Manager, Professional Services

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Department: State Trustees Limited
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: EL1
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG//PRS/1297451E
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $141,685+
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: Manager, Professional Services Position Description.pdf (PDF, 42KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Recruitment Team

Position Details

  • Based at our Head Office in Footscray
  • 12 Month Contract Role 
  • Challenging and rewarding managerial role
  • Applications close 27 September 2017

About the Company

State Trustees is a state government owned company that plays an important role in building awareness and educating the community to protect the legacy and financial affairs of Victorians - we believe every Victorian deserves to live on, that's why we exist.

We have an uncompromisingly client-focused working environment that is supportive, inclusive and team-oriented.  We employ approximately 400 people from a range of backgrounds and industries enabling us to provide administration, trustee and estate related services - as well as, the State's community services obligations, for the public benefit, often in circumstances where no other provider will meet their needs.

We make a difference in the lives of Victorians by providing an empathetic, dedicated and client centric service - the best interests of our clients are at the heart of everything we do.

About the Role

Reporting to the Executive General Manager of Professional Services, this is a challenging and rewarding role for a highly influential leader. You will drive the strategic direction and operational plan of the Professional services business unit, by overseeing a number of teams and supporting their Team Leaders in day to day operational delivery to the organisation and our clients. This role requires you to be a strong problem solver and the ability to think quick on your feet.

Role Requirements

To be successful in the role you will demonstrate the following;

  • Tertiary qualification in a business or related discipline
  • Experience managing teams, including achieving goals by effectively coordinating the integration of resources, processes, systems, people and policies
  • Experience in leading the delivery of professional and support services
  • Financial literacy, including relevant experience in financial management and forecasting
  • Demonstrated experience in risk management
  • Highly developed interpersonal and professional communication skills (written and spoken), including the ability to deal sensitively with employees or clients in distress and effectively engage stakeholders
  • Intermediate computer literacy, including competent use of Microsoft Office
  • Background knowledge of financial services and/or trustees industries
  • Coaching and/or mentoring experience

Employee Benefits

State Trustees offers a range of employee benefits; including career development, health and well-being programs, flexible working conditions, education assistance, purchased leave, an employee assistance program, reward and recognition program, free will preparation, retailer discounts, charitable workplace giving and an employee social club. However most importantly, you will be part of an organisation that is committed to delivering a public benefit to the Victorian community.

How to Apply

Click the Apply button to commence the application process. In your application, please address the “Knowledge, skill and experience requirements” section in the attached Job Specification.

Employment at State Trustees is conditional upon satisfactory Criminal History Check and Anti Money Laundering Check.

State Trustees is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fairness, diversity and respect. As such, State Trustees will respond to requests for reasonable adjustments from applicants with disabilities.

State Trustees strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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