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Chief Executive Officer

Organisation : Koorana

Location : Sydney (HQ South Western Sydney (Belmore))

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Children, Community Support Services, Families

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 7 Oct, 2019

About the role


All Children, All Abilities, All Possibilities


The Board of Koorana is seeking to appoint an inspiring and values-driven leader as CEO.


Leading a team of 60+ the CEO will:

  • Provide strategic, operational and people leadership
  • Continue to deliver creative and sustainable growth that enhances and differentiates not only new but existing delivery of high-quality children’s services
  • Build on a culture that supports, develops and retains outstanding, high performing and engaged staff members
  • Deliver a leading edge, data driven, contemporary approach to customer acquisition, service and retention, while balancing this alongside the social purpose mission of Koorana.


The successful candidate will have an inclusive and consultative style, display finely tuned interpersonal skills and demonstrate an existing commitment to developing strong communities. Crucial to success will be a commercially strong strategic and operational awareness and an enabling leadership that balances risk management with the identification and pursuit of opportunities for business growth. A reputation for inspiring, enhancing and guiding culturally diverse teams to collective success is expected.  

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Koorana

Building on more than 40 years of operation across 84 Sydney suburbs, Koorana is a highly respected social community purpose organisation delivering services to children and adolescents of all abilities. Services are delivered through quality early childhood education, therapeutic intervention and family support services that acknowledge, enable and respect all individuals.


How to apply for this role

If you seek a role with tangible community impact please contact our Executive Search partner Kerry Thomas of Felix Consulting on 0412 996 522 or Kerry.thomas@felixconsulting.com.au for a confidential discussion and the candidate package.


Applications close Monday 7 October 2019.

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

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