Preferably based in Christchurch
Endometriosis New Zealand (ENZ) represents the tens of thousands of people with endometriosis and we work with those who treat the condition and researchers to find solutions. We have achieved so much in the last 30 years, led by our amazing co-founder and international award-winning CEO, Deborah Bush MNZM QSM. We are people centred, evidenced-based, and deliver quality outcomes. ENZ provides unique and professional services and programs to reach individuals, communities, schools, workplaces, and all stakeholders involved in improving health outcomes for those with endometriosis and persistent pelvic pain.
Applications close 5:00 pm, Monday 8 February 2021. The Chief Executive position description can be viewed below or contact Cam Brinsdon at Board Clarity Ltd at email@example.com or phone 0272332641.
Endometriosis New Zealand (ENZ)
Strategic and operational management to ensure the efficient and effective running of ENZ, including people leadership, service / programme / resource development and rollout, development of practices, funding, and policies to support and grow ENZ. To work with all stakeholders to improve health outcomes for those with endometriosis and pelvic pain.
Trustees of the Board through the Chair
Sponsored or modest rented offices, preferably in Christchurch, and other locations where ENZ may have or may be required to carry on business from time to time
All staff (Note: Deborah Bush the current CE will be engaged on a contract for service, reporting to the Board for an average 20 hours per week, for at least 12 months).
Key Working Relationships
(most frequent contacts)
Chair and Board Members
Endometriosis and pelvic pain community
ENZ’s wider community and stakeholders (national and international)
Endometriosis special interest groups
Medical colleges and medical fraternity.
Ministries of Health and Education, other government agencies and politicians.
Workplaces / schools / hospitals / private health clinics
Funders / donors
A tertiary qualification is preferred
Ability to lead and motivate self and others
Possess a drive for achievement
Analytical / lateral / conceptual thinker
Strong leadership competencies
High degree of initiative, innovation and autonomy
Ability to empathise and relate well to others at all levels, internally and externally
Proficient written / communication skills to reach all internal / external contacts. The ability to develop, write and produce resource materials, funding applications and sponsorship deals.
General management, planning and change management
Considerable understanding of the NGO sector, including fundraising and all aspects of managing a charitable trust
Effective public speaking
Strong record of achievement
Expert knowledge of endometriosis and associated medical conditions, or experience that indicates this knowledge can be quickly acquired
Have empowered and led internal and external contacts
Exposure to a governance board
Understand research principles with the ability to partake in and encourage research.
As per Board direction or as delegated. Employ and end employment after consulting the Board, finances within delegations and budget limits, bank / account signatory.
RESPONSIBILITIES – ACCOUNTABILITIES, KPI’S AND OUTPUTS
Develop a strategic plan reflecting the Board’s priorities, that maximises the function of ENZ and delivers positive outcomes for the people ENZ serves. Ensure that the strategic direction is communicated across ENZ’s operations, enabling each staff member, volunteer, and stakeholder to uphold the vision and reach ENZ’s goals. Enhance the overall value of the organisation through maximising ENZ’s influence, reputation, and intellectual property. Ensure the plan is cognisant of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and reflects the organisation’s Trust Deed Considers global trends and best practices.
Work with the Board Treasurer, accountants and auditor. Ensure the efficient and effective use of ENZ’s financial assets within the limits of authority as set by the Board and with due regard and respect of charitable funds. Ensure financial reports are presented to the Board as they require. With Board approval prepare / oversee funding applications and budgets for special projects and the operation of ENZ. Ensure actual costs match budgets as granted. Ensure all responsibilities regarding accountability reports to philanthropic trusts, donors, funders, and sponsors are met.
Ensure the effective and efficient use of ENZ’s physical and human resources. Ensure the effective division and delegation of responsibilities and regular review of staff performance to the Board. Build an effective high performing team. Ensure service performance reports are presented to the Board as they require.
Keep abreast of medical, associated business, health and education sectors, societal, economic, and political developments which may affect ENZ and report to the Board on such. Represent ENZ and other related organisations at conferences and meetings as required and approved by the Board.
Stakeholders and NGO Sector
Ensure ENZ complies with all its obligations under relevant statues and regulations affecting ENZ’s business including the Charities Act. Present and represent ENZ across the sector and in the media in a positive and informed manner.
Health and Safety
Ensure the safety and health of employees and others in the workplace