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Executive Director - Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities

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  • Provide Victorians equal access to quality disability and aged care services
  • Identify partnership growth and raise organisational profile
  • Head office South Morang - Attractive package + Motor Vehicle

The Organisation

Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities (ADEC) is a Victorian organisation that has been providing people from diverse cultural backgrounds, their families and carers with equal access to high quality disability and aged care services for over forty years.
With a vision to be recognised as one of the leading providers of disability and aged care services in Victoria ADEC’s philosophy empowers people with disability and their full inclusion within society. The services and programs that ADEC provide are diversified and continually strive to develop and enhance their portfolio and partnerships.

Benefits and Culture:

  • Supportive organisation that aids on going learning opportunities
  • Generous base salary + salary packaging + 15% super + Fully maintained motor vehicle
  • Opportunity to lead organisation through transformation phase

The Role

Reporting directly and working collaboratively with the board, and with strategic organisational goals in mind, you will provide progressive leadership to the senior management team including the provision of operational and financial control.
There will be a specific focus on growth through identifying and developing new program and funding partnerships whilst establishing and strengthening current key stakeholder relationships across community, government, philanthropy, media and industry sector partnerships. You will drive brand awareness and continue to shape internal prosperous cultural foundations that meet the organisation’s philosophy and mission.

Additionally you will also:

  • Identify and pursue further diversified funding streams
  • Develop, review and refine performance management systems
  • Represent ADEC as both external spokesperson and principal liaison
  • Genuinely advocate equity for people living with disability from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Support the board to meet governance responsibilities and provide strategic advice

Skills Required

You have executive management experience ideally in either aged care, disability, community or health care and a true commitment to advocating for the lives of marginalised and disadvantaged communities. You bring an understanding of the mechanisms of government policy and funding to drive change.

Your inspired leadership combined with demonstrated experience to successfully oversee operations across finance, governance, management, funding negotiation, program partnerships and delivery and reporting into a board are vital to your success. ADEC seek individuals who offer a multicultural understanding and embrace diversity.

If you are passionate about advocating for human rights and equity for all Victorians, please apply by sending your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Alternatively, please call Gemma Schade on 03 8080 8978 for a further discussion.

“NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience, we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.”

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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