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Business Development Manager

We seek a business development professional with exceptional people skills, enthusiasm and passion for sales.  Great location! Fun and hard-working team! Apply now!

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation with a mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with water safety, swimming, resuscitation, and safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues.

Exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented Business Develop Manager to join the LSV team in this newly created role.

Working across three key divisions to provide sales support and deliver sales growth, this role involves a combination of; outbound sales activity, responding to inbound leads & account management for existing customers.

You will work across;

1. Function Centre

  • Contacting prospective businesses and corporates about the venue
  • Preparing quotes for both inbound and outbound enquiries
  • Account management of existing customers including outbound calls to secure next booking
  • Assisting General Manager with bookings where required
  • Running a sales pipeline & maintaining CRM system

2. Programs for Aquatic Centres

  • Contacting Aquatic centres to present programs and initiatives
  • Understand and deal with any objections that arise
  • Provide aquatic centres with information on programs and initiatives
  • Convert aquatic centre into a initiative partners for LSV

3. Training & Education

  • Contacting corporates to understand training requirements
  • Provide information on the range of training and education short courses that LSV offers
  • Secure new customers for the LSV Training & Education division

We seek a sales professional with the following key skills;

  • Sales skills & outbound sales experience
  • PC Literate (including Excel & Word)
  • Ability to prepare proposals
  • Update and maintain CRM system & build and maintain sales pipeline
  • Very good communication and people management skills
  • Sound numeracy skills
  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • Time management
  • Customer focus

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

This is a part-time approx. 25 hrs per week. 12-month fixed term role.

The expected hours are 10am to 3pm Monday to Friday.  Please note that hours are negotiable for a suitable candidate.

Applications close on 17th February 2019

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au

For further information please contact Hiring Manager – Emma Atkins on 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au

Manager – Volunteer Training

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation with a mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with water safety, swimming, resuscitation, and safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues.

LSV is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering Training and Assessment to our Volunteer Lifesavers through our large Volunteer Network.

Working with our 57 Life Saving Club, supporting our 34,000 + volunteer members, the volunteer training services area,  supports the development and maintenance of LSV organisational Training standards and policies within Lifesaving Clubs across Victoria through the provision of training delivery, support, monitoring and mentoring.

Providing support to the key volunteer stakeholders through collaboration, development of resources, support of compliance tasks and the delivery of program, forums and workshops.

With and aim to further build capacity at grass roots and state level and to identify opportunities to simplify processes and innovate.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Training Manager  – VT will oversee the Volunteer Training team.  The role will be focused on the planning, delivery, review and continuous improvement of  delivery and support.  Ensuring the highest standard of customer services, delivery, adherence to RTO standards and Industry requirements, strategic growth and stakeholder engagement and support.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a training professional with demonstrated experience in a similar role, with strong people management skills, team building and experience overseeing and supporting a large network of volunteers/ casual staff. You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion for education, volunteerism and people development.    You will be a team player, with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a passion for leading a team to deliver customer service excellence.

Specific requirements: you will have demonstrated experience in vocational education and training, with exceptional collaboration and relationship building skills.  You will have strong reporting skills, with previous oversight of budgets and strategic planning.  You will have excellent communication skills, with a continuous improvement focus.  Strong process management skills, with the ability to operate in a high pressure environment essential.  You will be a trouble-shooter, with a strong solutions focus.

Personal attributes: you will have a passion for excellent customer service and ability to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be flexible, able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best outcomes for our volunteers and your team.  You will be detail orientated with the ability to work to deadlines.

Communication skills:  Excellent communication, including well-developed written and oral skills. You will have the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

LSV Position Description – Manager – Volunteer Training

For further information please contact Emma Atkins on 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au

Applications close 8th February 2019.

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au

 

Development Officer

Exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual with a passion for people development to join the team in this newly created role of Development Support Officer.

We seek a development professional with good people skills, your will have excellent administration and support skills with enthusiasm and passion for volunteerism and leadership development.

The M&LD team supports and delivers a range of education, development, leadership and members welfare programs to our membership.

This role involves plenty of task variety including supporting administration of programs.  Assisting with the development and support of our volunteers, delivery of programs and events and support to clubs, to build capacity to recruit, retain and up skill our volunteers.  You will support a range of administrative, communication, stakeholder management and support services.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a an individual with people development skills with experience in a similar role, previous experience and interest in developing youth and/or volunteer based organisation.  You will, possess a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude, who doesn’t mind ‘rolling-up their sleeves’.  You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion to educate and develop.

Specific requirements: must have strong administration and support skills with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will have the ability to work on a number of tasks and events simultaneously, and the ability to operate in a busy environment.   You will have some learning & development or people development background, with a track record of innovation and continuous improvement.  You will be an extremely organised person with a talent for troubleshooting and problem solving. Experience in the support and development of people, processes and resources perfected.

Personal attributes: demonstrable ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be a people person with the ability to deal with high pressure and able to demonstrate a passion for the community sector and volunteering.

