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Chief Executive Officer - Cairns

CBC Staff Selection

Our Client

Our client is a highly regarded not-for-profit organisation, committed to delivering affordable services to disadvantaged families, individuals and seniors across Cairns and Far North Queensland. Their objective is to provide a service that focuses on responding to individual needs and providing long-term, sustainable solutions. With an emphasis on diversity and inclusion, the organisation empowers individuals and families to improve their lives and achieve their goals.

The Opportunity

As the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for the strategic and operational leadership and performance of the company. You will lead the growth of the organisation by identifying business development opportunities and building strong relationships and partnerships. As a dynamic and inspirational leader, you will ensure effective and successful outcomes for the organisation in line with the Strategic Plan and Annual Operation Plan.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide thoughtful and visionary leadership that is inclusive, transparent, and empowering in a manner that supports and guides the organisation’s purpose and is reflective of its values.
  • Ensure the development, execution, monitoring, and evaluation of strategic and operational plans with the Board, Leadership Team, and staff.
  • Propose appropriate innovative and pragmatic strategies, programs, measures and steps the company can take to achieve its purpose and goals.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the organisation and ensure its overall successful long-term operations.
  • With the Board, establish financial and non-financial performance targets and drive the organisation to achieve these targets.
  • Actively build effective partnerships across government, investors, developers, and other providers to enhance capacity to deliver growth.

Your Skills & Experience

  • Postgraduate qualifications and prior relevant experience in a senior executive position in the NFP/Community Services Sector.
  • Strong leadership skills and the capacity to inspire, motivate and engage a team in an environment of change.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with First Nations people and develop the cultural integrity of the organisation.
  • Commercial and business acumen, including sound financial and budgetary management knowledge and experience.
  • Proven skill in strategic analysis of internal and external factors impacting organisations, in addition to success in developing, implementing, and evaluating appropriate responses.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills to facilitate engagement with key stakeholders, including community, government, media, alliance networks and partnerships.
  • Well-developed computer and systems skills including proficiency with MS office and business specific software.
  • Current Queensland driver’s license and Blue Card.

The Offer

This is a rewarding permanent opportunity to lead an important cause and play an integral role in the ongoing success and growth of a highly reputable organisation.

To ensure compliance with Australian employment law, this role is only open to candidates who possess either the right to work in Australia, permanent residency, citizenship status or visa status.

How to Apply

To apply online, click ‘Apply Now’ or contact our designated Recruitment Consultant, Sally Mlikota on 07 4051 9699 or [email protected] using the subject line: Chief Executive Officer - Cairns enquiry via EthicalJobs for a confidential discussion.

At CBC Staff Selection, we are dedicated to fostering an environment that champions equal opportunity, embraces diversity, promotes inclusion and prioritises flexibility and accessibility. All communication with CBC Staff Selection is managed in a highly confidential manner, and your details will not be shared with any future employer without your prior consent.

CBC Staff Selection – Redefining Recruitment

With over 35 years’ recruitment experience, CBC Staff Selection specialises in providing professional, quality recruitment services to a wide range of candidates and clients throughout both Far North Queensland (Cairns region) and North Queensland (Townsville region) as well as Regional Queensland.

Job Reference: 1440249/SM

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