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  • CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Hames Sharley

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    CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Hames Sharley

    Employing multidisciplinary professionals nationally, Hames Sharley is a leading, contemporary architectural design practice with diverse teams of professionals actively undertaking projects throughout Australia.  The one practice, made up of many studios, delivers expertise in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, urban design and planning to some of Australia’s largest clients.

    Based in Adelaide and reporting to the Managing Director, key responsibilities of this national role include:

    • proactively contributing to the organisation’s strategic direction as the key financial adviser to the MD, Board and Studio Leaders;
    • providing leadership in planning, directing, developing and administering the financial and commercial activities of the business;
    • maintaining and enhancing important relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including lenders, service providers, JV Partners, ATO and relevant government and institutional bodies;
    • ensuring the provision of detailed analysis and information to inform key business decisions;
    • overseeing compliance and corporate regulatory requirements.

    Applications are encouraged from innovative and driven individuals interested in building a refreshed approach on a solid history within a growing and well-cultured workplace.  Other key attributes include well-developed commercial acumen, superior communication and negotiation skills, exceptional stakeholder management and the ability to balance strategic and operational priorities.  Warmth, empathy, resilience, integrity and credibility will also be necessary for success. 

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

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

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

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

    ICS Service Solutions

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    GENERAL MANAGER BUSINESS GROWTH

    ICS Service Solutions

    Since 1963, ICS has been a premium supplier of cleaning and facilities services for government, hospitality, medical, transport and commercial industries and has a footprint across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.  With around 1,000 staff, the business is continuing to grow and diversify towards a bright future.  A unique new role has been created to help imagine, design and deliver this growth.

    Reporting directly to the Adelaide based CEO as a key member of the Executive Management Team, this role will play an active role in ICS decisions by contributing to the overall strategic and financial performance of the organisation.  You will find new areas of demand as your ideas translate into bottom line impact.  This is a strategic role with an analytical foundation where you will use your sharp eye for new business opportunities and continuous improvements in current processes.

    Core responsibilities include:

    • proactively identifying, activating, maintaining and enhancing important commercial relationships with key external stakeholders towards both organic and inorganic business growth;
    • leading, motivating and developing the business development and tender teams;
    • visiting worksites to gain an understanding of current workflows and possible process improvements;
    • utilising research, feedback, financial modelling and analytics to ensure a customer centric culture that maximises client satisfaction and retention;
    • managing and contributing to the refinement of a comprehensive tender processes, ensuring delivery of high quality proposals that satisfy agreed outcomes.

    Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified and experienced executives with a track record of business development success in a comparably competitive and commercial domain.

    A proactive and entrepreneurial mindset to drive change combined with the ability to navigate ambiguity in a complex environment will also be important. Ambition, natural and authentic sales ability, willingness to travel and resilience are also vital.  The potential rewards from success in this role are significant, so make an enquiry to explore your suitability. 

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

    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 Andrew, Justin or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

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

    Legend Corporation

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    PROCESS ENGINEER

    Legend Corporation

    Hendon Semiconductors is a South Australian based company specialising in the design and manufacture of microelectronic products including integrated circuits, thick film hybrids and surface mounted PCB assemblies. Located in Hendon, 25 minutes west of the CBD, Hendon Semiconductors is a key competitor in markets where electronics is a key technology, such as space, manufacturing, defence and telecommunications.

    Now under the Legend Corporation banner, Hendon Semiconductors is looking to expand its team through the appointment of multiple engineering positions including a Process Engineer.

    Ideally having Lean Green Belt qualifications and a specialisation in electronics, the appointee will work on both high volume/low margin and low volume/high margin (bespoke) electronic products, preferably including ceramic thick film hybrid technology and have responsibility in conjunction with the production team for scrutinising, critically reviewing and updating processes as required to fully utilise current and new machine lines, ensuring maximum efficiency.  This role will also have a client facing element, helping to forge meaningful relationships with external stakeholders.

    Applications are sought from engineering qualified professionals who can work well in a team, who are insatiably curious and who display a superb work ethic.  Suitable for an experienced or emerging professional, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a great deal of autonomy while receiving close tutelage and collaborating with senior engineering leads within the business. Experience in manufacturing, specifically electronic manufacturing will be highly regarded.

    In addition to a competitive remuneration package, Hendon Semiconductors offers a free gym membership to all employees as well as free onsite parking.

    Hendon Semiconductors is also open to receiving broad expressions of interest from professionals with mixed engineering backgrounds who want to be involved in a hands-on, design focused business.

    For further information on our client, please visit hendonsemiconductors.com and legend.com.au 

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

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

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

    Legend Corporation

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    ELECTRICAL DESIGN ENGINEER

    Legend Corporation

    Hendon Semiconductors is a South Australian based company specialising in the design and manufacture of microelectronic products including integrated circuits, thick film hybrids and surface mounted PCB assemblies. Located in Hendon, 25 minutes west of the CBD, Hendon Semiconductors is a key competitor in markets where electronics is a key technology, such as space, manufacturing, defence and telecommunications.

    Now under the Legend Corporation banner, Hendon Semiconductors is looking to expand its team through the appointment of multiple engineering positions including an Electronic Design Engineer.              

    Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the appointee will be responsible for the research, design and refinement of PCBs and electronic systems across a broad range of products and projects. The scope will also extend to work with firmware and software engineering depending on the successful candidate’s background. This role will suit a tinkerer or a maker who is able to anticipate hardware and firmware needs and work with mains products.

    Applications are sought from engineering qualified professionals who are able to work well in a team, who are insatiably curious and display a superb work ethic. Suitable for an experienced or emerging professional, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a great deal of autonomy while receiving close tutelage and collaborating with senior engineering leads within the business. Experience in manufacturing, specifically electronic manufacturing will be highly regarded, as will experience in firmware and systems engineering.

    In addition to a competitive remuneration package, Hendon Semiconductors offers a free gym membership to all employees as well as free onsite parking.

    Hendon Semiconductors is also open to receiving broad expressions of interest from professionals with mixed engineering backgrounds who want to be involved in a hands-on, design focused business.

    For further information on our client, please visit hendonsemiconductors.com and legend.com.au 

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

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

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

    Ultra Electronics

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    CONTRACTS MANAGER

    Ultra Electronics

    Located in the technology business cluster in Mawson Lakes north of Adelaide, Ultra provides application engineered bespoke solutions to the burgeoning defence sector.  As part of the global Ultra Electronics group the future for the Australian team is bright.

    The Contracts Manager is a pivotal member of the team managing customer contracts and overseeing supply chain activities.  Key responsibilities of this role include:

    • preparing, reviewing and negotiating contracts and subcontracts;
    • monitoring contract performance ensuring appropriate protective measures are undertaken as necessary;
    • developing productive relationships with customers, vendors and third party stakeholders;
    • managing commercial risks and opportunities;
    • providing leadership to the Procurement Specialist.

    Applications are invited from experienced contract management professionals with appropriate tertiary qualifications and experience in contract management in a complex industry environment.  Superior business acumen, negotiation, management, leadership and strategic thinking skills will be paramount as will savviness, integrity, drive, energy, credibility and authenticity.  Experience in Australia’s defence industry will be very highly regarded and holding (or the ability to obtain) a Defence Security Clearance – Secret will be essential.

    This is an exciting career opportunity within a growing business supporting a flagship SA industry sector.

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

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

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/SUPPORT OFFICER TO CEO

    St John Ambulance Australia SA

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    EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/SUPPORT OFFICER TO CEO

    St John Ambulance Australia SA

    St John Ambulance Australia SA Inc (St John SA) has been serving the South Australian community since 1885 as a self-funding charitable organisation supporting the wellbeing of the State.  St John SA assists tens of thousands of people each year through the delivery of event health services, first aid training and products, and social inclusion programs.  Within SA, St John engages some 1,500 volunteers and around 140 staff.

