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Head of Strategy Enablement and Performance

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Work type: Permanent
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: Finance

The Opportunity to Make a Difference:

This role exists to provide the Lead, Chief Financial Officer, and Chiefs for the business unit portfolios allocated (Field Impact & Corporate Affairs), with strategic insight that is gained through analysis and business knowledge in order to support strategy development, lead translation of strategy to plan and manage performance to achieve that plan.


A day in the life of WVA’s Head of Strategy Enablement and Performance includes:

The role is accountable day to day to support the Lead to effectively manage organisational and group level performance, to enable strategy achievement.

The role is also accountable to build capability within the organisation to improve performance and enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

The key accountabilities for this role are:

  • Inform strategy development to ensure it is data driven and aligned with Corporate strategy and manage strategic planning process to ensure achievement of strategy
  • Support achievement of strategy through effective financial planning and analysis, and enable allocation of  resources in line with objectives
  • Manage holistic performance (financial and non-financial) to plan and collaborate to identify and respond to risks and challenges
  • Develop capability, performance tools and processes necessary to improve financial performance and enhance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Partner and collaborate with key stakeholders to achieve business outcomes
  • Team management


Who are you?

The successful applicant will possess the following experience and key capabilities:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Finance or other relevant discipline.
  • Australian certified accountant (CPA or CA) desired
  • Proven track record of strategic & operational business management, and strategic planning methodology.
  • Audit background with a minimum 5 years in a Leader / Manager role
  • Previous experience in consulting function
  • Ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • Understanding of the global agenda in international development, key trends and opportunities that impact the sector.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and compliance environment for charities.


What you need to know

This role is a permanent role operating in a full-time capacity and will be based at our head office in Burwood East, Victoria.

For your information, the role may be filled before the closing date.


What does success look like?

First and foremost, you will be a leader in every aspect of your life and line of work, irrespective of your level of expertise. You excel working in an ever-changing environment and you love forming strong relationships, which lets you effectively engage with stakeholders and to perform at your peak.

Having a proactive and fresh approach, you are ready to collaborate and overcome any obstacles that may come your way. Your energy is infectious, showcasing the passion you can bring to our organisation.


Why Should You Apply?

  • We collaborate in a high performing and professional culture, committed to one common goal; the fight against global poverty, its causes and making a real difference in the world
  • We build brighter futures for vulnerable children and seeking to empower the world's poorest people.
  • Our people have access to professional development programs that include on-the-job learning, e-learning, workshops, forums, leadership development and internal mobility
  • Competitive salary and flexible salary packaging scheme


Why World Vision?

World Vision is a worldwide community development organisation that provides short-term and long-term assistance to 100 million people worldwide (including 2.4 million children).

We have more than 37,000 staff members working in 100 countries. For six decades, World Vision has been engaging people to work towards eliminating poverty and its causes.

Our vision for every child: Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart: the will to make it so.


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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan

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