CLOSED General Manager, People & Communications

Wesley Mission Community Services

Applications Closing: Friday, October 18, 2019 - 17:00

About the role

The General Manager People and Communication is instrumental to the success of our mission of "Continuing the work of Jesus Christ in Word and Deed". To achieve this mission, we are seeking a candidate who can create and shape a workforce passionate to “do all the good” they can “because every life matters”. The candidate must be able to communicate key messages relating to this mission, in an inspirational and engaging way, to our staff and to the world around us. The candidate must be able to uphold our mission, vision and values, on a personal level, in supporting our staff, and in championing to government and community the needs of the most disadvantaged.


The General Manager, People & Communications is resourced for these critical functions through leadership of key teams that include Human Resource Operations, Learning & Development, Work Health & Safety, and Marketing. The annual budget for these teams totals around $6.5m per annum. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the role has high visibility within the organisation and is a member of the CEO’s Management Committee.

Category: Management
Field: Management and Operations
Employment basis: Full-time
Job Location: Sydney CBD
About us

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile Christian organisation changing lives and changing our community. We work with the most disadvantaged, providing over 100 services including homeless services, mental health and suicide prevention, child and family care, aged care, financial and gambling counselling, and disability services. Wesley Mission is continually expanding in size, scope and coverage, with 2,400 staff and an annual revenue of $230 million.

Position details
Essential Selection Criteria:

Essential criteria

  • demonstrated leadership experience in human resources, learning, advocacy, strategic relationships, marketing or communication related fields
  • proven ability to shape and/or enhance organisational culture
  • proven ability to communicate effectively within faith based environments
  • proven ability to develop the skills and capabilities of staff
  • excellent personal communication skills both oral and written
  • degree level qualifications in a related business discipline and/or equivalent work experience
Other Information:


Commensurate with experience, plus salary packaging and a fully maintained motor vehicle (or allowance).

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Graham Harris
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 0419 229 307
How to apply

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Please find a copy of the Position Description below. Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:


Contact name: Graham Harris        0419 229 307


Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and adhere to our Code of Conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued. The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Date posted: 16 September 2019

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