Head of Stakeholder Engagement

Head of Stakeholder Engagement

Job Title: Head of Stakeholder Engagement
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Inner West Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH1328_1623225507
Contact Name: Georgie Porter
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 09, 2021 18:00

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

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Head of Stakeholder Engagement will lead the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic, tactical and operational stakeholder engagement plans, programs, projects and initiatives. In addition, you will,

  • Develop and maintain strong internal and external relationships with key industry groups, communities, various levels of government and other stakeholders;
  • Identify key concerns and issues informing review and enhancement of services and delivery;
  • Advise the CEO, Executive Leadership Team and the Board on communication and awareness building strategies;
  • Support the regulatory framework and promote high levels of voluntary compliance and industry best practice;
  • Direct and oversee internal and external communication governance, delivery and processes;

About You

As a well-rounded highly influential and strategically minded leader, you will have comparable functional experience and a genuine cultural alignment to providing care and services to the vulnerable. In addition, you will have,

  • Degree in Communication (or related) with postgraduate qualifications highly regarded;
  • Proven experience in management of government and media relations;
  • Extensive experience in staff management and leadership;
  • Exceptional capability to prioritise across the immediate, lateral and long term;
  • Demonstrated advanced stakeholder engagement ability;
  • Experience within the human services (or related) sector is desirable but not essential.

What's on Offer

This is a rare opportunity to join a progressive, industry-leading, national, for-purpose community service provider. 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