent schools;
  • responding to the needs of the independent schools sector, especially in relation to critical incidents;
  • maintaining and enhancing strong relationships with a wide variety of public and private stakeholders; and
  • leading the implementation of sound risk and financial management.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced professionals with the political and commercial acumen to navigate an ever-changing education sector.  Well-developed stakeholder negotiation, advocacy and relationship building skills, strategic thinking, authenticity, integrity and empathy will also be key requirements for success in the role.  While extensive education leadership experience and education sector credibility and expertise with a nuanced understanding of independent schools and related entities will be a distinct advantage, applications are also welcome from accomplished executives working in comparable domains.

This is a rare and career defining opportunity to make a significant contribution to a key sector in SA.

A job and person specification will be available on request.  For further information on our client, please visit ais.sa.edu.au

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

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

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

SHINE SA

Established in 1970, SHINE SA has expanded and evolved to provide comprehensive reproductive, sexual health and relationship wellbeing services.  Today SHINE SA is a key not-for-profit provider of primary care services and education for sexual and relationship wellbeing.  SHINE SA’s service and education delivery model works to provide sexual health education, early intervention, health promotion, clinical services and therapeutic counselling to diverse clients.

Following her successful tenure, the current CEO, Natasha Miliotis, will step down from the organisation in the coming months, presenting this outstanding opportunity for an accomplished and passionate professional to lead SHINE SA forward.

Reporting to the Board and working closely with the established senior management team, the CEO will be a strategic thinker who is committed to develop and continue to grow the success of SHINE SA in line with the vision and values central to all of its operations.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • strategy development and operational implementation;
  • leading, mentoring and developing the dedicated professionals to continue a positive culture and the highest standards of excellence in care;
  • overseeing the delivery of ongoing operating and financial efficiencies and performance improvements within the context of the organisation’s significant reliance on government funding;
  • maintaining and enhancing consummate relationships with a diverse range of public and private stakeholders. 

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and highly experienced executives who can demonstrate proven leadership in a comparable business.  Health or human services experience and an understanding of the dynamics and sensitivities of SHINE SA’s stakeholders will naturally be an advantage.  Key qualities sought include genuine contemporary leadership abilities, commercial and political acumen, strategic and innovative thinking, highly developed communication skills, diplomacy, empathy, proactivity, vision and influencing and advocacy capabilities.  The successful candidate will also need a comprehensive understanding of the unique support requirements of SHINE’s diverse customer base.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to attract an authentic and correctly motivated professional capable of leading this respected health services and education provider.

For further information on our client, please visit shinesa.org.au

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

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

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

Bedford Group

For over 75 years Bedford Group has been the employer of choice for people with disability in South Australia.  Bedford is now embarking on an exciting strategic shift through significant capital investment to create new jobs, new facilities, new accommodation and new experiences to allow people with disability to live the life they choose.  With a turnover of over $90m and staff and supported employees of around 1,500, Bedford is the second largest employer for people with disability in Australia, providing a range of services and support across 17 SA sites. A recent structural change has created two new key C-Suite roles reporting directly to the CEO.

Leading the finance functions and overseeing the corporate services functions of the business, this strategic leadership position forms a part of the Executive Team and works collaboratively to develop strategy, organisational budgets and operational plans.  The CFO will report to the Board and Committees for relevant financial, audit and risk management.  Key areas of responsibility include:

  • financial statutory reporting and compliance, tax, audit and management reporting;
  • reporting to external stakeholders for investment related purposes in Bedford’s social enterprises;
  • leading the treasury function for the business including oversight of the Bedford Investment Fund;
  • working capital management including cashflow forecasting, accounts management and forecasting of FX requirements;
  • leading systems improvement for process efficiencies, dashboard reporting and data control;
  • supporting the CEO and the COO with financial analysis and planning to develop and achieve the business planning objectives.

This role will suit an ideally CA/CPA qualified professional with a commercial brain and social heart.  High levels of financial and technological acumen will be essential.  Experience at a similar level and working with a Board in a comparably complex and transformational setting will be highly valued.  The successful candidate will become the internal trusted financial advisor for the CEO and Board.  Highly developed communication skills, warmth, empathy, integrity and credibility will be necessary qualities to help lead Bedford through its next evolution. 

An attractive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre appointee to this trusted and highly respected organisation making a genuine difference in the community.

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

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed, Bernie Dyer and Justin Hinora.  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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CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Bedford Group

For over 75 years Bedford Group has been the employer of choice for people with disability in South Australia.  Bedford is now embarking on an exciting strategic shift through significant capital investment to create new jobs, new facilities, new accommodation and new experiences to allow people with disability to live the life they choose.  With a turnover of over $90m and staff and supported employees of around 1,500, Bedford is the second largest employer for people with disability in Australia, providing a range of services and support across 17 SA sites. A recent structural change has created two new key C-Suite roles reporting directly to the CEO.

