The Humpty Dumpty Foundation is a children's charity which has been purchasing essential and often life-saving medical equipment for sick and injured children in Paediatric Wards, Neonatal Units, Maternity and Emergency Departments (currently in 389 hospitals across Australia) for more than 28 years.
With its modern head office close to Chatswood station, a well-established community of donors, suppliers, volunteers and staff and history of delivering first class events, the charity is now looking for a General Manager to lead the charity into its next phase.
Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Chair and Board, the General Manager is responsible for confidently guiding/leading the Humpty Dumpty team to ensure operational effectiveness, community engagement and advocacy, timely preparation and communication about events and Humpty Dumpty’s positive impact on families, hospital staff and the health of sick and injured children.
Your key areas of responsibility include:
- Implementing the Foundation’s Strategic Plan
- Successful management and delivery of the Foundation’s community events and fundraising activities
- Working as a team with Humpty Dumpty Ambassadors and Executive Chair, be a public spokesperson, coordinate any media and marketing opportunities in line with the Foundation’s objectives, proactively engaging with existing and potential donors.
- Together with the Medical Wish List committee and Chairman, retain and grow hospitals, federal/state government, corporate, key stakeholders and partner relationships.
- Oversee the smooth day-to-day operation of the Foundation, including responsibility for leading the team, timely allocation and management of resources (financial and staff), WHS, risk management, reporting, budgeting, payroll, systems and other responsibilities relevant to the charity.
- Generating Board reports in a timely manner.
An experienced people leader, you have a genuine interest in working in and leading a team to deliver on outcomes and can demonstrate experience in:
- Working in an established organisation - its history and achievements
- Working with a founder and board to implement the strategic plan
- Managing an experienced, high performing team with responsibility for day-to-day operations
- Business and financial acumen with a good understanding of NFP governance and compliance
- Cultivating relationships and networks across community, business, government and philanthropy
- An understanding of fundraising and other value adding activities including technology and marketing platforms
We are excited to hear from you. To request a full position description please email Liska Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To submit an application please click APPLY. Applications will be assessed on receipt and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
The closing date is 23 November 2018.
Beaumont Not-for-Profit has been retained to recruit this position so please direct all enquiries to Beaumont People.