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  • PRINCIPAL

    Suneden Specialist School

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    PRINCIPAL

    Suneden Specialist School

    Suneden, South Australia’s first “specialist” school was founded in 1943.  This unique school underwent significant capital works in 2017 enhancing facilities and the ergonomic design of teaching spaces.  Continually striving to be at the forefront of specialist education, Suneden’s campus is a multi-disciplinary site catering for up to 70 students between the ages of 5-21 with intellectual and physical disabilities.

    Incumbent Principal, Anne Martin, is departing the school after many years of exemplary service as both Teacher and Principal, creating a rare opportunity for a proven specialist educational leader to join this well established school known for its quality of care and strong curriculum.

    Reporting to and working closely with the dedicated School Board, this pivotal role will take carriage of the strategic and operational leadership of the School.  The successful candidate will:

    • lead a school which continues to embrace new technology, contemporary teaching methods and innovative programs;
    • impart the vision and values necessary for Suneden to continue its influence within South Australia;
    • foster a team of dedicated and progressive professionals and a positive workplace;
    • manage the physical and financial resources and ensure sound governance.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent communication, negotiation, leadership, strategic planning and commercial management skills, complemented by the warmth, integrity, authenticity, energy and passion necessary to engage with, champion and inspire the Suneden community.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit suneden.sa.edu.au  

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed by email to 23752@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Helping Hand

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Helping Hand

    Helping Hand is recognised as one of the most progressive aged care service providers in Australia, offering home care services, retirement living and residential care homes to over 7,000 clients in metropolitan and regional South Australia.  Its 1,500 skilled and valued employees have driven the organisation’s enviable reputation for providing quality and innovative services that maintain people’s well being, choice and independence.

    Following the retirement of long serving CEO Ian Hardy, the organisation seeks an exceptional executive to lead Helping Hand during this exciting time of growth and opportunity.  Working closely with the Board and Executive Management Team, this important role will have responsibility for:

    • developing and delivering the strategic vision and plans to maintain the organisation at the forefront of aged care services; 
    • developing and delivering innovative services and initiatives aligned to contemporary consumer needs;
    • leading, managing and developing the committed and passionate staff to deliver high quality person-centred care and outcomes;
    • maintaining and enhancing relationships with diverse stakeholders including government entities, peak bodies, service partners and community groups.

    The successful candidate will be an appropriately qualified senior executive with demonstrated capability to lead an organisation through ongoing reform, growth and increasing competition.  Aged care sector experience is an advantage but candidates with leadership experience from comparably regulated and complex sectors will also be considered.  Strategic thinking, contemporary leadership, strong financial acumen and highly developed communication and negotiation skills are essential, as is the warmth, empathy, integrity and credibility necessary to lead Helping Hand through its next phase of growth.

    This is a rare opportunity to lead a well established, stable and highly regarded service provider with a bright future.    

    For a candidate information pack, please click on the PDF icon above or below and for further information on our client, please visit helpinghand.org.au  

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed and Justin Hinora by email to 23679@hender.com.au

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew, Justin or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

    Latrobe Health Services

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    CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

    Latrobe Health Services

    Established in 1951 and headquartered in Morwell in regional Victoria, Latrobe Health Services is a well established and respected member-focused, not-for-profit fund providing health cover to over 80,000 people nationally.  It has an annual turnover exceeding $150m and staff numbers of around 80 in the private health insurance arm of the business and around 140 at the Maryvale Private Hospital which is a fully owned subsidiary of Latrobe Health Services.  

    Reporting to the CEO as a key part of the tight-knit Executive Team, the CIO is a pivotal senior management role responsible for the development, implementation and advancement of the IT strategy and technology roadmaps, ensuring alignment of the technology environment to achieve Latrobe’s strategy and direction.  Providing visionary leadership to a capable and diverse technology team focussed on delivering an effective, secure and reliable IT environment, the CIO will also lead key strategic projects and ensure collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders and technology partners.

    Applications are sought from highly accomplished IT leaders with relevant tertiary qualifications and proven experience leading comparable technology, applications, infrastructure and data architecture solutions.  Financial services sector experience is desirable but not essential.  Strong technology (specifically digital) awareness and strategic planning capabilities along with superior communication and values based leadership skills will also be important.  A proven track record in executive level collaboration and influencing is sought.

    Most importantly, the successful candidate will demonstrate drive, energy, warmth, intellect, resilience and proven capability to define, represent and achieve the organisation’s technology goals. 

    An attractive executive package will be negotiated to secure a dynamic and highly engaging ICT leader capable of making a significant contribution to Latrobe and its members.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below and for further information on our client, please visit latrobehealth.com.au

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed and Bernie Dyer by email to 23722@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • GP SUPPORT SERVICES MANAGER

    RDWA

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    GP SUPPORT SERVICES MANAGER

    RDWA

    RDWA is a not-for-profit organisation delivering a comprehensive range of workforce support and services to medical, allied health and nursing professionals in rural South Australia.

    RDWA has built an enviable reputation over the last 20 years by working closely with rural health professionals and their families to positively impact the health and wellbeing of rural communities across SA.

    Reporting to the Director Medical Workforce, the GP Support Services Manager will be responsible for delivering quality outcomes designed to achieve rural health workforce retention and skill building through effective planning and execution.     

    Based in Mile End, this newly created senior role will be responsible for delivering locum services and general practitioner (GP) clinical placement, medical continuing professional development and other retention support services that enable rural communities to access high quality and sustainable health services locally. 

    This role leads the RDWA’s Rural SA Locum Program which directly supports the retention of resident rural GPs by providing locum relief for planned and emergency leave.  

    This role is also responsible for the strategic, long term planning, execution and promotion of high quality continuing professional education activities, events and training targeted to ensure ongoing, focussed skill development opportunities for GPs and locum doctors in rural communities.  

    The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a track record of the delivery of well planned and executed human services.  Further experience engaging professionals or workforces in career pathway and development activities or vocational training will be highly regarded.  Candidates with experience leading/designing professional development or medical education programs or with experience working within a College or professional association are encouraged to apply.

    Amongst the higher level skills sought are vision, innovative thinking, credibility, proactivity, strong influencing and advocacy capabilities as well as commercial and financial acumen and genuine contemporary leadership qualities.

    A track record in the health arena is not essential, however the successful candidate will need to quickly develop a detailed understanding and appreciation of issues impacting rural medical workforces.

    This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a collaborative and collegiate approach, the ability to communicate effectively across diverse stakeholder groups and genuine interest in supporting and improving the health of people living in rural South Australia.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below and for further information on our client, please visit ruraldoc.com.au

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Julie Brennan by email to 23698@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Julie Brennan or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • RECRUITMENT OFFICER

    RDWA

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    RECRUITMENT OFFICER

    RDWA

    RDWA is a not-for-profit organisation delivering a comprehensive range of workforce support and services to medical, allied health and nursing professionals in rural South Australia.

    RDWA has built an enviable reputation over the last 20 years by working closely with rural health professionals and their families to positively impact the health and wellbeing of rural communities across SA.

    RDWA are currently seeking a Recruitment Consultant to provide candidate sourcing, engagement, applicant assessment support, placement, and post placement care for general practice medical roles in rural SA.  

    Reporting to the Medical Workforce Services Manager, the Recruitment Consultant will proactively manage candidate engagement centred on building strong, long term, positive relationships with both onshore and offshore general practitioners (GPs). 

    Proactive, long term candidate management will ensure the right doctor is engaged for the right position with the right support to ensure a recruitment outcome that is a win-win for the doctor, the practice and the rural community. 

    This role is ideally suited to a candidate who is aligned to the values and ethos of an organisation that is driven to enhance the health and wellbeing of rural communities.  This is a role for a highly motivated, “people person” who enjoys building authentic connections with suitably qualified and experienced candidates considering GP career opportunities in rural SA.

    Based at Mile End, the role will involve occasional planned travel to enable engagement with GPs in their workplaces. 

    The ideal candidate will have outstanding verbal and written communication skills, excellent attention to detail, administrative and time management skills and be highly capable of building quality relationships that meet the needs of both GP candidates and the RDWA.

    Amongst the higher level skills sought are credibility, proactivity, responsiveness and a genuine interest and care for the candidates and practices you work with.  This is not a commission based environment.  The role is focussed on relationship building and relationship management and will demand integrity, team work and professionalism.    

    A track record in the health arena is not essential however the successful candidate will need to quickly develop a detailed understanding and appreciation of the rural medical workforce.

    This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a mature, collaborative and collegiate approach, the ability to communicate effectively and genuine interest in supporting and improving the health of people living in rural South Australia.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit ruraldoc.com.au

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Julie Brennan by email to 23697@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Julie Brennan or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • IT MANAGER

    sonnen Australia

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    IT MANAGER

    sonnen Australia

    About the Company

    sonnen believes clean, affordable, and reliable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. sonnen is a proven global leader in intelligent energy management solutions that provide greater energy control for residential customers – contributing to a cleaner and more reliable energy future.  It is with great excitement that sonnen have just announced the establishment of a major manufacturing plant in Elizabeth, South Australia.  The plant is expected to produce 10,000 batteries a year for households in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific.  With the recent launch of the Home Battery Scheme, up to 40,000 households in South Australia will be eligible for subsidies to install sonnenBatterie systems under the $100 million government rebate scheme.  In addition to manufacturing, the Elizabeth site will also accommodate sonnen’s Australian headquarters and its central Asia Pacific shipping facility.

    The Role

    What a time to join the sonnen family! This is a unique combination of an exciting greenfield, start-up with the stability and backing of a strong, established, and rapidly growing international business.

    The IT Manager will be responsible for the maintenance, development, upgrade and support of all IT systems (including servers, network, PC’s operating systems, hardware, software and peripherals) as well as the general IT infrastructure.  The role will also be responsible for the coordination and implementation of local IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and device provisions with initial accountabilities including supporting employee IT on boarding, including the creation of user accounts, issuing of equipment, hardware setup and building security access.

    In establishing sonnen’s presence in South Australia, the initial duties of the IT manager will also include troubleshooting connectivity problems, installing and maintaining routers, adding/terminating users, assigning rights and access, resetting passwords, establishing e-mail addresses, assessing and reporting operational status, and performing back-ups and restores.

    Reporting to an Australian Managing Director, the IT manager will have key input into the security of company networks, systems and applications as well as the ability to make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and IT systems within sonnen’s Australian operation. This role will initially be supported by contracted IT support before developing its own in house team over time. 

    Skills and Experience:

    Passion is a word you will hear a lot at sonnen.  You may ask why? sonnen are passionate about making a difference and working with likeminded people.  That is what makes them a success.  Your passion and motivation for this role will be key.

    Immediate applications are sought from appropriately qualified and accomplished IT Managers with demonstrated success in a comparable ICT, operations or similar role. Experience will be required across all major network and PC operating systems including desktops laptops, tablets and phones. Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards, including routing protocols, WAN/LAN design, TCIP will be required.

    Experience within a scalable technology, start-up or manufacturing environment will be highly regarded and experience with SAP/ERP application support would be desirable. The successful candidate will display sound strategic planning and project management skills, superior leadership abilities and be commercially astute, innovative, responsive, decisive and diplomatic.  Positivity, flexibility, drive, self-motivation and a proactive, results driven focus are essential traits for success in this pivotal role inside a dynamic, fast-growing business.