As a member of the Executive Team the CMO balances both strategic and operational responsibility through the brand and marketing functions.  Working to build the marketing capabilities, brands and a marketing strategy that will drive the transition from dependence to independence within the client cohort and associated audience thereby delivering the long-term sustainability of Bedford as a Social Enterprise.  Key areas of responsibility include:

  • agree the brand values with the Board and Executive and agree Brand promises with key stakeholder groups, Executive and General Managers;
  • develop an overarching brand strategy execution plan incorporating content development plan, brand marketing plan, digital marketing plan and value propositions both internally and externally;
  • develop and manage key stakeholder communications both internally and externally, working with media advisors to build the Bedford brand in SA;
  • develop marketing capability and drive alignment across the business acting as the key point of reference and strategic marketing leadership for the group.

This role will suit a consummate marketing and communications executive with proven experience in contributing and delivering outcomes for businesses at the CMO or Senior Marketing Management level.  The successful candidate will be an appropriately qualified senior professional able to demonstrate high level communication, negotiation and collaboration skills, commercial and business acumen, customer centricity and the capacity to lead the marcomms function for an organisation through ongoing reform, growth and increasing competition. 

An attractive executive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre appointee to this trusted and highly respected organisation making a genuine difference in the community.

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

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed, Bernie Dyer and Justin Hinora.  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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HR BUSINESS PARTNER (PART-TIME)

Australian Naval Infrastructure

Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd (ANI) is placing Australia at the forefront of naval infrastructure capability.  Its primary function is to support the Commonwealth’s continuous naval shipbuilding program by being the owner, developer and manager of existing and new shipbuilding infrastructure and related facilities.

Operating from ANI’s new office at the Osborne Naval Shipyard, this newly created position will develop and improve the organisation’s practices across all aspects of human resources management and enhance its standing as an employer of choice.  Key responsibilities of this hands-on role include:

  • supporting workforce planning, attraction, recruitment and retention strategies and managing recruitment processes and onboarding particularly in relation to ANI’s expected growth;
  • developing and implementing appropriate initiatives to enhance the organisation’s employee value proposition including reward and recognition, flexible work practices, diversity and inclusion;
  • providing support and contemporary advice to leaders across a range of HR practices including performance management, counselling and career development;
  • reviewing and enhancing ANI’s HR systems, policies and processes;
  • conducting employee engagement surveys and contributing to other employee engagement and communication initiatives.

Applications are sought from appropriately qualified HR professionals with solid HR generalist experience and a particular focus on organisational development, learning and development, reward and recognition and innovative workplace practices.  The successful candidate will display highly effective interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication abilities, a proactive attitude and a professional and collaborative approach to managing people and culture related matters.  Excellent organisational skills and a team player mentality will also be important.

The position is offered on a part-time basis (0.6 FTE/3 working days) with scope to negotiate flexible working hours in order to secure a high calibre individual. 

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

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

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

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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BOARD DIRECTORS (TWO POSITIONS)

Harness Racing SA

Harness Racing SA (HRSA) is the peak industry body in the sport of Harness Racing in South Australia.  HRSA is governed by six directors responsible for the highest standards of professionalism within the industry, the wellbeing and welfare of horses and the representation of the sport across the State.

The South Australian harness racing industry enjoys strong, healthy competition and exciting race meetings at its flagship venue Globe Derby Park in addition to a number of country venues that stretch from Port Pirie to Mount Gambier.  More than 2,000 drivers, trainers, stablehands and owners are the lifeblood of harness racing in South Australia.  HRSA works to increase the profile of the sport, grow participation and return revenue to the participants. 

Two Non-Executive Director positions, to commence in October, are now available:

Non-Executive Director – Legal

The Legal Director is the strategic lead for matters of legality, compliance and risk management within the industry.  The appointee will chair the Risk and Governance Committee of the Board and carry key responsibilities for industry, government and national sporting body stakeholder relationships, policy, procedures and risk.  Applications are invited from practising legal professionals ideally in the fields of corporations law, contracts, advisory or investigations. 

Non-Executive Director – Marketing

The Marketing Director is the strategic lead for insights, trends and marketing performance metrics with a view to developing and implementing marketing and branding strategies.  Collaborating with the business team the appointee will oversee and grow the brand and communications strategies and plans.  Qualifications and experience in marketing, advertising or communication are desirable for this appointment. 

Directors are appointed for a term of 3 years and the positions are remunerated.  Board meetings are held monthly.  Successful candidates will ideally possess a knowledge of contemporary governance frameworks and have an interest in contributing to the State’s harness racing industry at Board level. 

For further information on our client, please visit satrots.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 (08) 8100 8827.

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MANAGER RESIDENTIAL SERVICES - RESTHAVEN PORT ELLIOT

Resthaven Incorporated

Resthaven Incorporated is a highly respected leader in the rapidly growing aged and community services sector in South Australia.  Engaging a dedicated and passionate workforce of over 2,850 and with an annual turnover circa $205m, Resthaven has residential and community sites across metropolitan Adelaide and regional South Australia, delivering quality services to older people and their carers.  The aged care sector has reached a unique time in its history.  The road ahead is challenging, yet exciting.

An opportunity exists for a highly energised, community focussed and motivated professional manager to join this respected aged care provider to lead and manage Resthaven Port Elliot.  The site provides care and services for up to 92 older people.  Opened in 2015, this state-of-the-art modern architecturally designed facility is located within a short distance to the beach, shops, cafes, the public library, churches, gardens, parks and reserves.  As the Manager Residential Services, you will assume all leadership responsibilities and become part of Resthaven’s supportive and progressive management team.

This role will enable you to utilise your strong leadership skills in a residential service environment that is recognised as highly customer focussed and dedicated to the choices and wellbeing of the residents that call it home.  Key responsibilities will include the leadership and management of the workforce of more than 100 to ensure a positive culture, staff development, budget management, quality and compliance with the Aged Care Quality Standards, funding management, as well as maintaining relationships with key external stakeholders including primary and healthcare providers, families, suppliers and the community.

We are seeking experienced candidates, preferably within a human services, aged care/health environment.  Tertiary nursing qualifications and AHPRA registration as a registered nurse are required. Formal qualifications in business/health management are highly desirable.  Applications are encouraged from candidates eager to progress their career and step up in to a leadership role with one of South Australia’s leading aged care providers recognised for its exceptional services.  Resthaven operates with corporate and consistent systems and will support the successful applicant by way of education and professional development.

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

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 (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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BOARD MEMBERS

Kudos Services

Kudos is a bold, brave and ambitious organisation assisting children, young people and adults living with a disability and their families.  They have been around a long time, but you may not have heard their name. Before re-inventing as Kudos it was a government service known as Child and Youth Services and established as Australia’s first public sector employee-controlled mutual in 2018.

Kudos is a fully integrated service provider under the NDIS and with a broad service offering for assessment, care planning and therapeutic services including occupational therapy, speech pathology, physiotherapy, psychology, social work, positive behaviour support, specialist support coordination, and developmental education.  The organisation is an employee-controlled mutual, owned and driven by its members including a wide range of highly skilled allied health professionals and support staff.

An opportunity has arisen for up to three Board Members to join the highly experienced, skills-based Board of Directors.  In particular, one of these new Members will have appropriate experience in the delivery of health, disability or other allied health services the others will complement existing Board Member skills.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and proven senior executives and non-executive directors with demonstrated experience leading transformational developments for a values-driven, community-based organisation in an environment of reform and constant change.  MAICD status or preparedness to achieve this, together with lived experience or a deep understanding of the complexity in human services will be highly regarded.  A genuine affinity with the Kudos vision complemented by authenticity, warmth, commercial acumen and empathy is essential.  A stipend is payable for these positions. 

These are fulfilling governance roles providing a genuine opportunity to join a dynamic organisation as it empowers its clients to achieve positive outcomes and live their best lives, and continues to build its mutual culture.

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

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MARKETING MANAGER

Major National Distributor

Our client is a successful and major national distributor of a suite of iconic brands.  An exciting opportunity has become available to further facilitate the company’s growth plans in the commercial and industrial B2B market segment.  The Marketing Manager will lead the development and implementation of channel marketing strategies and driving online sales.   

The Marketing Manager will be the brand custodian and partner with the leadership team to develop and implement marketing initiatives focused on the promotion and growth of dealership operations including, new equipment, parts and service sales.

Reporting directly to the GM Sales and Marketing and leading a small team, key responsibilities of this pivotal hands-on role include developing, executing and assessing the effectiveness of online marketing and engagement strategies, and leading the e-commerce strategy to drive online sales.  

With relevant qualifications and proven business-to-business experience in developing and implementing marketing and promotional campaign strategies, you will be an excellent communicator with the ability to think strategically, analytically and tactically. 

Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and formulate clear and effective solutions will be pivotal to your success.  Proven success in tailoring marketing campaigns and collateral to specific market segments, together with leading comparable customer and stakeholder engagement and e-commerce strategies, is highly regarded.  

This is a rare and exceptional opportunity to join this successful South Australian and internationally recognised award-winning company on its exciting and fast paced growth trajectory.

