Chief Executive Officer
Job Id :5EC7-7115-72554435
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Centre Against Domestic Abuse Inc

  • Full time
  • Caboolture QLD, Australia

Job Summary: Caboolture QLD $110,000 a year

Job Details: Main Purpose of position:

The CEO is responsible for the overall effective and efficient management of the Centre Against Domestic Abuse Inc.

leading the implementation of CADA’s vision and strategic priorities and direction

Prevention and Intervention
overseeing delivery of an effective and innovative service.
Ensure accountable management of services within the objectives and philosophy of CADA Inc.
Essential Criteria:

Possession of relevant tertiary qualifications in the human services field and Business/Community Management.
Minimum 5 years’ demonstrated experience and skills in corporate and/or community based Executive Management including change management processes.
Demonstrated skills and experience in working effectively with people, particularly women and their children experiencing domestic violence from a feminist perspective, trauma-informed and strength-based framework.
Experience and skills in community development, lobbying and advocacy.
Selection Criteria:

Well-developed leadership skills including the ability to represent CADA in the broader community by managing relationships and advocating for the CADA objectives together with the ability to provide clear, unequivocal and inspirational leadership to the staff and, at times, directly to the clients of CADA.
Well-developed and demonstrated Executive Management skills and expertise including the ability to supervise, support and inspire staff within a collaborative environment within agreed, monitored boundaries.
Well-developed and effective critical and analytical skills and the ability to understand and adapt to the context within which CADA operates along with the ability to invoke creative and courageous responses to prevailing and changing conditions.
Highly developed verbal communication skills including interpersonal, networking, advocacy, lobbying.
Demonstrated achievement and skill in written communication including proven success in the ability to produce and prepare effective reports and fruitful funding submissions.
Demonstrated ability to meet reporting deadlines and to secure outcomes within specified timeframes.
Advanced computer skills – use of email, MS Office suite, etc.
Additional Requirements:

Current Queensland Drivers Licence
National Police and Criminal History Check.
Possession or ability to obtain Blue Card for working with children and young persons.
Desirable Personal Qualities:

Reliable and dependable, respectful, ethical, discrete, good time management, organised, self-motivated, honest, quick learner, open to new ideas, team player. flexible.

How to Apply:

Please submit your Resume including two professional line management referees, together with a covering application/written response (max. four A4 pages) detailing your interest and suitability for appointment to the position as CADA’s CEO.

Please forward your application by 9 am Monday 18 November 2019

To: CADA CEO Selection Panel

By Mail: CADA, PO Box 1746, Caboolture, Qld, 4510 or

Please contact Estrella on 5498 9533 to obtain Position Description or for more information about the position.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $110,000.00 /year


corporate and or community based executive management: 5 years (Required)

Bachelor Degree (Required)

blue card for working with children and young persons (Preferred)
National Police and criminal history check (Preferred)
Queensland Drivers Licence (Required)
Work Eligibility:

The candidate can work permanently with no restriction on hours (Required)

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