Manager, Australian Branches
Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Full-time, Permanent 
  • Great benefits and work flexibility including monthly RDO
  • Salary range: $101, 000 - $127, 000 TRP

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), the principal organisation representing the medical specialty of psychiatry in Australia and New Zealand is seeking a Manager of Australian Branches to join the Bi-National Offices & Partnerships Department. This role manages the operational needs and service delivery for the Australian Branches of RANZCP.


Key responsibilities: 

  • Supervise and provide leadership for the Administration Officers and Branch Coordinators reporting to this role (x7 direct reports). 
  • Work closely with the Executive Manager, Bi-national Offices and Partnerships to ensure an integrated approach in meeting the needs of Australian Branch committees, and College members located in each jurisdiction.
  • Collaborate with the Manager NSW Branch Office and the Manager Tu Te Akaaka Roa – The New Zealand National Office to facilitate an integrated and consistent approach to service delivery for Bi-National offices.
  • Facilitate connection between Australian Branches and the Bi-national College with the aim of enhancing service delivery and support.
  • Support Australian Branch committees in the development of work plans and support the Branch Chairs’ Forum and oversee the administration for quarterly meetings.
  • Oversee the development of committee communications, including communiques, newsletters, bulk e-mails, website content, and other publications.
  • Prepare briefing papers and reports to support committees’ involvement with the Members’ Advisory Council and the RANZCP Board.
  • In collaboration with governance staff, coordinate committee election processes and maintenance of procedures and processes for selection, appointment, induction, and ongoing support for community member participation.
  • Pro-actively identify, report on, and manage emerging issues and risks.
  • Ensure maintenance and workplace safety of Australian Branch office premises, escalating issues in accordance with College policies and guidelines.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven ability to successfully lead and manage staff in a small team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the proven ability to produce documentation to a publication level.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel interstate and overseas and undertake weekend and out-of-hours work as required.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or minimum three (3) years management experience preferably in a membership, health or not for profit environment.
  • Experience in operational planning, project management and risk management and budgeting.
  • Experience working with multiple inter-related committees to achieve operational and strategic objectives highly desirable.


What can we offer?

  • Monthly RDO
  • Excellent work–life balance
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Convenient CBD location of head office
  • Training and development opportunities


How to apply:


All applications must be forwarded via Expr3ss link and include a resume with a cover letter addressing the Experience/qualification and Individual capabilities to be considered for the position. Please refer to the PD for further information.


Applications close at on Thursday 16 November 2023.


RANZCP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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