Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Senior Manager, Housing Services

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Melbourne CBD
Categories: Senior Management, Property, Housing

  • Work with a highly experienced and supportive leadership team who are committed to addressing the housing affordability crisis and ensuring renters to have successful housing outcomes.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package 
  • Hybird work arrangement offered with office based in Melbourne CBD
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Travel required as part of the role to regional Victoria and Tasmania
About Housing Services

Uniting has a portfolio of over 800 tenancies and retirement village contracts across Victoria. Community housing activities including crisis, transitional and long-term social housing and integrated support and housing programs including Transitional Housing Management, Homelessness to a Home and Homes for Families programs. Uniting operates 12 retirement villages located in Melbourne and Gippsland. 

About the opportunity

The Senior Manager Housing Services is a newly created leadership position responsible for the oversight and development of effective housing services across Uniting’s community housing and retirement village operations to ensure quality outcomes for tenants and residents.  


The role provides leadership to tenancy teams across Victoria to ensure Uniting delivers high quality, consumer focused housing services reflecting industry best practice and ensuring services comply with legislation, regulatory performance standards and contractual obligations. 

The Senior Manager Housing Services will play a lead role in positioning housing services for growth as Uniting aims to increase its impact in providing community housing across Victoria and Tasmania, supporting the welling of individuals, families and communities. 

About you

You are an exceptional leader and influencer. You have a natural ability to establish, lead, coach and inspire teams of varying size and complexity and are prepared to travel to regional offices in Victoria

You have extensive experience in the community housing sector with a comprehensive understanding of the current trends, practices, policies and legislation relevant to the sector.

You love a role that is varied, stimulating and challenging and you think outside the box to improve performance, business processes and systems. You have great attention to detail and understand the risk, compliance and reporting requirements in the sector.

You are a values-driven leader who is committed to the provision of social and affordable housing in Victoria and Tasmania.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability by addressing the key/core selection criteria according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close on Monday 30 May 2022

Get in touch

For a confidential discussion please call Kristie Looney - General Manager, Housing & Property on 0430 106 695

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and well-being of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces. 

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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