Category Archives: Our Sector

Manager of Policy and Strategic Engagement (QLD)

Do you want to use your skills to make a real difference? 

This is an exciting opportunity to drive real world outcomes for people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless and the community who passionately supports them.

Queensland Shelter, a Peak Body for solutions to housing need and homelessness in Queensland, is currently recruiting for a Manager of Policy and Strategic Engagement to join our passionate, high-performing team. Reporting to the Executive Director, this role will be based at our Brisbane office in Spring Hill, on the CBD fringe.

This role will drive Q Shelter’s strategic engagement with Government, the private sector, members and key partners. The successful candidate will take responsibility for developing evidence-based policy proposals that represent stakeholder views as well as leading evidence as a basis for influencing policy and investment in solutions. Importantly the role will contribute to actively expanding the diversity of stakeholders and community leaders committed to our vision that every Queenslander has a home.

For further information and a position description, click here

Executive Director, People, Culture & Brand (NSW)

Our client is a leading NFP community housing organisation (Tier 1) located in Sydney’s CBD.

For the first time in this organisation’s history, the People & Culture lead will report to the Chief Executive Officer.  You will lead a team with three direct reports (two in People & Culture and one Marketing and Communications Manager).

For further details and to obtain a recruitment pack, please visit here (via Bloom HR)

CHC: Community Development Manager (ACT)

CHC is the largest independent not-for-profit community housing provider in the ACT. CHC is a member of the Real Estate Institute (ACT) and has over twenty years’ experience in providing quality affordable housing, having self-funded a direct rental subsidy of over $31 million since inception, including $3.1 million in the last financial year. CHC has a development pipeline of over 200 properties and provides a home today to 1300 Canberrans in 466 homes owned and rented at below market rates. We deliver homes for the community in various locations across Canberra and are continuously seeking to grow our impact through increasing our volume of affordable rental properties under management.

CHC is seeking a Community Development Manager in a  full time role.

For further information please see the selection pack.

Havelock Housing (ACT): three exec roles

Havelock Housing has been operating for over 70 years and now provides safe and secure housing to over 450 people from disadvantaged and vulnerable groups in the Canberra area.

They are the largest provider of Disability Housing in the ACT, operating essential 24 hour care packages to enable independent living and housing choices to people living with disability.  Their portfolio of properties includes the heritage listed Havelock House. which is now home to 100 people at any one time, and is of huge cultural importance to the area.

Demand for Havelock’s services is huge, with supply unable to keep up with demand.  The Havelock board has established a growth strategy to address this issue, with organic growth through development and program expansion identified for the coming years.  A leadership team has been designed to match the needs of a growing organisation, with three new roles identified:

Details of these roles and how to apply via Bloom HR can be accessed via the links above.