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Chief Executive Officer

Children and Young People with Disability Australia

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate leader to lead a powerful national representative organisation for children and young people with disability in Australia. CYDA plays a significant role in the disability advocacy landscape through effective relationships and collaboration with Ministers, government officials and a range of organisations to advance the rights of children and young people with disability.

Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) is a not-for-profit organisation and is the national representative organisation for children and young people with disability aged 0 to 25 years.

CYDA exists to ensure that children and young people with disability living in Australia are valued and living empowered lives with equality of opportunity.

Leading a talented, diverse team, the incoming CEO will consolidate and continue the growth of the organisation, including retaining and attracting funding to ensure its policy, advocacy and capacity building for young people continues. The CEO will be expected to continue to have a powerful national impact and deliver on CYDA’s ambitious Strategic Plan.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Excellent knowledge of the community and/or disability sector including an understanding of experience and issues of relevance to children and young people with disability.
  • Outstanding knowledge of Australian politics, systems and public policy, through demonstrated experience in advocacy and campaigning at all levels of government.
  • Experience in developing constructive and collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent rights-based leadership and organisational, financial and people management skills, with specific strengths in leading and developing people of all abilities.

People with lived experience of disability are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

To apply for this position please click "Apply Now". CYDA may choose to interview candidates and make an appointment before the closing date.

Further information

To discuss this position in greater detail contact Vikki Southey by email vikki@ourhr.com.au using the subject line: Chief Executive Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs or phone 0404 085 513.

If you have any access requirements or need support to complete your application for this role, please email Kim Collinson, Inclusion Support Officer at kimcollinson@cyda.org.au or call / text 0478 408 067.

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