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Full Time | Minimum 3-Year Fixed Term | Melbourne Based This position is open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people only.
About the organisation EMH is a peak body in Victoria for Aboriginal women and provides support services for those impacted by domestic and family violence. Our vision is to work together with Aboriginal communities to ensure safe and culturally strong futures for our women, children, and young people. We are an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation, we strive to take direction and work consultatively with our members and all Aboriginal women within their communities on all aspects of our services. Central to our work and business is the aim to provide advocacy and support for the empowerment of Aboriginal women. We also provide safe, secure accommodation, support and counselling services to Aboriginal women and their children experiencing family violence. EMH has grown significantly since it was founded over 50 years ago. After a period of rapid growth and change, EMH wishes to now set a new 5-year strategy, and formalise its structure, governance, service delivery model, and operating plan. EMH is very well connected within the community and family system and is also looking to grow its strength and influence to drive change at the system level. About the role EMH requires a seasoned CEO to stabilise and lead the organisation into the future. The role will be focused on building a strong, unified organisation and management team, developing a 5-year strategic plan to evolve the service delivery and internal capabilities of EMH, and to strengthen governance and compliance processes. The CEO will also represent EMH in the community and with government, build productive working relationships with stakeholders, and actively advocate for Aboriginal women. This is a role of influence and challenge for a candidate who has a strong alignment to the values of EMH and wishes to play a major role in the achievement of the Elizabeth Morgan vision and legacy.
As the CEO, you will be a driven and passionate leader who advocates for the wellbeing and safety of Aboriginal women and children. You will be responsible and accountable to the EMH Board of Directors for the management of the executive team comprising of the Chief Financial Officer, Service Delivery Manager and Human Resource Manager. You will have extensive experience in the below areas as they are your key responsibilities: • Strategy and planning • Financial and risk management • Service delivery • Leadership and management • Stakeholder engagement • Board reporting • Strategy and planning • Financial and risk management • Service delivery • Leadership and management • Stakeholder engagement • Board reporting For a full description of the role, please contact Pipeline Talent at www.pipelinetalent.com.au. Key Selection Criteria 1. Ability to provide proof of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders descent; identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; and are accepted by their community as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. 2. Appropriate tertiary qualification (e.g., Bachelor of Business Administration, Commerce or Social Work). 3. Sector experience, either in Aboriginal services, domestic and family violence, or community-based organisations on a national and state level. 4. Experience and/or knowledge of human rights and advocacy 5. Strong leadership, ability to unite an organisation to a common vision, and manage change through challenging circumstances 6. Risk management, internal controls, compliance, and governance expertise 7. Proven track record in building and leading effective executive teams
• Salary packaging available (PBI concessions) • A vehicle allowance for business and private use • A flexible, diverse and inclusive community-based professional workplace • Minimum 3-year fixed term contract
This role is based in Melbourne. How to apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “EMH - CEO “ Your application should include: • a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) responding to the 7 selection criteria as detailed above • an up-to-date CV of no more than 5 pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role Applications must be received by midnight January 31, 2022. Late submissions will not be accepted. How to get more information Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu | Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Email: [email protected] (M) 0408 027 880 or (Ph) 02 8001 6603