21 Jun 2019

Full-Time General Manager

Mana Recruitment Ltd – Posted by Mana RecruitmentAnywhere

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Job Description

General Manager

  • Community-led and culturally diverse organisation.
  • Knowledge of the health and social services sector?
  • Otara based.

Knowledge of community and the social services sector and a clear understanding of the environment in which local health sectors organisation operate?  Unique and highly rewarding senior position within the local community.

With almost 21 years operating in Otara as an experienced community leader, Otara Health Charitable Trust is a charitable social organisation focused on improving outcomes for whānau, neighbourhoods and community.  Maintaining a strong legacy of consultation and collaboration, this organisation is highly valued within the communities that it serves and the users of the health and social programmes that are delivered.

Otara Health Charitable Trust is a community-led and culturally diverse organisation supported by a diverse ethnic community advisory group formed for this purpose.  With a highly successful track record in creating a range of innovative services, programmes and interventions, it delivers improved outcomes for whānau, neighbourhoods and Otara’s wider community.

A unique opportunity has come to market for an experienced General Manager to provide leadership, direction and coordination of activities of the organisation.  Working collaboratively with the Board you will be responsible for delivering on both the strategic and annual business plans.

Enabling the Board to have fully informed decision making, you will work with the senior management team to help set direction and goals, develop and deliver on the business plans, and continue to build and develop positive relationships with both internal and stakeholders.  Promoting a culture that reflects the organisation’s values, and encourages high performance, you will take your team on journey with you, modelling best practice, innovation, respect and humility.

Well-rounded business acumen, the ability to manage risk; and the means to formulate a plan of action and execute swiftly and decisively, your career will have been founded on a proven track record of both strategic and operational contribution to the organisations you have led.  As a hands-on leader, you will transition strategy into operations, and be able to manage a framework that tracks, measures and realises organisational goals.

Prerequisites for application are to include; 

  • Experience in leading community development and public health initiatives.
  • Proven leadership, planning and management experience.
  • Knowledge of the health and social services sector.
  • Familiarity of capacity building and community development models.
  • The proven ability in the role of a previous GM or senior manager CEO.
  • A solid track record in operational management, high level strategy, management, judgement, communication and relationship management skills.
  • Experience in strategic and financial planning, the production of annual budgets forecasting and risk analysis.
  • The ability to provide oversight of day to day operational management, planning, reporting, financial and staff management.
  • The efficient management of budgets, work programmes and contracts.
  • The established ability as a people influencer and people leader.
  • The prior demonstration of establishing, maintaining and enhancing key strategic partnerships.
  • Postgraduate qualification in management or a relevant equivalent qualification, including finance and human resources.

It is a requirement that you are able to demonstrate having actively identified new contractual, funding or revenue opportunities and have successfully delivered on existing organisational and contracts funding agreements.

Ensuring that all assets and resources are effectively managed; you will develop annual budgets that support operating plans and ensure financial processes.  Responsible for systems and controls, and their proactive planning, management and monitoring, you will demonstrate organisational agility, managing multiple streams and programmes of work at once.

An awareness and affinity for the needs and aspirations of local, South Auckland Pacific and Māori communities, it is essential that you have experience within the public or voluntary sector working with multi-cultural communities, health service funders and providers, councils or community organisations.

Naturally, you will have had extensive experience in a similar, senior position and be looking to return to your local community to support grass roots innovation, delivery and support within the local health sector.

To find out more, please send your updated CV and cover letter to Heather Walker email: heather@manarecruitment.co.nz or phone (09) 632 1108 for a confidential discussion.

 Applications Close: Monday 15th July 2019 at 5pm.

How to Apply

To find out more, please send your updated CV and cover letter to Heather Walker email: heather@manarecruitment.co.nz or phone (09) 632 1108 for a confidential discussion.  Applications Close: Monday 15th July 2019 at 5pm.

Job Categories: Executive and Leadership/Management. Job Types: Full-Time.

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