Program and Operations Manager

About the Role

Exciting opportunity to join MATES in Construction in a newly created leadership role reporting to the National Chief Executive Officer. As the Program and Operations Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of program development and implementation of appropriate supporting systems, processes and operational projects to ensure the consistent and high quality delivery of suicide prevention programs across MATES in Construction Australia and New Zealand. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee program development and review processes to ensure the consistent delivery of suicide prevention programs across the MATES in Construction network 

  • Develop a program fidelity framework and relevant quality materials to support staff with program delivery in accordance with guidelines and best practice

  • Foster collaborative working relationships across all state and national offices 

  • Manage operational budget and financial reporting requirements 

  • Implement appropriate reporting measures to support management and funding obligations

  • Deliver key operational projects and pilot programs that support the growth of the overarching MATES program

  • Direct leadership responsibility for a team of three direct reports

Experience and Attributes we are looking for:

  • Demonstrated experience leading the development and/or delivery of complex programs or services

  • Highly developed time management skills related to delivering key operational projects

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and relationships of trust across complex stakeholder groups

  • Genuine interest in raising awareness about suicide prevention and mental health in the building and construction industry

Benefits & Culture 

This organisation fosters a friendly, honest and supportive team environment. Additional benefits include:

  • An incredible opportunity to make a difference in mental health and suicide prevention 

  • Appealing base salary, plus 15% superannuation and salary sacrificing benefits available

  • 5 weeks of annual leave, plus a monthly RDO

  • Additional annual study and personal allowance

  • Flexible work arrangements available

  • Travel insurance and income protection offered

About the Company 

MATES in Construction is a suicide prevention organisation focused on delivering evidence-based suicide awareness and prevention programs across Australia and New Zealand. They deliver an integrated program of community development and support, utilising training as a tool to raise awareness about suicide and mental health in the building and construction, mining and energy industries.

Please include a covering letter outlining your interest and suitability for the role.

Click on the APPLY button, or contact Ashleigh McFadyen on 07 3846 7730

All Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by email or phone.