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CEO - Woodville Alliance

Beaumont People
  • Social justice and people focused leader
  • Grow service to meet needs of multicultural community
  • Diverse portfolio of services, programs and projects
  • Competitive salary including generous tax concessions
  • Blend Fairfield office and work from home

The Company

Woodville Alliance is a medium sized, community-based agency with major programs in disability, mental health, family and youth support, community development and early childhood education and care. The head office is based in Fairfield and we work across surrounding local government areas. Communities in this area are ethnically diverse, have low income levels and high levels of disadvantage.

The Role and Initial Priorities

Our new CEO will have a strong appreciation of social justice. They will grow and diversify our Service offering to meet the diverse needs of our multicultural community and build trusting relationships with community leaders and the business community within our service area.

This would include, but not be exclusive to, increasing our capacity to support the mental health of our families, children and community members. Successful programs to support children with mental health challenges to stay at school have been recognised and further funded.

Our focus on our clients is only possible if the CEO builds the capacity of the Executive team and ensures a strong relationship with the Board. A priority during the first year will be to ensure that there is a culture of trust driven by our shared values that focuses on our clients and community.

Essential Qualities and Skills

  • A strategic senior leader with experience in providing inspirational leadership within the health/ community/ Not for Profit sector with exemplary strategic, financial, operational and people management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate strong working relationships between the CEO, Executive and Board of Directors.
  • Strength in developing and maintaining collaborative partnerships and stakeholder relationships
  • Demonstrated experience in leading change and building organisational capacity to ensure sustainable services
  • Extensive experience in managing a diverse portfolio of services, programs and projects within a values driven organisation leading co design and service improvement
  • An understanding of the political environment and current issues affecting the NDIS system and the community sector in particular
  • Strong ability to analyse data and information, identify risk, opportunities and issues for Woodville Alliance, with an ability to respond accordingly to address these, to achieve its goals and objectives
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with ability to influence at the highest level. Confident public speaking and presentation style.
  • Financial and business skills and acumen with extensive experience in the preparation of budgets, business plans and funding submissions

How to Apply

Please submit a current resume and letter outlining why you want to lead Woodville Alliance and how your experience demonstrates your experience and suitability for this leadership opportunity.

Additional Requirements for this position:

  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check, a National Police Check, be fully vaccinated and have a current driver’s licence.

Applications will be assessed on receipt and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

To request and information pack or a confidential conversation please email Liska Turner at liska@beaumontpeople.com.au using the subject line: CEO - Woodville Alliance enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To upload you application please click APPLY.

Beaumont Not-for-Profit has been retained to recruit this position so please direct all enquiries to Beaumont People.

At Beaumont People we believe a diverse workplace is a happy workplace, and we love working with organisations that feel the same way. We encourage applications from people of all different backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from CALD backgrounds and people with disabilities. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital or parental status. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to be made for your application to be assessed we would be more than happy to discuss how that can be arranged.

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