Work for the world's largest humanitarian movement
About Red Cross
Australian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world seeking to build a better society based on people helping people.
Red Cross is recognised as the first national disaster response organisation. Over time, we have expanded our disaster response role to also encompass disaster preparedness and recovery. Our Emergency Service continues to be influenced by the changing needs of individuals and communities in Australia.
About the role
You will have a strong focus on community engagement, implementing sustainable and effective community disaster preparedness and recovery initiatives. These initiatives will help build community capacity to support a strong, positive recovery and to better prepare for future disaster events.
You will lead a regional team of Recovery Officers facilitating collaboration and supporting them to deliver recovery programs in their areas. You will be a self-motivated and proactive person, able to manage their own time effectively, with strong attention to detail and organisational skills.
On a day-today basis, you will work with key internal and external stakeholders ensuring the program objectives are delivered on time and within budget.
What you’ll bring
Experience in managing both staff and volunteers
Highly developed understanding and experience in community development and/or emergency management
Demonstrated experience in program management, including design, analysis and implementation of projects within a multi-site environment
Ability to manage and work effectively as part of a team and within a matrix management structure
Demonstrated ability to engage with and influence internal and external stakeholders at various levels
Well-developed analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities
Excellent public speaking, presentation and interpersonal skills, both written and oral
Proficiency in MS Office.
Current Drivers Licence and a current Working with Children check is a requirement for this role
Why work for us?
Work for purpose, know that the work you do will help build community capacity to support a strong, positive recovery and to better prepare for future disaster events.
You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars.
For further enquiries please see position description below or contact Claire Silveira on 0408 519 058
Position Description: Team Leader - Recovery & Resilience (Midwest).pdf
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply