Chief Executive Officer (DEAL) — NT

  • Shape and drive economic development
  • High profile community projects
  • Unique NT regional location

Developing East Arnhem Limited (DEAL) is a not-for-profit development body that facilitates connections between private enterprise, industry, community and government agencies. DEAL supports economic diversification and growth to enhance a self-sustaining, resilient and prosperous regional hub. Well-positioned for the future, DEAL now seeks a CEO to continue to lead innovation and growth, while maintaining respect for the uniqueness of Aboriginal land and Yolngu culture.

 Based in thriving Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, the CEO will deliver DEAL’s strategic, operational and cultural efforts to grow reach and impact, enhance community business opportunities and build the regional economy, leveraging the existing port and air facilities. Working with the Board, the CEO will foster strategically significant engagement with key stakeholders. They will use their commercial acumen and community sensibilities to enhance and develop demand-driven business support models to maximise financial sustainability.
Tertiary qualified, you are an analytical, empathetic and proactive CEO or senior executive with proven business and people leadership success in complex settings. Your strategic capability and natural bent to innovation are underpinned by your commercial, governance, finance and management capabilities. Inspiring and well-regarded for your communications, you balance commercial thinking with your abiding community-based values that reflect respect for people, indigenous culture and regional prosperity.
A significant remuneration package, including fully subsidised housing, will be negotiated for the successful candidate.
For more information, please contact Penny Wilson at SHK on +61 3 8620 8017 or apply online to applymel@shk.com.au quoting reference JO-1711-26331 by 8 am AEST Monday 4 December. Direct and third party applications will be forwarded to SHK.