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Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry: Charities
Reference: 3255616
Contact Name: Rhonda Newman
Contact Email: rhonda@beaumontpeople.com.au

Job Description

Operations Manager
  • New opportunity to work for the RSPCA NSW as an Operations Manager
  • Work between their Sydney and Hunter shelters and animal hospitals
  • Must be a creative thinker and able to create commercial opportunities
About the organisation

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; New South Wales (RSPCA NSW) is a not-for-profit organisation in Australia that cares for, treats, protects and rehomes animals across the state. They run seven shelters and three veterinary hospitals in NSW as well as working with volunteer branches and their strong mission is to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection.
This is an exciting time to join RSPCA NSW, with their new capital projects in the works, the Operations team are excited to create new growth opportunities.   
The role

The Operations Manager will oversee the Sydney and Hunter regions shelters and animal hospitals and a high performing team. Reporting to the Head of Operations, you will lead the daily operations relating to animal welfare within the shelter and vet hospital environment.
At the RSPCA it is fast paced, animal welfare focused and they are always looking to improve their offerings to their customers and their community. You will have significant input in delivering the strategic plan and coordinate projects relating to process improvement, risk and compliance, operational performance, animal welfare and customer outcomes.
The Operations Manager will provide strong leadership to their passionate teams across multiple sites and support animal welfare practices and positive customer outcomes. You will be responsible for managing a budget and ensuring all targets are met. With a large focus on leading high performing teams, you will also be a strong and effective advocate for improved animal welfare through improved regulations, as well as continually looking for areas of innovation to improve internal practices.
The Person
This is the dream role for someone with an operations background who is hands on, an encouraging leader with a positive, resilient attitude. You must have a keen eye on process improvement and creative flair for creating commercial opportunities for RSPCA NSW.
You must be happy to split your time between Sydney, where the majority of the focus will be and the Hunter region and you will be provided with a fully maintained vehicle to undertake your new role.
Those who work for RSPCA NSW have a deep respect for animal welfare and happy to be hands on and adaptable to ensure their mission is upheld.
Success factors of the role
  • Extensive experience working in a complex and highly regulated environment
  • Commercial and financial acumen is critical
  • Authentic leadership style that encourages positive outcomes
  • Experience managing operational safety and compliance
  • Demonstrated experience influencing key stakeholders
  • Proven experience with process improvement and change management
How to Apply

If this sounds like something that you would be interested in, or know the perfect person, please apply swiftly and directly to the advertisement with your full resume. Applications will close on the 3rd of May.
If you have any further questions, please contact Rhonda Newman at Beaumont People (rhonda@beaumontpeople.com.au).