A truly rare opportunity is available for a Senior Executive to join one of the largest religious organisations in Australia. As the General Manager, you will provide strategic and operational leadership and management of a new project to build a new congregation and school.The Uniting Church in Australia (UCA),Synod of NSW and the ACT supports approximately 450 congregations and faith communities, with approximately 50,000 members, 13 Presbyteries, and 9 school and parish missions. They are on an exciting journey as they prepare to build a new congregation and school in Sydney’s South Western Region. This will be their first school development in decades.The roleReports to the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for leading the strategic business planning, implementation and delivery of all strategic initiatives of the new congregation and school. The GM will oversee the financial management of the allocated budget, people and business plans and proactively plan and mitigate risks.You will act as a conduit between the development partners and project team and provide updates on operational readiness as required. You will manage critical relationships to deliver on specified outcomes and the broader UCA strategic plan.This is a unique opportunity, as you will be involved in the project from the ground up. You will have the autonomy to build your own team and also get involved in the early stages of the project including the acquisition of land.As an ambassador for UCA, you will contribute to the positive image of the Synod. You will be part of a wider operations management team, participating in building the strength of the Synod and ensure services provided support the mission strategy.The PersonYou will be a strong and passionate leader, with the ability to motivate and inspire your staff. Have extensive experience in people management, budget management and project management.Demonstrated experience in promoting and implementing a corporate vision and business strategies and translating them into actionable programs and deliverables.You will have excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to build strong working relationships and to work with a vast range of stakeholders. You will have excellent communication skills, with extensive experience and success in influencing, negotiating and conflict resolution.You will hold a relevant business or project management qualification, or equivalent. Have proven experience as a General Manager or an equivalent executive role.What is on offerYou will be joining an organisation that are focussed on inclusion, are values driven and are dedicated to changing the world for the better. As part of the executive team, you will be in a position to deliver outstanding levels of service for Sydney’s South West’s new and growing community.This role offers an attractive salary package of up to $300,000.To ApplyTo be considered for the opportunity, or to discuss this role further contact Katie O’Neill on 02 9233 9904 or alternatively you can email email@example.com to request a position description. Applications close Friday 20th August. At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.