Careers | The Benevolent Society

Team Leader Administration

  • Full time position based in Hurstville
  • $86k - $92k inclusive of Super + Salary Packaging 
  • Flexible, friendly organisation, Hybrid work options available!

The Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: children, young people, and their families; First Nations Australians; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way. We use our practice wisdom to mobilise social movements that advocate for anyone in need and create social change.

About the role 

As the Administration Team Leader, you will provide high level operational support to the Managers and Team Leaders, enabling them to focus on their core purpose, our clients. In this varied and busy role, you will lead other administration staff and coordinate the delivery of administration support to our front line teams in delivering their services to families. You will also play a key role on program specific projects.


  • Coordinate the delivery of administration services, ensuring that all services are timely and effective 
  • Manage a team of geographically dispersed staff to ensure administration services are professional and effective across the sites and internal customers receive the level of support required (will be required to travel to different hubs across the Sydney metro area)
  • Provide support to administration team, carry out tasks and relief when staff are on leave or during busy periods 

Our Benefits   

We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:   

  • Salary Benefits - You can package up to $15,900 pa of your pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!
  • Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.  
  • Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including part-time hours, hybrid home/office work arrangements, and 1 accrued day off a month for full-time employees.  
  • Recognition and Reward – Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years   
  • Wellness - Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave.   
  • Professional development – We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfilment, and growth

Skills and Experience 

  • Demonstrated experience leading geographically dispersed administrative team with dual reporting lines.
  • Minimum Certificate III in business administration or other relevant qualification
  • Two years previous experience working in a similar administrative / management support role with previous experience in a broad range of administrative procedures and systems 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills 
  • Well-developed time management and organisational skills 
  • Ability to use a range of software applications including Office, Outlook and customer databases 
  • Current Drivers’ Licence essential

Apply today! 

To apply please submit your current CV along with Cover Letter discussing your reasons for applying and suitability for the role.

Contact Michelle on 0401 676 781 to discuss the role in more detail. 

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The Benevolent Society respects and promotes human rights and diversity and is committed to building an inclusive culture. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members. We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability, please get in contact to let us know how we can accommodate your needs. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.