    This is an outstanding SA based IT leadership role offering the opportunity to contribute to the growth of a dynamic entity in the renewable energy sector.

    Culture

    sonnen has invested in South Australia and this is your opportunity to invest in the future of our state and the renewable energy sector.  Are you a lateral thinker?  An idealist?  A visionary?  A free spirit? A world changer?  Then you are a sonnenWarrior.  You determine your own future.  You never content yourself with what is.  You love innovation, and let yourself be inspired and enthuse others.  You network with people openly, here and now.  You are a radiant bundle of energy.  The sun (or Sonne as it is known in German) always shines on your face. This is the essence of sonnen – have big goals and tackle opportunities clearly and cleverly.

    To learn more about sonnen, visit sonnen.com.au

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded immediately to Julie Brennan by email to 23719@hender.com.au

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Hender Consulting on (08) 8100 8865. 

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    The Co-op

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    CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    The Co-op

    The Community Co-operative Store (Nuriootpa) Ltd was formed in 1944 as a general store owned by, and operated on behalf of, its members.  Today the business comprises nine retail businesses serving the needs of more than 25,000 members in the Barossa Valley.  Sales turnover is more than $60m and The Co-op, as it is called, employs more than 300 people.

    Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Financial Officer is a key member of the tight-knit Executive Team and will take responsibility for:

    • proactively contributing to the strategic direction of the organisation as the key financial adviser and Company Secretary for the business;
    • providing leadership in planning, directing, developing and administering the financial activities of the organisation including accountability for the corporate functions of procurement, finance, investments, compliance, payroll and risk management;
    • leading, managing, mentoring and developing the finance and corporate services teams;
    • providing sound commercial analysis and reporting to underpin strong decision making.

    Applications are encouraged from CA/CPA or equivalent status candidates with demonstrated experience leading the strategic finance and corporate services functions of a similar sized entity.  Other critical qualities sought include positive change and people leadership skills, commercial and financial analysis, project management and highly developed negotiation and communication skills.  Pragmatism, intuition, integrity, commercial acumen, judgement, drive, energy, credibility and authenticity are also important qualities sought.  Retail experience will be a distinct advantage.

    A senior remuneration package reflecting the importance of the role will be offered to a high calibre individual keen to join this iconic organisation directly contributing to the Barossa Valley community.

    For further information on our client, please visit barossa.coop 

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed by email to 23704@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8827 from Tuesday, 2 October 2018.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • LABORATORY MANAGER

    Kingston Estate Wines

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    LABORATORY MANAGER

    Kingston Estate Wines

    Kingston Estate Wines is recognised as an international, award winning leader in supplying high quality wines across the world.  They make and mature all of their wine at the company’s state of the art winery in the Riverland.  A rare and exciting opportunity has now emerged for a Laboratory Manager to join Kingston Estate’s passionate team in the centre of the Riverland wine region of South Australia.

    Reporting to the Operations Manager, the primary focus of this role is to manage the general operations of the laboratory. Key responsibilities include:

    • providing analytical and technical support to the organisation;
    • operating the laboratory in accordance with ISO17025;
    • interpreting directives from upper management and translating them to staff as departmental objectives and targets;
    • planning and allocating resources and staff to efficiently and effectively meet departmental productivity and quality goals;
    • planning, implementing and maintaining work systems, procedures, and policies that enable and encourage optimum performance;
    • troubleshooting issues that may arise with lab equipment, arranging for the repairs of any faulty equipment, and acquiring any additional equipment or supplies that may be required;
    • managing technical laboratory equipment, including scheduling of service and repairs.

    The successful candidate must have a strong background in a laboratory setting, ideally with NATA accreditation.  Excellent leadership and management capabilities, together with the ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines, excellent verbal and written communication skills, high attention to detail and a high level of proficiency in MSExcel, are all essential.  Experience in the food or wine industry will be highly regarded.  This role may suit either a seasoned laboratory manager or an experienced technician with demonstrated potential to take the next step in their career.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit kingstonestatewines.com

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Justin Hinora or Christian Gaszner by email to 23702@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8830.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • GENERAL MANAGER SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Nobles

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    GENERAL MANAGER SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Nobles

    A Noble & Son Ltd (Nobles) is Australia’s trusted lifting and rigging specialist. With a history dating back over 100 years, Nobles has 12 locations across all mainland states of Australia and the Northern Territory supplying and servicing geographically dispersed and highly demanding industries including: mining, oil and gas, cranes and construction, shipping and transport, manufacturing, defence, and utilities as well as other agricultural and industrial sectors.

    Based at Nobles’ head office in Adelaide and reporting to the Managing Director, the primary focus of this role is achieving sales growth in a competitive environment.  Key responsibilities of this executive role include:

    • providing strategic leadership and direction to the national sales and customer service teams, encompassing around 50 employees, to ensure sales income, margin and customer retention targets are achieved whilst building and maintaining outstanding customer relationships;
    • leading, mentoring, motivating and empowering the multi-faceted sales and customer service teams to deliver on Nobles’ Customer Promise to be Stronger, Faster and Smarter in the market;
    • proactively servicing Nobles’ key accounts;
    • contributing to overall organisational strategy as part of the broader Executive Team.

    This role will suit executives from an engineering or related background with extensive experience in the delivery of services/major projects to the mining, resources, engineering, construction, heavy industries or industrial services sectors.  Well developed leadership skills, commitment to the achievement of results within a competitive B2B environment and a strong commercial focus are all essential attributes.  Nobles is a values based and driven business, so a genuine affiliation with our values is essential.  Other professional attributes sought are genuine strategic thinking and project scoping capabilities, influencing skills and the versatility, flexibility, credibility, intelligence, energy, focus and professional ethics necessary to add value to this top tier provider.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF logo above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit nobles.com.au

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Justin Hinora by email to 23671@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • GENERAL MANAGER - MARKETING

    sonnen Australia

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    GENERAL MANAGER - MARKETING

    sonnen Australia

    About the Company

    sonnen believes clean, affordable, and reliable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. sonnen is a proven global leader in intelligent energy management solutions that provide greater energy control for residential customers – contributing to a cleaner and more reliable energy future.  It is with great excitement that sonnen has just announced the establishment of a major manufacturing plant in Elizabeth, South Australia.  The plant is expected to produce 10,000 batteries a year for households in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific.  With the recent launch of the Home Battery Scheme, up to 40,000 households in South Australia will be eligible for subsidies to install sonnenBatterie systems under the $100 million government rebate scheme. In addition to manufacturing, the Elizabeth site will also accommodate sonnen’s Australian headquarters and its central Asia Pacific shipping facility.

    The Role

    What a time to join the sonnen family!  This is a unique combination of an exciting greenfield start-up with the stability and backing of a strong, established, and rapidly growing international business.

    This senior role will lead all aspects of sonnen’s marketing and communications activity in Australia to ensure high visibility of the brand and high quality corporate communications with stakeholders and customers.  As a senior leader, reporting to an Australian Managing Director, the General Manager - Marketing will have the opportunity to establish and drive an integrated, holistic strategic marketing and communications plan for sonnen Australia. 

    This is a fast paced, highly autonomous role that will require you to establish quality brand building, marketing and stakeholder engagement strategies across both traditional and digital marketing media platforms with input and support from international resources to assist in the design and implementation of the marketing strategy for sonnen in Australia.

    Skills and Experience

    Passion is a word you will hear a lot at sonnen.  You may ask why?  sonnen is passionate about making a difference and working with likeminded people.  That is what makes them a success.  Your passion and motivation for this role will be key.

    Immediate applications are sought from appropriately qualified and highly accomplished marketing professionals with demonstrated success in a comparable domain.  Your track record establishing and implementing high quality, strategic, integrated marketing plans and previous experience leading the corporate marketing function within a B2C environment involving technically complex products will be highly regarded. 

    Ideally you will have experience working with a vendor in both a two-tier and single-tier distribution system including the associated partner marketing support.  You will demonstrate creative, out-of-the-box thinking on channels and go-to-market options and have experience building and running digital lead generation and qualification activities.

    Other important qualities include highly effective communication and collaboration skills, and the ability to build the roadmap, work with ambiguity, prioritise competing deadlines and utilise your strong commercial acumen whilst remaining focussed at all times on the customer experience.

    This is an outstanding and pivotal SA based leadership role offering the opportunity to contribute to the growth of a dynamic entity in the renewable energy sector.

    Culture

    sonnen has invested in South Australia and this is your opportunity to invest in the future of our state and the renewable energy sector.  Are you a lateral thinker?  An idealist?  A visionary?  A free spirit?  A world changer?  Then you are a sonnenWarrior.  You determine your own future.  You never content yourself with what is.  You love innovation, and let yourself be inspired and enthuse others.  You network with people openly, here and now. You are a radiant bundle of energy.  The sun (or Sonne as it is known in German) always shines on your face.  This is the essence of sonnen – have big goals and tackle opportunities clearly and cleverly.

    To learn more about sonnen, visit sonnen.com.au

    Immediate applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Julie Brennan by email to 23646@hender.com.au  

    Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8865.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • HEAD OF FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

    sonnen Australia

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    HEAD OF FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

    sonnen Australia

    About the Company

    sonnen believes clean, affordable, and reliable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time.  sonnen is a proven global leader in intelligent energy management solutions that provide greater energy control for residential customers – contributing to a cleaner and more reliable energy future.  It is with great excitement that sonnen has just announced the establishment of a major manufacturing plant in Elizabeth, South Australia.  The plant is expected to produce 10,000 batteries a year for households in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific.  With the recent launch of the Home Battery Scheme, up to 40,000 households in South Australia will be eligible for subsidies to install sonnenBatterie systems under the $100 million government rebate scheme.  In addition to manufacturing, the Elizabeth site will also accommodate sonnen’s Australian headquarters and its central Asia Pacific shipping facility.

    The Role

    What a time to join the sonnen family!  This is a unique combination of an exciting greenfield start-up with the stability and backing of a strong, established and rapidly growing international business.

    Reporting to an Australian MD, the Head of Finance & Accounting role presents a career defining opportunity to establish and lead the finance and accounting function of sonnen’s Australian subsidiary. 

    From the outset this newly created role will be hands-on.  You will need to roll up your sleeves, hit the ground running, and take control of the design and delivery of the finance and accounting function in Australia, implementing Group policies and procedures, integrating Group software solutions including SAP and CRM into the finance processes, and providing support to the business to meet significant growth objectives. 

    As the business grows so will your role, with the opportunity to shape and drive a best practice finance function and build a high performing team.

    The role will be responsible for statutory and management reporting, financial planning and analysis, controllership functions, reporting requirements of head office and assisting with oversight of risk management programs.

    Skills and Experience

    Passion is a word you will hear a lot at sonnen.  You may ask why?  sonnen is passionate about making a difference and working with likeminded people.  That is what makes them a success.  Your passion and motivation for this role will be key.

    You must be an experienced or up and coming CA or CPA qualified finance professional with a “can-do” attitude that suits a fast growing company that values and encourages teamwork and collaboration. 

    Your experience building and leading a high performing finance team and demonstrated competency and unwavering focus on delivering accurate, timely, high quality reporting and commentary will be valued along with your strong commercial acumen, outstanding communication and stakeholder engagement skills, and broad experience across all finance and accounting functions including managing cashflow and taxation requirements.

    With an eye to functional best practice, you will adopt Group policies and procedures, and liaise with and seek the support of head office and the IT team to drive efficiency within the finance function.  Previous experience with SAP, Salesforce and Xero or similar programs will be advantageous.

