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Chief Operating Officer – Contract

Organisation : Act for Peace

Location : Sydney (Sydney)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Advocacy, CEO & Senior Management, Community Services

Sector : Overseas Aid & Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 30 Nov, 2019

About the role

Act for Peace is currently advertising for a permanent Chief Operating Officer. As we seek our perfect candidate, we are looking for a skilled COO to support us.

Our COO leads Act for Peace’s finance, HR, IT, compliance, administration and infrastructure requirements, and provides services as our Company Secretary. Our COO reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of our Leadership Team, as such they share responsibility for strategy as well as operations. Whilst our COO will be competent in all aspects of the role it is essential that they have significant experience in finance.

Our temporary COO will provide essential services to the CEO and Board, including financial management and preparation of financial reports, ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies, project management of refurbishment of an office, review of insurance, review of filing systems and oversight for finance staff. Depending on the length of the appointment our temporary COO may also contribute to the business planning underpinning our strategic planning activities. Additional activities may be required to support IT, HR and administration requirements. Specific duties will be agreed with the CEO.

The position will suit a COO who has experience in mid-sized agencies and is excited about being both big-picture, and very hands on.

Our COO manages our Business Services Department, a small team of finance and HR specialists, and has a direct report to the Board on finance.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Act for Peace

Please refer to our website for more information

https://www.actforpeace.org.au/Take-action/Work-at-Act-for-Peace

How to apply for this role

Please download the candidate information pack for full details of the role, including the key responsibilities and selection criteria.

To apply for this role click here.
Deadline for applications: There is no formal deadline to this application; the position will be filled in as soon as practicable upon the successful recruitment of the right candidate.

N.B. You will need to upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.


Please quote in application: Chief Operating Officer – Contract via Pro Bono Australia.


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