General Manager Housing Services

Kenmore QLD, Australia

  • Tier One Community Housing Provider
  • Leading NFP in the sectors we operate in
  • Salary packaging benefits that greatly increase take home pay

Churches of Christ in Queensland, Housing Services, Kenmore Campus


As a leading community housing provider, we are looking for a dynamic individual that will deliver on our Strategic Plan and vision for our Housing service.   We believe that Housing is where the journey home begins. If you are a strategic influencer and thought leader, consider joining our experienced team of staff to  deliver housing solutions for individuals and families facing housing stress and homelessness.

About the role

Reporting to the Executive Director Services, you will be responsible for strategic, tactical and operational management of our Housing Services group, a tier one Community Housing Provider. Managing a portfolio in excess of 1300 properties, with an active development program in place, you will lead on the transformation of lives through a range of housing solutions. The Housing Services group is on an exciting cusp of growth with an ambitious development plan for the next five years. Your business acumen and passion for making a difference will ensure we achieve our goals, whilst providing our stakeholders such as government, financiers and tenants with confidence and assurance.

In this position you will be enabled and encouraged to think and perform things differently, building on our already unique campus and funding models. We are a leader in integrated housing and care solutions, providing homes for people to age in place with dignity and your entrepreneurial skills will help drive this model further.

Leading a team of 7 Direct reports and a wider team of 48 you will drive the operational excellence required to support our strategic direction and values.

About you

Qualifications and knowledge of the community housing sector including the relevant legislation and compliance regulations will be vital for your success and enable you to hit the ground running.

You will have considerable demonstrated experience in a senior management role with financial responsibility in a complex community services organisation. Your experience is complemented with degree qualifications in Housing, Social Science and or Business Management and further postgraduate qualifications will be highly regarded.

Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of unconditional love; wise stewardship;  mutual trust and continual innovation.

Who we are

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities, positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

We take great pride in what we do. Consequently, we look for people of the highest ethics and professional standing. Our fields of expertise range from marketing and communications, information technology and quality assurance to management and government relations. Clearly, a career with us can be as challenging and diverse as the services we provide.

Imagine working for us

Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offers you real choice and opportunities to grow your career. You'll also find we offer a family friendly work culture.

Remuneration packages come complete with salary-packaging benefits that can increase your take-home pay along with a generous five weeks of annual leave and the ability to purchase more (for eligible employees). Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.  

To apply

Please apply below with a cover letter and resume. For further information, please contact Lorrae Carr on 33631704.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions. 

Applications close: Wednesday November 13 2019.




Type: Permanent

Category: Housing Services

Reference ID: LC000180

Date Posted: 28/10/2019