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Expressions of Interest – Executive Manager (CEO)

Organisation : BEING-Mental Health Consumers

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 21 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : BEING-Mental Health Consumers


BEING-Mental Health Consumers is the independent, NSW peak organisation speaking with and for people with living experience of mental health issues, emotional distress and suicidal crises. Our primary focus is to ensure the voices of people with mental health issues are heard by decision makers, service providers, and the community, and leads and influences systemic change in services and systems.

BEING-Mental Health Consumers is committed to human rights principles of diversity, inclusion, and equity and believes that recovery is possible for all people who live with mental health issues and emotional distress.

Please visit our website for further information about our organisation and what we do.


About the role

  • Full Time
  • Leadership opportunity
  • Join the NSW peak organisation for mental health advocacy

BEING – Mental Health Consumers is seeking expression of interest from leaders who are passionate about mental health and human rights. The new CEO will play a crucial role in guiding our organisation as we advocate for systemic change and highlight the need for consumer-centred mental health services.


  • Leadership and staff supervision experience.
  • Experience in high level strategic management.
  • Capacity to manage reporting and legal requirements for a non-government, not for profit organisation, managing various funding contracts and tenders.
  • Ability to effectively manage budgets and understand organisational finances in line with legislation, policy and procedures and contracts.
  • Ability to draw on personal experience of mental illness to build trust.
  • Understanding of the systemic issues that can affect people with a lived experience of mental illness.
  • Understanding of the mental health sector in NSW and knowledge of state and federal government structures.
  • Stakeholder management skills.
  • Commitment to principles of social justice, sound knowledge of the vision, values and strategic goals.
  • Interpersonal written and verbal communication skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Capacity to work effectively with a Board of Management.
  • Computer skills, including the use of MS Office suite.
  • Tertiary qualifications.
  • Experience in procurement processes.
  • Involvement in co-design of services.
  • Research skills.
  • Journalism and media experience.



How to apply


We are currently accepting expressions of interest (in all confidence). Please email


Please quote in application: Expressions of Interest – Executive Manager (CEO) via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #CEO_and_Senior_Management
Sector: #Mental_Health


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