Director, People and Culture - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 01/07/2022
REF: MCSdpc0622
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Director, People and Culture

Close Date: 01/07/2022
REF: MCSdpc0622
  • Opportunity to contribute at an executive level to Catholic education in Melbourne
  • Reimagine and drive a contemporary people and culture strategy
  • Lead change in line with organisational values

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS) seeks an outstanding individual to take a key executive role in leading the People and Culture Group within the organisation, impacting over 500 office staff and 16,000 school staff.
Reporting to the Executive Director and leading a team of around 40, the Director, People and Culture will support the organisation’s strategic goals with a focus on building organisational capability, including robust practices for attraction and retention, leadership development and performance management.
The successful candidate will demonstrate executive level experience in human resources, with a track record in designing and implementing large-scale change initiatives across all elements of the people and culture portfolio.  As a brand ambassador for MACS, you will play a vital role in driving the organisation forward, ensuring that it is contemporary and efficient, with an engaged team. With outstanding communication, interpersonal skills and the gravitas to work closely with a range of stakeholders, the appointee will require appropriate tertiary qualifications, with executive level experience in leadership and a collaborative mindset.
A commitment to the vision and mission of Catholic education is essential, acting in accordance with the values of integrity, respect and excellence.
The Organisation
Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS) is responsible for the governance and operation of approximately 300 schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne.  With a profound footprint across the community, MACS is the largest Catholic school employer in Australia, providing education to more than 113,000 students, and employing over 16,000 teachers and support staff.
With students placed at the centre of its mission, MACS aims to continue the rich history of delivering a high-quality Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Melbourne, fostering the formation of the whole person that is deeply and enduringly humanising, and which inspires students to enrich the world.
For further information about MACS, please visit
To apply, please click on ‘Apply now’ and submit your resume and covering letter, clearly quoting reference MCSdpc0622.
For further information or a confidential discussion, please email or call Managing Partner, Andrew Norton on 1300 347 437.

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