Chief executive officer

North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Service - Aboriginal Corporation

Logo of North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Service - Aboriginal CorporationNAAFLS is a government-funded Aboriginal corporation and NACLC-accredited legal service for preventing family violence. We provide professional, comprehensive and culturally-safe assistance and advice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in remote Top End communities, and in particular, those who have been exposed to domestic violence, family violence and sexual assault.

Closing date: 

5pm, 3 April 2020


Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)


Northern Territory

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time

Salary and conditions: 


Job description/overview: 

The chief executive officer (CEO) is responsible to the board for the efficient and effective leadership of NAAFLS and the service delivery that NAAFLS provides to families and individuals from the Aboriginal communities that it serves.

The CEO must ensure that the NAAFLS complies with obligations under the Program Funding Agreement and operates within the confines of the Family Violence Prevention Legal Services Operational Framework.

The CEO is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic plan for the organisation, developing operational/work unit plans and a staff performance scheme that links staff and organisational objectives to the strategic plan.

In addition, the CEO will have overall responsibility for financial accountability, policies and procedures and human resource management in a multi-disciplinary staffing environment.

The CEO will have a major role in advocacy for NAAFLS and in the development and maintenance of relationships with key community and government agency stakeholders to ensure that the organisation maintains a continuous quality improvement approach to service provision.

For more information, including selection criteria, please download the position description.

Contact person and how to apply: 

Wendy Jennings, (08) 8923 8200, email

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