    St John SA is seeking a highly proficient Executive Assistant to support the Chief Executive Officer, the Chair of the Board and to help facilitate projects undertaken by the CEO’s office.  Other responsibilities of the role include:  

    • managing and coordinating the CEO’s diary by arranging meetings, travel requirements and email triage;
    • preparing documents, correspondence, and other forms of communication in a confidential manner and to a high standard on behalf of the CEO’s office;  
    • managing allocated projects, undertake required research and maintain internal policies and procedures;
    • providing the Chair of the Board with ad hoc administrative assistance;
    • maintaining effective working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders;
    • organising a range of functions and events as required.

    Applications are invited from versatile and highly organised professionals with demonstrated experience in a comparable executive support role, preferably within a non-government entity or community services.  A positive, calm and measured approach, meticulous attention to detail, high level verbal and written communication skills, warmth and diplomacy are all essential qualities.

    This is a rare chance to provide vital support to the St John SA’s CEO and Chair of the Board and contribute to the ongoing prosperity of an iconic community focussed entity.

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

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

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

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

    Peninsula Ports

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    CHIEF ENGINEER

    Peninsula Ports

    Peninsula Ports is a growing company responsible for a 2-year deep water grain terminal project at Port Spencer on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.  A unique opportunity has been created for a Chief Engineer to drive the port building project as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team.  

    The port is ideally situated to provide Eyre Peninsula grain growers with an efficient and state of the art logistics solution, creating global competitiveness and thereby contributing to the overall economic health of the State.  This pivotal position reports directly to the CEO, with key responsibilities including:

    • taking full accountability for completing the final design and execution of the project safely, on time and within budget;
    • being the primary point of contact for the Managing Contractor and key sub-contractors;
    • leading the implementation of quality project management practices, including design reviews, value engineering, stage gates, project approvals, contractor management, cost control, scheduling and risk management;
    • setting the accountability culture for the project and ensuring ownership of and responsibility for the agreed objectives;
    • presenting to the Peninsula Ports Board and key stakeholders on progress and performance;
    • leading and motivating the engineering, construction and asset management teams.

    The successful candidate will be a qualified professional engineer and have outstanding leadership skills combined with a demonstrated track record of successfully delivering major projects, ideally with a construction focus.  Whilst experience in the construction of deep seaports is highly desirable, professionals with comparable experience are also encouraged to apply.  The ability to drive performance, combined with the experience and resilience required to work with diverse stakeholders within a dynamic organisation, will be pivotal to success.  

    This key infrastructure project for South Australia will leave a legacy for years to come.  As one of the most significant engineering roles in the State, it will best suit a candidate with the credibility, integrity and commercial and political acumen necessary to deliver a high quality outcome.

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

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

    Lutheran Disability Services

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    CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER

    Lutheran Disability Services

    Lutheran Disability Services (LDS) is a well established, Christian values based and growing South Australian organisation supporting people with disability and their families in supported independent living (SIL).  Assisted by the dedicated and passionate staff through every stage of the process, clients are supported in connecting to their community, learning new skills, increasing independence and accessing accommodation options in order to lead fulfilling lives.

    Reporting to the Senior Client Services Manager, this pivotal role serving the Southern Adelaide Metro region ensures the effective delivery of high quality client services to an expanding LDS client base through the leadership, management, motivation, mentoring and development of the committed Client Services Team and the implementation of strategies, which will ensure valued outcomes for clients.  Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including families will also be vitally important as will responding to clients with high and complex needs.

    Applications are encouraged from experienced area manager professionals with a passion of working with people living with disabilities and strategies for assisting them in supported accommodation and community engagement.  This role will suit an upcoming leader who values building relationships who is looking for the next leadership step in their career or an experienced Area Manager looking to pivot into the Disability sector.  Some knowledge of the NDIS and Disability Service Standards is preferred along with well-developed leadership, communication and stakeholder relationship building skills.  In addition, the successful candidate will display high levels of personal integrity and credibility along with an affinity with the values and ethos of the organisation.  Appropriate tertiary qualifications will be well regarded but are not essential.

    A career with LDS will provide you with:

    • career development opportunities;
    • a supportive work culture;
    • a positive work–life balance;
    • connection to the Lutheran community which is inclusive and supportive;
    • generous salary packaging options;
    • positive and supportive leadership;
    • client-centred practice, which means developing work schedules with the clients, not for the clients.

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

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

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

    Construction Industry Training Board

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE

    Construction Industry Training Board

    With revenue around $22m and a staff of 15, the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) provides access to subsidised training for apprentices, their employers and workers in the construction industry.  A values driven organisation, it also promotes and supports careers in construction, advises the SA Government on industry training and supports and fosters training innovation, research and planning.

    Reporting directly to and working collaboratively with the accomplished Board, this pivotal role is primarily responsible for:

    • providing vision and strategic leadership to ensure long term financial sustainability and industry prosperity;
    • leading, motivating, engaging, developing and mentoring the dedicated staff;
    • overseeing diverse operations, resources, services and projects and driving continuous improvement;
    • positioning the CITB as a highly professional, progressive, accountable and effective industry contributor and advisor.

    Applications are welcome from appropriately qualified and proven executives with demonstrated experience in a diverse service based organisation.  High levels of commercial and political acumen complemented by superior communication, negotiation, stakeholder management and leadership capacity are essential qualities sought, as is the integrity and credibility necessary to inspire others to follow.  The successful candidate will be a dynamic, proactive individual passionate about delivering demonstrated value to the organisation’s diverse levy payers.  Experience in or exposure to the construction industry would naturally be well regarded but accomplished executives from a diverse range of industry backgrounds are also encouraged to apply.

    An attractive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre executive capable of leading this important organisation as it continues to serve and enhance its significant constituency. Construction will be a pivotal driver of the post COVID economic recovery in SA.  Explore joining, championing and leading the CITB to play a key part in this important journey.  

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

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

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • RADIOLOGIST(S)

    Respected SA radiology practice

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    RADIOLOGIST(S)

    Respected SA radiology practice

    WELL ESTABLISHED PRACTICE

    WORK LIFE BALANCE FOCUS

    Our client is a well established and respected South Australian radiology practice with strong relationships across medical centres and providers and exciting growth plans underpinned by strong corporate support and funding.

    An opportunity exists for one or more appropriately qualified and experienced practitioners to join this tight knit and connected practice and craft a flexible work arrangement across one or multiple sites around the City and State.

    Applications are encouraged from emerging or seasoned specialists with the credibility, flexibility and patient focus necessary to thrive with the business as it expands its footprint.

    The capacity to maintain and develop authentic relationships with referrers will be essential along with warmth, integrity and unwavering patient focus and care.

    The business will allow the appointee(s) both autonomy and authority to construct a service under this established brand providing this important medical service to a loyal and growing customer base.

    No weekend or out of hours work is envisaged and the business will consider applicants seeking either full-time or part-time conditions.  Make an enquiry to reset your work life balance whilst delivering excellence within your professional discipline.  

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

    Your expression of interest will not be forwarded to our client without your explicit consent. 

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

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

    Established South Australian entity

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    CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

    Established South Australian entity

    REPORTING DIRECTLY TO THE CEO

    END-TO-END OWNERSHIP OF DATA INSIGHT PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

    Our client is a well established South Australian entity with strong ties to both the public and private sector, employing circa 200 staff and with revenue approaching $100m.  The organisation is backed by globally leading investment firms delivering shareholder support for an aggressive growth strategy, utilising the significant data it has available to design and deliver new and innovative products to its existing customer base while expanding into new market sectors.

    Reporting to the CEO and with high visibility to the Board, this role will have responsibility for leading a small but dedicated team optimising a clear path to revenue growth through the coordination, design, development and delivery of new products and services informed by customer insights and strategic market analysis.  Bringing a strong commercial focus, this role will, with the Executive team, have responsibility for defining and delivering growth strategies, instigating and executing high level commercial negotiations and distilling customer feedback to inform strategic business decisions at an executive and Board level. 

    The successful candidate for this role will be a driven and adaptive leader and will bring a strong background in product, project management, sales and pragmatic marketing within a similarly innovative, data driven business.  The successful candidate will also have demonstrated experience in conceptualising and implementing a consolidated enterprise sales and marketing strategy through leveraging data and analytics to provide long-term competitive advantage.

