September 11, 2021

Location: Hobart
Company: Searson Buck P/L
Full Time

Searson Buck is partnering with RSL Tasmania to appoint a CEO to lead the organisation through the next stage of its evolution as it continues the important role of supporting current and serving Australian Defence force staff, their families and the community.

About RSL Tasmania

The RSL was founded in 1916 to provide comradeship and support to Australia’s veterans and their families. The core mission has never changed but has continued to evolve to meet the needs of each generation of service men and women and continue to provide a strong voice on issues of national unity and security. RSL Tasmania have a network of sub-branches across the state and advocate for the best possible conditions for our serving men and women and those who have served the nation in the past. For more information on RSL Tasmania please visit their website at

About the role

Reporting to the Board, the CEO will lead all business and organisational aspects of the organisation in accordance with the values, policies, processes, and systems of RSL Tasmania. The role is integral to driving the strategy, leading and empowering the operational management team and sub-branches to ensure quality service delivery to their members whilst also ensuring compliance and governance requirements.

Critical to the success of the role will be the ability to negotiate and influence, lead change and understand the sensitivities of the environment in which they work. You will take an active role in connecting with members, families and the broader community impacted through service to their country as well as representing RSL Tasmania on days of celebration and reflection.

About you

The ideal candidate will be driven and passionate about delivering exceptional outcomes for Australian veterans and their families. You will have the experience to influence and introduce new ideas and strategies and maintain awareness of business, economic and political environments as they affect the organisation. As an experienced leader you will have a proven track record of budget and risk management, an awareness of grant funding and developing submissions. Your previous positions should also demonstrate a leadership style which puts people at the heart with a focus on the organisation’s core values.

How to apply

This is a unique opportunity to join a well-established and trusted organisation that makes a difference within our community. We welcome your interest and encourage you to contact Sharon Miller 0408 748 573 for a confidential conversation and a copy of the position description.

All applications must provide a resume and cover letter outlining what you will bring to the organisation and how your skills and experience align with the role.

Apply directly via Seek or through the Searson Buck website at [link removed]

Applications close COB Monday 27th September, 2021.

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