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Quality, Research and Innovation Senior Manager

Position Description

The Quality, Research and Innovation Senior Manager plays a key role in ensuring BYS remains a leader in the delivery of programs and services for vulnerable young people and young families. This position will work closely with managers and the executive team to facilitate service growth aligned with strategic priorities and ensure BYS programs are high quality, evidence-informed, co-designed and tailored to address service gaps and needs.

To undertake the role of Quality, Research and Innovation Senior Manager you will require a tertiary qualification in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or similar, with a minimum of 5 years’ postgraduate experience in managing and developing community services; have a current Queensland driver’s license and hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (blue card) prior to commencement.

For more information on applying for a blue card, go to: https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card

Selection Criteria

1. Commitment to BYS vision, values and strategic objectives;2. A comprehensive knowledge of contemporary policy and programs for young people
experiencing homelessness and vulnerability;
3. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in designing, implementing and evaluating innovative
services for vulnerable young people which are evidence-informed and outcomes
4. High level communication skills with experience preparing funding submissions, position
statements, research, policy papers and/or delivering presentations;
5. Ability to identify and lead continuous quality improvement;
6. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strategic partnerships and positively
influence stakeholders;
7. Demonstrated leadership and management skills with the ability to inspire and motivate
individuals to achieve desired outcomes.

Fortitude Valley
Full Time

How to Apply

To apply, please attach your (1) Cover letter addressing the selection criteria along with your (2) CV through the recruitment service portal.

To download the full position description, please visit: http://brisyouth.org/get-involved/career-volunteer-opportunities/

If you would like to discuss this position further, please contact Mel Bradford, HR Manager on 0434 580 936 or mbradford@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 11:59pm Wednesday, 15 June 2022.


Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted as they are submitted.