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Chief Executive Officer

Organisation : Wayss

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Families, Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 21 Oct, 2021

About the role

  • Strategic Leadership of Homelessness and Family Violence Services

  • Bringing Innovation, Trusted Relationships and Empowerment

Wayss is the leading provider of services for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness or family violence in the South-Eastern region of Melbourne. Wayss supports all people facing homelessness and family violence to have a safe, secure, and affordable home that helps them to live a better life. Wayss delivers funded services and programs across a number of locations in the local government areas of Greater Dandenong, Frankston, Casey and Cardinia. For further information about Wayss services see wayss.org.au. 

Wayss is seeking a strategically focused Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead, develop and empower the organisation to successfully deliver on its core purpose. Working with Board, the CEO is accountable for driving the strategic direction of Wayss, while managing day to day operations and ongoing performance of Wayss as a business.

This role is the key relationship stakeholder for local, state and federal governments and agencies, and will establish, and continue to build, trusting relationships with clients, employees, government and the community.

The CEO will set and drive the culture, values and leadership style of the organisation for its 200 staff.  This includes building a strong executive leadership team and empowering leaders to lead service offerings in an efficient and effective way. The CEO will create and maintain an inclusive, safe, open and effective work environment for all employees, clients and stakeholders.

High quality candidates will be strategically focused, with a strong understanding and experience of the broader sector in which Wayss operates.  They will likely have an informed understanding of the Victorian Government’s approach to social housing and the Big Housing Build. They will have well-developed leadership capabilities, be able to build collaborative relationships and superior stakeholder engagement.  They will need to be able to build organisational resilience, have experience in, and passion for the sector along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Wayss

Wayss is the leading provider of services for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness or family violence in the South-Eastern region of Melbourne. Wayss supports all people facing homelessness and family violence to have a safe, secure, and affordable home that helps them to live a better life. Wayss delivers funded services and programs across a number of locations in the local government areas of Greater Dandenong, Frankston, Casey and Cardinia. For further information about Wayss services see wayss.org.au. 

How to apply

To obtain the Information for Candidates booklet, including the role description, or to apply, please email applications.australia@ngs-global.com citing J15923.  If further information is required after reviewing the documentation and www.wayss.org.au, please contact
Dr Marianne Broadbent on +61 3 8626 0600 or 1300 138 863.  Applications are requested within one week of the Information for Candidates being sent.

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


Profession: #CEO_and_Senior_Management
Sector: #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Families, #Homelessness_and_Affordable_Housing
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