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 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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INDEPENDENT CHAIR/DIRECTOR

South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC)

Established in 1977, the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) is a not-for-profit company which manages the majority of admissions for university and TAFE courses in SA and NT, along with the provision of associated services.

With 5 members comprising 4 universities and TAFE SA and several fee for service clients, SATAC is an established and respected organisation with revenue approaching $10m, 65 dedicated staff and an appetite for growth.  After many years of successfully chairing the entity, the current incumbent Alexandrea Cannon is relinquishing the role later in 2022.

SATAC now seeks an experienced Director to join the Board as its new Chair and add strategic value to the entity.  In addition, suitable candidates will be considered for future directorships.  Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified individuals who have ideally graduated from the AICD Company Directors Course.

A background in governance, business growth, enterprise technology, finance, and/or education will be highly regarded but expressions of interest are also welcome from accomplished professionals who believe they have diverse and relevant experience and skills that might benefit the organisation.  

Experience as a Chair, commercial and technological acumen, strategic thinking prowess and a capacity to identify risks, constructively challenge the status quo and find business value will be highly regarded.

This is a remunerated governance role providing the opportunity to collaborate with the member-nominated and independent Board Members to help position SATAC for further success at a pivotal time for the vital industry it serves.  The entity may explore applicants for both current and future opportunities at the Board table and also for both the Chair and potential complementary Independent Director seats.  

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

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

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

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GENERAL MANAGER - CORPORATE SERVICES

Campbelltown City Council

The City of Campbelltown is located in Adelaide’s inner eastern suburbs about 6km from the Adelaide CBD.  Striving to provide a safe, sustainable and vibrant environment for its culturally diverse population, the Council is well positioned with strong financial sustainability, stable leadership and a commitment to driving business excellence while optimising use of community funds.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of General Manager Corporate Services as a result of a realignment of internal services within Council. 

Reporting to the CEO and as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, you will provide responsive and impactful leadership across the key business enabling services of finance, people and culture, governance and information services.  Key responsibilities include:

  • providing high quality contemporary advice to the CEO and Council regarding the strategic management of the corporate services function;
  • leading, managing, coaching and developing the corporate services team;
  • managing the Council’s finances, insurance portfolio, investment strategies, governance, compliance obligations and records management processes;
  • championing people and culture strategies to promote a results-driven and values-based organisational culture;
  • leading the way in information systems to ensure appropriate and timely services are provided to the community and staff.

We are keen to hear from you if you are a qualified professional with experience managing key corporate services functions and the ability to challenge the status quo with an entrepreneurial mindset to identify and present new opportunities.  Superior financial/commercial acumen and well developed leadership, stakeholder management, relationship building and analytical skills will be critical to your success.  Local government experience is not essential.  

This is a genuine opportunity to join a well respected local government entity and directly impact service provision to the community through exceptional corporate services delivery.

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

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

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

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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PEOPLE & CULTURE DIRECTOR, ANZ

Demant

For more than a century, the Demant Group has played a vital part in developing innovative technologies and know-how to help improve people’s health and hearing.  With head office in Denmark, this listed world-leading hearing healthcare group operates in a global market employing approx. 17,500 people, with leading brand products sold in more than 130 countries. 

Reporting to the Managing Director, Hearing Care, ANZ and with a dotted line to the Senior Vice President HR Global, the People & Culture Director, ANZ is responsible for leading the People and Culture team to provide strategic and tactical leadership to drive innovation, engagement, and transformative change.  The role works collaboratively to contribute to the future planning of the people strategy for the Demant ANZ business units.  Key responsibilities include:

  • acting as the key internal advisor to the Executive Team on all people and culture matters;
  • partnering with business leaders to develop and execute HR strategic plans to support key business priorities, and develop and implement relevant change management plans;
  • strong collaboration with the HR Global forum and business unit leaders to deliver Demant HR strategies across ANZ;
  • providing strong industrial relations advice and support across all ANZ business units;
  • providing HR functional excellence in the areas of talent development, performance management, workplace/employee relations, organisational change, strategic workforce planning, restructuring and employee engagement;
  • delivering results in areas of talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, HR Operations, and employment counsel to ensure alignment and efficiency;
  • leading, developing, coaching and managing the People and Culture (ANZ) team through values-based leadership to promote a strong service culture;
  • effective management of People and Culture resources and budget.

Applications are sought from experienced, agile and highly commercial People and Culture executives with appropriate tertiary qualifications and superior communication, negotiation, management and strategic thinking skills.  Leadership experience in developing people, culture and strategic workforce planning and development solutions with the ability to understand global business context to drive results across multiple geographies will be critical.

