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Dakin Mayers

& Associates Pty Ltd

Level 27

Rialto South Tower

525 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000


T 61 3 9629 6999




CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - Association for Children with a Disability (ACD)
Ref: PM2002499


Location: Melbourne
Employment Type: Full-time
Closing Date:
3 July 2018

  • Strategic leadership role
  • Use your management skills to help others



The Association for Children with a Disability (ACD) is a membership organisation that empowers families of children with a disability to access the support needed to live a fulfilling life and to uphold their child’s right to reach their full potential. ACD is the leading advocacy and information service for families of children with any type of disability living in Victoria, and is committed to improving public policy and service system delivery through education, influence and support programs. 


Reporting to the President , you will manage the day-to-day affairs and corporate administration functions of the organisation and represent  ACD’s public face.  You will implement strategic and operational plans, manage staff performance, and have specific accountability for

 - organisational, financial & HR management;

 - advocacy, promotion & relationships with government and other key stakeholders;

 - identifying innovative projects aligned with ACD’s mission and strategic plan;

 - membership growth & strengthening relationships with families and supporters;

 - providing ongoing support to committees and sub-committees.


You will need  strong relationship-building skills; expertise in working with government, NGOs and stakeholder groups; effective media skills to promote the interests of children with a disability and their families; sound policy and advocacy skills; and proven leadership / management skills gained in an NGO or similar organisation.


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