    Operational knowledge or experience in FinTech, Insurance, Retail Banking or associated data rich sectors, a strong pre-existing professional network and experience in government mechanics will be highly regarded.  

    This is a truly rare opportunity to join a flourishing South Australian business, taking full end-to-end ownership of its digital product portfolio and delivering its go to market strategies.

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

    Your expression of interest will not be forwarded to our client without your explicit consent. 

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

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

    HomePlace

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    HomePlace

    Established in 1989, HomePlace provides in-home support and services to people living with a disability to enable them to live and participate in their own home and community.  HomePlace prides itself on providing personalised and individualised care to those it supports, with a clear focus on quality outcomes for participants.  With around 80 staff, revenue above $6m and a strong balance sheet, this respected, connected and stable provider has experienced rapid growth since the introduction of the NDIS and is well placed for future success.

    Reporting directly to a committed and skills-based Board, the Chief Executive will execute the HomePlace vision, lead and motivate the highly dedicated staff, ensure effective management and governance across all areas of the operation, develop strong and productive relationships with stakeholders and most importantly, champion the HomePlace culture of “participant first”.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced executives with the commercial and political acumen to lead the organisation in an environment of constant change and challenge.  A genuine affinity with participants and key stakeholders is essential as are contemporary leadership skills, sound financial acumen and highly developed communication abilities combined with warmth, empathy, humility, authenticity and strong character.  Knowledge of the NDIS environment and the principles of Social Role Valorisation, will be highly regarded but is not essential.  Most important is experience leading a comparably complex service delivery unit or business and the capacity to uphold the HomePlace values of respect, trust, safety and partnership. 

    Make an enquiry to explore this important and fulfilling role guiding the next phase of a most worthy entity making a genuine difference to the lives of people with a disability.

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

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

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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Other Current Positions
  • DIRECTOR COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT

    Department for Environment and Water

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    DIRECTOR COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT

    Department for Environment and Water

    Do you want to help shape how South Australians think about their State, its natural environment and their future?  Do you value authentic community engagement?  Are you excited about connecting people with nature and the environment?  Do you want to be a leader in a passionate, focused and outcomes driven organisation?

    • SAES Executive Position
    • Advisor to the Chief Executive
    • Strategic architect of the Department’s engagement with community, stakeholders and media

    The Department for Environment and Water (DEW) is looking for an experienced professional who is engaged with, and passionate about, the diverse opportunities and challenges facing South Australia.  The Department’s work across national parks, management and conservation of the environment, wildlife and threatened species, climate change (as the state government lead agency), water (including the Murray Darling Basin), the Botanic Gardens and heritage places, and nature-based tourism is fundamental to the State’s future.

    The Director Communications and Engagement will work collaboratively with the Chief Executive, agency leaders, other government departments and key stakeholders, to support delivery of the Government’s agenda, and to frame the Department’s engagement with community about the centrality of our precious and unique environment to South Australians’ prosperity and wellbeing.  

    The Director will lead a team of media and communications professionals and nurture and deepen that team’s ability to work with others throughout the Department, designing and enabling effective community engagement to facilitate successful delivery of the Minister’s and the Government’s priorities. Through their team, the Director will also lead the Department’s communication with key stakeholders and the public across all channels including mainstream media, social media and the DEW website. 

    The right person will bring the creativity, authenticity and passion needed to inspire others and to foster innovation and opportunity.  They will have a depth of relevant community engagement experience and a demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast moving, outcomes focused work environment.

    Applicants are required to complete a pre-employment declaration and must have (or be in the process of obtaining) a National Police Clearance (this role is a Position of Trust). 

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

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

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

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

    South Australian Film Corporation

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    CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

    South Australian Film Corporation

    South Australia has a rich history in screen production and the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) is the state’s leading screen authority and investment body.  Established under the South Australian Film Corporation Act, the SAFC creates conditions for the growth and prosperity of all components of the South Australian screen industry.

    Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and as an integral member of the Senior Leadership Team, this pivotal role is primarily responsible for:  

    • managing all aspects of finance, operations, governance, risk management and various corporate functions;
    • proactively contributing to strategic and financial planning;
    • designing and implementing strategies to analyse, assess and mitigate risk to ensure the successful delivery of business plans;
    • leading, managing, mentoring and motivating a dedicated team;
    • managing critical relationships with key Government stakeholders.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified professionals with proven experience in a comparable multi-dimensional finance/corporate services management role.  Exceptional interpersonal and leadership abilities combined with business acumen, good governance and a strong commitment to continuous improvement are essential.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter and will demonstrate versatility, energy and an unwavering focus on business and decision support.  CA/CPA qualifications will be well regarded, as will a strong alignment with SAFC values and purpose.

    The SAFC promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time.  First Nations peoples, deaf and disabled applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.  Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

    This is a unique opportunity to join one of South Australia’s most recognised and worthy entities at a time of strong growth for the State’s screen sector.

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

    Applications should be addressed to Hannah Way.  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 AFFORDABLE HOUSING CAPITAL PROGRAM

    South Australian Housing Authority

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    MANAGER AFFORDABLE HOUSING CAPITAL PROGRAM

    South Australian Housing Authority

    The SA Housing Authority (the Authority) is committed to a modern, sustainable, integrated and effective housing system to provide better housing choices for South Australians.  The Authority is working with the housing and homelessness sector to implement Our Housing Future 2020-2030, the State’s new 10-year housing strategy.  It is a long term strategy to make sustainable change by boosting the supply of affordable housing and reducing housing stress, reform homelessness support, modernise the social housing system and support well-functioning and inclusive communities.

    Reporting to the Senior Manager, Investment and Portfolio Planning and as an integral part of a driven and supportive management team, this role’s primary focus is on the delivery of the affordable housing capital program in the Authority’s strategic plan leading to enhanced housing and economic development outcomes.

    Other key responsibilities include:

    • delivery of the Authority’s affordable housing capital program;
    • delivering high level, robust feasibility analysis and financial modelling;
    • proactively managing an effective affordable housing sales strategy to achieve timely sales to affordable housing customers and to inform future development decisions.

    The successful candidate will demonstrate sound knowledge and experience in best practice portfolio planning and land development policy, strategy and implementation.  Also important will be excellent leadership abilities, well developed stakeholder relationship building skills and high level written and verbal communication and presentation capabilities combined with experience in new business development, business planning and feasibility analysis.  Tertiary qualifications in either land economics, development, valuation, commerce, urban planning or equivalent are essential.

    This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to delivering better housing choices for South Australians.

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

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

    For a confidential discussion, please call Justin from Tuesday, 6 October 2020 on (08) 8100 8849.

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

    South Australian Housing Authority

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    LAND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

    South Australian Housing Authority

    The SA Housing Authority (the Authority) is committed to a modern, sustainable, integrated and effective housing system to provide better housing choices for South Australians.  The Authority is working with the housing and homelessness sector to implement Our Housing Future 2020-2030, the State’s new 10-year housing strategy.  It is a long term strategy to make sustainable change by boosting the supply of affordable housing and reducing housing stress, reform homelessness support, modernise the social housing system and support well-functioning and inclusive communities.

    Reporting to the Senior Manager Urban Renewal, this role focuses on project managing multiple urban renewal land development projects for the Authority.  Key responsibilities include:

    • coordinating and managing land subdivision projects to achieve broader project vision, goals, objectives and KPIs established by the Director or Manager of Urban Renewal Projects;
    • all aspect of development planning, design and delivery, feasibility analysis, due diligence, financials and identifying risks and opportunities across the pipeline;
    • ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget;
    • providing data and support to ensure the financial performance and stages of the projects are in line with their commercial assessment and business plan.

    Applications are encouraged from tertiary qualified candidates (in either property, development, business, land economics, finance and/or urban planning) with substantial land development experience.  Complete development cycle experience that includes design management, planning, feasibility analysis, development approval processes, marketing, sales, procurement, delivery, settlements, handover and customer service is also essential.  An Assistant Land Development Manager level candidate with industry experience wanting to progress to a Development Manager role will also be considered.

