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The Canopy is seeking an Executive Officer to provide direct support to the Board of Management. The role will assist the Board inÂ actively leading quality outcomes for families, children, and communities through the vision of the organisation. This will be complemented with funding program guidelines and strategic priorities set by the Board.Â The RoleYou will have a rewarding role which will directly support The Canopy as they progress through their strategic plan. The Executive Officer will provide high-level advice, analysis, and executive support to the company. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to;Provide executive leadership for the strategic direction of the companyProvide program and project leadership, initiating long-term projectsLiaise with internal and external stakeholders on strategic issuesProvide strategic and operational advice, including advisory and compliance mattersDevelop business plans to meet complex and/or critical operational and financial objectivesWork with the Finance and Administration Managers to ensure budgets reflect strategic prioritiesOversee recruitment, performance appraisals, and performance management strategies where applicableÂ About YouDegree in Social Work, Social Science or equivalent relevant tertiary qualificationsProven Management experience (ideally in a not for profit incorporated association) including strategic planning and business/service development, staff supervision, policy development, risk management and occupational health and safetyProven experience in leading, building and maintaining collaborative strategic partnerships that result in innovative service deliveryA sound understanding of the links between casework and community workProven ability to strategically pursue funding streams for growth and sustainabilityProven ability to lead change within the organisation and within the broader sectorHighly developed leadership and staff supervision skillsHighly developed communication, interpersonal, problem solving and mediation skillsSound computer skillsFirst Aid certification or willingness to obtainDriverâs Licence and comprehensively insured motor vehicleÂ The CanopyThe Canopy is a non-profit organisation that provides multiple services for families, children, and the community. The Board of Management encompasses a team of 18 staff, who all have a unique diversity of skills and qualifications.Â They have a strong reputation for successful partnerships and collaborations with other agencies, to ensure the best possible outcomes for everyone involved. The Board consistently endeavours to ensure they have a strong, sustainable service that is well equipped for the years ahead.Â Â This would be an unmissable opportunity for a passionate Executive Officer.Applications will close Friday, the 23rd of August at 10am 90000 AUD Australia - NSW Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter