Director, Business Development - Fisher Leadership
Melbourne, Geelong or Bendigo
Close Date: 28/07/2021
REF: HHSdbd0521
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Director, Business Development

Melbourne, Geelong or Bendigo
Close Date: 28/07/2021
REF: HHSdbd0521
  • Join us as we work to ignite a dynamic world of change for those faced with homelessness as we put our customers at the heart of everything we do
  • Work closely with the Executive Team to make a direct and significant contribution to development opportunities
  • Identify and develop an asset growth pipeline and oversee all project governance requirements to provide more affordable housing solutions and partnerships
  • Be part of a committed team bringing bravery, energy and deep commitment to a values and purpose driven organisation

Who we are:
Haven Home Safe is a homelessness organisation specialising in housing solutions. We are a socially-impactful, commercially-operated NFP. This means we have deep empathy for the communities we are embedded in, always focussed on the people who need us most. The people who urgently need to be safe. The family that needs to focus on healing to move forward. The individual who is without a safety net.
Our journey:
Haven Home Safe is transforming with a drive to become a trusted partner of choice because we know that the status quo is the least safe option for the people who need us most. We embrace this change to create the most meaningful impact with new alliances, partnerships and innovative pathways to scale as a regional advocate, a creative thinker delivering on our promise and evolving as we discover new horizons and new challenges as they arise. And the time is now for us to face these challenges with a fresh outlook.
Our vision:
We want to be trusted to partner with individuals, communities, businesses and government with the belief that we will ensure everyone in Victoria has a place to call home. Our vision is to create a world where the housing crisis and homelessness are not realities of our time.  Putting our customers at the heart of everything we do, we focus on excellence and bring the people, resources and infrastructure needed to enable us to step into the future we believe is possible.  We are accountable, responsible and act with integrity, and we innovate, challenge and learn.
Who we need:
As we enter an exciting, challenging and evolving environment; we seek an experienced and innovative leader to develop business relationships and opportunities and work as both a trusted partner and known collaborator across the housing sector.  Reporting to the Executive Director Development, working closely with the development team and partnering with the Finance Team as needed, this role will lead business growth enabling the delivery of a significant increase in housing stock and oversee all project management requirements to provide more affordable housing and meet the needs of the most vulnerable Victorians.  With creativity and foresight, we seek an inspirational leader seek an inspirational leader with imagination and foresight to forge alliances and lead initiatives that realise shared value.  A person committed to ending homelessness and has the talent to drive engagement that persuades the community, government, and corporate sector to adopt and support new ways of thinking.
Why we need you:
You will bring an extensive track record in identifying potential development and acquisition opportunities.  With knowledge and experience in monitoring Government policy positions and program developments and industry and sector developments related to social and affordable housing, you will collaborate with the Executive Team to position HHS’s capacity to deliver on these opportunities.  With outstanding interpersonal skills, you will build targeted partnerships to create and maintain a development pipeline.  Your exceptional project governance skills and experience will ensure that modern, and relevant systems and processes are in place to deliver appropriate monitoring and reporting requirements.  With your highly developed problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills, you will bring a pragmatic approach with a social outcomes lens. As a leader, you will demonstrate transparent, responsible, and performance-based culture and practice across all development pipeline and partner engagement aspects. Known for your relationship building capability to engage and influence, you will derive deep satisfaction from a role that that impact the people who need it most.
Where you will be:
You will be located in Melbourne, Geelong or Bendigo with regular travel to all HHS offices and other intra-state locations.
For more information about HHS, visit:
To apply – please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference HHSdbd0521, addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.
Applications close: Sunday 25th July

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