    Your ability to plan for the future and execute and deliver in a fast-paced environment will be essential combined with your significant attention to detail.    

    As an influential contemporary leader, you will engage with people across the business, lead by example and motivate, inspire, support and guide your team whilst building and developing capability. 

    This is an exciting and pivotal SA based finance leadership role offering the opportunity to establish and lead a finance function that ensures compliance with all regulatory and corporate reporting requirements and acts as an enabler for informed decision making. 

    This could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for to make your mark and contribute to the growth of a dynamic entity in the renewable energy sector.

    Culture

    sonnen has invested in South Australia and this is your opportunity to invest in the future of our state and the renewable energy sector.  Are you a lateral thinker?  An idealist?  A visionary?  A free spirit?  A world changer?  Then you are a sonnenWarrior.  You determine your own future.  You never content yourself with what is.  You love innovation, and let yourself be inspired and enthuse others.  You network with people openly, here and now.  You are a radiant bundle of energy.  The sun (or Sonne as it is known in German) always shines on your face.  This is the essence of sonnen – have big goals and tackle opportunities clearly and cleverly.

    To learn more about sonnen, visit sonnen.com.au

    Immediate applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Julie Brennan by email to 23656@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8865. 

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • SYSTEMS / PIPELINE CONTROLLER

    SEA Gas

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    SYSTEMS / PIPELINE CONTROLLER

    SEA Gas

    The Organisation:

    Based in the heart of the Adelaide CBD, SEA Gas is a well established natural gas transmission business that owns and operates 800km of essential pipeline infrastructure in western Victoria and South Australia. SEA Gas proudly brings energy to the community delivering to gas fired power stations and servicing industrial, commercial and domestic needs in both states.  The SEA Gas team brings together experienced professionals from across the energy sector with a vision to be the best infrastructure company linking Australia, and a culture that fosters and rewards performance, collaborative teamwork and creative thinking.

    The Position:

    Supporting expansion to meet growth in demand, SEA Gas seeks an additional Controller to join its experienced team. This important position is responsible for all pipeline control aspects of the assets in order to maintain security of gas supply and ensure gas is delivered in accordance with transportation agreements. The System Control Team has ultimate oversight in providing pipeline monitoring and Control and Field Operations monitoring services for the Assets. 

    Skills & Experience:

    We are seeking candidates with demonstrated experience in the operations of pipeline systems and ideally tertiary qualifications in engineering (electrical, instrumentation, process, mechanical). Experienced candidates with a trade qualification in an equivalent discipline may also be considered. Important attributes include a sound understanding of the commercial and technical supply of gas (or a similar regulated asset such as power) and an understanding of SCADA will be well regarded. You will have exceptional problem solving and troubleshooting abilities, sound analytical and modelling skills, and be highly self motivated, proactive and calm under pressure. Working from the control room in the Adelaide CBD, this role provides the opportunity to liaise with SEA Gas’ diverse clients, customers and stakeholders on a daily basis.  

    Other Information:

    To support your successful transition into SEA Gas, your first six months will include field orientation and training with other Controllers during business hours.  Following successful on-boarding you will be required to participate in a continuous 24/7 roster which will then include appropriate roster shift loading. Once established there is further opportunity for performance incentives.

    This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful and growing natural gas transmission business in South Australia. SEA Gas is transforming and offers diversity, professional and leadership growth opportunity.  Relocation support will be considered for interstate candidates keen to explore the outstanding lifestyle opportunities Adelaide has to offer.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF logo above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit seagas.com.au

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Bernie Dyer by email to 23621@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Bernie or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT

    Hender Contracting

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    RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT

    Hender Contracting

    As a consultant with Hender Contracting, you will be aligning yourself with one of Australia’s strongest and most respected brands in the executive and professional recruitment sector. We provide a blue-chip client base and exposure to valued relationships with the key decision makers and best talent in the Adelaide business community.

    Following continued success and growth, we seek to appoint an experienced professional to our specialist contract recruitment division. Working in a dynamic and supportive environment, the key responsibilities include effective recruitment, selection, placement and management of candidates across a broad range of professional disciplines and industry sectors. 

    This position offers diverse exposure across accounting and finance, human resources, marketing and communications.  It can also offer a discipline specific consultant an environment to specialise and cultivate into their own.

    Applications are sought from candidates with recognised sound experience in a recruitment role and demonstrated exposure to commercial, professional, human resources or business support disciplines. 

    Do not miss this opportunity to join Adelaide’s most experienced and respected team of consultants and recruiters dedicated to delivering the best quality outcomes for clients and candidates.

    For further information on our Contrating Division, please visit hendercontracting.com.au 

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Rosie Crowe by email to recruiter@hender.com.au 

    Confidential telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8819.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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Other Current Positions
  • EXECUTIVE MANAGER PEOPLE & CULTURE

    Resthaven Incorporated

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    EXECUTIVE MANAGER PEOPLE & CULTURE

    Resthaven Incorporated

    Employing over 2,400 staff and with a turnover circa $160m, Resthaven Incorporated is recognised as a leader in the rapidly growing aged and community services sector in South Australia.  Resthaven has over 21 sites across the Adelaide metropolitan and regional South Australian area and is highly respected for the provision of responsive quality services to older people and their carers.

    Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the Executive Management Group, this senior role will have responsibility for the effective management and leadership of the human resources, risk and safety, injury management and workforce development functions.  In addition to leading and developing the dedicated People & Culture Team, the role will formulate people and culture strategy for the organisation, manage the ongoing compliance with work health and safety standards, ongoing registration as a self-insured employer and advise and support Resthaven’s managers in areas such as industrial relations, key stakeholder engagement and workplace change.

    Applications are welcome from senior human resources professionals with significant experience in leading and managing a broad people and culture function ideally for a large, complex organisation.  Tertiary qualifications in human resources, business management, commerce or a related discipline will be highly regarded along with the leadership, consulting, change management and negotiation skills required to be successful in such a role.  Also important is the ability to develop and implement a workforce development strategy which delivers strong customer focus and continuous improvement through culture change.

    This is one of the most senior people and culture roles in Adelaide and represents a rare opportunity to join a significant and respected employer at the forefront of South Australia’s aged care sector.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above and below, and for further information on our client, please visit resthaven.asn.au 

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed and Justin Hinora by email to 23577@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew or Justin on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • BOARD & BOARD COMMITTEE ROLES

    Minda

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    BOARD & BOARD COMMITTEE ROLES

    Minda

    Minda is a profit-for-purpose organisation at the forefront of the disability sector, offering support and opportunity to approximately 1,800 South Australians in the areas of accommodation, supported employment, lifestyle services and respite.  Minda strives to be a progressive organisation of choice for people with disability, supporting them on their journey towards enriched lives with greater community participation and contribution.

    The Minda Board is responsible for the governance of a complex service organisation with an extensive portfolio of property holdings, investments and diverse commercial enterprises. 

    Applications are invited for multiple board and board committee roles from those with a genuine interest in Minda combined with the aptitude and strategic leadership capability to actively contribute at board level. 

    Candidates from a broad scope of backgrounds and professional experience are encouraged to consider these opportunities and apply.  Industrial enterprise, disability, investment, NDIS, retail sales, customer experience, enterprise IT, property, aged care, community housing and retirement living are all disciplines that may be considered.  Sound business and commercial acumen and contemporary corporate governance knowledge is essential, together with excellent communication skills and strategic focus.

    These roles offer an exciting opportunity to contribute to an iconic organisation positively impacting the South Australian community. 

    For further information on our client, please visit mindainc.com.au

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed and Julie Brennan by email to 23548@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew or Julie on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • HR MANAGER

    The Co-op

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    HR MANAGER

    The Co-op

    The Community Co-operative Store (Nuriootpa) Ltd was formed in 1944 as a general store owned by, and operated on behalf of, its members.  Today the business comprises eight retail businesses serving the needs of more than 25,000 members in the Barossa Valley.  Sales turnover is more than $60m and The Co-op, as it is called, employs more than 300 people.

    The Co-op is Australia’s largest retail co-operative and is one of the economic drivers of the Barossa Valley.  It is the largest employer of under 25-year-olds in the region and supports more than 100 local producers and service providers.  The Co-op is a member of the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals and abides by its guidelines regarding ethics and business integrity.

    The strategic focus of The Co-op is on its constant evolution in the face of a rapidly changing retail landscape.  A substantial investment in infrastructure is to be leveraged by the embedding of customer-centric operational excellence.  The challenge is to balance the sense of urgency with sound planning and implementation.

    The Human Resources Manager is a key member of the Executive Team, responsible for ensuring a fair and positive work environment for all employees including:

    • developing and implementing an effective human resources policy framework and associated business practices;
    • developing, implementing and evaluating appropriate human resource management plans including succession strategies;
    • assisting management and all employees to achieve operational excellence, profit and growth targets;
    • developing and delivering induction training, performance management and the required competency training plans;
    • developing, implementing and maintaining effective employee record systems that are compliant with the Privacy Act including a payroll system and associated processes;
    • supporting management with the recruitment of new employees that will increase the overall capabilities of the organisation;
    • developing, implementing and maintaining effective work health and safety business practices, processes and records;
    • ensuring all human resources activities promote and maintain a positive work culture and environment;
    • monitoring and reporting on relevant human resource metrics.

    Applications are invited from experienced people and culture executives with appropriate tertiary qualifications and superior communication, negotiation, management and strategic thinking skills.  Leadership experience in developing the human capital solutions for a diverse and customer centric entity will be critical.  Pragmatism, intuition, integrity, commercial acumen, judgement, drive, energy, credibility and authenticity are also important qualities sought. 

    This true generalist HR leadership position represents an exciting career opportunity with an iconic SA business.

    For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit barossa.coop 

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed or Bernie Dyer by email to 23532@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew, Bernie or Gill Manser on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • PRINCIPAL

    King’s Baptist Grammar School

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    PRINCIPAL

    King’s Baptist Grammar School

    King’s Baptist Grammar School (KBGS) provides excellence in education to the local community and beyond with over 1,000 students currently enrolled.  A co-educational, Reception to Year 12 school of the Christian faith located in the north-east of Adelaide, KBGS is 5 minutes from Golden Grove and under 30 minutes from the Adelaide CBD.

    Incumbent Principal, Russell Eley, is retiring in mid 2019 after 23 years of exemplary service which creates a unique opportunity for a proven educational leader to join a well established school with a reputation for outstanding academic results and a strong community culture.

    Reporting to and working closely with the School Board, this pivotal role will take carriage of the strategic and operational leadership of the School. The successful candidate will:

    • nurture and develop Christian values and demonstrate professional excellence, character, humility and good heart;
    • maintain a strong culture of pastoral care and wellbeing for all students to produce well rounded and positive young adults;
    • develop and maintain productive relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders;
    • foster a team of dedicated and progressive professionals and a positive workplace;
    • manage the physical and financial resources and ensure sound governance.

    Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent communication, negotiation, leadership, strategic planning and commercial management skills, complemented by the warmth, integrity, authenticity, energy and passion necessary to engage with, champion and inspire the School community.

    The future is bright for this School with exciting new initiatives in 2019 and beyond.

    For an application pack please client on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit kingsbaptist.sa.edu.au

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed by email to 23490@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew Reed or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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  • CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    ACH Group

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    ACH Group

    ACH Group is a leading provider of residential, retirement living, in-home and community services to older people in SA and Victoria.  1,700 staff and hundreds of volunteers are dedicated to ACH Group’s vision of supporting people to live good lives.  The organisation is widely recognised as a progressive and innovative leader with award winning customer and employee initiatives.

    Reporting to an experienced Board and leading the executive team, the responsibilities of this Adelaide based CEO role include:

    • delivering on ACH Group’s promise of listening to customers sensitively ensuring that opportunity, care and safety remain at the core of ACH Group culture;
    • championing opportunities for older people to remain in control and connected to their communities;
    • proactively guiding strategic and commercial development to optimise market opportunities including NDIS;
    • ensuring services and initiatives are aligned to customer needs now and into the future;
    • driving a substantial plan for development and refurbishment of properties, assets and facilities; 
    • providing inspirational and highly engaging leadership and direction that continues to build organisational capacity and culture.

    The successful candidate will be an appropriately qualified senior executive with demonstrated capability to lead a large organisation through ongoing reform, growth and increasing competition.  Aged care experience is an advantage, however candidates with significant leadership experience from highly comparable domains are encouraged to apply.

    Essential qualities sought include well-developed commercial and political acumen, together with superior communication, negotiation, stakeholder management and leadership capacity.  Warmth, empathy, integrity, strategic insight and credibility will also be necessary to inspire change. 

    For a candidate briefing pack please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client visit achgroup.org.au 

    Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed and Bernie Dyer by email to 23466@hender.com.au 

    Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew or Bernie on (08) 8100 8827.

    Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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PRINCIPAL

Suneden Specialist School

Suneden, South Australia’s first “specialist” school was founded in 1943.  This unique school underwent significant capital works in 2017 enhancing facilities and the ergonomic design of teaching spaces.  Continually striving to be at the forefront of specialist education, Suneden’s campus is a multi-disciplinary site catering for up to 70 students between the ages of 5-21 with intellectual and physical disabilities.

Incumbent Principal, Anne Martin, is departing the school after many years of exemplary service as both Teacher and Principal, creating a rare opportunity for a proven specialist educational leader to join this well established school known for its quality of care and strong curriculum.

Reporting to and working closely with the dedicated School Board, this pivotal role will take carriage of the strategic and operational leadership of the School.  The successful candidate will:

  • lead a school which continues to embrace new technology, contemporary teaching methods and innovative programs;
  • impart the vision and values necessary for Suneden to continue its influence within South Australia;
  • foster a team of dedicated and progressive professionals and a positive workplace;
  • manage the physical and financial resources and ensure sound governance.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent communication, negotiation, leadership, strategic planning and commercial management skills, complemented by the warmth, integrity, authenticity, energy and passion necessary to engage with, champion and inspire the Suneden community.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit suneden.sa.edu.au  

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed by email to 23752@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Helping Hand

Helping Hand is recognised as one of the most progressive aged care service providers in Australia, offering home care services, retirement living and residential care homes to over 7,000 clients in metropolitan and regional South Australia.  Its 1,500 skilled and valued employees have driven the organisation’s enviable reputation for providing quality and innovative services that maintain people’s well being, choice and independence.

Following the retirement of long serving CEO Ian Hardy, the organisation seeks an exceptional executive to lead Helping Hand during this exciting time of growth and opportunity.  Working closely with the Board and Executive Management Team, this important role will have responsibility for:

  • developing and delivering the strategic vision and plans to maintain the organisation at the forefront of aged care services; 
  • developing and delivering innovative services and initiatives aligned to contemporary consumer needs;
  • leading, managing and developing the committed and passionate staff to deliver high quality person-centred care and outcomes;
  • maintaining and enhancing relationships with diverse stakeholders including government entities, peak bodies, service partners and community groups.

The successful candidate will be an appropriately qualified senior executive with demonstrated capability to lead an organisation through ongoing reform, growth and increasing competition.  Aged care sector experience is an advantage but candidates with leadership experience from comparably regulated and complex sectors will also be considered.  Strategic thinking, contemporary leadership, strong financial acumen and highly developed communication and negotiation skills are essential, as is the warmth, empathy, integrity and credibility necessary to lead Helping Hand through its next phase of growth.

This is a rare opportunity to lead a well established, stable and highly regarded service provider with a bright future.    

For a candidate information pack, please click on the PDF icon above or below and for further information on our client, please visit helpinghand.org.au  

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed and Justin Hinora by email to 23679@hender.com.au

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew, Justin or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Latrobe Health Services

Established in 1951 and headquartered in Morwell in regional Victoria, Latrobe Health Services is a well established and respected member-focused, not-for-profit fund providing health cover to over 80,000 people nationally.  It has an annual turnover exceeding $150m and staff numbers of around 80 in the private health insurance arm of the business and around 140 at the Maryvale Private Hospital which is a fully owned subsidiary of Latrobe Health Services.  

Reporting to the CEO as a key part of the tight-knit Executive Team, the CIO is a pivotal senior management role responsible for the development, implementation and advancement of the IT strategy and technology roadmaps, ensuring alignment of the technology environment to achieve Latrobe’s strategy and direction.  Providing visionary leadership to a capable and diverse technology team focussed on delivering an effective, secure and reliable IT environment, the CIO will also lead key strategic projects and ensure collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders and technology partners.

Applications are sought from highly accomplished IT leaders with relevant tertiary qualifications and proven experience leading comparable technology, applications, infrastructure and data architecture solutions.  Financial services sector experience is desirable but not essential.  Strong technology (specifically digital) awareness and strategic planning capabilities along with superior communication and values based leadership skills will also be important.  A proven track record in executive level collaboration and influencing is sought.

Most importantly, the successful candidate will demonstrate drive, energy, warmth, intellect, resilience and proven capability to define, represent and achieve the organisation’s technology goals. 

An attractive executive package will be negotiated to secure a dynamic and highly engaging ICT leader capable of making a significant contribution to Latrobe and its members.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below and for further information on our client, please visit latrobehealth.com.au

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed and Bernie Dyer by email to 23722@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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GP SUPPORT SERVICES MANAGER

RDWA

RDWA is a not-for-profit organisation delivering a comprehensive range of workforce support and services to medical, allied health and nursing professionals in rural South Australia.

RDWA has built an enviable reputation over the last 20 years by working closely with rural health professionals and their families to positively impact the health and wellbeing of rural communities across SA.

Reporting to the Director Medical Workforce, the GP Support Services Manager will be responsible for delivering quality outcomes designed to achieve rural health workforce retention and skill building through effective planning and execution.     

Based in Mile End, this newly created senior role will be responsible for delivering locum services and general practitioner (GP) clinical placement, medical continuing professional development and other retention support services that enable rural communities to access high quality and sustainable health services locally. 

This role leads the RDWA’s Rural SA Locum Program which directly supports the retention of resident rural GPs by providing locum relief for planned and emergency leave.  

This role is also responsible for the strategic, long term planning, execution and promotion of high quality continuing professional education activities, events and training targeted to ensure ongoing, focussed skill development opportunities for GPs and locum doctors in rural communities.  

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a track record of the delivery of well planned and executed human services.  Further experience engaging professionals or workforces in career pathway and development activities or vocational training will be highly regarded.  Candidates with experience leading/designing professional development or medical education programs or with experience working within a College or professional association are encouraged to apply.

Amongst the higher level skills sought are vision, innovative thinking, credibility, proactivity, strong influencing and advocacy capabilities as well as commercial and financial acumen and genuine contemporary leadership qualities.

A track record in the health arena is not essential, however the successful candidate will need to quickly develop a detailed understanding and appreciation of issues impacting rural medical workforces.

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a collaborative and collegiate approach, the ability to communicate effectively across diverse stakeholder groups and genuine interest in supporting and improving the health of people living in rural South Australia.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below and for further information on our client, please visit ruraldoc.com.au

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Julie Brennan by email to 23698@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Julie Brennan or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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RECRUITMENT OFFICER

RDWA

RDWA is a not-for-profit organisation delivering a comprehensive range of workforce support and services to medical, allied health and nursing professionals in rural South Australia.

RDWA has built an enviable reputation over the last 20 years by working closely with rural health professionals and their families to positively impact the health and wellbeing of rural communities across SA.

RDWA are currently seeking a Recruitment Consultant to provide candidate sourcing, engagement, applicant assessment support, placement, and post placement care for general practice medical roles in rural SA.  

Reporting to the Medical Workforce Services Manager, the Recruitment Consultant will proactively manage candidate engagement centred on building strong, long term, positive relationships with both onshore and offshore general practitioners (GPs). 

Proactive, long term candidate management will ensure the right doctor is engaged for the right position with the right support to ensure a recruitment outcome that is a win-win for the doctor, the practice and the rural community. 

This role is ideally suited to a candidate who is aligned to the values and ethos of an organisation that is driven to enhance the health and wellbeing of rural communities.  This is a role for a highly motivated, “people person” who enjoys building authentic connections with suitably qualified and experienced candidates considering GP career opportunities in rural SA.

Based at Mile End, the role will involve occasional planned travel to enable engagement with GPs in their workplaces. 

The ideal candidate will have outstanding verbal and written communication skills, excellent attention to detail, administrative and time management skills and be highly capable of building quality relationships that meet the needs of both GP candidates and the RDWA.

Amongst the higher level skills sought are credibility, proactivity, responsiveness and a genuine interest and care for the candidates and practices you work with.  This is not a commission based environment.  The role is focussed on relationship building and relationship management and will demand integrity, team work and professionalism.    

A track record in the health arena is not essential however the successful candidate will need to quickly develop a detailed understanding and appreciation of the rural medical workforce.

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a mature, collaborative and collegiate approach, the ability to communicate effectively and genuine interest in supporting and improving the health of people living in rural South Australia.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit ruraldoc.com.au

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Julie Brennan by email to 23697@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Julie Brennan or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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IT MANAGER

sonnen Australia

About the Company

sonnen believes clean, affordable, and reliable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. sonnen is a proven global leader in intelligent energy management solutions that provide greater energy control for residential customers – contributing to a cleaner and more reliable energy future.  It is with great excitement that sonnen have just announced the establishment of a major manufacturing plant in Elizabeth, South Australia.  The plant is expected to produce 10,000 batteries a year for households in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific.  With the recent launch of the Home Battery Scheme, up to 40,000 households in South Australia will be eligible for subsidies to install sonnenBatterie systems under the $100 million government rebate scheme.  In addition to manufacturing, the Elizabeth site will also accommodate sonnen’s Australian headquarters and its central Asia Pacific shipping facility.

The Role

What a time to join the sonnen family! This is a unique combination of an exciting greenfield, start-up with the stability and backing of a strong, established, and rapidly growing international business.

The IT Manager will be responsible for the maintenance, development, upgrade and support of all IT systems (including servers, network, PC’s operating systems, hardware, software and peripherals) as well as the general IT infrastructure.  The role will also be responsible for the coordination and implementation of local IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and device provisions with initial accountabilities including supporting employee IT on boarding, including the creation of user accounts, issuing of equipment, hardware setup and building security access.

In establishing sonnen’s presence in South Australia, the initial duties of the IT manager will also include troubleshooting connectivity problems, installing and maintaining routers, adding/terminating users, assigning rights and access, resetting passwords, establishing e-mail addresses, assessing and reporting operational status, and performing back-ups and restores.