This influential P&C executive role could be based in either Adelaide or Sydney, providing the opportunity to drive strategic change within a global 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 demant.com 

Applications should be submitted expediently and addressed to Bernie Dyer.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

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

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

Pedare Christian College

Catering for around 1,100 students from Reception to Year 12 on one campus, Pedare is a co-educational Anglican and Uniting Church day school in Golden Grove.  Pedare’s vision is to foster partnerships with families to enable students to excel in their learning; to be globally focussed; to have a strong sense of self-worth; and to make a difference in the community.

Reporting to the Business Manager and working closely with the entire Executive Leadership, this critical role will be responsible for managing the ICT operations and performance, and longer term technology strategy and execution for the College. 

A significant component of Pedare’s Strategic Vision is to foster a culture of innovation and enterprise.  Key to the role of the successful ICT Manager will be a capacity and willingness to work closely with educational leaders and industry partners to facilitate this strategic objective.  Other key responsibilities include:

  • driving the development and implementation of the ICT strategic vision in line with College objectives;
  • identifying, recommending, implementing and supporting cost effective technology solutions;
  • leading, coaching and mentoring a dedicated team to achieve key activities and projects;
  • providing effective technical and strategic leadership across enterprise ICT infrastructure, operations, platforms, software, hardware and applications;
  • offering appropriate and timely information and assistance to internal and external customers;
  • overseeing the annual operating and capital ICT expenditure budget.

Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified ICT professionals with demonstrated experience leading the strategic direction of the ICT function ideally for a human services business.  Highly developed written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build and sustain positive working relationships with key stakeholders will be essential, as will a genuine commitment to a customer-centric approach.  The successful candidate will also possess strong project management skills, technical ICT expertise and financial management experience. Previous experience in education is not essential. Most important is the ability to position ICT as an enabler for high quality educational outcomes.

This is a genuine opportunity to drive the ICT strategy and operations for an established, respected, connected and thriving learning community, committed to innovation and enterprise. 

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

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Bernie Dyer.  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 (CEO)

Lutheran Education SA, NT & WA

Lutheran Education SA, NT & WA (LESNW) represents 42 co-educational schools and early years centres (learning communities) across South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.  It provides professional learning opportunities, advice and support for its members encompassing spiritual, educational, governance, industrial, financial and policy support.  As a group of learning communities, LESNW is thriving, supportive, compassionate and collaborative enabling each community to achieve its vision.

After 10 years of outstanding leadership, the current Executive Director, John Proeve, will retire in late 2022 providing a great succession opportunity.  Based in Adelaide and reporting to and working closely with the LESNW Board, the role is responsible for:

  • formulating and implementing strategy to deliver on the organisation’s Strategic Intentions plan;
  • leading and managing the LESNW regional office and its dedicated staff;
  • maintaining and enhancing strong relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders including Lutheran Church, Lutheran Education, government and regulatory agencies;
  • overseeing sound governance, risk and financial management;
  • strengthening the agility and sustainability of the LESNW learning communities.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced Lutheran professionals demonstrating education, organisational and human services leadership experience, with the ability to motivate and lead learning communities in the pursuit of education excellence in a changing education environment.  Equally important will be the well developed stakeholder negotiation and relationship building skills, strategic thinking, political acumen, authenticity, integrity and empathy required in such a role.

This is a rare opportunity to make a significant contribution to Lutheran education in this country.

For further information on our client, please visit lesnw.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 Bernie Dyer on (08) 8100 8827.

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

St Peter's Collegiate Girls' School

Established in 1894 by the Founding Sisters, St Peter’s Girls is a leading ELC to Year 12 Anglican and International Baccalaureate World School located in leafy Stonyfell, just 5km from Adelaide’s CBD. With cutting-edge curriculum offerings, transformational capital works and flourishing enrolments of around 1,000, the School has never been in a better position.  Exceptional academic results and a rich array of co-curricular successes are achieved within a connected community that embodies the values of courage, creativity and compassion.

After more than 8 years of outstanding leadership, the current Principal, Julia Shea is taking up a new headship interstate.  Reporting directly to and working closely with the diverse skills-based voluntary Board of Governors, the new Principal will be responsible for:

  • formulating and implementing strategy and championing the School in the wider community;
  • leading, motivating, inspiring, developing and managing the dedicated staff of around 220;
  • ensuring the School remains at the forefront of contemporary teaching and learning practice;
  • overseeing sound financial and asset management, technological development and effective marketing and communications;
  • maintaining and enhancing strong relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders.

The successful applicant will be an appropriately qualified and experienced leader with demonstrated educational credibility and the warmth, authenticity, empathy, energy, commercial acumen and vision to guide the School through its next exciting phase.  A genuine commitment to girls’ education and affinity with the Anglican ethos of the School will be vital, as will be the willingness to embrace and uphold a community with unique spirit.

