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Chief Executive Officer

Organisation : SNAICC National Voice for our Children

Location : Melbourne (Collingwood)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Indigenous

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $190,000-$230,000 per annum plus super and salary packaging

Application closing date : 26 Aug, 2019

About the role

Are you passionate about advancing the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children?


SNAICC – National Voice for our Children, the national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, is seeking a dynamic Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander leader to become its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

This is a fantastic opportunity to be the driving force behind legislative, policy and practice reform that promotes the development, safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children. The CEO will drive SNAICC’s political strategy and work with governments to ensure that the voices of our members and communities are heard. This is an exciting time for the CEO to lead our team of dedicated and highly skilled professionals into a new strategic era and have real impact for our children across the country.

SNAICC wants to hear from exceptional individuals with demonstrated experience leading Aboriginal community-controlled organisations. The ideal candidate has an in-depth understanding of issues impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, and strong commitment to their rights, needs and aspirations.


This challenging role includes:

  • effectively utilising and bringing in resources to ensure achievement of SNAICC’s core objectives, strategy and annual priorities
  • managing the secretariat and its major projects driving strategy to increase the profile of issues impacting our children
  • fostering strong working relationships with key government and non-government stakeholders
  • leading a team of professional staff to achieve positive change in the sector.


This position is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants only. This position is exempt under the special measures provision of s.12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010

About the organisation

Organisation Name : SNAICC National Voice for our Children

How to apply for this role

Please email applications and initial inquiries to:


For general information about SNAICC, visit the SNAICC website


For questions about the role please contact John Burton, Acting CEO on 03 9419 1921.


Applications close 6pm AEDT on Monday 26 August 2019.

Please quote in application: Chief Executive Officer via Pro Bono Australia.

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