Reporting to an Australian Managing Director, the IT manager will have key input into the security of company networks, systems and applications as well as the ability to make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and IT systems within sonnen’s Australian operation. This role will initially be supported by contracted IT support before developing its own in house team over time. 

Skills and Experience:

Passion is a word you will hear a lot at sonnen.  You may ask why? sonnen are passionate about making a difference and working with likeminded people.  That is what makes them a success.  Your passion and motivation for this role will be key.

Immediate applications are sought from appropriately qualified and accomplished IT Managers with demonstrated success in a comparable ICT, operations or similar role. Experience will be required across all major network and PC operating systems including desktops laptops, tablets and phones. Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards, including routing protocols, WAN/LAN design, TCIP will be required.

Experience within a scalable technology, start-up or manufacturing environment will be highly regarded and experience with SAP/ERP application support would be desirable. The successful candidate will display sound strategic planning and project management skills, superior leadership abilities and be commercially astute, innovative, responsive, decisive and diplomatic.  Positivity, flexibility, drive, self-motivation and a proactive, results driven focus are essential traits for success in this pivotal role inside a dynamic, fast-growing business.

This is an outstanding SA based IT leadership role offering the opportunity to contribute to the growth of a dynamic entity in the renewable energy sector.

Culture

sonnen has invested in South Australia and this is your opportunity to invest in the future of our state and the renewable energy sector.  Are you a lateral thinker?  An idealist?  A visionary?  A free spirit? A world changer?  Then you are a sonnenWarrior.  You determine your own future.  You never content yourself with what is.  You love innovation, and let yourself be inspired and enthuse others.  You network with people openly, here and now.  You are a radiant bundle of energy.  The sun (or Sonne as it is known in German) always shines on your face. This is the essence of sonnen – have big goals and tackle opportunities clearly and cleverly.

To learn more about sonnen, visit sonnen.com.au

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded immediately to Julie Brennan by email to 23719@hender.com.au

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Hender Consulting on (08) 8100 8865. 

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

The Co-op

The Community Co-operative Store (Nuriootpa) Ltd was formed in 1944 as a general store owned by, and operated on behalf of, its members.  Today the business comprises nine retail businesses serving the needs of more than 25,000 members in the Barossa Valley.  Sales turnover is more than $60m and The Co-op, as it is called, employs more than 300 people.

Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Financial Officer is a key member of the tight-knit Executive Team and will take responsibility for:

  • proactively contributing to the strategic direction of the organisation as the key financial adviser and Company Secretary for the business;
  • providing leadership in planning, directing, developing and administering the financial activities of the organisation including accountability for the corporate functions of procurement, finance, investments, compliance, payroll and risk management;
  • leading, managing, mentoring and developing the finance and corporate services teams;
  • providing sound commercial analysis and reporting to underpin strong decision making.

Applications are encouraged from CA/CPA or equivalent status candidates with demonstrated experience leading the strategic finance and corporate services functions of a similar sized entity.  Other critical qualities sought include positive change and people leadership skills, commercial and financial analysis, project management and highly developed negotiation and communication skills.  Pragmatism, intuition, integrity, commercial acumen, judgement, drive, energy, credibility and authenticity are also important qualities sought.  Retail experience will be a distinct advantage.

A senior remuneration package reflecting the importance of the role will be offered to a high calibre individual keen to join this iconic organisation directly contributing to the Barossa Valley community.

For further information on our client, please visit barossa.coop 

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed by email to 23704@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8827 from Tuesday, 2 October 2018.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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LABORATORY MANAGER

Kingston Estate Wines

Kingston Estate Wines is recognised as an international, award winning leader in supplying high quality wines across the world.  They make and mature all of their wine at the company’s state of the art winery in the Riverland.  A rare and exciting opportunity has now emerged for a Laboratory Manager to join Kingston Estate’s passionate team in the centre of the Riverland wine region of South Australia.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the primary focus of this role is to manage the general operations of the laboratory. Key responsibilities include:

  • providing analytical and technical support to the organisation;
  • operating the laboratory in accordance with ISO17025;
  • interpreting directives from upper management and translating them to staff as departmental objectives and targets;
  • planning and allocating resources and staff to efficiently and effectively meet departmental productivity and quality goals;
  • planning, implementing and maintaining work systems, procedures, and policies that enable and encourage optimum performance;
  • troubleshooting issues that may arise with lab equipment, arranging for the repairs of any faulty equipment, and acquiring any additional equipment or supplies that may be required;
  • managing technical laboratory equipment, including scheduling of service and repairs.

The successful candidate must have a strong background in a laboratory setting, ideally with NATA accreditation.  Excellent leadership and management capabilities, together with the ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines, excellent verbal and written communication skills, high attention to detail and a high level of proficiency in MSExcel, are all essential.  Experience in the food or wine industry will be highly regarded.  This role may suit either a seasoned laboratory manager or an experienced technician with demonstrated potential to take the next step in their career.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit kingstonestatewines.com

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Justin Hinora or Christian Gaszner by email to 23702@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8830.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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GENERAL MANAGER SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE

Nobles

A Noble & Son Ltd (Nobles) is Australia’s trusted lifting and rigging specialist. With a history dating back over 100 years, Nobles has 12 locations across all mainland states of Australia and the Northern Territory supplying and servicing geographically dispersed and highly demanding industries including: mining, oil and gas, cranes and construction, shipping and transport, manufacturing, defence, and utilities as well as other agricultural and industrial sectors.

Based at Nobles’ head office in Adelaide and reporting to the Managing Director, the primary focus of this role is achieving sales growth in a competitive environment.  Key responsibilities of this executive role include:

  • providing strategic leadership and direction to the national sales and customer service teams, encompassing around 50 employees, to ensure sales income, margin and customer retention targets are achieved whilst building and maintaining outstanding customer relationships;
  • leading, mentoring, motivating and empowering the multi-faceted sales and customer service teams to deliver on Nobles’ Customer Promise to be Stronger, Faster and Smarter in the market;
  • proactively servicing Nobles’ key accounts;
  • contributing to overall organisational strategy as part of the broader Executive Team.

This role will suit executives from an engineering or related background with extensive experience in the delivery of services/major projects to the mining, resources, engineering, construction, heavy industries or industrial services sectors.  Well developed leadership skills, commitment to the achievement of results within a competitive B2B environment and a strong commercial focus are all essential attributes.  Nobles is a values based and driven business, so a genuine affiliation with our values is essential.  Other professional attributes sought are genuine strategic thinking and project scoping capabilities, influencing skills and the versatility, flexibility, credibility, intelligence, energy, focus and professional ethics necessary to add value to this top tier provider.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF logo above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit nobles.com.au

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Justin Hinora by email to 23671@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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GENERAL MANAGER - MARKETING

sonnen Australia

About the Company

sonnen believes clean, affordable, and reliable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. sonnen is a proven global leader in intelligent energy management solutions that provide greater energy control for residential customers – contributing to a cleaner and more reliable energy future.  It is with great excitement that sonnen has just announced the establishment of a major manufacturing plant in Elizabeth, South Australia.  The plant is expected to produce 10,000 batteries a year for households in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific.  With the recent launch of the Home Battery Scheme, up to 40,000 households in South Australia will be eligible for subsidies to install sonnenBatterie systems under the $100 million government rebate scheme. In addition to manufacturing, the Elizabeth site will also accommodate sonnen’s Australian headquarters and its central Asia Pacific shipping facility.

The Role

What a time to join the sonnen family!  This is a unique combination of an exciting greenfield start-up with the stability and backing of a strong, established, and rapidly growing international business.

This senior role will lead all aspects of sonnen’s marketing and communications activity in Australia to ensure high visibility of the brand and high quality corporate communications with stakeholders and customers.  As a senior leader, reporting to an Australian Managing Director, the General Manager - Marketing will have the opportunity to establish and drive an integrated, holistic strategic marketing and communications plan for sonnen Australia. 

This is a fast paced, highly autonomous role that will require you to establish quality brand building, marketing and stakeholder engagement strategies across both traditional and digital marketing media platforms with input and support from international resources to assist in the design and implementation of the marketing strategy for sonnen in Australia.

Skills and Experience

Passion is a word you will hear a lot at sonnen.  You may ask why?  sonnen is passionate about making a difference and working with likeminded people.  That is what makes them a success.  Your passion and motivation for this role will be key.

Immediate applications are sought from appropriately qualified and highly accomplished marketing professionals with demonstrated success in a comparable domain.  Your track record establishing and implementing high quality, strategic, integrated marketing plans and previous experience leading the corporate marketing function within a B2C environment involving technically complex products will be highly regarded. 

Ideally you will have experience working with a vendor in both a two-tier and single-tier distribution system including the associated partner marketing support.  You will demonstrate creative, out-of-the-box thinking on channels and go-to-market options and have experience building and running digital lead generation and qualification activities.

Other important qualities include highly effective communication and collaboration skills, and the ability to build the roadmap, work with ambiguity, prioritise competing deadlines and utilise your strong commercial acumen whilst remaining focussed at all times on the customer experience.

This is an outstanding and pivotal SA based leadership role offering the opportunity to contribute to the growth of a dynamic entity in the renewable energy sector.

Culture

sonnen has invested in South Australia and this is your opportunity to invest in the future of our state and the renewable energy sector.  Are you a lateral thinker?  An idealist?  A visionary?  A free spirit?  A world changer?  Then you are a sonnenWarrior.  You determine your own future.  You never content yourself with what is.  You love innovation, and let yourself be inspired and enthuse others.  You network with people openly, here and now. You are a radiant bundle of energy.  The sun (or Sonne as it is known in German) always shines on your face.  This is the essence of sonnen – have big goals and tackle opportunities clearly and cleverly.

To learn more about sonnen, visit sonnen.com.au

Immediate applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Julie Brennan by email to 23646@hender.com.au  

Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8865.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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HEAD OF FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

sonnen Australia

About the Company

sonnen believes clean, affordable, and reliable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time.  sonnen is a proven global leader in intelligent energy management solutions that provide greater energy control for residential customers – contributing to a cleaner and more reliable energy future.  It is with great excitement that sonnen has just announced the establishment of a major manufacturing plant in Elizabeth, South Australia.  The plant is expected to produce 10,000 batteries a year for households in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific.  With the recent launch of the Home Battery Scheme, up to 40,000 households in South Australia will be eligible for subsidies to install sonnenBatterie systems under the $100 million government rebate scheme.  In addition to manufacturing, the Elizabeth site will also accommodate sonnen’s Australian headquarters and its central Asia Pacific shipping facility.

The Role

What a time to join the sonnen family!  This is a unique combination of an exciting greenfield start-up with the stability and backing of a strong, established and rapidly growing international business.

Reporting to an Australian MD, the Head of Finance & Accounting role presents a career defining opportunity to establish and lead the finance and accounting function of sonnen’s Australian subsidiary. 

From the outset this newly created role will be hands-on.  You will need to roll up your sleeves, hit the ground running, and take control of the design and delivery of the finance and accounting function in Australia, implementing Group policies and procedures, integrating Group software solutions including SAP and CRM into the finance processes, and providing support to the business to meet significant growth objectives. 

As the business grows so will your role, with the opportunity to shape and drive a best practice finance function and build a high performing team.

The role will be responsible for statutory and management reporting, financial planning and analysis, controllership functions, reporting requirements of head office and assisting with oversight of risk management programs.

Skills and Experience

Passion is a word you will hear a lot at sonnen.  You may ask why?  sonnen is passionate about making a difference and working with likeminded people.  That is what makes them a success.  Your passion and motivation for this role will be key.

