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Established in 1959, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is a leader in preventative health in Australia with a long history of making significant contributions to state, national and international alcohol and drug policy.

We are passionate about prevention, because we believe it is always more effective than cure. We’re using advocacy, education, information and evidence-proven grassroots programs to change Australia’s drinking culture and reduce harm in our communities from drugs. We’re reaching millions of Australian every year.

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Over the last 5 years the ADF has experienced significant growth: doubling in size and revenue. This continuing growth and development represents significant new opportunities.

The ADF offers a range of purposeful career paths with positions available across the country – from research and program design, to program based roles in community development, and communications and engagement positions across our team.

We value courage, adaptability, collaboration and impact, and offer a positive work environment, flexible working arrangements and a proactive professional development. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Learning & Development Manager

  • Innovative organisation that makes a difference to the Australian Community
  • Full time or part time (0.8) ongoing position
  • Salary package from $81,744.00 to $90,000 per annum includes superannuation and salary packaging benefits

About the role

The Learning and Development Manager is responsible for building learning, training and development frameworks that will build the capacity of our staff to successful deliver our programs across Australia.

About you

  • Thorough understanding of adult learning principles with experience in vocational education and training
  • Demonstrated experience in development of learning/training frameworks and undertaking learning needs analysis for complex programs
  • Strong experience of collaborating with colleagues to understand organisational and program goals
  • Demonstrated experience leading and developing the training requirements for remote staff
  • Excellent coaching, influencing, leadership and communication skills at various levels within and across organisations to engage & drive change
  • Ability to plan, implement and evaluate training needs with a customer service orientation
  • Effective planning, time management and organisation skills
  • Systems savvy, with knowledge of online training and awareness of instructional design and storyboard techniques
  • Experience of the development and implementation of online learning.

For further information and for a full position description, please download the position description below.

To apply

Please send your application including a resume and response to the skills and knowledge section of the position description by midnight (AEST) on 19 February 2017 to PeopleAndCulture@adf.org.au    

Please note, any application that doesn’t address the application requirements may not be considered. Due to the volume of applications that we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For enquiries, please contact Daisy Brooke on 03 9611 6166.

National Programs Manager – New Strategic Programs

  • An Opportunity to join a growing NFP organisation
  • Full time ongoing
  • Salary package up to $130,000.00 per annum includes superannuation and salary packaging benefits

About the role

The National Program Manager – New Strategic Programs is responsible for the management, collaborative design and development of new programs and services, working with all other ADF business units to successfully implement new programs and services and evaluation of new programs and services, ensuring alignment with organisational business strategy to reduce alcohol and other drugs related harm in Australia and fulfills funding requirements.

About you

  • Demonstrated experience in leading a large scale national community preventive health program
  • Extensive high level leadership and people management experience, including the ability to lead and develop a high performing multi-disciplinary team
  • Significant experience of evidence-informed practice in program design and development, taking good ideas with a health focus, investigating the evidence and translating this to a practical solution for communities and building the solution to scale
  • High level management skills and proven operational experience in a large program at a State or National level

For further information and for a full position description, please download the position description below.

To apply

Please send your application including a resume and response to the skills and knowledge section of the position description by midnight (AEST) on 19 February 2017 to PeopleAndCulture@adf.org.au    

Please note, any application that doesn’t address the application requirements may not be considered. Due to the volume of applications that we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

For enquiries, please contact Daisy Brooke on 03 9611 6166.