Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Jonathan Hall

My Client:

Six Degrees Executive are excited to exclusively partner with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS) as they search for their new Chief Executive Officer. Built on a legacy of expertise and excellence, the College has developed a great membership base; with this solid grounding, they are ready to hire an innovative, inspiring and forward-thinking leader to take the organisation on their next journey

The Role:

ANZCVS are embarking on a period of change and transformation. The role requires the strategic vision of a motivational leader to build a new framework and then deliver with high impact:

  • Ability to quickly assess from a high level the "current state" of the organisation to identify opportunity moving forward
  • Extensive development of the membership journey. Developing a new strategy to identify and capitalise on customer touchpoints across their 2500+ members. Heavy focus on continued involvement in the College and a high level of engagement.
  • Drive a new brand strategy for the organisation whilst sensitively managing their prestigious reputation
  • Extensive governance management; leading the organisation through innovative and contemporary practice whilst adhering to not for profit governance
  • Continued development and promotion of the education provided by the College
  • Promoting the organisation through networking and events, Science Week being a key event in their calendar
  • Creating a culture and environment of excellence and thought leadership; the College has some of the most amazing industry talent. Sharing and promoting this with its members is essential


  • Extensive practical experience with governance, ideally from a not-for-profit environment
  • Visionary leader - you are able to confidently build strategy, and deliver this ensuring buying from a diverse range of stakeholder groups
  • Experience interacting with and managing expectations of a board
  • High level of commercial acumen; your experience is diverse. Whilst leading as a CEO, you would also have a strong hold on HR, marketing and finance
  • You are naturally positive and motivational in your approach
  • Detailed understanding of membership-based organisations and a volunteer culture would be ideal; understanding of the veterinary profession would be a bonus
  • Whilst being strategic in your approach, you are also unafraid to be hands on in ensuring delivery
  • You are experience with managing through ambiguity, change and transformation


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