Chief People Officer (CPO), Lifestyle Solutions

Chief People Officer (CPO), Lifestyle Solutions

Job Title: Chief People Officer (CPO), Lifestyle Solutions
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Inner West Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: + NFP salary packaging
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH1227_1620081063
Contact Name: Georgie Porter
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 04, 2021 09:51

Job Description

The Organisation

Lifestyle Solutions is a not-for-profit community services organisation that supports people with disability, children and young people in out-of-home care, their families and the broader community. With a national footprint, they employ over 2,000 staff and generate more than $180 million in revenue.

The Opportunity

Lifestyle Solutions is seeking a Chief People Officer (CPO) to join the executive team. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the CPO will play a key role in assisting Lifestyle Solutions to deliver on its 2025 strategy. The successful CPO will:

  • Attract, retain and develop a values-based, highly skilled and committed workforce;
  • Enable and embed a sustainable performance management system to drive performance culture;
  • Lead commercial negotiations for a sector-leading innovative Enterprise Agreement;
  • Elevate engagement and retention across a national and geographically dispersed workforce;
  • Lead continuous people capability development through a robust Learning and Development plan;
  • Lead best practice recruitment and onboarding processes across the organisation.

About You

As an accomplished and well-rounded executive leader, you will have comparable functional experience gained in a complex, people-driven service delivery environment. In addition, you will have:

  • Advanced understanding of the current industrial landscape;
  • Experience in governing people processes for a large, decentralised and geographically dispersed workforce;
  • Demonstrated success embedding cultural change and implementing a performance culture;
  • Genuine drive to enable people with disability, children and young people, and their communities to achieve what is important to them;
  • High commercial acumen and sophisticated stakeholder management.

What's on Offer

This is a rare opportunity to join a progressive, industry-leading, national, for-purpose community service provider in an influential and critical leadership capacity. An attractive package of remuneration and benefits will be offered to the successful applicant, including not-for-profit salary packaging.

How to Apply

For a confidential discussion or role related queries, please contact Georgie Porter of The Orchard Talent Group on (02) 9157 6213 or email

To apply please submit your current CV via the link. Please note applicants must have a legal right to work in Australia.

Applications close 11:59pm 30th May 2021.