24 Nov, 2021

Regional Manager - Tasmania

  • Scripture Union Australia
  • Remote
Part time / Full time Management

Job Description

Provide spiritual and strategic leadership across various ministries, networking and building relationships with external stakeholders, and demonstrating a passion to see SUA thrive in Tasmania.....

  • Are you passionate about providing strategic leadership to a dedicated ministry team?
  • Eager to see new ministry initiatives developed?
  • Do you want to use your leadership experience to make a difference in the lives of young people, families, schools and wider local communities?

About Scripture Union Australia

Scripture Union Australia (SUA) is an interdenominational Christian movement committed to providing Australian children, young people and families with opportunities to experience the transforming love of Jesus and to pursue a lifelong journey of discipleship.

SUA is part of the worldwide Scripture Union movement, a movement of Christians working with churches to make God’s Good News known to children, young people and families and to encourage people of all ages to meet God daily through Bible reading and prayer. (scriptureunion.org.au)

SUA is a charitable 'limited by guarantee' not-for-profit organisation comprising more than 900 staff and thousands of volunteers, working with churches and serving in communities in all states and territories across Australia.

All SUA staff and volunteers are empowered and equipped to champion a child safe culture and are committed to the highest standards of safety and care in our work with children, young people and families.

Role Requirements:

The Regional Manager is the face of SUA in Tasmania, providing spiritual and strategic leadership across various ministries, networking and building relationships with external stakeholders, and demonstrating a passion to see SUA thrive in Tasmania.

Reporting to the Group Director, South Zone, the Regional Manager will work with their field ministry teams to birth and grow ministry in Tasmania, including developing a sustainable funding base for activities. You work will be supported with resources and expertise from SUA’s support teams.

We are seeking an experienced ministry leader to oversee and supervise SUA ministries, ministry staff and volunteers. SUA has approximately 80 employees working in Tasmania, many engaged in school chaplaincy, along with 180 volunteers.

This is an exciting time in SUA’s history, as we have recently merged into a national organisation with a strong focus on better supporting and growing local ministry. If you are excited about leading at a pivotal point of change this could be the role for you!

This is a flexible position, with part time hours possible for the right candidate.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • Visionary and strategic, able to lead sustainable growth of SUA ministry in Tasmania
  • A relational leader, with experience in leading teams through change
  • Excited about providing spiritual leadership to the SUA movement in Tasmania.
  • A great collaborator, skilled in building partnerships internally and externally to get the job done.
  • Passionate about keeping people safe and experienced in building a culture of safety and care. Effective in working with the Zone Group Director to develop a strategic direction for the various ministries in Tasmania.
  • Highly skilled in building partnerships with external groups, organisations and people, such as local churches, schools, charities and government.
  • Responsible for ensuring SUA ministries in the region are financially viable and sustainable.
  • Experienced in managing risk and compliance obligations.

Applications

To be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter – Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements as listed above for our ‘ideal candidate’, including why you want to work with SUA and your cultural fit with our organisation. No more than two pages in total.
  • Current CV

Click here to be directed to our website for a copy of the role statement and to apply.

The closing date for this position is 13 December 2021. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

To chat about the position, please call Ana Davy, Group Director, South Zone on 0488 037 748.


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