Manager - Safety Net and Emergency Relief

Location Sydney, New South Wales


Ongoing position Full time – 38 hours per week Flexible location Who we are Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region. About the role This role will play a key role in design, delivery and evaluation of the Red Cross Safety Net Program nationwide.

This ongoing program provides financial support, casework, and referrals and information to refugees, people seeking asylum and people on temporary visas without access to mainstream/government support. Recently, this has been scaled up to deliver emergency relief to thousands of people on temporary visas impacted by COVID 19. The role requires a highly qualified and experienced leader, with experience and familiarity with this area of work in Australia, a commitment to partnerships and collaboration with communities engaged with Red Cross, and a strong background in operations, contract management and achieving humanitarian outcomes.

What you will bring Significant experience managing medium to large-scale national programs, grants and contracts in the community services and humanitarian sector. Extensive experience in workforce leadership, management, collaboration and coordination in a complex human services environment. Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of quality and practice systems, including human centred design and a strengths based model of delivery.

Highly developed judgement, with strong communication and people skills in diverse teams. Strong strategic, analytical, planning, budgeting, financial management and reporting skills. Proven ability to work across multiple functions and collaborate effectively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders The benefits Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for people experiencing vulnerability.

Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements. Further information For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Vicki Mau at

au Position Description: Manager - Safety Net - ER (1).pdf.

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30 Oct 2020


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