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

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

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

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

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

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

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8827.

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