Employment Opportunities

Contract and Support Manager  

Job Description – Contract and Support Manager

About the business

Wellington Women’s House is located in Mount VicJD – Contract and Support manager.docxtoria and provides low-cost temporary housing for women on low incomes or in transition. For more than twenty years, it has been home to women who need a safe place to stay, often at a difficult time in their lives. The House has a Manager, Support Worker and Cleaner, and is supported by a Management Committee, which is a small group of volunteers who provide a governance and management role for the House.  The property is owned by K?inga Ora and has capacity for up to 16 residents at any one time.

About the role

The Contracts & Support Manager will report to the Manager but will work directly with the Management Committee on some matters, and will work alongside the Support Worker.

This role will take ownership and responsibility of managing matters relating to funding contracts (from grant applications through to accountability reporting), providing financial and administration assistance, database management and assisting the Manager with facilities and maintenance issues.  The purpose of this role is to ensure the smooth operations of the House (including by supporting the Management Committee) and to enable the Manager and Support Worker to spend as much time as possible in supporting the residents.

The role is proposed to be 20 hours per week. Although some time will need to be spent with the other staff at the House (including Fridays), we are open to exploring flexible options, such as remote working or flexibility around school hours or other commitments. This position is for a fixed term until 30 June 2021 reflecting the funding arrangements for the House.

Benefits and perks

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Purpose driven organisation – make a difference

Skills and experience

We are looking for someone who will be confident in working with Government funding contracts, managing data and reporting and has experience in working with Xero.  Experience in Salesforce or similar database is also desirable.  You may come from a social work, NGO, public sector or administrative background – we are open to considering candidates with diverse backgrounds and experience, provided they are passionate about working with women to find better outcomes in housing and well-being are an organised and proactive person who is willing to get stuck in and do what needs to get done to help the House achieve its purpose.  You will need to be a self starter who can work independently.