    This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to delivering better housing choices for South Australians.

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

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

    For a confidential discussion, please call Justin from Tuesday, 6 October 2020 on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • DIRECTOR, INFRASTRUCTURE AND PLANNING

    Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing

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    DIRECTOR, INFRASTRUCTURE AND PLANNING

    Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing

    The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (ORSR) is the lead agency for the Government’s policy on sport and active recreation.  The ORSR supports the sector through the development of policy, programs, resources, funding, planning, infrastructure development, elite sport pathways and the promotion of physical activity.

    The Infrastructure and Planning division of ORSR is responsible for a number of the State’s key sporting assets including major sporting venues such as Adelaide Super-Drome and SA Athletics Stadium.  It undertakes development planning, construction, project management, facilities management and recreation trails development and management.

    Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Director, Infrastructure and Planning is responsible for:

    • leading the State sport and recreation infrastructure planning to inform investment decisions;
    • contributing to overall strategy and decision making for both the organisation and the sport and recreation sector;
    • scoping, planning and delivering strategic projects directed towards quality sport and recreation outcomes;
    • leading, managing and further developing a dedicated and passionate team;
    • proactively developing and enhancing important relationships with a wide range of industry, government, private and community stakeholders.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified dynamic executives with experience overseeing a diverse portfolio.  Demonstrated experience in business, commerce, project management or infrastructure delivery will be well regarded, as will experience with significant change management processes.  The ability to efficiently drive projects to success, high level written and verbal communication and the skills to collaborate and negotiate at all levels will be essential.  

    This is a rare SA sport and recreation leadership opportunity as ORSR embarks on a significant period of growth and change.

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

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

    For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Hannah Way from Tuesday, 6 October 2020 on (08) 8100 8827.

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

    SmartSat CRC

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    CHIEF RESEARCH OFFICER

    SmartSat CRC

    The SmartSat CRC is a consortium of universities and other research organisations, partnered with industry, that has been funded by the Australian Government to develop know-how and technologies in advanced telecommunications and IoT connectivity, intelligent satellite systems and Earth observation next generation data services.  The impact of this research will be to develop intellectual property and a specialist industry expertise that will spawn new businesses, create export economic value and generate new high-tech jobs for all Australians.

    Reporting to the CEO, this critical role provides high level research leadership and operational direction in delivering on SmartSat’s vision. Working closely with the Research Program Directors, Theme Leaders and the Education Directors, the CRO will drive SmartSat’s research programs and missions as well as its education and training programs.  Applications are encouraged from senior research leaders with significant experience in the space or space-related research environment.  Technical experience in space systems will also be expected.  Demonstrated ability with leading senior researchers as well as a track record of success in working directly with industry are also considered minimum requirements.

    Whilst the preference is for this position to be based in Adelaide, South Australia, expressions of Interest are still encouraged from candidates who propose to be based elsewhere.  An executive level remuneration package reflective of the importance and seniority of the role will be negotiated to attract the right candidate.

    This role presents an exciting opportunity to contribute towards building Australia’s Space Industry.  SmartSat is an organisation committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace and culture.  Eligibility for Australian Security NV1 Clearance is desirable.

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

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

    For a confidential discussion, please call +61 8 8100 8827 or via email justin.hinora@hender.com.au

     

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • RESEARCH PROGRAM MANAGER (TWO POSITIONS)

    SmartSat CRC

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    RESEARCH PROGRAM MANAGER (TWO POSITIONS)

    SmartSat CRC

    The SmartSat CRC is a consortium of universities and other research organisations, partnered with industry, that has been funded by the Australian Government to develop know-how and technologies in advanced telecommunications and IoT connectivity, intelligent satellite systems and Earth observation next generation data services.  The impact of this research will be to develop intellectual property and a specialist industry expertise that will spawn new businesses, create export economic value and generate new high-tech jobs for all Australians.

    In consultation with the Chief Research Officer and the Research Program Leadership Team, the Research Program Manager will manage the project development, approval and review process to ensure that the outputs and outcomes of the Commonwealth Agreement are realised.  Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified professionals with demonstrated expertise in research administration and a commercial research program management background, from either the higher education sector or industry research environment.

    These roles present an exciting opportunity to contribute towards building Australia’s Space Industry.  SmartSat is an organisation committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace and culture.  Eligibility for Australian Security NV1 Clearance is desirable.

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

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

    For a confidential discussion, please call +61 8 8100 8827 or via email justin.hinora@hender.com.au

     

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

    South Australian Housing Authority

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    DIRECTOR, CAPITAL PROGRAMS

    South Australian Housing Authority

    The SA Housing Authority (the Authority) is committed to a modern, sustainable, integrated and effective housing system, to provide better housing choices for South Australians.  The Authority is working with the housing and homelessness sector to implement Our Housing Future 2020-2030, the State’s new 10-year housing strategy.  It is a long term strategy to make sustainable change by boosting the supply of affordable housing and reducing housing stress, reform homelessness support, modernise the social housing system and support well-functioning and inclusive communities.

    Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Property Development and Maintenance, this key leadership role is responsible for:

    • planning and delivering the Authority’s annual capital works program;
    • leading a team of highly qualified internal and external project managers to deliver the program;
    • developing and implementing robust, agile project management, procurement and contract management systems to enable projects to be delivered in accordance with the organisation’s strategic and business plans;
    • working with developers and the property sector to identify and implement innovative housing opportunities to increase the supply and quality of the Authority’s housing stock and release affordable housing to the market;
    • through procurement opportunities, partnering with local industry to increase the capacity and capability of a skilled workforce;
    • providing strategic advice to the Executive Director.

    Applications are invited from experienced leaders, with superior communication, negotiation, contract management, change management and strategic thinking skills.  Proven strong project management capabilities including governance, financial management, risk management and control mechanisms, together with a successful record of performance against business objectives, is essential.  With an understanding of the capital works and construction life cycle, the successful candidate will demonstrate experience in capital works programming and the delivery of multiple projects, as well as the programming and management of construction programs.  Relevant formal qualifications in engineering, project management or similar are essential.

    This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to delivering better housing choices for South Australians.

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

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

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

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • PROJECT MANAGER - OPERATIONS

    Australian Naval Infrastructure

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    PROJECT MANAGER - OPERATIONS

    Australian Naval Infrastructure

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

    Based at Osborne and with offices in Port Adelaide, ANI has recently completed the construction of the new shipyard for the Hunter Class frigates and is undertaking the modernisation of existing shipyard facilities while also commencing new capital works to support the construction of the Attack Class submarines.

    This role will join the growing facilities team and have responsibility for the project management and delivery of relevant projects undertaken by ANI, including capital works and minor projects on a combination of brownfield and greenfield sites within or adjacent to the shipyard precinct.  A hands on but broad role, this position provides an opportunity for the successful applicant to be involved in developing the scope of projects, their objectives and also ensure projects technical feasibility, working closely with internal engineering resources and contract management resources.

    This role represents an ideal opportunity for a skilled professional with capital project experience to be hands on in the design, implementation and management of ANI’s capital, facilities and service projects whilst building and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders such as ANI’s shipbuilding tenants. 

    Applications are invited from appropriately qualified and experienced professionals, capable of working autonomously or as part of a small but highly experienced team.  Hands on experience across end to end project design and delivery is highly desirable, as is a strong working knowledge of Utilities Services.  Tertiary qualifications are not required for this position but will be viewed favourably, as will high level written and oral communication skills, commensurate with the seniority of the role.

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

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

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

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

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

Hames Sharley

Employing multidisciplinary professionals nationally, Hames Sharley is a leading, contemporary architectural design practice with diverse teams of professionals actively undertaking projects throughout Australia.  The one practice, made up of many studios, delivers expertise in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, urban design and planning to some of Australia’s largest clients.

