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Executive Officer - Presentation Association Victoria, St Kilda, Melbourne, VIC

Position Description (PDF)

Presentation Sisters Victoria (PSV) has a strong values based tradition and was founded 146 years ago in Victoria to assist in establishing Catholic schools and transformative and inclusive communities. The Presentation Association (PA) was set up in 2015 as a civil organization to work with the PSV Sisters and manage their administration while Kildare Ministries has governed the educational and community works since 2014.

The PA increasingly works with other congregations, organisations and colleagues - particularly those in Kildare Ministries, the Presentation Society of Australia and PNG, and with the International Presentation Association (IPA).

The Role

This newly created role is an opportunity for the ideal candidate to build the PA of the future, link with partners, while maintaining the compassionate and education based reputation and growing the effectiveness and profile of the organization. The EO role has responsibility for management of PA business and resource matters including finance, investments and property assets. The role also manages regulatory compliance and very importantly, the ongoing welfare and oversight of care for the Presentation Sisters.

Key Accountabilities

  • Strategic advice and support to the PA Board and Congregational Leadership
  • Leadership and management of PA’s administration and staff
  • Delivery of a Mission focused culture and resources
  • Business and resource management
  • Administrative support to the Sisters, Congregational Leadership and PA Board
  • Provision of Sisters’ ongoing health care and wellbeing
  • Meeting Mission and Ministry requirements

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • High quality written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Financial management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or experience in property management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the aged care environment in Victoria
  • Experience in a mission-based organisation
  • Experience in a senior management role

Benefits to You

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Flexible - part time role
  • Central, St Kilda location
  • A new role and an opportunity to set up a high functioning organization
  • PA maintains DGR status
  • Carry on a tradition
  • International connections

How to apply for this job

Please email Vicky McIver to send a CV (Word format), with a short cover letter highlighting relevant experience using the subject line From Cathnews- Executive Officer- Presentation Association. Contact: Vicky McIver Phone: 0419 615 615 Email:

Applications close 5pm 27th March 2019



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