Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 19/01/2018
REF: STCedc1217
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Executive Director

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 19/01/2018
REF: STCedc1217
Apply now All Permanent Opportunities
  • Key leadership opportunity for a dynamic visionary
  • Drive innovation and excellence in service delivery
  • Contribute to eliminating violence and abuse against children in Australia and the Pacific

The Position

Save The Children seeks to attract an exceptional leader and relationship builder with the ability to negotiate, develop and maintain partnerships, achieve strategic objectives and improve client outcomes for its newly acquired entity, Child Wise.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Director has overall strategic and operational responsibility for Child Wise, including; staff, programs, and the execution of its mission to be recognised as a leader in the creation of child safe organisations and communities.

As the ideal candidate, you have a demonstrated commitment to social justice and social inclusion initiatives. A proven leader, able to guide others through change and improvement initiatives, your experience includes creating efficiencies through the design and implementation of operational systems and processes.

It will be necessary for you to be able to deliver confident and cogent public messages to advocate for, and negotiate on behalf of, clients. This will see you create new business development opportunities which align with and support strategic objectives as you champion a new phase of growth and development for the organisation.

You will be well-informed of changing political, economic, social and technological contexts and be adapt in designing responsive change strategies. Experience in the not-for-profit sector or consulting environment is preferred.

Child Wise

Child Wise is one of Australia’s leading not-for-profit child abuse prevention organisations, working to build awareness, deliver education, and provide the tools to empower individuals and communities around Australia to identify and report abuse. Working closely with Save the Children, Child Wise will be looking to expand their operations and support these practices in the Pacific, particularly the Solomon Islands on the back of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Report published on 15th December 2017.

For more information visit: www.childwise.org.au.

To apply – please use the reference STCedc1217, addressing your cover letter responding to the key selection criteria and your resume to Lesley Lightfoot, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 FISHER (347 437) for further information.

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