Based in Adelaide and reporting to the Managing Director, key responsibilities of this national role include:

  • proactively contributing to the organisation’s strategic direction as the key financial adviser to the MD, Board and Studio Leaders;
  • providing leadership in planning, directing, developing and administering the financial and commercial activities of the business;
  • maintaining and enhancing important relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including lenders, service providers, JV Partners, ATO and relevant government and institutional bodies;
  • ensuring the provision of detailed analysis and information to inform key business decisions;
  • overseeing compliance and corporate regulatory requirements.

Applications are encouraged from innovative and driven individuals interested in building a refreshed approach on a solid history within a growing and well-cultured workplace.  Other key attributes include well-developed commercial acumen, superior communication and negotiation skills, exceptional stakeholder management and the ability to balance strategic and operational priorities.  Warmth, empathy, resilience, integrity and credibility will also be necessary for success. 

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

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

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

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

ICS Service Solutions

Since 1963, ICS has been a premium supplier of cleaning and facilities services for government, hospitality, medical, transport and commercial industries and has a footprint across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.  With around 1,000 staff, the business is continuing to grow and diversify towards a bright future.  A unique new role has been created to help imagine, design and deliver this growth.

Reporting directly to the Adelaide based CEO as a key member of the Executive Management Team, this role will play an active role in ICS decisions by contributing to the overall strategic and financial performance of the organisation.  You will find new areas of demand as your ideas translate into bottom line impact.  This is a strategic role with an analytical foundation where you will use your sharp eye for new business opportunities and continuous improvements in current processes.

Core responsibilities include:

  • proactively identifying, activating, maintaining and enhancing important commercial relationships with key external stakeholders towards both organic and inorganic business growth;
  • leading, motivating and developing the business development and tender teams;
  • visiting worksites to gain an understanding of current workflows and possible process improvements;
  • utilising research, feedback, financial modelling and analytics to ensure a customer centric culture that maximises client satisfaction and retention;
  • managing and contributing to the refinement of a comprehensive tender processes, ensuring delivery of high quality proposals that satisfy agreed outcomes.

Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified and experienced executives with a track record of business development success in a comparably competitive and commercial domain.

A proactive and entrepreneurial mindset to drive change combined with the ability to navigate ambiguity in a complex environment will also be important. Ambition, natural and authentic sales ability, willingness to travel and resilience are also vital.  The potential rewards from success in this role are significant, so make an enquiry to explore your suitability. 

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

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 Andrew, Justin or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

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

Legend Corporation

Hendon Semiconductors is a South Australian based company specialising in the design and manufacture of microelectronic products including integrated circuits, thick film hybrids and surface mounted PCB assemblies. Located in Hendon, 25 minutes west of the CBD, Hendon Semiconductors is a key competitor in markets where electronics is a key technology, such as space, manufacturing, defence and telecommunications.

Now under the Legend Corporation banner, Hendon Semiconductors is looking to expand its team through the appointment of multiple engineering positions including a Process Engineer.

Ideally having Lean Green Belt qualifications and a specialisation in electronics, the appointee will work on both high volume/low margin and low volume/high margin (bespoke) electronic products, preferably including ceramic thick film hybrid technology and have responsibility in conjunction with the production team for scrutinising, critically reviewing and updating processes as required to fully utilise current and new machine lines, ensuring maximum efficiency.  This role will also have a client facing element, helping to forge meaningful relationships with external stakeholders.

Applications are sought from engineering qualified professionals who can work well in a team, who are insatiably curious and who display a superb work ethic.  Suitable for an experienced or emerging professional, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a great deal of autonomy while receiving close tutelage and collaborating with senior engineering leads within the business. Experience in manufacturing, specifically electronic manufacturing will be highly regarded.

In addition to a competitive remuneration package, Hendon Semiconductors offers a free gym membership to all employees as well as free onsite parking.

Hendon Semiconductors is also open to receiving broad expressions of interest from professionals with mixed engineering backgrounds who want to be involved in a hands-on, design focused business.

For further information on our client, please visit hendonsemiconductors.com and legend.com.au 

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

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

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

Legend Corporation

Hendon Semiconductors is a South Australian based company specialising in the design and manufacture of microelectronic products including integrated circuits, thick film hybrids and surface mounted PCB assemblies. Located in Hendon, 25 minutes west of the CBD, Hendon Semiconductors is a key competitor in markets where electronics is a key technology, such as space, manufacturing, defence and telecommunications.

Now under the Legend Corporation banner, Hendon Semiconductors is looking to expand its team through the appointment of multiple engineering positions including an Electronic Design Engineer.              

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the appointee will be responsible for the research, design and refinement of PCBs and electronic systems across a broad range of products and projects. The scope will also extend to work with firmware and software engineering depending on the successful candidate’s background. This role will suit a tinkerer or a maker who is able to anticipate hardware and firmware needs and work with mains products.

Applications are sought from engineering qualified professionals who are able to work well in a team, who are insatiably curious and display a superb work ethic. Suitable for an experienced or emerging professional, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a great deal of autonomy while receiving close tutelage and collaborating with senior engineering leads within the business. Experience in manufacturing, specifically electronic manufacturing will be highly regarded, as will experience in firmware and systems engineering.

In addition to a competitive remuneration package, Hendon Semiconductors offers a free gym membership to all employees as well as free onsite parking.

Hendon Semiconductors is also open to receiving broad expressions of interest from professionals with mixed engineering backgrounds who want to be involved in a hands-on, design focused business.

For further information on our client, please visit hendonsemiconductors.com and legend.com.au 

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

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

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

Ultra Electronics

Located in the technology business cluster in Mawson Lakes north of Adelaide, Ultra provides application engineered bespoke solutions to the burgeoning defence sector.  As part of the global Ultra Electronics group the future for the Australian team is bright.

The Contracts Manager is a pivotal member of the team managing customer contracts and overseeing supply chain activities.  Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • preparing, reviewing and negotiating contracts and subcontracts;
  • monitoring contract performance ensuring appropriate protective measures are undertaken as necessary;
  • developing productive relationships with customers, vendors and third party stakeholders;
  • managing commercial risks and opportunities;
  • providing leadership to the Procurement Specialist.

Applications are invited from experienced contract management professionals with appropriate tertiary qualifications and experience in contract management in a complex industry environment.  Superior business acumen, negotiation, management, leadership and strategic thinking skills will be paramount as will savviness, integrity, drive, energy, credibility and authenticity.  Experience in Australia’s defence industry will be very highly regarded and holding (or the ability to obtain) a Defence Security Clearance – Secret will be essential.

This is an exciting career opportunity within a growing business supporting a flagship SA industry sector.

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

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

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

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/SUPPORT OFFICER TO CEO

St John Ambulance Australia SA

St John Ambulance Australia SA Inc (St John SA) has been serving the South Australian community since 1885 as a self-funding charitable organisation supporting the wellbeing of the State.  St John SA assists tens of thousands of people each year through the delivery of event health services, first aid training and products, and social inclusion programs.  Within SA, St John engages some 1,500 volunteers and around 140 staff.

St John SA is seeking a highly proficient Executive Assistant to support the Chief Executive Officer, the Chair of the Board and to help facilitate projects undertaken by the CEO’s office.  Other responsibilities of the role include:  

  • managing and coordinating the CEO’s diary by arranging meetings, travel requirements and email triage;
  • preparing documents, correspondence, and other forms of communication in a confidential manner and to a high standard on behalf of the CEO’s office;  
  • managing allocated projects, undertake required research and maintain internal policies and procedures;
  • providing the Chair of the Board with ad hoc administrative assistance;
  • maintaining effective working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders;
  • organising a range of functions and events as required.

Applications are invited from versatile and highly organised professionals with demonstrated experience in a comparable executive support role, preferably within a non-government entity or community services.  A positive, calm and measured approach, meticulous attention to detail, high level verbal and written communication skills, warmth and diplomacy are all essential qualities.

This is a rare chance to provide vital support to the St John SA’s CEO and Chair of the Board and contribute to the ongoing prosperity of an iconic community focussed entity.

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

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

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

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

Peninsula Ports

Peninsula Ports is a growing company responsible for a 2-year deep water grain terminal project at Port Spencer on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.  A unique opportunity has been created for a Chief Engineer to drive the port building project as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team.  

