Job Title: CEO
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle
Reference: BBBH19349_1570513084
Contact Name: Ali Kimmorley
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 09, 2019 10:32

Job Description

Northern Settlement Services Ltd (NSS) was established in Newcastle in 1981 as a Migrant Resource Centre, to assist migrants & refugees in their settlement into Australian life. Close to 40 years later, NSS have expanded to 4 offices located in Newcastle, Tamworth, Armidale and the Central Coast, they employ over 60 people and have a strong volunteer network of 320+. Promoting social inclusion and productive diversity, NSS provides a range of services in the areas of settlement support, family and welfare support, aged care, youth and immigration services. Proudly NSS has clients from over 70 Countries!

The business is well placed with a great reputation and a stable foundation from which the next CEO can continue the positive momentum that has been established. Strategically you will identify further services and programs to demonstrate greater value to clients and grow additional revenue streams. Supported by a strong Board of successful businesspeople with a range of backgrounds, the incoming CEO will be the catalyst to drive the creation and delivery of new programs as well as lead the evolution of existing programs.

We are looking for a people focused leader who empowers, supports and develops the team in an engaging manner. Your client focus is paramount along with ensuring the same passion is delivered consistently across the organisation. Strategy and planning will be second nature to you. Collaborating with the Board, external stakeholders and your team to ensure the business offerings align with the organisations' goals will ensure success in the role.

The position requires an innovative thinker who appropriately challenges the way things are done and doesn't just settle for the status quo. Your style will be approachable, personable and represent the organisation in a professional manner. Your communication skills will enable you to engage with key stakeholders including various levels of government, network groups and a broad range of clients. Building the image of the organisation in the region as a responsible and strong contributor to the local community is another key component of this role.

The CEO will possess an appropriate degree of financial acumen in order to provide effective management of financial resources through efficient reporting, budget development and the management of costs to deliver required revenues and growth. You will also have operational and statutory management experience which ensures compliance with government funding requirements. Tertiary qualifications in Business or a related field are highly desirable.

To be considered for this role, apply now by submitting a cover letter and CV or contact Ali Kimmorley for a confidential discussion on 02 4927 2006. Applications for this position close cob 23 October 2019.

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