Chief Executive Officer – Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service – Hobart or Launceston

Position: Chief Executive Officer

Organisation: Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service 

Location: Hobart or Launceston TAS

Closing date and time: 11:00pm Sunday 28/02/21

How to apply: Please forward your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required section to

Contact person: Louise Furlong, 02 8243 0570

  • Lead and advocate Aboriginal legal services
  • Promote the interests of Aboriginal communities
  • Hobart or Launceston based - full time or part time

The Role

You will help shape TALS’ future. You’ll ensure high quality response to the legal and related needs of Tasmania’s Aboriginal communities including:   

  • Driving strategy and operational management
  • Influencing policy development and law reform
  • Best practice governance and risk management
  • Development and nurturing of sector relationships
  • Compliance, funding and reporting requirements  

Skills Required

You have significant leadership, management and governance experience with a specialty in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander services. You have ability to connect with and promote the interests of communities at a national, state and local level, and you have a track record in board reporting, strategy delivery, organisational development, managing funded service models and developing partnerships and stakeholder relationships.  

TALS considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position and it is therefore only available to people that identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.