The port is ideally situated to provide Eyre Peninsula grain growers with an efficient and state of the art logistics solution, creating global competitiveness and thereby contributing to the overall economic health of the State.  This pivotal position reports directly to the CEO, with key responsibilities including:

  • taking full accountability for completing the final design and execution of the project safely, on time and within budget;
  • being the primary point of contact for the Managing Contractor and key sub-contractors;
  • leading the implementation of quality project management practices, including design reviews, value engineering, stage gates, project approvals, contractor management, cost control, scheduling and risk management;
  • setting the accountability culture for the project and ensuring ownership of and responsibility for the agreed objectives;
  • presenting to the Peninsula Ports Board and key stakeholders on progress and performance;
  • leading and motivating the engineering, construction and asset management teams.

The successful candidate will be a qualified professional engineer and have outstanding leadership skills combined with a demonstrated track record of successfully delivering major projects, ideally with a construction focus.  Whilst experience in the construction of deep seaports is highly desirable, professionals with comparable experience are also encouraged to apply.  The ability to drive performance, combined with the experience and resilience required to work with diverse stakeholders within a dynamic organisation, will be pivotal to success.  

This key infrastructure project for South Australia will leave a legacy for years to come.  As one of the most significant engineering roles in the State, it will best suit a candidate with the credibility, integrity and commercial and political acumen necessary to deliver a high quality outcome.

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

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

Lutheran Disability Services

Lutheran Disability Services (LDS) is a well established, Christian values based and growing South Australian organisation supporting people with disability and their families in supported independent living (SIL).  Assisted by the dedicated and passionate staff through every stage of the process, clients are supported in connecting to their community, learning new skills, increasing independence and accessing accommodation options in order to lead fulfilling lives.

Reporting to the Senior Client Services Manager, this pivotal role serving the Southern Adelaide Metro region ensures the effective delivery of high quality client services to an expanding LDS client base through the leadership, management, motivation, mentoring and development of the committed Client Services Team and the implementation of strategies, which will ensure valued outcomes for clients.  Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including families will also be vitally important as will responding to clients with high and complex needs.

Applications are encouraged from experienced area manager professionals with a passion of working with people living with disabilities and strategies for assisting them in supported accommodation and community engagement.  This role will suit an upcoming leader who values building relationships who is looking for the next leadership step in their career or an experienced Area Manager looking to pivot into the Disability sector.  Some knowledge of the NDIS and Disability Service Standards is preferred along with well-developed leadership, communication and stakeholder relationship building skills.  In addition, the successful candidate will display high levels of personal integrity and credibility along with an affinity with the values and ethos of the organisation.  Appropriate tertiary qualifications will be well regarded but are not essential.

A career with LDS will provide you with:

  • career development opportunities;
  • a supportive work culture;
  • a positive work–life balance;
  • connection to the Lutheran community which is inclusive and supportive;
  • generous salary packaging options;
  • positive and supportive leadership;
  • client-centred practice, which means developing work schedules with the clients, not for the clients.

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

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

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

Construction Industry Training Board

With revenue around $22m and a staff of 15, the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) provides access to subsidised training for apprentices, their employers and workers in the construction industry.  A values driven organisation, it also promotes and supports careers in construction, advises the SA Government on industry training and supports and fosters training innovation, research and planning.

Reporting directly to and working collaboratively with the accomplished Board, this pivotal role is primarily responsible for:

  • providing vision and strategic leadership to ensure long term financial sustainability and industry prosperity;
  • leading, motivating, engaging, developing and mentoring the dedicated staff;
  • overseeing diverse operations, resources, services and projects and driving continuous improvement;
  • positioning the CITB as a highly professional, progressive, accountable and effective industry contributor and advisor.

Applications are welcome from appropriately qualified and proven executives with demonstrated experience in a diverse service based organisation.  High levels of commercial and political acumen complemented by superior communication, negotiation, stakeholder management and leadership capacity are essential qualities sought, as is the integrity and credibility necessary to inspire others to follow.  The successful candidate will be a dynamic, proactive individual passionate about delivering demonstrated value to the organisation’s diverse levy payers.  Experience in or exposure to the construction industry would naturally be well regarded but accomplished executives from a diverse range of industry backgrounds are also encouraged to apply.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to secure a high calibre executive capable of leading this important organisation as it continues to serve and enhance its significant constituency. Construction will be a pivotal driver of the post COVID economic recovery in SA.  Explore joining, championing and leading the CITB to play a key part in this important journey.  

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

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

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

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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RADIOLOGIST(S)

Respected SA radiology practice

WELL ESTABLISHED PRACTICE

WORK LIFE BALANCE FOCUS

Our client is a well established and respected South Australian radiology practice with strong relationships across medical centres and providers and exciting growth plans underpinned by strong corporate support and funding.

An opportunity exists for one or more appropriately qualified and experienced practitioners to join this tight knit and connected practice and craft a flexible work arrangement across one or multiple sites around the City and State.

Applications are encouraged from emerging or seasoned specialists with the credibility, flexibility and patient focus necessary to thrive with the business as it expands its footprint.

The capacity to maintain and develop authentic relationships with referrers will be essential along with warmth, integrity and unwavering patient focus and care.

The business will allow the appointee(s) both autonomy and authority to construct a service under this established brand providing this important medical service to a loyal and growing customer base.

No weekend or out of hours work is envisaged and the business will consider applicants seeking either full-time or part-time conditions.  Make an enquiry to reset your work life balance whilst delivering excellence within your professional discipline.  

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

Your expression of interest will not be forwarded to our client without your explicit consent. 

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

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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DIRECTOR COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT

Department for Environment and Water

Do you want to help shape how South Australians think about their State, its natural environment and their future?  Do you value authentic community engagement?  Are you excited about connecting people with nature and the environment?  Do you want to be a leader in a passionate, focused and outcomes driven organisation?

  • SAES Executive Position
  • Advisor to the Chief Executive
  • Strategic architect of the Department’s engagement with community, stakeholders and media

The Department for Environment and Water (DEW) is looking for an experienced professional who is engaged with, and passionate about, the diverse opportunities and challenges facing South Australia.  The Department’s work across national parks, management and conservation of the environment, wildlife and threatened species, climate change (as the state government lead agency), water (including the Murray Darling Basin), the Botanic Gardens and heritage places, and nature-based tourism is fundamental to the State’s future.

The Director Communications and Engagement will work collaboratively with the Chief Executive, agency leaders, other government departments and key stakeholders, to support delivery of the Government’s agenda, and to frame the Department’s engagement with community about the centrality of our precious and unique environment to South Australians’ prosperity and wellbeing.  

The Director will lead a team of media and communications professionals and nurture and deepen that team’s ability to work with others throughout the Department, designing and enabling effective community engagement to facilitate successful delivery of the Minister’s and the Government’s priorities. Through their team, the Director will also lead the Department’s communication with key stakeholders and the public across all channels including mainstream media, social media and the DEW website. 

The right person will bring the creativity, authenticity and passion needed to inspire others and to foster innovation and opportunity.  They will have a depth of relevant community engagement experience and a demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast moving, outcomes focused work environment.

Applicants are required to complete a pre-employment declaration and must have (or be in the process of obtaining) a National Police Clearance (this role is a Position of Trust). 

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

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

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

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

South Australian Film Corporation

South Australia has a rich history in screen production and the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) is the state’s leading screen authority and investment body.  Established under the South Australian Film Corporation Act, the SAFC creates conditions for the growth and prosperity of all components of the South Australian screen industry.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and as an integral member of the Senior Leadership Team, this pivotal role is primarily responsible for:  

  • managing all aspects of finance, operations, governance, risk management and various corporate functions;
  • proactively contributing to strategic and financial planning;
  • designing and implementing strategies to analyse, assess and mitigate risk to ensure the successful delivery of business plans;
  • leading, managing, mentoring and motivating a dedicated team;
  • managing critical relationships with key Government stakeholders.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified professionals with proven experience in a comparable multi-dimensional finance/corporate services management role.  Exceptional interpersonal and leadership abilities combined with business acumen, good governance and a strong commitment to continuous improvement are essential.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter and will demonstrate versatility, energy and an unwavering focus on business and decision support.  CA/CPA qualifications will be well regarded, as will a strong alignment with SAFC values and purpose.