Communication skills: must have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including volunteer members, internal staff, local councils, government agencies, national bodies and sponsors.

Flexible: You will have a flexible, can do attitude. You will need to be available to work regular weekends over the summer period and be able to co-ordinate on the run between internal and external stakeholders. Regional travel will be required.

Providing support to these key stakeholders through collaboration, development of resources, support of administration tasks and assist the delivery of program, forums and workshops.

Your aim will be to further build capacity at grass roots and state level and to identify opportunities to simplify processes and innovate.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment, variety, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

Position Description

For further information please contact hiring Manager Emma Atkins on 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au

This is a full-time, fixed term role.

Applications close on 8 February

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au

 

Volunteer Support Officer

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individual to join Life Saving Victoria as a Volunteer Support Officer.

You will work with an allocated 57 Clubs across the state, supporting more than 34,000 volunteer members, servicing the Victorian community.

We achieve this by working with our members, communities, educational institutions, governments, and other organisations in the provision of best practice education, training, surveillance and rescue and risk management services.

You will be responsible for building and maintaining mutually beneficial and cooperative relationships of support between clubs, area officers and the state centre.  You will also be supporting the Clubs and membership across the state with integration and support of administration, infrastructure, IT systems, lifesaving services and reporting systems including troubleshooting, training and guidance.

The Key Outcomes of the role include;

Relationship Management – to foster positive and supportive relationships with clubs, committees, local councils and members.

Administration Capabilities – support the development of Clubs efficiencies and independence in regard to their volunteer administrative capabilities through IT training, enhancement of systems and advice. Support activities and processes required to maintain affiliation with Life Saving Victoria

Club and State Officer Support – supporting Club committees and State Officers, with tools, networks, resources and advice and transition and succession planning.

Resourcing and  Support – supporting Clubs and members with resources and engagement to enhance capabilities through IT support and training,

Supporting Activities – support and promote clubs, regional and districts activities, including sport, membership and leadership, training, lifesaving state services, to support member retention, development, upskilling and increase club capabilities.

With a continuous improvement mind-set, you will take an analytical approach to troubleshooting, with the ability to clearly demonstrate outcomes. You will be able to manage your own time to achieve key outcomes and prioritise multiple projects and needs, including those of clubs, volunteers and Life Saving Victoria.

You will have demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with various groups both internally and externally of a typical Life Saving Club operation.

We seek motivated, proactive thinkers, who enjoy working in a team environment. The successful applicant will have sound knowledge of volunteer support and club development, with demonstrated customer service and communication skills, and a flexible, “can do” attitude.

Previous experience as an officer in a sporting, emergency service or volunteer organisation would be advantageous.  Qualification with units of competency in support/administration and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment desirable.  Current Victorian Drivers License and a Working with Children Check or the ability to obtain one is essential.  You will need to be available for regular weekends during peak summer period and some regional travel will be required, with a car to be provided as part of the package.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

Position Description

For further information please contact Emma Atkins –General Manager – People on 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au

Applications close 17 February 2019.

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au

 

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Development Opportunities

Session 3 Blue Connections – LSV’s Aquatic Network: What Makes People Tick

Keynote Speaker: Andrew Cole – Managing Director @ Tick Concepts

Date: Tuesday 26th Feburary 2019 @ 6.30pm (for 7pm start), LSV State Centre

Session Overview

Join us for evening of inspiration, development, fun and networking with the backdrop of Port Phillip Bay, sharing insights with water safety enthusiasts from across our state! Hear from the very experienced and engaging Andrew Cole, who will take us though a fun, interactive and informative workshop on the power of ‘Tick’! With the power of Tick, Andrew will teach us different leadership styles and techniques to suit the individual.

Session Registration and Information, click hereSingle Session $25 per registration

Complimentary beveridge and light refreshments will be provided on arrival!

 

FLN International Women’s Day Breakfast Event

Guest Speaker: Michelle Redfern

Date:                Thursday, March 7 2019

Location:         Life Saving Victoria, 200 The Boulevard Port Melbourne, 3207

Time:               Breakfast Event – 7:00am arrival for a 7:30am start

Session Overview:

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Life Saving Victoria is inviting all females and male Champions of Change 18 years+ to an exclusive breakfast event with Michelle Redfern.

Michelle is an award-winning advisor, consultant and facilitator. She is the founder of Advancing Women; professional women’s network and proud recipient of the Australian Financial Review & Qantas 100 Women of Influence Awards (2018) for her work on diversity and inclusion.

Michelle will provide the audience with an insightful and inspirational talk on Determination and Influence, as she talks about the leadership characteristics that have shaped her life and career and how leaders can make a difference

This breakfast session will be a cross agency and sector event, where we encourage members of other Emergency Service agencies, the Aquatic Industry, Sports Industry and other likeminded agencies to join us for this engaging key note address. Participants will have the opportunity to share, network and connect with likeminded individuals.

Registration and Information, click here

LSV Members – $25

Non- Members – $35

Refreshments will be provided on arrival.

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