Chief Executive - Belong Aotearoa

  • leadrecruit
  • Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jun 07, 2024
Full-Time Refugee Support

Job Description

Drive Transformation to support migrant and former refugee communities as the new Chief Executive for Belong Aotearoa

 

Belong Aotearoa is a Charitable Trust that has been supporting individuals and families from  migrant and former refugee backgrounds in Aotearoa for 20 years. Their mission is to drive transformational change to improve inclusion, belonging and well-being for former refugee background and migrant communities in Aotearoa New Zealand.

 

This is an exciting time to lead the organisation as Chief Executive. The organisation has undergone significant change over the last few years moving from a programme delivery service organisation to being a leader in systems change, working at both a grassroots and policy level. An excellent team is in place to deliver on the strategy, and are supported by an evidenced Theory of Change, a wide range of collaboration partners, and a current business plan.


You will be someone who is passionate about ensuring refugee-background and migrant communities achieve their highest aspirations, You will have a sound understanding of the principles of systems change and the ability to provide both organisation and community leadership.

 

This position is full-time, with a competitive salary, based in Auckland.


Person Profile:

  • Previous CEO or senior leadership in a not-for-profit or community-based environment.

  • Demonstrated experience leading an organisation including exceptional people leadership skills, leading across teams, financials, operations, funding, and reporting.

  • Demonstrable ability to think and act strategically and transformatively in a leadership role. 

  • Experience in building and maintaining diverse stakeholder relationships

  • Knowledge of the complex factors driving injustice for migrant and former refugee communities in Aotearoa.

  • A good understanding of Te Ao Māori and a commitment to the Te Tiriti o Waitangi

  • Evidence of cultural competency relevant and appropriate for leading a community organisation in Aotearoa.

  • Excellent public communication skills, and ability to inspire and persuade various  audiences including the public and decision-makers.

  • Understanding of systems change and a passion for working collectively 

  • Ability to navigate political contexts

  • Track record of positive partnerships with a board

Applications close: 5 pm July 7, 2024
Applications to: recruit@lead.org.nz
P: 0225726398

Organisation

Belong Aotearoa

Job Summary

Drive transformational change to improve inclusion, belonging and well-being for former refugee background and migrant communities in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Salary

$140,000+ (competitive salary - negotiable)

How to apply

Applications close: 5pm July 7th 2024

Applications to: recruit@lead.org.nz
  
P: 0225726398

Sector

Not for Profit

Cause (Sustainable Development Goals)

Reduced Inequalities

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