The SAFC promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time.  First Nations peoples, deaf and disabled applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.  Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

This is a unique opportunity to join one of South Australia’s most recognised and worthy entities at a time of strong growth for the State’s screen sector.

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

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

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

 

 

 

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CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

Established South Australian entity

REPORTING DIRECTLY TO THE CEO

END-TO-END OWNERSHIP OF DATA INSIGHT PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

Our client is a well established South Australian entity with strong ties to both the public and private sector, employing circa 200 staff and with revenue approaching $100m.  The organisation is backed by globally leading investment firms delivering shareholder support for an aggressive growth strategy, utilising the significant data it has available to design and deliver new and innovative products to its existing customer base while expanding into new market sectors.

Reporting to the CEO and with high visibility to the Board, this role will have responsibility for leading a small but dedicated team optimising a clear path to revenue growth through the coordination, design, development and delivery of new products and services informed by customer insights and strategic market analysis.  Bringing a strong commercial focus, this role will, with the Executive team, have responsibility for defining and delivering growth strategies, instigating and executing high level commercial negotiations and distilling customer feedback to inform strategic business decisions at an executive and Board level. 

The successful candidate for this role will be a driven and adaptive leader and will bring a strong background in product, project management, sales and pragmatic marketing within a similarly innovative, data driven business.  The successful candidate will also have demonstrated experience in conceptualising and implementing a consolidated enterprise sales and marketing strategy through leveraging data and analytics to provide long-term competitive advantage.

Operational knowledge or experience in FinTech, Insurance, Retail Banking or associated data rich sectors, a strong pre-existing professional network and experience in government mechanics will be highly regarded.  

This is a truly rare opportunity to join a flourishing South Australian business, taking full end-to-end ownership of its digital product portfolio and delivering its go to market strategies.

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

Your expression of interest will not be forwarded to our client without your explicit consent. 

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

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MANAGER AFFORDABLE HOUSING CAPITAL PROGRAM

South Australian Housing Authority

The SA Housing Authority (the Authority) is committed to a modern, sustainable, integrated and effective housing system to provide better housing choices for South Australians.  The Authority is working with the housing and homelessness sector to implement Our Housing Future 2020-2030, the State’s new 10-year housing strategy.  It is a long term strategy to make sustainable change by boosting the supply of affordable housing and reducing housing stress, reform homelessness support, modernise the social housing system and support well-functioning and inclusive communities.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Investment and Portfolio Planning and as an integral part of a driven and supportive management team, this role’s primary focus is on the delivery of the affordable housing capital program in the Authority’s strategic plan leading to enhanced housing and economic development outcomes.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • delivery of the Authority’s affordable housing capital program;
  • delivering high level, robust feasibility analysis and financial modelling;
  • proactively managing an effective affordable housing sales strategy to achieve timely sales to affordable housing customers and to inform future development decisions.

The successful candidate will demonstrate sound knowledge and experience in best practice portfolio planning and land development policy, strategy and implementation.  Also important will be excellent leadership abilities, well developed stakeholder relationship building skills and high level written and verbal communication and presentation capabilities combined with experience in new business development, business planning and feasibility analysis.  Tertiary qualifications in either land economics, development, valuation, commerce, urban planning or equivalent are essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to delivering better housing choices for South Australians.

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

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

For a confidential discussion, please call Justin from Tuesday, 6 October 2020 on (08) 8100 8849.

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LAND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

South Australian Housing Authority

The SA Housing Authority (the Authority) is committed to a modern, sustainable, integrated and effective housing system to provide better housing choices for South Australians.  The Authority is working with the housing and homelessness sector to implement Our Housing Future 2020-2030, the State’s new 10-year housing strategy.  It is a long term strategy to make sustainable change by boosting the supply of affordable housing and reducing housing stress, reform homelessness support, modernise the social housing system and support well-functioning and inclusive communities.

Reporting to the Senior Manager Urban Renewal, this role focuses on project managing multiple urban renewal land development projects for the Authority.  Key responsibilities include:

  • coordinating and managing land subdivision projects to achieve broader project vision, goals, objectives and KPIs established by the Director or Manager of Urban Renewal Projects;
  • all aspect of development planning, design and delivery, feasibility analysis, due diligence, financials and identifying risks and opportunities across the pipeline;
  • ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget;
  • providing data and support to ensure the financial performance and stages of the projects are in line with their commercial assessment and business plan.

Applications are encouraged from tertiary qualified candidates (in either property, development, business, land economics, finance and/or urban planning) with substantial land development experience.  Complete development cycle experience that includes design management, planning, feasibility analysis, development approval processes, marketing, sales, procurement, delivery, settlements, handover and customer service is also essential.  An Assistant Land Development Manager level candidate with industry experience wanting to progress to a Development Manager role will also be considered.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to delivering better housing choices for South Australians.

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

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

For a confidential discussion, please call Justin from Tuesday, 6 October 2020 on (08) 8100 8849.

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DIRECTOR, INFRASTRUCTURE AND PLANNING

Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing

The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (ORSR) is the lead agency for the Government’s policy on sport and active recreation.  The ORSR supports the sector through the development of policy, programs, resources, funding, planning, infrastructure development, elite sport pathways and the promotion of physical activity.

The Infrastructure and Planning division of ORSR is responsible for a number of the State’s key sporting assets including major sporting venues such as Adelaide Super-Drome and SA Athletics Stadium.  It undertakes development planning, construction, project management, facilities management and recreation trails development and management.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Director, Infrastructure and Planning is responsible for:

  • leading the State sport and recreation infrastructure planning to inform investment decisions;
  • contributing to overall strategy and decision making for both the organisation and the sport and recreation sector;
  • scoping, planning and delivering strategic projects directed towards quality sport and recreation outcomes;
  • leading, managing and further developing a dedicated and passionate team;
  • proactively developing and enhancing important relationships with a wide range of industry, government, private and community stakeholders.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified dynamic executives with experience overseeing a diverse portfolio.  Demonstrated experience in business, commerce, project management or infrastructure delivery will be well regarded, as will experience with significant change management processes.  The ability to efficiently drive projects to success, high level written and verbal communication and the skills to collaborate and negotiate at all levels will be essential.  

This is a rare SA sport and recreation leadership opportunity as ORSR embarks on a significant period of growth and change.

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

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

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Hannah Way from Tuesday, 6 October 2020 on (08) 8100 8827.

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CHIEF RESEARCH OFFICER

SmartSat CRC

The SmartSat CRC is a consortium of universities and other research organisations, partnered with industry, that has been funded by the Australian Government to develop know-how and technologies in advanced telecommunications and IoT connectivity, intelligent satellite systems and Earth observation next generation data services.  The impact of this research will be to develop intellectual property and a specialist industry expertise that will spawn new businesses, create export economic value and generate new high-tech jobs for all Australians.

Reporting to the CEO, this critical role provides high level research leadership and operational direction in delivering on SmartSat’s vision. Working closely with the Research Program Directors, Theme Leaders and the Education Directors, the CRO will drive SmartSat’s research programs and missions as well as its education and training programs.  Applications are encouraged from senior research leaders with significant experience in the space or space-related research environment.  Technical experience in space systems will also be expected.  Demonstrated ability with leading senior researchers as well as a track record of success in working directly with industry are also considered minimum requirements.

Whilst the preference is for this position to be based in Adelaide, South Australia, expressions of Interest are still encouraged from candidates who propose to be based elsewhere.  An executive level remuneration package reflective of the importance and seniority of the role will be negotiated to attract the right candidate.

This role presents an exciting opportunity to contribute towards building Australia’s Space Industry.  SmartSat is an organisation committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace and culture.  Eligibility for Australian Security NV1 Clearance is desirable.