This is truly a rare opportunity to make a significant contribution to girls’ education, supporting the School’s vision to inspire women of character and influence.

For further information on our client, please visit stpetersgirls.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 Bernie Dyer on (08) 8100 8827 from Tuesday, 14 June 2022.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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DIRECTOR FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMY

Flinders University

Flinders University has a vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.  With world-class teaching and research, strong industry connections and a highly engaged community, it is ambitious and well prepared to embrace the future.

Flinders University Academy is an exciting new standalone entity created by the University to deliver a range of pathway courses for international students across the breadth of the University’s study disciplines.  Accountable to a Board of Directors and as a member of a Joint Management Committee, this new senior leadership role will work collaboratively with the University to drive the establishment, growth, strategic direction and sustainability of the Academy.

Overseeing financial management, human resources, physical resources, student learning, program administration and enhancement, student support and marketing strategies, the Director will work closely with an Academic Manager across learning and teaching and will manage highly engaged relationships with key stakeholders and partners.

This is a career defining opportunity for a strategic and visionary leader with experience in managing pathway courses for international students.  A passion for delivering an outstanding student experience and excellence in learning outcomes, combined with highly developed leadership and diplomacy skills, sound commercial and business acumen and a genuine commitment to diversity, are important factors for success.

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

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

 

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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SENIOR MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT

Flinders University

Ranked in the top 2% of universities world-wide, Flinders University is a truly global and multicultural university.  It continues to make remarkable progress towards it’s 2025 vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

The creation of new strategic leadership positions in Flinders International supports the University’s ambitious strategy with an enhanced focus on international recruitment and partnerships.  Reporting to the Director, International Recruitment, the Senior Manager International Recruitment is a highly impactful leadership role responsible for leading:

  • all aspects of strategy, marketing, and international student acquisition;
  • and managing a dedicated team based in Australia and overseas, with a focus on optimising lead generation, conversion, communication and enhancing students experience throughout the student lifecycle;
  • the development of new international education-focussed business opportunities;
  • and facilitating collaboration across the International Recruitment Directorate, Colleges and the broader Flinders International Portfolio to achieve University student recruitment targets.

We seek a strategic and visionary leader with significant experience in leading international student recruitment initiatives and a highly developed knowledge of global education markets, policy, and regulatory requirements.  A passion for delivering an outstanding student experience, well developed communication and negotiation skills, international diplomacy and a genuine commitment to diversity and multiculturalism are important factors for success.

This is a continuing appointment offering a competitive remuneration package including generous superannuation contributions, and potential relocation support.

There has never been a better time to consider living and working in Adelaide, consistently voted one of the world’s most liveable cities offering a unique balance of lifestyle and career opportunities with a progressive, world-class institution. 

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 Bernie Dyer or Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

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

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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HEAD OF PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) is a leader in its sector, managing critical gas infrastructure across Australia through its infrastructure businesses that include Australian Gas Networks, Dampier Bunbury Pipeline and Multinet Gas Networks.  It is also leading the way in renewable gas, through the development of carbon neutral projects such as renewable hydrogen production.  With an asset base of approximately $9 billion, a customer base of over 2 million and employing more than 300 staff, AGIG is poised for further growth.

Reporting to the Executive General Manager People and Strategy, the national role of Head of People and Culture is responsible for the management of all human resources, payroll and non-technical training activities across the organisation.  Key responsibilities include:

  • managing the development and implementation of a robust people and culture function across AGIG including policies and procedures aligned with legislative requirements and business objectives;
  • managing all people and culture reporting requirements both internal and external including those for shareholders and government agencies;
  • developing and implementing a non-technical training framework across the business;
  • overseeing recruitment, performance management and remuneration review processes;
  • leading, developing, motivating and managing the People and Culture Team including promoting a strong customer service culture;
  • developing and delivering on divisional budget objectives.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified human resources professionals with experience in leading a people and culture function across a broad human resourced portfolio.  The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and the ability to build credible and productive relationships across all levels of internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will act as a trusted advisor and play a critical role in achieving AGIG’s people objectives through a proactive approach to problem solving, a results-oriented attitude, a focus on leading by example in behaviour and values and a passion for the delivery of exemplary customer service.

The position could be based in either Perth, Adelaide or Melbourne to attract the right candidate.

All applicants will be subject to background checks such as police checks, medical assessment and employment and qualification verification checks.

