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Chief Executive Officer: Opportunity International Australia

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Organisation : via People for Purpose

Location : Sydney (CBD)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Overseas Aid & Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 4 Apr, 2021

About the role

  • Breaking the cycle of poverty with mircrofinance loans
  • Strong foundation and robust infrastructure to build upon
  • Christian-led and values rich Board and culture

Opportunity International Australia (Opportunity) is a non-profit organisation which impacts the lives of millions of the world’s poorest people in India, Indonesia and Bangladesh.

A member of the Opportunity International Global Network, Opportunity gives families in developing countries the tools they need to work their way out of poverty so they can live safe, healthy lives and send their children to school.  This is achieved by supporting microfinance organisations who provide small loans to families in need to help them grow their own businesses and generate sustainable incomes to break the cycle of poverty for good. Opportunity also increases families’ access to healthcare and quality education, while strengthening communities to reduce the risk of human trafficking and domestic violence – creating a new future for generations to come.

Opportunity are looking for an outstanding leader who is motivated by an active Christian faith to provide strategic, financial, operational and spiritual leadership. This role offers a unique challenge for a highly accomplished senior business leader who is forward-looking, strategic-thinking, and has strong leadership, financial, operational and fundraising capabilities. Critical to success in this role is exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills with an innate ability to tell stories and bring to life the impact of the work that is carried out.

The position will be based at the organisation’s National Office near Hyde Park in Sydney.

People for Purpose has been appointed to recruit for this role. The position description is available from the People for Purpose website under Executive Search. Once you have absorbed the position description, if you have specific questions please email us at hello@peopleforpurpose.com.au.

To apply, you MUST submit a covering letter outlining why you are interested in joining Opportunity International Australia, as well as an up-to-date CV.
 
Applications close midnight AEDT on Sunday 4 April 2020.

For more information about Opportunity International Australia we invite you visit their website https://opportunity.org.au/

About the organisation

Organisation Name : via People for Purpose

Opportunity International Australia (OIA) is a non-profit organisation which impacts the lives of millions of the world’s poorest people in India, Indonesia and Bangladesh.

A member of the Opportunity International Global Network, OIA gives families in developing countries the tools they need to work their way out of poverty so they can live safe, healthy lives and send their children to school.  This is achieved by supporting microfinance organisations who provide small loans to families in need to help them grow their own businesses and generate sustainable incomes to break the cycle of poverty for good. OIA also increases families’ access to healthcare and quality education, while strengthening communities to reduce the risk of human trafficking and domestic violence – creating a new future for generations to come.

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