Chief Executive Officer

Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

Chief Executive Officer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Chief Executive Officer to join our team.


  • System leadership: Have a broad influence on policy, with extensive reach and impact;
  • Delivery: Deliver high-quality, innovative and evidence-based leadership learning;
  • Working with the Board, management of the company’s strategy and corporate activities and oversight of project and operational activities;
  • Collaborating with peer agencies and demonstrating sector leadership;
  • Overseeing operations;
  • Developing and sustaining productive relationships with key external stakeholders;
  • Ensuring strong financial performance and high quality governance;
  • Ensure that all tenements are maintained in good standing and that all statutory approvals are in place and conditions are complied with at all times;
  • Promote the company’s membership and settlement services to policy makers, planners and other peak bodies;
  • Stakeholder & communal relations;
  • Maintaining relationship with shareholders and investors through various activities, including presentations, conference attendances and networking;
  • Developing and implementing the organisation’s strategic and business plans which provide for growth and financial sustainability;
  • Governance & leadership;
  • Donor relations & fundraising;
  • Build the capacity of the settlement sector by encouraging and strengthening collaboration and partnerships.


  • Build and maintain relationships with the business community and key stakeholders;
  • Current drivers licence;
  • apply financial management skills to the affairs of the Chamber;
  • Be legally entitled to work in Australia;
  • liaise and negotiate with key agencies and government departments (including Ministers and their staff);
  • management and supervision of the chambers business affairs;
  • Valid Police Check (not more than six months old);
  • Building and leveraging networks that allow for strategic advocacy;
  • Working with a board of governance, with the ability to drive strategic planning;
  • drive growth of the Chamber of Commerce and increase membership;
  • Success engaging and working collaboratively with key stakeholders;
  • Negotiation and management of government and non-government funding;
  • deliver a high standard of written and oral communications, including public speaking;
  • Undergo Psychometric testing;
  • Strategic leadership at an organisational level and demonstrated sector development.