Chief Executive Officer


Arid Lands Environment Centre


Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Salary etc:

Up to $115,000 p.a. inc super.

  • A generous salary up to $115,000 is being offered (including superannuation and leave loading) depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Salary packaging options, flexible working arrangements and relocation assistance may be available.

The Person

ALEC is looking for an experienced and proven leader and manager, who is passionate about the sustainability and protection of Australia's arid lands and people. Their background may be in government and/or environmental organisations. They will be able to demonstrate a track record of successfully leading culturally inclusive and collaborative organisations and teams. Experience developing and implementing strategies, policies and procedures. The new CEO will also have strong advocacy, organisational and project management skills and experience in the not-for-profit sector and with regulatory compliance and Work Health Safety obligations.

The Role

The CEO is responsible and accountable for ensuring the Strategic Plan is operationalised and Key Performance Indicators are achieved. The position oversees the day-to day management of ALEC activities and programs including representation of ALEC in the public sphere, to government and the media, to members and volunteers, management of programs and projects, management of staff, financial management and office administration.

ALEC is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. The Board strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability, and those from every culture, gender and sexual identity, age and ethnic background to apply.

Applicants must have a legal right to work in Australia.


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