You must be an experienced or up and coming CA or CPA qualified finance professional with a “can-do” attitude that suits a fast growing company that values and encourages teamwork and collaboration. 

Your experience building and leading a high performing finance team and demonstrated competency and unwavering focus on delivering accurate, timely, high quality reporting and commentary will be valued along with your strong commercial acumen, outstanding communication and stakeholder engagement skills, and broad experience across all finance and accounting functions including managing cashflow and taxation requirements.

With an eye to functional best practice, you will adopt Group policies and procedures, and liaise with and seek the support of head office and the IT team to drive efficiency within the finance function.  Previous experience with SAP, Salesforce and Xero or similar programs will be advantageous.

Your ability to plan for the future and execute and deliver in a fast-paced environment will be essential combined with your significant attention to detail.    

As an influential contemporary leader, you will engage with people across the business, lead by example and motivate, inspire, support and guide your team whilst building and developing capability. 

This is an exciting and pivotal SA based finance leadership role offering the opportunity to establish and lead a finance function that ensures compliance with all regulatory and corporate reporting requirements and acts as an enabler for informed decision making. 

This could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for to make your mark and contribute to the growth of a dynamic entity in the renewable energy sector.

Culture

sonnen has invested in South Australia and this is your opportunity to invest in the future of our state and the renewable energy sector.  Are you a lateral thinker?  An idealist?  A visionary?  A free spirit?  A world changer?  Then you are a sonnenWarrior.  You determine your own future.  You never content yourself with what is.  You love innovation, and let yourself be inspired and enthuse others.  You network with people openly, here and now.  You are a radiant bundle of energy.  The sun (or Sonne as it is known in German) always shines on your face.  This is the essence of sonnen – have big goals and tackle opportunities clearly and cleverly.

To learn more about sonnen, visit sonnen.com.au

Immediate applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Julie Brennan by email to 23656@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8865. 

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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SYSTEMS / PIPELINE CONTROLLER

SEA Gas

The Organisation:

Based in the heart of the Adelaide CBD, SEA Gas is a well established natural gas transmission business that owns and operates 800km of essential pipeline infrastructure in western Victoria and South Australia. SEA Gas proudly brings energy to the community delivering to gas fired power stations and servicing industrial, commercial and domestic needs in both states.  The SEA Gas team brings together experienced professionals from across the energy sector with a vision to be the best infrastructure company linking Australia, and a culture that fosters and rewards performance, collaborative teamwork and creative thinking.

The Position:

Supporting expansion to meet growth in demand, SEA Gas seeks an additional Controller to join its experienced team. This important position is responsible for all pipeline control aspects of the assets in order to maintain security of gas supply and ensure gas is delivered in accordance with transportation agreements. The System Control Team has ultimate oversight in providing pipeline monitoring and Control and Field Operations monitoring services for the Assets. 

Skills & Experience:

We are seeking candidates with demonstrated experience in the operations of pipeline systems and ideally tertiary qualifications in engineering (electrical, instrumentation, process, mechanical). Experienced candidates with a trade qualification in an equivalent discipline may also be considered. Important attributes include a sound understanding of the commercial and technical supply of gas (or a similar regulated asset such as power) and an understanding of SCADA will be well regarded. You will have exceptional problem solving and troubleshooting abilities, sound analytical and modelling skills, and be highly self motivated, proactive and calm under pressure. Working from the control room in the Adelaide CBD, this role provides the opportunity to liaise with SEA Gas’ diverse clients, customers and stakeholders on a daily basis.  

Other Information:

To support your successful transition into SEA Gas, your first six months will include field orientation and training with other Controllers during business hours.  Following successful on-boarding you will be required to participate in a continuous 24/7 roster which will then include appropriate roster shift loading. Once established there is further opportunity for performance incentives.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful and growing natural gas transmission business in South Australia. SEA Gas is transforming and offers diversity, professional and leadership growth opportunity.  Relocation support will be considered for interstate candidates keen to explore the outstanding lifestyle opportunities Adelaide has to offer.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF logo above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit seagas.com.au

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Bernie Dyer by email to 23621@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Bernie or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT

Hender Contracting

As a consultant with Hender Contracting, you will be aligning yourself with one of Australia’s strongest and most respected brands in the executive and professional recruitment sector. We provide a blue-chip client base and exposure to valued relationships with the key decision makers and best talent in the Adelaide business community.

Following continued success and growth, we seek to appoint an experienced professional to our specialist contract recruitment division. Working in a dynamic and supportive environment, the key responsibilities include effective recruitment, selection, placement and management of candidates across a broad range of professional disciplines and industry sectors. 

This position offers diverse exposure across accounting and finance, human resources, marketing and communications.  It can also offer a discipline specific consultant an environment to specialise and cultivate into their own.

Applications are sought from candidates with recognised sound experience in a recruitment role and demonstrated exposure to commercial, professional, human resources or business support disciplines. 

Do not miss this opportunity to join Adelaide’s most experienced and respected team of consultants and recruiters dedicated to delivering the best quality outcomes for clients and candidates.

For further information on our Contrating Division, please visit hendercontracting.com.au 

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Rosie Crowe by email to recruiter@hender.com.au 

Confidential telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8100 8819.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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EXECUTIVE MANAGER PEOPLE & CULTURE

Resthaven Incorporated

Employing over 2,400 staff and with a turnover circa $160m, Resthaven Incorporated is recognised as a leader in the rapidly growing aged and community services sector in South Australia.  Resthaven has over 21 sites across the Adelaide metropolitan and regional South Australian area and is highly respected for the provision of responsive quality services to older people and their carers.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the Executive Management Group, this senior role will have responsibility for the effective management and leadership of the human resources, risk and safety, injury management and workforce development functions.  In addition to leading and developing the dedicated People & Culture Team, the role will formulate people and culture strategy for the organisation, manage the ongoing compliance with work health and safety standards, ongoing registration as a self-insured employer and advise and support Resthaven’s managers in areas such as industrial relations, key stakeholder engagement and workplace change.

Applications are welcome from senior human resources professionals with significant experience in leading and managing a broad people and culture function ideally for a large, complex organisation.  Tertiary qualifications in human resources, business management, commerce or a related discipline will be highly regarded along with the leadership, consulting, change management and negotiation skills required to be successful in such a role.  Also important is the ability to develop and implement a workforce development strategy which delivers strong customer focus and continuous improvement through culture change.

This is one of the most senior people and culture roles in Adelaide and represents a rare opportunity to join a significant and respected employer at the forefront of South Australia’s aged care sector.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above and below, and for further information on our client, please visit resthaven.asn.au 

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed and Justin Hinora by email to 23577@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew or Justin on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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BOARD & BOARD COMMITTEE ROLES

Minda

Minda is a profit-for-purpose organisation at the forefront of the disability sector, offering support and opportunity to approximately 1,800 South Australians in the areas of accommodation, supported employment, lifestyle services and respite.  Minda strives to be a progressive organisation of choice for people with disability, supporting them on their journey towards enriched lives with greater community participation and contribution.

The Minda Board is responsible for the governance of a complex service organisation with an extensive portfolio of property holdings, investments and diverse commercial enterprises. 

Applications are invited for multiple board and board committee roles from those with a genuine interest in Minda combined with the aptitude and strategic leadership capability to actively contribute at board level. 

Candidates from a broad scope of backgrounds and professional experience are encouraged to consider these opportunities and apply.  Industrial enterprise, disability, investment, NDIS, retail sales, customer experience, enterprise IT, property, aged care, community housing and retirement living are all disciplines that may be considered.  Sound business and commercial acumen and contemporary corporate governance knowledge is essential, together with excellent communication skills and strategic focus.

These roles offer an exciting opportunity to contribute to an iconic organisation positively impacting the South Australian community. 

For further information on our client, please visit mindainc.com.au

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed and Julie Brennan by email to 23548@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew or Julie on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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HR MANAGER

The Co-op

The Community Co-operative Store (Nuriootpa) Ltd was formed in 1944 as a general store owned by, and operated on behalf of, its members.  Today the business comprises eight retail businesses serving the needs of more than 25,000 members in the Barossa Valley.  Sales turnover is more than $60m and The Co-op, as it is called, employs more than 300 people.

The Co-op is Australia’s largest retail co-operative and is one of the economic drivers of the Barossa Valley.  It is the largest employer of under 25-year-olds in the region and supports more than 100 local producers and service providers.  The Co-op is a member of the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals and abides by its guidelines regarding ethics and business integrity.

The strategic focus of The Co-op is on its constant evolution in the face of a rapidly changing retail landscape.  A substantial investment in infrastructure is to be leveraged by the embedding of customer-centric operational excellence.  The challenge is to balance the sense of urgency with sound planning and implementation.

The Human Resources Manager is a key member of the Executive Team, responsible for ensuring a fair and positive work environment for all employees including:

  • developing and implementing an effective human resources policy framework and associated business practices;
  • developing, implementing and evaluating appropriate human resource management plans including succession strategies;
  • assisting management and all employees to achieve operational excellence, profit and growth targets;
  • developing and delivering induction training, performance management and the required competency training plans;
  • developing, implementing and maintaining effective employee record systems that are compliant with the Privacy Act including a payroll system and associated processes;
  • supporting management with the recruitment of new employees that will increase the overall capabilities of the organisation;
  • developing, implementing and maintaining effective work health and safety business practices, processes and records;
  • ensuring all human resources activities promote and maintain a positive work culture and environment;
  • monitoring and reporting on relevant human resource metrics.

Applications are invited from experienced people and culture executives with appropriate tertiary qualifications and superior communication, negotiation, management and strategic thinking skills.  Leadership experience in developing the human capital solutions for a diverse and customer centric entity will be critical.  Pragmatism, intuition, integrity, commercial acumen, judgement, drive, energy, credibility and authenticity are also important qualities sought. 

This true generalist HR leadership position represents an exciting career opportunity with an iconic SA business.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit barossa.coop 

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed or Bernie Dyer by email to 23532@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew, Bernie or Gill Manser on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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PRINCIPAL

King’s Baptist Grammar School

King’s Baptist Grammar School (KBGS) provides excellence in education to the local community and beyond with over 1,000 students currently enrolled.  A co-educational, Reception to Year 12 school of the Christian faith located in the north-east of Adelaide, KBGS is 5 minutes from Golden Grove and under 30 minutes from the Adelaide CBD.

Incumbent Principal, Russell Eley, is retiring in mid 2019 after 23 years of exemplary service which creates a unique opportunity for a proven educational leader to join a well established school with a reputation for outstanding academic results and a strong community culture.

Reporting to and working closely with the School Board, this pivotal role will take carriage of the strategic and operational leadership of the School. The successful candidate will:

  • nurture and develop Christian values and demonstrate professional excellence, character, humility and good heart;
  • maintain a strong culture of pastoral care and wellbeing for all students to produce well rounded and positive young adults;
  • develop and maintain productive relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders;
  • foster a team of dedicated and progressive professionals and a positive workplace;
  • manage the physical and financial resources and ensure sound governance.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals with excellent communication, negotiation, leadership, strategic planning and commercial management skills, complemented by the warmth, integrity, authenticity, energy and passion necessary to engage with, champion and inspire the School community.

The future is bright for this School with exciting new initiatives in 2019 and beyond.

For an application pack please client on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit kingsbaptist.sa.edu.au

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed by email to 23490@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew Reed or Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

ACH Group

ACH Group is a leading provider of residential, retirement living, in-home and community services to older people in SA and Victoria.  1,700 staff and hundreds of volunteers are dedicated to ACH Group’s vision of supporting people to live good lives.  The organisation is widely recognised as a progressive and innovative leader with award winning customer and employee initiatives.

Reporting to an experienced Board and leading the executive team, the responsibilities of this Adelaide based CEO role include:

  • delivering on ACH Group’s promise of listening to customers sensitively ensuring that opportunity, care and safety remain at the core of ACH Group culture;
  • championing opportunities for older people to remain in control and connected to their communities;
  • proactively guiding strategic and commercial development to optimise market opportunities including NDIS;
  • ensuring services and initiatives are aligned to customer needs now and into the future;
  • driving a substantial plan for development and refurbishment of properties, assets and facilities; 
  • providing inspirational and highly engaging leadership and direction that continues to build organisational capacity and culture.

The successful candidate will be an appropriately qualified senior executive with demonstrated capability to lead a large organisation through ongoing reform, growth and increasing competition.  Aged care experience is an advantage, however candidates with significant leadership experience from highly comparable domains are encouraged to apply.

Essential qualities sought include well-developed commercial and political acumen, together with superior communication, negotiation, stakeholder management and leadership capacity.  Warmth, empathy, integrity, strategic insight and credibility will also be necessary to inspire change. 

For a candidate briefing pack please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client visit achgroup.org.au 

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Andrew Reed and Bernie Dyer by email to 23466@hender.com.au 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Andrew or Bernie on (08) 8100 8827.

Please note: Your application will be automatically acknowledged by return email.
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Track Record

Since 1993, Hender Consulting has been providing executive search, recruitment and associated services with an unwavering client focus and complete commitment to quality, integrity, authenticity, confidentiality, objectivity, responsiveness, independence and trusted advice. 

The firm now handles clearly more senior executive appointments than any other South Australian business and is widely regarded as the leading provider of executive search and selection in SA. This is underpinned by a significant portfolio of senior appointments. 

For the last decade or more, Hender Consulting has, on average, appointed a CEO or equivalent role every 24 days and two General Manager (C Suite) or Manager roles every week. Please click on the PDFs below for a list of past appointments we have facilitated. 

CEO or equivalent appointments 

General Manager (C Suite) and Manager appointments

Importantly, and as evidence of the satisfaction with the Hender service, virtually 100% of our work is repeat business, via referral or generated by selective tenders. 

We are also regularly re-engaged to recruit for executive positions years later after a successful appointee retires or moves on to a new opportunity. 

Services

Since 1993, Hender Consulting has been providing six core professional services within the human resources domain.

Executive Search

We are regularly engaged to search for key executives and managers locally, nationally and internationally. We invite you to review our Track Record and an extensive list of significant executive searches. 

Advertised Executive Recruitment 

The firm utilises a wide range of high profile print and online advertising mechanisms to attract a competitive field of applicants for key executive and management positions across South Australia. We invite you to review our Track Record for an extensive list of executive appointments. 

Remuneration Benchmarking and Advice 

Many of our clients engage us to provide independent remuneration advice in regard to executive, management and technically specialised positions. Due to our extensive and consistent recruitment activity across most industries, we are able to keep a constant finger on the pulse of remuneration trends in the South Australian marketplace. 

Independent Executive Performance Reviews 

We are regularly engaged to conduct confidential independent executive appraisals for a range of public and private entities. 

Non Executive Board Director Search and Selection 

Due to our extensive professional networks, the firm is regularly engaged to identify and appoint Non Executive Directors for both the commercial and not for profit sectors. 

General People and Culture Advice 

The highly experienced Hender Consultants are regularly engaged to provide formal and informal advice in the areas of human resources strategy, succession, retention, leadership, structure and culture. 

For a confidential discussion or enquiry regarding any of the services above, please call us on +61 8 8100 8888 or email our General Manager – Andrew Reed at andrew.reed@hender.com.au 

At Hender Consulting, we take an ethical approach to recruitment and associated services for our client – the employer. To this end, and due to the inherent conflict of interest that it creates, Hender Consulting does not provide commercial executive mentoring or coaching for candidates but can recommend highly competent providers of such services. We are also not providers of industrial relations legal advice but can refer you to appropriate professionals from our extensive and trusted networks. 

Our People

At Hender Consulting, our consultants and support professionals are carefully chosen based on experience, professionalism, authenticity, integrity, judgement and unwavering client focus. The firm has a remarkable and uncommon record securing and retaining some of the most experienced professionals in the industry and beyond. 

Having the most experienced and stable executive recruitment team in South Australia creates value for the client due to our: 

  • Capacity to understand, scope and deliver complex executive search due to our extensive professional networks and experienced researchers
  • Significant intellectual property regarding executive candidate calibre
  • Understanding of the key industries and demographics affecting the SA economy and labour market
  • Knowledge of current remuneration trends across disciplines and industry settings
  • Experience navigating the complexities, sensitivities, risks and communication strategy required during important executive appointments
  • Extensive experience assessing leadership traits through rigorous assessment methodologies
  • Capacity to conduct effective due diligence on candidates including but not limited to rigorous reference and qualification checking
  • Preparedness to offer objective, independent and well reasoned and researched advice without fear or favour

For more information on our highly experienced and stable consulting team click on the names below.

  • Andrew Reed

    General Manager

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    Andrew Reed

    General Manager

    Andrew joined Hender Consulting as a Senior Consultant in 2002, progressed to the Principal Consultant position and was appointed as General Manager in 2016. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma in Education. Prior to his consulting career, Andrew spent 15 years in leadership roles within the independent school sector. 

    During his time with the firm, Andrew has been entrusted by a diverse range of public and private entities to assist with the executive search for and appointment of the most pivotal roles within the organisation. He has recruited literally hundreds of Chief Executives, General Managers and other senior executives along with over 30 school Principals (see track record for more detail). 

    Andrew also provides high level strategic people and culture advice and consulting services such as independent executive appraisals, remuneration advice and structural reviews. In addition, he regularly partners with Boards in the search for and appointment of Non Executive Directors and regularly presents on leadership and broader people and culture matters.

    andrew.reed@hender.com.au

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  • Bernie Dyer

    Executive Consultant

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    Bernie Dyer

    Executive Consultant

    Bernie joined Hender Consulting in 2001, successfully establishing the firm’s executive contracting service as General Manager, Contracting. 

    Seeking to broaden her strategic human resources and corporate leadership experience, in 2007 she joined Bendigo and Adelaide Bank as National Recruitment Manager and Senior Human Resources Business Partner, providing strategic and generalist HR leadership and people and culture initiatives to support merger integration and business transformation. Returning to Hender in 2010 as Executive Consultant, she specialises in executive search and recruitment, independent executive performance appraisal, remuneration review and human resources consulting services. 

    Experienced across diverse industry settings and disciplines, Bernie has developed a specialist focus in tertiary education, local government, not for profit, aged care and the financial and professional services sectors. Her unique experience combining strategic human resources and consulting ensures she brings a genuine and thorough understanding of the client's need to every engagement.

    bernie.dyer@hender.com.au

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  • Justin Hinora

    Executive Consultant

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    Justin Hinora

    Executive Consultant

    Justin joined Hender Consulting in 2004. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Legal Studies, Diploma in Human Resource Management and he is an active member of the Australian Human Resources Institute. 

    Prior to joining Hender, Justin spent nearly 5 years with an Adelaide based international professional services firm. Throughout his extensive career in executive search and recruitment, Justin has been engaged by a diverse range of public and private entities to assist with the executive search and recruitment of literally hundreds of senior executive positions, including some of the most high profile and public appointments. 

    Justin’s consulting experience extends to CEO and GM appraisals, remuneration reviews and organisational structure advice.

    justin.hinora@hender.com.au

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  • Julie Brennan

    Executive Consultant

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    Julie Brennan

    Executive Consultant

    Julie joined Hender Consulting in 2016 as an Executive Consultant. Julie brings significant commercial, professional services, not for profit and finance industry knowledge to Hender Consulting from a successful career spanning more than 25 years as a Chartered Accountant. Having recruited, led and managed effective, high functioning teams as a CFO, COO, Partner and Senior Manager, Julie offers considered and valuable strategic insight to each assignment. 

    An experienced Non Executive Director and member of Risk, Finance and Audit Committees of investment, superannuation and arts boards, Julie also brings knowledge and firsthand experience of the governance needs of both large and small organisations. 

    Julie is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, holds a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting) from the University of South Australia, a Professional Certificate in Self Managed Superannuation Funds from the University of Adelaide and is a graduate of the Company Directors Course of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

    julie.brennan@hender.com.au

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  • Gill Manser

    Executive Consultant

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    Gill Manser

    Gill Manser

    Executive Consultant

    Gill has over 25 years experience as a recruitment consultant in both the executive and administration fields, sourcing candidates for permanent as well as contract roles. Since joining Hender Consulting in 2004, Gill has worked in permanent executive recruitment and search across a broad range of industries including federal, state and local government, professional services, financial services, health, aged care, education, the arts, wine, retail, manufacturing and a range of not for profit organisations. 

    She has ably assisted clients across a variety of disciplines including CEO and general management, human resources, finance, business development, marketing and communications, fundraising and sponsorship, project management, contract management, facilities management, engineering, planning, governance and corporate services. 

    Prior to joining the recruitment industry, Gill held generalist human resources positions within the retail sector and state government.

    gill.manser@hender.com.au

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  • Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell

    Consultant

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    Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell

    Consultant

    Lucy joined Hender Consulting in 2015 as a Research and Support Consultant, progressing to a Consultant position in 2016. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Development Studies from the University of Adelaide. Prior to starting at Hender, Lucy held a broad administration role with a private engineering and manufacturing company during her studies at University. 

    Lucy’s primary role within the Team as a Consultant is to provide support to the Executive Consultants by drafting job advertisements, appraisal and remuneration reports, interview assistance, executive search and research, reference checking and resume analysis. 

    With a natural affinity for the not for profit and community sector, Lucy currently volunteers for a Cambodian education focussed foundation, the Ponheary Ly Foundation, and is a Refugee Employment Mentor at the Red Cross.

    lucy.dinnison-mitchell@hender.com.au

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  • Christian Gaszner

    Consultant

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    Christian Gaszner

    Christian Gaszner

    Consultant

    Christian joined Hender Consulting in 2018 after diverse experiences with local and national not for profit organisations. He holds a double degree in Law and Psychological Science from the University of South Australia also completing exchanges to French and German business schools during his studies.

    Christian provides important support to our Executive Consultants drafting job advertisements, appraisal and remuneration reports, providing interview assistance, and conducting talent mapping, research, executive search, reference checking and resume analysis.

    Prior to joining our team, Christian also worked extensively as a coach developing confidence and leadership skills in young people to ensure enhanced performance in a team based setting. He was also engaged as an Outdoor Professional instructing sailing and rock climbing activities throughout South Australia. 

    Christian complements his focus on leadership with strong communication and collaboration skills to add value to our clients.

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  • Julieann Clohesy

    EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

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    Julieann Clohesy

    Julieann Clohesy

    EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

    Julieann joined Hender Consulting in 2017 as an Executive Assistant to the General Manager and Team Coordinator.  Prior to starting at Hender, Julieann worked in senior support roles in the manufacturing industry.

