Executive Officer

Executive Officer

Job Title: Executive Officer
Contract Type: Full time / Permanent
Location: Adelaide
Salary: Salary Negotiable
Job Published: June 17, 2019 12:12

Job Description

The Community Housing Council of South Australia (CHCSA) is the Peak Industry Body that represents community housing providers and other not-for-profit housing providers in South Australia. They advocate on behalf of their members and offer services and information to individuals who are interested in accessing community based, affordable housing. They share an aspiration for South Australia to be the most liveable place in the nation, where everyone enjoys a high quality of life, regardless of income. Underpinning this shared aspiration is a commitment to ensure a wide range of affordable homes catering for households with varying needs and income levels. 

The Executive Officer will work closely with the Board to deliver strategic priorities plus manage day to day operations including overseeing a small team, advocacy activities with Government Agencies, community consultation and strategic planning.

Key objectives for the next 12 months will include

  • Coordinating consultation with the community housing sector and contribute to the development of a 10 year SA Housing Strategy
  • Lead negotiations with Government and represent the organisation in working parties and forums
  • Supervise and manage a team
  • Oversight of effective and timely operational and financial management, systems and processes
  • Liaise with key partners and stakeholders at the state and national level
  • Undertake projects in support of Members consistent with the organisations strategic objectives
  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends and developments
  • Preparation of the Annual Report, including the audited financial reports

To be considered for this role you will be an experienced Executive who has a demonstrated understanding of governance including working with a Board. This is a full time position, initially for a 12 month contract period. A Salary including salary sacrifice and other benefits will be negotiated with the successful candidate and commensurate with the duties in the role. 


How to apply

Applications for this vacancy close 28 June at 5.00pm and must be directed to Davies Stewart via the link below, or direct to For more information please contact the office on (08) 8232 8008.

All applications are received in confidence and shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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