About the Role
CEO Ian Wishart has recently announced his resignation after 16 successful years. Reporting to the Board, the CEO is responsible for all aspects of the organisation from delivering on the strategic plan, through to sound financial management and wide-ranging stakeholder engagement. The CEO is also responsible for exemplary leadership of a diverse workforce, in Australia and the Pacific, including 135 paid employees, partners and volunteers. It is the leading role for an organisation responding to a rapidly changing environment.
The Board is keen to hear from individuals who are optimistic, motivated, and committed to international development and to Plan’s role as a leading girl’s rights organisation. Other necessary attributes include:
• A track record in successful people leadership and change management, in an environment with a strong values orientation, preferably in an internationally focussed organisation
• Sound commercial acumen and financial literacy with a sophisticated appreciation of governance, experience working to a Board and understanding of public fundraising
• High level communication and representational skills with experience working with a very broad range of stakeholders, locally and internationally.
Plan International Australia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive workplace culture that embraces and celebrates gender equality and diversity. Plan encourages applications from individuals who reflect and share this commitment. Plan also welcomes applications from all sectors of the community because we believe diverse opinions and experiences will enrich our team and best represent our beneficiaries and partners across the globe. Plan has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is a child safe, girls’ rights organisation.
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