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Regional Manager - QLD

Date: 06-Jan-2019


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

We have a rare opportunity available for a highly motivated Regional Manager to join the Goodstart Queensland team based at our Murarrie centre support office. This leadership role is responsible for overseeing a group of Area Managers and approximately 75 early learning childhood centres representing approximately 1200 staff across Queensland.


Goodstart Early Learning was created to give Australia's children the best possible start in life. Achieving this means going beyond traditional childcare; using evidence to provide contemporary learning environments and professional practice. Goodstart as a non-for-profit organisation prides itself on operating for purpose rather than profit; any surplus we produce is reinvested in our Centres, our social purpose and our people.


The Regional Manager role plays a pivotal piece in the strategic direction of the QLD Goodstart network, combining direct line management of Area Managers, external stakeholder management with state government, critical contributions towards the state plan and implementation of national initiatives. We are looking for a professional who aligns with our vision and who has a commitment to a relentless pursuit of excellence in the early years.


Key deliverables of the role:

  • Provide leadership, coaching and ongoing support to Area Managers across QLD and centres within your region to ensure they meet objectives of the strategic plan.
  • Lead the development and implementation of State and National initiatives as required to ensure ongoing continuous improvement across all priority areas.
  • Actively contribute as a member of the State Leadership Team in driving strategy and delivering on regional/state priorities in-line with Goodstart's vision and purpose.
  • Excellent people management & Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and the development of critical relationships with local and state government and ancillary agencies
  • To be considered for this position, the following is required:
  • Tertiary qualification in Early Childhood or Business, or relevant community sector experience 
  • Senior-level multi-site management experience (essential)
  • Experience in agency, state and local government stakeholder management (essential)
  • The position does require having flexibility to undertake regular domestic travel and to work outside normal business hours as required.


What we can offer you:

  • Company car, mobile and laptop
  • Performance bonus
  • Access to discounted childcare up to 30%
  • Discounted health care and access to employee wellbeing program with BUPA
  • Exclusive discounts on travel, gym memberships, Apple and Dell products, and more…


Goodstart Early Learning values integrity, passion, professionalism, adaptability, resilience and a growth mindset - and the desire to do something above and beyond what is expected. We are committed to providing you with opportunities for professional pride and growth; outstanding learning and development opportunities, and fun culture underpinned by a serious, shared commitment to our purpose, along with flexible work-life balance.


If you are interested in applying for this role, please upload your Cover Letter and CV to our website. If you have questions regarding this opportunity please e-mail Pamela King-Owen at (E-mailed applications will not be considered).


Closing date: Friday 25th January 2019


Posting Notes: MURARRIE, BRISBANE || QLD || Australia (AU) || Operations || SF:LI || No Early Childhood Qualification || Full-Time

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