Chief Executive – Disabled Persons Assembly NZ (DPA) – Wellington City, Wellington

Job Description
DPA is offering an exciting opportunity for a disabled leader to be influential in shaping the future for disabled people in Aotearoa.
DPA is a pan-disability disabled people’s organisation that works to improve society for all disabled people in New Zealand. The organisation presents a strong effective voice on disability issues at a national level and in communities across New Zealand.
DPA is owned and driven by disabled members. The role of Chief Executive will report to the National Executive

Committee which is made up of elected members.
The Chief Executive will be responsible for leading DPA and managing all aspects of its operations. They will lead a committed team and engage with disabled people and key stakeholders across the country.
We invite applications for the position of DPA Chief Executive from people who are committed to furthering the rights of disabled people in Aotearoa.
To apply for this role you need to be a disabled person and have skills in the following areas:
• senior leadership experience
• operational and management skills
• organizational sustainability
• stakeholder and community engagement expertise
• experience in promoting the rights of disabled people

How to Apply
Please forward your letter of application and CV to Gerri Pomeroy, National President, Disabled Persons Assembly NZ, by 5pm, 23rd May 2019.

If you require any assistance in completing your application or have further questions please contact Chris Potts phone or text 027 620 3036 or email

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