POSITION: Head of Program Delivery

Alex Crerar, 10th November 2021
  • Serve on the Executive team
  • Oversee program managers
  • You will lead, manage, and mentor a team
About the CBAA: 

Community broadcasting is a vital part of the Australian media landscape. The 450+ radio services broadcasting across Australia to over 5 million people each week play an important role in providing a voice for communities that aren’t adequately serviced by other broadcasting sectors, such as ethnic, Indigenous and other minority groups, as well as for independent local music.

The Community Broadcasting Assoc. Australia (CBAA) was born in 1974 from a desire to champion the sector by building those stations’ capability and creating a healthy environment for them to thrive. The CBAA is an internationally recognised not-for-profit organisation and represents over 90% of the sectors stations as members.

About the role: 

This position is newly created and reports to the CEO and will serve on the Executive team.

You will oversee a group of program managers and will set the strategic direction for the portfolio as a whole – ensuring that collectively, the programs contribute to moving broader organisational objectives forward.

You will lead, manage, and mentor a team (currently 14) across multiple initiatives and be a key decision-maker on organisational direction and effectiveness. You will provide value by identifying new opportunities, deciding how to improve existing programs, and optimising resource allocations. You will work in partnership with the Technical Consultant to deliver successful outcomes.

Your responsibilities:

The Head of Program Delivery will provide strategic leadership across the CBAA’s portfolio of programs and will oversee the Managers of the Digital Radio Project, The Australian Music Radio Airplay Project (Amrap), the Community Radio Network, National Radio News, and Online Services initiatives.

  • Provide overall strategic and thought leadership across design, development, planning, and budgeting, setting out resources, systems, and capabilities.
  • Evaluate the current & anticipated portfolio requirements to meet successful program outcomes
  • Drive end-to-end delivery of all programs ensuring risks to program delivery are identified and mitigation actions implemented & managed.
  • People management across multiple program teams, providing leadership and developing a culture of collaboration.
  • Stakeholder management with internal and external contacts, including community radio stations, the CBF, Government (state and federal), and partners across the corporate, academic, and not-for-profit sectors.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and recommendation to the CEO and Executive team and concepts, and approaches (including methodology, scope, slack, critical path, etc) to stakeholders.

For any enquiries or for a copy of the full position description please email info@epaustralia.com.au

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