For further information on our client, please visit agig.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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DIRECTOR - PEOPLE & CULTURE

sportsmed

South Australian practitioner owned and operated for over 30 years, sportsmed is an industry leading private orthopaedic hospital, day surgery and multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic provider.  With around 300 staff and a turnover of approximately $50m, sportsmed offers patients access to modern and innovative healthcare in state-of-the-art facilities.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the Executive Team, this diverse and pivotal role will be responsible for contributing to the organisation’s strategic growth through contemporary workforce planning processes across the business teams of the orthopaedic clinic and hospital.  The role will help design and lead the execution of the people and culture strategy, with a key focus on organisational training and development, safety and wellbeing and workforce planning.  Other key aspects of the role include:

  • managing all aspects of the P&C portfolio including recruitment, leadership development, performance management, ER and IR matters, training and development and safety and wellbeing of human capital;
  • acting as the key internal advisor to the Executive Team and Board on all P&C matters;
  • driving workforce capability and cultural change across the organisation;
  • ensuring human resources, employee relations and administrative services maximise human capital;
  • reviewing, developing, and enforcing HR/WHS policies and practices;
  • building and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified HR professionals with demonstrated management experience in a similar role, ideally within a comparably client focussed human or professional services environment.  Health industry experience is desired but not essential.  The successful candidate will be approachable, well organised and able to juggle multiple priorities and expectations, with an unwavering commitment to internal and external customer service. Authenticity, strong leadership and excellent communication skills are also integral qualities sought.  The ability to demonstrate a preparedness to both scope and pragmatically deliver initiatives will be highly regarded.

This is an excellent opportunity to add value to a respected and successful South Australian organisation that prides itself on creating the best patient care and experience.

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

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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IB MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Good News Lutheran College

Good News Lutheran College is situated on 20 acres in Tarneit, approximately 30km South West of the Melbourne CBD.  The College has grown significantly from its opening in 1997 with its first class of Year 12s graduating at the end of 2016.  Student enrolments now exceed 1,250 with wait lists for all year levels.  Continued growth and curriculum development presents an opportunity for an IB professional to join the Pedagogical Leadership Team and contribute to the College’s ongoing success.

Reporting to the Deputy Principal and working closely with the Heads of Middle and Senior Years, the PYP Coordinator and relevant Learning Area Coordinators, this key curriculum leadership role will develop, coordinate, deliver and refine the IB MYP for the College.  Applications are encouraged from contemporary pedagogical leaders with experience in the International Baccalaureate and the capacity to lead subject matter experts in driving positive and enriching educational pathways and outcomes across a diverse student cohort.  Key areas of responsibility will include:

  • leadership and mentoring of the middle years subject teachers;
  • implementation, documentation, assessment and reporting of the MYP programme;
  • budget preparation and recommendation of appropriate resourcing of the programme and the professional learning of staff;
  • acting as the MYP liaison between Good News Lutheran College and the IBO;
  • facilitate effective communication and collaboration amongst all staff involved in the MYP within a framework of continuous improvement for the programme;
  • teaching (0.6 load).

Appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent interpersonal, leadership, coaching and innovative thinking skills, complemented by warmth and integrity are invited to apply.  A genuine motivation to embrace the Christian ethos of the College will be important, as will the energy and passion necessary to engage with, champion and inspire this College community as they embark upon the MYP.

This position will be expected to commence as of Term 1 2023.

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

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

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

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

Ninti One

Ninti One Limited (Ninti) works with communities and relevant agencies to achieve social and economic development outcomes with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples. Since its establishment in 2003, Ninti has been building opportunities through research, innovation and engagement in Australia, and more recently in a range of sectors across the Indo-Pacific.  Ninti has offices in Adelaide and Alice Springs and staff and associates based in other States and Territories.

Based in Adelaide and reporting to the General Manager – Business Development, this fast-paced role in a rapidly expanding market will focus on market facing activities to accelerate Ninti’s revenue growth and impact.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • managing the preparation and submission of tenders;
  • undertaking financial and cost benefit analysis and preparing business case proposals, findings and recommendations to inform business decisions;
  • establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships and staying abreast of emerging trends, innovations and market intelligence to increase Ninti’s competitive advantage;
  • working closely with project delivery teams to capture and promote Ninti’s premier performance and reputation;
  • supporting the execution and evolution of Ninti’s strategic plan in target markets;
  • working collaboratively with the dedicated Business Development team.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified business development professionals with demonstrated experience in winning tenders and contributing to business growth.  A background in commercial consulting, international development or a comparable values-driven 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 client service, a high level of initiative, problem solving, agility in a dynamic and evolving environment, and will be results focused.  

Whilst not essential, an understanding of Commonwealth policies and programs that are focused on Closing the Gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Australians and non-Indigenous Australians, would be useful.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

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 (08) 8100 8849.

