Chief Executive Officer

Location Victoria, Melbourne, Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs
Discipline Executive Recruitment
Reference 837088
Join First National Real Estate, an organisation with a rich history of excellence and a reputation for success and play a pivotal role in shaping its future. First National Real Estate is a public company limited by guarantee that provides a range of marketing, training and membership products and services to its independent real estate agent members located throughout Australia, New Zealand, Vanuatu and New Caledonia. The members, independent real estate agents, are the owners of the company. The company is a co-operative and is a highly respected and well recognised brand within the real estate sector. 

The Role:

Reporting to the Board of First National Real Estate, you will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the organisation, managing the Executive Team to ensure delivery of strategic objectives whilst building strong relationships with members across the network.

Core duties:
  • Define and deliver the annual growth objectives of the network encompassing revenue, geographic scope, network size, urban and rural objectives by state
  • Establish appropriate budgets and cost controls to enable plan delivery annually
  • Manage, motivate and influence team performance to deliver the required financial, operational and service outcomes for the network
  • Develop a comprehensive and professional support service for all members providing leading advice in all matters of financial performance, business planning, operations management and control
  • Contribute to the design, development and articulation of the strategic direction of the network through active participation with the Board
  • Translate the long-term strategy objectives into a Network Plan outlining the key initiatives and targeted network outcomes
  • Establish robust systems and processes for auditing of alliance partner business information systems and records to ensure all contractual and financial obligations are met
  • Regularly review and report alliance partner performance to agreed KPI’s and contractual standards
  • Stakeholder Management through building strong and effective relationships across the broader network regulatory and media community
  • Participate in the Board providing representation on all matters pertaining to the operational, member and competitive dimensions of the network
  • Establish an appropriate governance framework and control mechanisms to ensure compliance and actively manage risk
  • Financial and Asset Management through establishing and implementing comprehensive performance standards and a network control framework
  • Develop and implement a network planning system that will deliver the geographic coverage and market density required for brand and member success
  • Contribute to the development of an engaged and motivated team culture through articulating and demonstrating the organisation’s values at all times
  Skills sought:
  • Proven success as a Chief Executive Officer
  • Senior leadership in a membership or franchise based organisation ideally sought
  • Public Relations and Social Media experience
  • Skilled in developing strategies that align with organisational goals
  • Proficient in identifying and cultivating strategic partnerships
  • Sound Business and Financial Acumen and an ability to interpret financial data
  • Degree qualifications or MBA is preferred and membership in the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) would also be highly regarded
Why First National?
  • An opportunity to directly influence the organisation's future and shape the strategic direction
  • Lead a dedicated executive team, fostering a culture of learning and development
  • An opportunity to be at the forefront of growth and innovation by introducing ground breaking solutions in a dynamic sector 
If you are looking for your next career challenge and are interested in this exceptional opportunity, please APPLY NOW and send your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience. Or for a confidential discussion please call Belinda Wiggins on 03 9535 9500.

First National Real Estate is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment.