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Chief Executive Officer: ADACAS Advocacy (A.C.T.)

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Location : Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra (Weston, ACT)

Organisation : ADACAS

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : Neg.

Application Closing Date : 30 Jun, 2018

About the Role

As CEO you will bring strong leadership skills, excellent strategic analysis and policy skills and a clear focus on delivering mission based services that achieve human rights for all. You will have a track record of leading and managing in the not for profit sector and potential to grow your leadership and management skills. You will have advanced, negotiation and influencing skills, be a confident spokesperson and skilled at building networks and stakeholder relations.

You will have great people management skills that contribute to client outcomes through your support and leadership of the ADACAS advocacy and project teams. You will take a collaborative approach to building ADACAS strategic direction and then delivering on it, meeting your own KPIs and supporting the teams to meet theirs.

You will have a strong foundational understanding of human rights and the impact of marginalisation on people with disability and older people. You will be able to demonstrate how your human rights understanding translates into the work that you do and your leadership of the work of others. Past experience working in a rights based framework or with ADACAS’ client groups will be well regarded. ADACAS would welcome an application from you if you are a person living with disability or an older person.

ADACAS will negotiate a salary package with the preferred applicant. As a charity, our staff are able to access a range of benefits. To be considered for the role, you must use the selection criteria and job description as a guide to preparing, a maximum of two pages outline your skills and expertise and why they make you the best person to lead ADACAS. Also provide an up to date copy of your resume along with contact details for two referees.

To obtain the role documentation download it from www.adacas.org.au. If after reviewing the documentation, you would like to discuss your application before the closing date please email adacas@adacas.org.au or ring 02 62425060 to arrange for someone to call you back. Applications may be provided by email to adacas@adacas.org.au and must be received by COB Friday 29 June 2018.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : ADACAS

ADACAS is Canberra’s leading individual advocacy service. ADACAS provides individual and systemic advocacy to people with disability, frail older people and their family carers and also delivers other project activity consistent with our vision and mission. ADACAS is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation. The Chief Executive officer of ADACAS provides leadership of the organisation. Responsible to the ADACAS Board, the CEO operates under a governance framework to deliver the work of the organisation. The CEO is responsible for the efficient management of financial, human and information resources in accordance with legislative and funding requirements. The CEO provides support to staff to ensure that they are providing a high quality advocacy service, consistent with policy and principles of advocacy and achieving good outcomes for our clients.

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