Executive Director - Short Term Contract - 3 to 6 months

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2018-10-30
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 39673


  • Minimum 3 month contract from early December 2018
  • Human services and community care sector - Sydney - North Shore based
  • Would suit a hands-on leader from human services, community or membership


The Organisation
A member-based commercially astute peak body that supports, resources and represents community care organisations operating to deliver government services across aged care, mental health, disability and other human services.
Our client’s core strengths are in contract management, assessment and case management, and service coordination. Our client is the budget holder and lead contractor for a range of State and Federal Government programs.
The Role
Reporting to the board and working closely with a small but highly skilled team you will manage the organisation during a time of change-over between CEO’s from early December 2018.
You will oversee an organisation working across the diversity of the community care sector creating economies of scale, flexibility and best practice service delivery built on technology and collaboration.
Skills Required
You’re an experienced executive used to reporting to a board of directors ideally within the health or community sectors. An understanding of public health would be an advantage as would the capacity to work across the government, private and community sectors. Ideally you have experience in contract management for a range of State and Federal Government programs.
Specifically you have;
  • Experience in managing government contracts and associated KPIs
  • People management – the ability to inspire a diverse team
  • An understanding of community health, aged care and person centred care
  • Experience working with boards and sub committees
  • Organisational financial management skills & the preparation of financial reports
  • You’re a safe pair of hands with a track record in delivering outcomes combined with strong team management, relationship and financial skills.
If the above description describes your skillset and importantly your availability over this period of year, please click apply to submit your cover letter (describing your interest and availability) and resume in MS Word format quoting reference # 36973. We will then make contact with you.

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