Divisional Manager Private Health

Selection Criteria

The applicant will have:

  • Experience as a lead organiser or team leader
  • Highly developed interpersonal and written communication skills which includes the ability to explain complex matters in an appropriate, clear and concise manner
    • A demonstrated commitment to trade unionism
    • Relevant and demonstrated experience in managing and leading geographically dispersed staff
      • Experience coaching and developing organisers and making systematic plans with them to sign up members and develop leaders
      • Ability to contribute to the leadership and overall strategic direction of the Union
      • Proven experience in conflict resolution and negotiation/Experience with enterprise bargaining or award negotiation
      • Proven ability in building relationships and positive rapport with a range of stakeholders
      • Sound organisational skills including the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects unsupervised
      • Be able to take direction and guidance on the progress of their own work and show a willingness to engage in professional development
      • Ability to work some non-standard hours
      • Drivers license
      • Thorough knowledge of contemporary issues in Private Health


The position will:

  • Set work plans for Organisers
  • Present draft Organising plans for their area to the Union executive
  • Manage the daily needs of Organisers by providing operational advice and direction on minor industrial/campaign issues
  • Evaluate issues with Organisers and help determine whether the matter is an organising opportunity
  • Manage membership growth in their area of responsibility
  • Evaluate and escalate where necessary larger scale issues and campaigns
  • Efficiently manage Organiser work and leave arrangements to ensure uninterrupted membership services
  • Work co-operatively with Industrial and other Divisions in the co-ordination of major campaigns
  • Develop and manage Organising resources including campaign material
  • Manage strategic stakeholder relationships
  • Keep senior organisational leaders informed of progress and issues
  • Contribute positively to stimulate and promote a team approach to work activities
  • Lead the development of positive, professional and collaborative work practices among the Organising staff and assist in their professional development by ensuring that they have appropriate learning opportunities
  • Co-ordinate comprehensive mapping activities and utilise this information in their planning work

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Health Services Union NSW/ACT

Closing Date

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Closing Time

06:00 PM


Pitt St
Sydney, NSW 2000

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Contact Name

Ben Chapman

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