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Chief Executive Officer

Your new company

Cape York NRM is a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity with a mission to help people work to care for the natural environment while promoting the sustainable use of natural resources in Cape York Peninsula.  They are staffed by an experienced and dedicated team who work with individuals, groups and communities across Cape York to care for Country through various activities that promote and support the organisation’s inclusive mission.  Through significant community engagement, they proactively enhance activities based on the core principles of sustainability, ongoing regional development across land and sea and also work to protect threatened plant and animal species and improve fire management.

 

Your new role

As the new CEO, you will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of the activities of Cape York NRM and will be accountable to the Board.  The position is based in the new Atherton office and has a core focus on ensuring the organisation continues to operate effectively to ensure onward growth, effective governance and strong financial stability whilst investing in significant stakeholder engagement and commercial relationships.

The role is responsible for a current team of 23 across two locations with an income stream of c$8m.

 

What you’ll need to succeed

We are seeking an effective and inclusive leader for this critical position – your previous leadership experience easily evidences your inclusive, open style of management coupled with an inherent ability to develop relationships and identify opportunity. Whilst not for profit experience would be advantageous, we are open to considering individuals with a significant background and genuine interest in Cape York and land and environmental issues. Naturally, you will be an inquisitive and effective executive with confidence in strategic development, corporate governance, risk management and financial performance.  You will also be open to a significant amount of travel required to be successful in the role.

 

What you need to do now 

For a job description and more information, please contact our recruitment partner Tracie Picton of Hays Executive (Cairns) on 07 4049 2903 or email tracie.picton@hays.com.au.  The closing date for applications with be Sunday 8th May 2022 (midnight). Please be aware that all direct applications and enquiries will be forwarded accordingly.

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