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

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

For a confidential discussion, please call +61 8 8100 8827 or via email justin.hinora@hender.com.au

 

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RESEARCH PROGRAM MANAGER (TWO POSITIONS)

SmartSat CRC

The SmartSat CRC is a consortium of universities and other research organisations, partnered with industry, that has been funded by the Australian Government to develop know-how and technologies in advanced telecommunications and IoT connectivity, intelligent satellite systems and Earth observation next generation data services.  The impact of this research will be to develop intellectual property and a specialist industry expertise that will spawn new businesses, create export economic value and generate new high-tech jobs for all Australians.

In consultation with the Chief Research Officer and the Research Program Leadership Team, the Research Program Manager will manage the project development, approval and review process to ensure that the outputs and outcomes of the Commonwealth Agreement are realised.  Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified professionals with demonstrated expertise in research administration and a commercial research program management background, from either the higher education sector or industry research environment.

These roles present an exciting opportunity to contribute towards building Australia’s Space Industry.  SmartSat is an organisation committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace and culture.  Eligibility for Australian Security NV1 Clearance is desirable.

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

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

For a confidential discussion, please call +61 8 8100 8827 or via email justin.hinora@hender.com.au

 

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DIRECTOR, CAPITAL PROGRAMS

South Australian Housing Authority

The SA Housing Authority (the Authority) is committed to a modern, sustainable, integrated and effective housing system, to provide better housing choices for South Australians.  The Authority is working with the housing and homelessness sector to implement Our Housing Future 2020-2030, the State’s new 10-year housing strategy.  It is a long term strategy to make sustainable change by boosting the supply of affordable housing and reducing housing stress, reform homelessness support, modernise the social housing system and support well-functioning and inclusive communities.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Property Development and Maintenance, this key leadership role is responsible for:

  • planning and delivering the Authority’s annual capital works program;
  • leading a team of highly qualified internal and external project managers to deliver the program;
  • developing and implementing robust, agile project management, procurement and contract management systems to enable projects to be delivered in accordance with the organisation’s strategic and business plans;
  • working with developers and the property sector to identify and implement innovative housing opportunities to increase the supply and quality of the Authority’s housing stock and release affordable housing to the market;
  • through procurement opportunities, partnering with local industry to increase the capacity and capability of a skilled workforce;
  • providing strategic advice to the Executive Director.

Applications are invited from experienced leaders, with superior communication, negotiation, contract management, change management and strategic thinking skills.  Proven strong project management capabilities including governance, financial management, risk management and control mechanisms, together with a successful record of performance against business objectives, is essential.  With an understanding of the capital works and construction life cycle, the successful candidate will demonstrate experience in capital works programming and the delivery of multiple projects, as well as the programming and management of construction programs.  Relevant formal qualifications in engineering, project management or similar are essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to delivering better housing choices for South Australians.

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

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

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

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PROJECT MANAGER - OPERATIONS

Australian Naval Infrastructure

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

Based at Osborne and with offices in Port Adelaide, ANI has recently completed the construction of the new shipyard for the Hunter Class frigates and is undertaking the modernisation of existing shipyard facilities while also commencing new capital works to support the construction of the Attack Class submarines.

This role will join the growing facilities team and have responsibility for the project management and delivery of relevant projects undertaken by ANI, including capital works and minor projects on a combination of brownfield and greenfield sites within or adjacent to the shipyard precinct.  A hands on but broad role, this position provides an opportunity for the successful applicant to be involved in developing the scope of projects, their objectives and also ensure projects technical feasibility, working closely with internal engineering resources and contract management resources.

This role represents an ideal opportunity for a skilled professional with capital project experience to be hands on in the design, implementation and management of ANI’s capital, facilities and service projects whilst building and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders such as ANI’s shipbuilding tenants. 

Applications are invited from appropriately qualified and experienced professionals, capable of working autonomously or as part of a small but highly experienced team.  Hands on experience across end to end project design and delivery is highly desirable, as is a strong working knowledge of Utilities Services.  Tertiary qualifications are not required for this position but will be viewed favourably, as will high level written and oral communication skills, commensurate with the seniority of the role.

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

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

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

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

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

HomePlace

Established in 1989, HomePlace provides in-home support and services to people living with a disability to enable them to live and participate in their own home and community.  HomePlace prides itself on providing personalised and individualised care to those it supports, with a clear focus on quality outcomes for participants.  With around 80 staff, revenue above $6m and a strong balance sheet, this respected, connected and stable provider has experienced rapid growth since the introduction of the NDIS and is well placed for future success.

Reporting directly to a committed and skills-based Board, the Chief Executive will execute the HomePlace vision, lead and motivate the highly dedicated staff, ensure effective management and governance across all areas of the operation, develop strong and productive relationships with stakeholders and most importantly, champion the HomePlace culture of “participant first”.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced executives with the commercial and political acumen to lead the organisation in an environment of constant change and challenge.  A genuine affinity with participants and key stakeholders is essential as are contemporary leadership skills, sound financial acumen and highly developed communication abilities combined with warmth, empathy, humility, authenticity and strong character.  Knowledge of the NDIS environment and the principles of Social Role Valorisation, will be highly regarded but is not essential.  Most important is experience leading a comparably complex service delivery unit or business and the capacity to uphold the HomePlace values of respect, trust, safety and partnership. 

Make an enquiry to explore this important and fulfilling role guiding the next phase of a most worthy entity making a genuine difference to the lives of people with a disability.

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

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

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

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Track Record

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

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

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

CEO or equivalent appointments 

General Manager (C Suite) and Manager appointments

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

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

Services

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

Executive Search

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

Advertised Executive Recruitment 

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

Remuneration Benchmarking and Advice 

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

Independent Executive Performance Reviews 

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

Non Executive Board Director Search and Selection 

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

General People and Culture Advice 

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

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

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

Our People

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

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

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

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

  • Andrew Reed

    General Manager

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    Andrew Reed

    Andrew Reed

    General Manager

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

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

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

    andrew.reed@hender.com.au

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  • Justin Hinora

    Executive Consultant

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    Justin Hinora

    Justin Hinora

    Executive Consultant

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

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

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

    justin.hinora@hender.com.au

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  • Gill Manser

    Executive Consultant

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    Gill Manser

    Executive Consultant

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

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

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

    gill.manser@hender.com.au

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  • Trish Retallick

    Senior Consultant

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    Trish Retallick

    Senior Consultant

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

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

    trish.retallick@hender.com.au

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  • Christian Gaszner

    Consultant

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    Christian Gaszner

    Consultant

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

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

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

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

    christian.gaszner@hender.com.au

     

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  • Hannah Way

    Consultant

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    Hannah Way

    Consultant

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

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

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

    hannah.way@hender.com.au

     

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  • Julieann Clohesy

    EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

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    Julieann Clohesy

    EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

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

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

    julieann.clohesy@hender.com.au 

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  • Stevie Bridgman

    Executive Assistant

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    Stevie Bridgman

    Executive Assistant

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

    stevie.bridgman@hender.com.au

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  • Mark Hender

    Director

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    Mark Hender

    Director

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

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Andrew Reed

Andrew Reed

General Manager

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

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

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

andrew.reed@hender.com.au

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Justin Hinora

Justin Hinora

Executive Consultant

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

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

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

justin.hinora@hender.com.au

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Gill Manser

Gill Manser

Executive Consultant

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

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

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

gill.manser@hender.com.au

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Trish Retallick

Trish Retallick

Senior Consultant

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

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

trish.retallick@hender.com.au

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Christian Gaszner

Christian Gaszner

Consultant

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

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

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

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

christian.gaszner@hender.com.au

 

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Hannah Way

Hannah Way

Consultant

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

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

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

hannah.way@hender.com.au

 

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Julieann Clohesy

Julieann Clohesy

EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

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

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

julieann.clohesy@hender.com.au 

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Stevie Bridgman

Stevie Bridgman

Executive Assistant

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

stevie.bridgman@hender.com.au

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Mark Hender

Mark Hender

Director

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

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Candidate Experience

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

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

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

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

Your Application

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contact

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


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


To consider and apply for a specific position please click here