Chief Executive Officer - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 22/03/2024
REF: HTAceo0224
Applications for this listing are closed

Chief Executive Officer

Close Date: 22/03/2024
REF: HTAceo0224
  • Advocate for better health, free from hepatitis, stigma and discrimination.
  • Empower the community through policy reform and effective strategies.
  • Collaborate to build awareness, understanding and improved outcomes.


The Position

Hepatitis Australia is seeking to appoint an outstanding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to provide visionary leadership toward the elimination of viral hepatitis.

Reporting to the Board, the CEO will lead the implementation of a new strategic plan and identify opportunities to realise the mission and objectives of Hepatitis Australia. Maintaining a strong public profile, the CEO will bring a strategic growth mindset and play a vital role engaging with stakeholders and members across the sector, as well as with community and government.

With an understanding of the public health sector, you will be an experienced and influential leader skilled in advocacy, public policy and driving key initiatives.   A demonstrated track record of leading a high-performing team, coupled with drive and innovation, you will be able to leverage relationships and realise new funding streams and partnerships. You will have demonstrated success shaping policy outcomes and be equipped with well-developed emotional, conceptual, and commercial acumen.

Connectedness to community with a specific focus on marginalised populations, including First Nations and culturally and linguistically diverse populations will be valued.  The appointee will have exceptional communication skills as well as the ability to interpret and engage with Government and media. You will have the ability to analyse and contribute to research and policy development.


The Organisation

Hepatitis Australia is the peak community organisation leading action on issues of importance to people affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C.  Hepatitis Australia members are the eight state and territory hepatitis organisations.

The organisation’s purpose is to empower everyone in Australia to live free from the impact of viral hepatitis, ultimately with a vision to an end to viral hepatitis in Australia.  Drawing on the lived experience of people impacted by viral hepatitis, the organisation works collaboratively with member organisations and national partners to drive required action.


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Applications close: Friday 22 March, 2024

To apply – please click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference HTAceo0224, addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler or Pauline Gates of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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