Chief Executive Officer

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Queensland, Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 30/10/2020
Reference: JO-2009-101403_1599793133
Contact Name: Christina Ragni
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2020 12:58

Job Description

The organisation

The Puuya Foundation is committed to developing everyday leaders to empower local communities. Through its dedicated capacity building activities and strategic projects, the Foundation works to develop the capability, confidence and experience necessary for the long term advancement, development and sustainability of the Lockhart River community and its people. The Foundation acts as a backbone organisation for this community, integrating services and engaging with government, non-profit and research organisations looking to make positive contributions and connections to support the goals of the community. Founded 11 years ago with a vision that the people of the Lockhart River will have a quality of life similar to, or better than, those of average communities throughout Australia, the Foundation's resolve is as strong and relevant as ever.

About you

This is an exciting time for the Puuya Foundation and as the CEO, you will lead the organisation through its next growth phase, developing innovative and successful, financial strategies which contribute to organisational goals. You will cultivate new partnerships with philanthropic organisations and stakeholders, and strengthen relationships with donors, investors, government, and researchers.

You will be someone who has the presence, and influence, with a passion for working with and supporting Indigenous communities. You are a unique leader with strong business acumen, who can influence systemic and community change.

This is a full-time role, with competitive remuneration, for those located in Queensland, working from a home office and travelling to Brisbane, Cairns and Lockhart River Queensland as required.

Applications close 15 October 2020.

For more information on the role, and a copy of the Position Description, contact Pat Thorpe via email -