Chief Executive Officer

Read Chief Executive Officer
Anglican Deaconess Ministries Ltd
Location: Sydney, NSW
Date advertised: 25th June 2020
Job Type: Full time
Closing Date: Midnight Thursday 16 July
  • Senior executive leadership role
  • Committed Christian person sought
  • Sydney CBD location

ADM is an Anglican Women’s organisation, with a rich history in pioneering the training of women for ministry and service of the poor. For more than 127 years, ADM’s enduring mission has been to raise up women with theological formation, for practical and public engagement with the world. We are passionate about seeing women activated and trained for Christian service in all spheres of faith and life, flourishing in their Kingdom work.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will provide excellent Christian leadership of ADM, Reporting to the Board, the CEO will make high level strategic decisions, and will work with the Board to refine and refresh ADM’s direction, whilst being hands on in a small organisation. The CEO will manage ADM’s existing programs and multiply their impact, and will provide pastoral care to the staff, fostering a culture of unity and collaboration. They will oversee budget processes and the careful stewardship of a trust fund for the ongoing works that honour the ADM’s original pioneering mission.  The CEO sets the Christian tone and culture of the organisation.

The successful candidate will be an active, evangelical Christian with a mature dynamic faith who is a serving member of their church. They will have a strong, personal commitment to the mission and vision of ADM evidenced by previous ministry experience and an understanding of Christian service. They will have previously successfully led small to medium sized teams of diverse professionals, will possess financial acumen and decision-making ability and understand the legal and fiduciary requirements of NFPs and companies. They will be able to successfully engage with a diverse range of stakeholders, and possess strong relational and communication skills. They will be capable of delivering strategic direction and will be resilient in leading the organization and staff through change.

Desirable qualities include previous experience reporting to a Board; theological training; a heart for mercy and justice ministries and empathy for the issues impacting women in the wider community; and an understanding of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.

To obtain further information or to apply, please email applications.australia@ngs-global.com quoting reference number J15787. If further information is required, please contact Kym Fletcher at NGS Global on 1300 138 863.

Applications close midnight on Thursday 16 July, 2020.

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