Executive Manager Compass
Job no: 499953
Work type: Part Time Limited Tenure
Location: Melbourne Central
Compass offers a unique opportunity to partner with two of Victoria’s leading social providers (Anglicare Victoria and VincentCare Victoria) the investment community and government as part of Australia’s largest Social Impact Bond.
The COMPASS Program has been designed in response to a clear unmet need to provide better support for care leavers in Victoria. Studies in Australia and overseas have demonstrated that these young people will experience poorer outcomes that their peers, and are:
- More likely to be homeless
- Less likely to complete school beyond year 10 or participate in further education
- Less likely to be employed
- Experiencing poorer health outcomes, including mental health outcomes
- More likely to be involved in the justice system.
The program is designed to help these young people successfully transition from out of home care, make a positive start to their adult lives and fulfill their potential, by providing an individualised support program tailored to their needs, comprising the assistance of a dedicated support worker and ensuring the availability of a secure housing option.
The Executive Manager will be responsible for the effective and efficient operation of Compass Leaving Care Ltd, in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for COMPASS program clients and for the Company’s investors. This includes supporting the company Board in its governance duties, and effectively managing its relationships and contractual obligations with the Victorian Government, contracted service providers and investors.
Within the role of Executive Manager - Compass you will be responsible for; supporting the Directors of Compass Leaving Care Ltd in fulfilling their obligations to provide effective and proper governance for Compass Leaving Care, ensure that Compass Leaving Care is fulfilling its contractual obligations, providing advice and timely information to the Program Team and the Directors to achieve the performance that will underpin the Program success, manage investor relations including the provision of information/newsletters and other investor communications and manage the relationship with government (and the Independent Certifier) in respect of performance and financial (but excluding Operational) issues.
This role is yours to shape and we are looking for a passionate and experienced professional that can play a pivotal role in delivering an impactful and innovative Program that makes a difference in the lives of the people we work with and the broader community.
Position Description: PD - Executive Manager COMPASS Oct 2018.pdf
To discuss this opportunity in more detail please contact Bridget Weller, Strategic Projects Manager on 03 9412 6145.
Applications will close on the 23rd November 2018.
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