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Manager – Special Projects

WACOSS Staff Agreement Level 5

WACOSS Staff Agreement Salary Scale – Level 5
(Between 101,455 and $105,502 per annum)
Full time fixed term contract until 30 June 2021

The Western Australian Council of Social Service is the peak body of community service organisations and individuals in Western Australia. WACOSS stands for an inclusive, just and equitable society. We advocate for social and economic change to improve the wellbeing of Western Australians and to strengthen the community services sector that supports them.

WACOSS is part of a national network consisting of ACOSS and the State and Territory Councils of Social Service, who assist people on low incomes and experiencing disadvantage Australia wide.

WACOSS is a small but dynamic organisation whose impact and output far exceeds its size. We are proud to have nearly 300 members, both organisations and individuals, and together are committed to doing all we can to achieve our vision of an inclusive and equitable society for all Western Australians.

Working with the Executive and Social Policy Teams within WACOSS, the Manager Special Projects (MSP) will oversee and implement key externally-funded projects that engage and facilitate input from key stakeholders into the design of programs, measurement of outcomes and good practice service delivery across the community services sector in WA.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience working within the community services sector at a senior management level, interacting with a broad range of stakeholders including senior government and not-for-profit managers, frontline therapeutic staff, Aboriginal service providers, and researchers.

To increase your chances of being the successful candidate you will need to have the ability to work independently, build strong relationships, build trust, flexibly and use initiative to solve problems. The successful applicant must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills to pull together all aspects of the job.

Please submit a maximum two-page statement generally addressing the selection criteria in the job description, together with a current & concise resume. To download the job description go to:

Manager – Special Projects JDF 2020

Closing date for applications is midnight on Monday, 28th September 2020

Contact: Alenka 08 6381 5300

Email applications to  [email protected]