Regional Community Development Manager

Job Title: Regional Community Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$97000 - AU$111000 per annum + super + salary packaging
Start Date:
Reference: BBBH325473_1719899606
Contact Name: Niall Hay
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jul 02, 2024

Job Description

About Tradewind Recruitment: Join the dynamic team at Tradewind Recruitment, Australia's leading community service recruitment agency! Our mission is to match exceptional individuals with rewarding opportunities, and this role is no exception. With a track record of excellence in the sector, Tradewind is dedicated to making a difference. Get ready to embark on an exciting journey where your skills and passion can truly shine!

About the Role:

The Regional Community Development Manager leads their State and/or Territory PD team. You will be responsible for the effective planning and implementation of projects and programs with the aim being harm prevention. The role will also involve key stakeholder engagment as well as providing mentorship and guidance within your team.


  • Enjoy flexible working arrangements (up to 3 days from home)
  • A generous not-for-profit salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 for everyday living expenses, and Meal and Entertainment of up to $2,650 per FBT year to reduce your taxable income and boost take home pay via Maxxia, our salary packaging provider
  • Open plan office in heart of the CBD
  • Opportunities for personal development.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and strengthen the delivery of an integrated suite of programs in accordance with State plan and budget.
  • Demonstrate initiative by contributing to the implementation and growth of new health promotions programs and services that are continually evolving to adapt to the delivery environment.
  • Represent Program Delivery and take a leading role in the management of allocated national priorities/projects.
  • Recruit, manage, train and evaluate the performance of assigned staff and contractors, to ensure established quality standards and performance targets are met.
  • Guide and support staff awareness and affiliation to the values of our client's organisation and role model behaviours that support their values and goals to create a culture and environment focused around team, support and achievement.
  • Identify, develop and strengthen strategic partnerships to meet the client's objectives.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Undergraduate qualification in health promotion or social sciences relevant to community program implementation e.g. social work, community development, public health, health promotion, public policy and management, business management or related discipline
  • Three years leadership experience
  • Experience in leading and delivering multiple preventive health programs and products across a range of different community settings
  • An understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and CALD communities and culture and an interest in working together with communities to achieve outcomes.

Why work with Tradewind?
Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's fastest-growing agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

Alternatively, email your resume to

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Niall Hay on; 03 9110 0095


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.