Chief Executive Officer

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Lyndsey Walker

Our client

ygap is an International Development not-for-profit with an innovative approach to poverty alleviation. They back impact entrepreneurs - or as they like to call them 'local leaders' - with solutions to local problems in some of the world's toughest communities. Rather than imposing their perceived solutions on a foreign community, ygap support the local leaders who live there and have developed their own.

The role

Reporting to the Board, the CEO will be responsible for successfully implementing the strategic plan, providing leadership and direction and overseeing all aspects of the business, whilst ensuring ygap's long term sustainability. Major responsibilities include overseeing Impact programs, financial management, a commitment to increasing fundraising revenue, industry development and stakeholder management.

The CEO will have the opportunity to innovate and develop the vision for the next chapter of ygap, exploring new direction and create the strategy to deliver ongoing success globally.

About you

You will have experience at CEO, GM or Executive level within either a non-profit or corporate environment, combined with a passion for entrepreneurship, and the desire to immerse yourself in the international development community. An inspiring leader, you will have the charisma and presence to influence and engage a range of stakeholders with a particular focus on major philanthropic and corporate donors.

To apply

Please click the Apply Now button, or for a confidential conversation, please contact Lyndsey Walker on (03) 8613 3518. Six Degrees are the retained partner for this assignment.