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Chief Executive Officer


Employer: Talent Nation
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Executive & Senior Management, Management, Mental Health & Counselling
Sector/s: Business/Private Sector
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 21 August, 2018.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Based in Melbourne, VIC

The company

As a subsidiary of one of the largest providers of community mental health services in Australia, this organisation has a central focus on making support readily accessible for those affected by mental illness. Our client seeks to improve the wellbeing of local communities by recognising that the recovery process is different for every individual, and by implementing the right support systems everyone has the opportunity to live a better life.

Characterised by a lean business and operating model and innovative technologies, they have a range of products and services to suit people’s individual needs and their National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plans.

The role

As a purpose built NDIS organisation, our client is seeking a visionary and entrepreneurial CEO to take them to the next level; this includes the implementation of a Capacity Building Business Model.

This is a role of significant seniority, reporting directly to the Board and responsible for the achievement of National and State business plan priorities, KPIs and reporting progress.

The position will lead teams to try, test and learn and iterate new solutions that are both financially viable and meet quality and safety expectations.

About you

You are a change agent with a start-up mindset and the commercial acumen to match. You will have high energy, the ability to inspire others and the tools to bring people on board to help with the vision of the organisation. With flexibility to adapt, an openness to receiving feedback and a keen ability to learn, you will be persistent and focused on the execution of solutions; and achievement of results.

Ideally you will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience as an executive directly reporting to the Board or as an Executive in a mid to large organisation
  • Demonstrated experience in driving change,  whether it be as a start-up or corporate restructure
  • Demonstrable entrepreneurial and commercial acumen in a service-based industry
  • Ability to challenge the status quo, innovate, and offer creative solutions to business challenges
  • Proven financial management experience and expertise and setting clear direction
  • A valid Working with Children check

The rewards

Working with this organisation means the opportunity to change people’s lives by providing high quality health services, helping them to live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths and values.

This organisation prioritises a supportive work environment by providing comprehensive training, workplace flexibility and generous leave provisions. They recognise that their efforts rely on passionate and well-trained employees, and as such seek to help maintain a healthy work/ life balance.

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