    Julieann brings a broad range of experience in office administration, including Executive Group support, maintaining confidential and sensitive materials, calendar management and complex travel logistics.

    julieann.clohesy@hender.com.au 

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  • Erin Gillan

    Executive Assitant

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    Erin Gillan

    Erin Gillan

    Executive Assitant

    Erin joined Hender Consulting in 2013 as an Executive Assistant. Prior to starting at Hender, Erin held broad administrate support roles within the creative and advertising industries.

    Erin’s role provides the consulting team with administrative support including confidential candidate and client communication, diary management, reporting, arranging travel, and scheduling and executing print and online advertising. She also plays a critical support role in capturing, summarising and proofing confidential information for appraisals, proposals and associated documents.  

    erin.gillan@hender.com.au

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  • Alison Reddicliffe

    Executive Assistant

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    Alison Reddicliffe

    Alison Reddicliffe

    Executive Assistant

    Alison joined Hender Consulting in 2017 as an Executive Assistant.  Prior to starting at Hender, Alison worked in the Trustee and Estate Administration industry.

    Alison brings over 25 years experience in all facets of office and administration management including maintaining confidential and sensitive materials, developing and refining procedure manuals and support systems, compliance reporting, managing calendars and travel logistics and general client communications.

    alison.reddicliffe@hender.com.au

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  • Stevie Bridgman

    Front Desk Administrator

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    Stevie Bridgman

    Stevie Bridgman

    Front Desk Administrator

    Joining Hender in 2017, following a successful career in diverse administration support roles in the retail sector, Stevie is the key first point of contact for the Division. She also manages a diverse range of executive support and administrative functions to ensure positive, responsive and professional services to both client and candidate alike. 

    stevie.bridgman@hender.com.au

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  • Mark Hender

    Director

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    Mark Hender

    Mark Hender

    Director

    Mark Hender is one of Australia’s most experienced executive recruiters, having worked in the industry for more than 30 years. Mark established Hender Consulting in 1993 and is the Managing Director of the Hender Group.

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Andrew Reed

Andrew Reed

General Manager

Andrew joined Hender Consulting as a Senior Consultant in 2002, progressed to the Principal Consultant position and was appointed as General Manager in 2016. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma in Education. Prior to his consulting career, Andrew spent 15 years in leadership roles within the independent school sector. 

During his time with the firm, Andrew has been entrusted by a diverse range of public and private entities to assist with the executive search for and appointment of the most pivotal roles within the organisation. He has recruited literally hundreds of Chief Executives, General Managers and other senior executives along with over 30 school Principals (see track record for more detail). 

Andrew also provides high level strategic people and culture advice and consulting services such as independent executive appraisals, remuneration advice and structural reviews. In addition, he regularly partners with Boards in the search for and appointment of Non Executive Directors and regularly presents on leadership and broader people and culture matters.

andrew.reed@hender.com.au

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Bernie Dyer

Bernie Dyer

Executive Consultant

Bernie joined Hender Consulting in 2001, successfully establishing the firm’s executive contracting service as General Manager, Contracting. 

Seeking to broaden her strategic human resources and corporate leadership experience, in 2007 she joined Bendigo and Adelaide Bank as National Recruitment Manager and Senior Human Resources Business Partner, providing strategic and generalist HR leadership and people and culture initiatives to support merger integration and business transformation. Returning to Hender in 2010 as Executive Consultant, she specialises in executive search and recruitment, independent executive performance appraisal, remuneration review and human resources consulting services. 

Experienced across diverse industry settings and disciplines, Bernie has developed a specialist focus in tertiary education, local government, not for profit, aged care and the financial and professional services sectors. Her unique experience combining strategic human resources and consulting ensures she brings a genuine and thorough understanding of the client's need to every engagement.

bernie.dyer@hender.com.au

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Justin Hinora

Justin Hinora

Executive Consultant

Justin joined Hender Consulting in 2004. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Legal Studies, Diploma in Human Resource Management and he is an active member of the Australian Human Resources Institute. 

Prior to joining Hender, Justin spent nearly 5 years with an Adelaide based international professional services firm. Throughout his extensive career in executive search and recruitment, Justin has been engaged by a diverse range of public and private entities to assist with the executive search and recruitment of literally hundreds of senior executive positions, including some of the most high profile and public appointments. 

Justin’s consulting experience extends to CEO and GM appraisals, remuneration reviews and organisational structure advice.

justin.hinora@hender.com.au

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Julie Brennan

Julie Brennan

Executive Consultant

Julie joined Hender Consulting in 2016 as an Executive Consultant. Julie brings significant commercial, professional services, not for profit and finance industry knowledge to Hender Consulting from a successful career spanning more than 25 years as a Chartered Accountant. Having recruited, led and managed effective, high functioning teams as a CFO, COO, Partner and Senior Manager, Julie offers considered and valuable strategic insight to each assignment. 

An experienced Non Executive Director and member of Risk, Finance and Audit Committees of investment, superannuation and arts boards, Julie also brings knowledge and firsthand experience of the governance needs of both large and small organisations. 

Julie is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, holds a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting) from the University of South Australia, a Professional Certificate in Self Managed Superannuation Funds from the University of Adelaide and is a graduate of the Company Directors Course of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

julie.brennan@hender.com.au

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Gill Manser

Gill Manser

Executive Consultant

Gill has over 25 years experience as a recruitment consultant in both the executive and administration fields, sourcing candidates for permanent as well as contract roles. Since joining Hender Consulting in 2004, Gill has worked in permanent executive recruitment and search across a broad range of industries including federal, state and local government, professional services, financial services, health, aged care, education, the arts, wine, retail, manufacturing and a range of not for profit organisations. 

She has ably assisted clients across a variety of disciplines including CEO and general management, human resources, finance, business development, marketing and communications, fundraising and sponsorship, project management, contract management, facilities management, engineering, planning, governance and corporate services. 

Prior to joining the recruitment industry, Gill held generalist human resources positions within the retail sector and state government.

gill.manser@hender.com.au

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Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell

Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell

Consultant

Lucy joined Hender Consulting in 2015 as a Research and Support Consultant, progressing to a Consultant position in 2016. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Development Studies from the University of Adelaide. Prior to starting at Hender, Lucy held a broad administration role with a private engineering and manufacturing company during her studies at University. 

Lucy’s primary role within the Team as a Consultant is to provide support to the Executive Consultants by drafting job advertisements, appraisal and remuneration reports, interview assistance, executive search and research, reference checking and resume analysis. 

With a natural affinity for the not for profit and community sector, Lucy currently volunteers for a Cambodian education focussed foundation, the Ponheary Ly Foundation, and is a Refugee Employment Mentor at the Red Cross.

lucy.dinnison-mitchell@hender.com.au

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Christian Gaszner

Christian Gaszner

Consultant

Christian joined Hender Consulting in 2018 after diverse experiences with local and national not for profit organisations. He holds a double degree in Law and Psychological Science from the University of South Australia also completing exchanges to French and German business schools during his studies.

Christian provides important support to our Executive Consultants drafting job advertisements, appraisal and remuneration reports, providing interview assistance, and conducting talent mapping, research, executive search, reference checking and resume analysis.

Prior to joining our team, Christian also worked extensively as a coach developing confidence and leadership skills in young people to ensure enhanced performance in a team based setting. He was also engaged as an Outdoor Professional instructing sailing and rock climbing activities throughout South Australia. 

Christian complements his focus on leadership with strong communication and collaboration skills to add value to our clients.

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Julieann Clohesy

Julieann Clohesy

EA to the GM and Team Coordinator

Julieann joined Hender Consulting in 2017 as an Executive Assistant to the General Manager and Team Coordinator.  Prior to starting at Hender, Julieann worked in senior support roles in the manufacturing industry.

Julieann brings a broad range of experience in office administration, including Executive Group support, maintaining confidential and sensitive materials, calendar management and complex travel logistics.

julieann.clohesy@hender.com.au 

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Erin Gillan

Erin Gillan

Executive Assitant

Erin joined Hender Consulting in 2013 as an Executive Assistant. Prior to starting at Hender, Erin held broad administrate support roles within the creative and advertising industries.

Erin’s role provides the consulting team with administrative support including confidential candidate and client communication, diary management, reporting, arranging travel, and scheduling and executing print and online advertising. She also plays a critical support role in capturing, summarising and proofing confidential information for appraisals, proposals and associated documents.  

erin.gillan@hender.com.au

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Alison Reddicliffe

Alison Reddicliffe

Executive Assistant

Alison joined Hender Consulting in 2017 as an Executive Assistant.  Prior to starting at Hender, Alison worked in the Trustee and Estate Administration industry.

Alison brings over 25 years experience in all facets of office and administration management including maintaining confidential and sensitive materials, developing and refining procedure manuals and support systems, compliance reporting, managing calendars and travel logistics and general client communications.

alison.reddicliffe@hender.com.au

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Stevie Bridgman

Stevie Bridgman

Front Desk Administrator

Joining Hender in 2017, following a successful career in diverse administration support roles in the retail sector, Stevie is the key first point of contact for the Division. She also manages a diverse range of executive support and administrative functions to ensure positive, responsive and professional services to both client and candidate alike. 

stevie.bridgman@hender.com.au

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Mark Hender

Mark Hender

Director

Mark Hender is one of Australia’s most experienced executive recruiters, having worked in the industry for more than 30 years. Mark established Hender Consulting in 1993 and is the Managing Director of the Hender Group.

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Candidate Experience

At Hender Consulting we are committed to providing the best service for our clients while ensuring a positive candidate experience. We understand that employment changes can be a time consuming, emotional, challenging, and – ultimately – a career defining process.

When applying for a role through Hender Consulting you can be assured of a professional, responsive and confidential experience.

To ensure the most positive candidate experience, we commit to:

  • Protecting your privacy
  • Responding to all emails and phone calls expediently
  • Providing opportunities to make phone enquiries
  • Acknowledging receipt of all applications
  • Advising both successful and unsuccessful candidates
  • Providing feedback to unsuccessful candidates who have been interviewed
  • Providing as much information as we can about positions within the limits set by our clients
  • Independently and objectively assessing your application against the selection criteria set by our clients
  • Advising you of the identity of any entity receiving your resume before it is sent
  • Only contacting referees where we have gained your permission to do so
  • Making our client aware of your application where it is broadly in line with the selection criteria
  • Assisting you with your successful transition into a new position

Your Application

When applying for a position, we strongly encourage a cover letter to accompany your resume. This letter should capture your motivation and transferable skills and experience. We also recommend that your resume ideally has your qualifications and a career summary (date, entity, position) on the front page.

We encourage a separate application for each position. We will not register you against a specific role unless you express an explicit interest. It is advisable to send applications from a secure or private email address as you will receive an auto response confirming receipt.

At the end of a recruitment process, we will keep your resume and contact details on our system in accordance with our Privacy Statement unless you request they are removed. You may then be contacted in the future regarding different opportunities.

As part of our standard due diligence, we confirm any claimed qualifications with the relevant institution and encourage you to only list qualifications that can be verified. Please indicate if any qualification commenced was not completed or conferred.

To review and apply for a specific position, please go to Positions

To register your career details on our confidential system, please send your resume to register@hender.com.au

Contact

HENDER CONSULTING
Level 5, 81 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Tel +61 8 8100 8888


To register your career details on our confidential system please send your resume to register@hender.com.au


To consider and apply for a specific position please click here