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Chief Executive Officer - Launceston Community Legal Centre

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Established in 1986, the Launceston Community Legal Centre Inc (the Centre) has been dedicated to offering free legal advice, support, and information to individuals and communities across Tasmania who are experiencing disadvantage. For nearly four decades, the Centre has been a crucial resource, helping those who might otherwise be unable to afford legal assistance navigate complex legal issues.
The Centre's vision is to promote social justice by improving access to the legal system. They believe that everyone, regardless of their financial situation, should have the opportunity to understand their legal rights and have their voices heard. This commitment to equity drives their efforts to ensure that legal support is available to those who need it most.

What’s in it for you?

  • Part-time 0.8 available
  • 4 weeks annual leave with additional leave gifted between Christmas and New Year and two additional days during the year
  • Salary packaging and competitive remuneration
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional development and training offered

Your Impact

This is an important time to join Launceston Community Legal Centre. Working with the board you will lead the new funding agreement negotiations with State and Federal government, implement new digital technology and manage the day-to-day operations of the Centre and its delivery of services. Specifically, you will:

  • Provide inspirational and confident leadership to a highly dedicated team
  • Deliver on strategic objectives and ensure high quality governance across the organisation
  • Identify further opportunities to diversify funding for future sustainability
  • Network and foster collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders including community, government and sector partners

What you bring

You are senior leader/executive who is looking for the next step in their career with skills ideally developed within the community legal sector, advocacy, human services or similar client focused organisations.

You also have:

  • Success leading, managing and developing staff through organisational change whilst promoting an inclusive and positive culture
  • The ability to develop and implement strategy and inspire a clear vision of success
  • Sound financial management including managing funded service models and operational excellence
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate and influence effectively
  • A track record of building trusted relationships with a broad range of stakeholders across State and Federal government agencies, partner organisations, community members and philanthropic funders

If you share in the vision of promoting social justice by improving the legal system, then apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter. Alternatively, call Emma Naglieri on 0421 720 596 for a confidential discussion.

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