State Manager – Western Australia

State Manager – Western Australia

We are looking for a purpose driven and highly experienced manager to coach and lead our West Australian team. The State Manager is a member of the National Operations Management Team including all state managers reporting to the Director of Operations, as well as being a key member of the organisation’s Senior Leadership Team.

Based in Perth’s northern suburbs, the role has dual strategic and operational leadership with the following key objectives:

  • Coach and lead a high performing team
  • Direct line management of WA Youth Services Manager
  • Contribute to building a national organisation
  • Budget and contract performance
  • Lead the development of grants and tenders
  • Evidence informed program practice and evaluation
  • Oversee the State’s integrated services, quality, data and reporting
  • Drive a culture of customer centricity
  • Identify and facilitate the establishment of funding and fundraising and events opportunities
  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders


Whitelion is passionate about creating a workplace that promotes and values diversity. Our vision is for a world where no young person is left behind, where all young people have the right to equitable opportunities to reach their potential. We exist to build positive connections and pathways to work for young people at risk. Success depends on the voice and lived experience of highly vulnerable, high risk young people, systems around them and the Whitelion community.


  • Great salary packaging plus 17.5% annual leave loading
  • An additional two days gifted Wellbeing leave per year, plus gifted leave between Christmas and New Year for eligible staff
  • Great team environment and organisational support
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

If you are interested in joining our purpose driven organisation and being part of a positive and highly supportive team, we would love to hear from you.


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To be considered for this position, applicants will need to provide a resume and cover letter addressing why you are interested in working at Whitelion, what you will bring to the organisation and the skills and attributes relevant to the role. Please email all applications to Tanya Hendry, Director of Operations at:

Applications close 10th February 2021