About the role
Role: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
The CEO works closely with a supportive Board to provide direction and leadership that will achieve our vision, mission, strategic plan, annual goals and objectives. The CEO supports the Board to fulfil its governance function, and the Board delegates’ responsibility to the CEO to address key management and operational issues of DVNSW. The CEO supervises a small staff team and manages relationships with multiple, cross-sector stakeholders. The CEO represents DVNSW in public forums including mainstream media.
- You are an experienced leader with a strong track record and advanced skills in public policy leadership and advocacy.
- You have strong public speaking skills and subject matter expertise, ability to represent the issue of DFV and our membership across various media and other digital platforms.
- You understand how to positively influence government policy processes.
- You know how to maintain constructive relationships with multiple stakeholders and build high performing team environments.
- You are an engaging organisational leader with a growth mindset to deepen DVNSW’s positive impact across NSW.
- You have experience working in leadership roles in not for profit and/or social policy settings.
- You are committed to working in social justice and feminist frameworks.
- You understand evidence-based approaches to DFV policy, programs and prevention.
About the organisation
Domestic Violence NSW (DVNSW) is the leading peak body for the specialist domestic and family violence (DFV) sector in NSW. DVNSW has been the recognised peak body for 36 years through strong membership engagement, respected public advocacy and collaboration with other DFV and allied organisations.
DVNSW’s work is informed by the experiences and expertise of our members and the interests of the women, families and communities affected by violence.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Chief Executive Officer via Pro Bono Australia.