Chief Executive Officer

Gerard Daniels
CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
CEO & General Management
Full time
Posted 20d ago

The Royal Agricultural Society of WA (RASWA) is one of WA’s most well-known and respected member-based not-for-profit organisations. Its reputation growing over many years of showcasing the best of WA’s rich agricultural industry and the contribution it makes to the broader WA community. 

The RASWA promotes and manages the highly successful Perth Royal Agricultural Show and manages the expansive site all year. The Claremont Showgrounds hold more than 200 events annually as well as the Perth Royal Show. 

The RASWA is entering an exciting phase with the approval of its management plan and plans to redevelop the showgrounds to enhance the delivery of future Shows and to improve the functionality and relevance of the site for all Western Australians on a year-round basis. 

Reporting to the RASWA Council, the CEO will be responsible for the operational, team, financial and stakeholder management of the RASWA, including the project management of the Perth Royal Agricultural Show as well as leading the development of the organisation’s short and long term strategy, including consideration of market opportunities. 

You will also be responsible for ensuring the RASWA remains a credible communicator through its key relationships and is seen as a leader of providing business solutions while maintaining high levels of social responsibility in all that it does.

Key competencies and experience include:

  • Demonstrable track record leading or working at senior executive level of an organisation of similar size and scope;
  • Demonstrated track record in stakeholder management across a complex range of stakeholders including State and Federal Government agencies, Local Government and regional stakeholders;
  • Strong team leadership skills including active safety leadership culture that displays visible and tangible commitment to the improvements of health, safety and environmental practices;
  • Excellent commercial and financial management skills;
  • Strong, interpersonal, verbal and written communication, problem-solving and negotiation skills; and
  • Experience with strategy and project development and managing teams of consultants would be an advantage.

Gerard Daniels has been retained exclusively to assist with the executive recruitment process. 

Enquiries to Jennifer Grove on +61 438 066 013 or quoting ref S51803.

Please apply by pressing the “Apply Now" button below and quote ref S51803

Application process will end by close of business Monday 6 December 2021.

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