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

Lighthouse Disability

For over 30 years, Lighthouse Disability Ltd has been a leading provider of disability support in South Australia.  Lighthouse is a values-based organisation with a long and successful history of service to adults with complex and diverse disabilities.  With around 250 staff, revenue of approximately $30m and a very strong balance sheet, the organisation has successfully grown and consolidated in recent years.

Following the successful tenure and retirement of outgoing incumbent, Tim Jackson, later this year, an opportunity has arisen for a new Chair to lead the highly experienced, skills-based Board of Directors with a particular focus on candidates who have the values, integrity, strategic credibility, commercial acumen, warmth, empathy and authentic affinity with the Lighthouse mission to make a lasting impact. Expressions of interest are most welcome from candidates from a broad range of professional disciplines and industry settings.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and proven non-executive directors with demonstrated experience leading transformational developments and advocating for a customer/community facing organisation in an environment of reform and constant change.  GAICD status or preparedness to achieve this will be a strong preference, as will be the capacity to apply the appropriate focus and time to the position.  

Make an enquiry to explore this fulfilling voluntary governance role guiding a buoyant and worthy entity making a genuine difference to the lives of people with a disability.

For further information on our client, please visit lighthousedisability.org.au  

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

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

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

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

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

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

CEO or equivalent appointments 

General Manager (C Suite) and Manager appointments

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

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

Services

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

Executive Search

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

Advertised Executive Recruitment 

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

Remuneration Benchmarking and Advice 

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

Independent Executive Performance Reviews 

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

Non Executive Board Director Search and Selection 

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

General People and Culture Advice 

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

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

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

Our People

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

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

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

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

  • Andrew Reed

    General Manager

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    Andrew Reed

    Andrew Reed

    General Manager

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

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

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

    andrew.reed@hender.com.au

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  • Justin Hinora

    Executive Consultant

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    Justin Hinora

    Executive Consultant

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

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

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

    justin.hinora@hender.com.au

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  • Bernie Dyer

    Executive Consultant

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    Bernie Dyer

    Bernie Dyer

    Executive Consultant

    Commencing her recruitment career in 1997, Bernie is one of Adelaide’s most respected and experienced executive recruiters with extensive experience across a diverse range of sectors and disciplines. Her significant consulting career in executive search and selection is further enhanced with in-house experience from large complex enterprises in recruitment leadership and management roles with the University of South Australia and Bendigo Adelaide Bank. She is widely acknowledged as a highly engaged, knowledgeable, responsive and ethical consultant.

    Following 13.5 years prior service with the firm, Bernie returned to Hender in early 2022 bringing significant experience in higher education, human services, financial services, not-for-profit, government and corporate appointments. She continues to focus on Director, CEO, C-suite and senior management search and selection, along with associated consulting services.

    bernie.dyer@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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  • Trish Retallick

    Executive Consultant

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    Trish Retallick

    Executive Consultant

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

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

    trish.retallick@hender.com.au

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  • Julieann Clohesy

    EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

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    Julieann Clohesy

    EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

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

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

    julieann.clohesy@hender.com.au 

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  • Stevie Bridgman

    Executive Assistant

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    Stevie Bridgman

    Stevie Bridgman

    Executive Assistant

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

    stevie.bridgman@hender.com.au

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  • Mark Hender

    Director

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    Mark Hender

    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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Bernie Dyer

Bernie Dyer

Executive Consultant

Commencing her recruitment career in 1997, Bernie is one of Adelaide’s most respected and experienced executive recruiters with extensive experience across a diverse range of sectors and disciplines. Her significant consulting career in executive search and selection is further enhanced with in-house experience from large complex enterprises in recruitment leadership and management roles with the University of South Australia and Bendigo Adelaide Bank. She is widely acknowledged as a highly engaged, knowledgeable, responsive and ethical consultant.

Following 13.5 years prior service with the firm, Bernie returned to Hender in early 2022 bringing significant experience in higher education, human services, financial services, not-for-profit, government and corporate appointments. She continues to focus on Director, CEO, C-suite and senior management search and selection, along with associated consulting services.

bernie.dyer@hender.com.au

 

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Gill Manser

Gill Manser

Executive Consultant

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

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

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

gill.manser@hender.com.au

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Trish Retallick

Trish Retallick

Executive Consultant

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

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

trish.retallick@hender.com.au

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Julieann Clohesy

Julieann Clohesy

EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

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

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

julieann.clohesy@hender.com.au 

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Stevie Bridgman

Stevie Bridgman

Executive Assistant

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

stevie.bridgman@hender.com.au

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Mark Hender

Mark Hender

Director

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

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Candidate Experience

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

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

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

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

Your Application

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contact

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


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


To consider and apply for a specific position please click here