Chief Executive Officer - Master Electricians Australia

Brisbane QLD
Full time

With a distinguished 80-year legacy, Master Electricians Australia (MEA) has been at the forefront of advocating and supporting electrical contractors since its inception as the Electrical Contractors Association in 1937.  Since the early 2000s, it has emerged as the unified national face of industry through its leadership and development programs and services. Today, MEA is a respected and trusted brand that instills confidence across the electrical industry, particularly contractors, consumers, and the public nationwide, and acts as an advisor to governments on changes impacting the industry.

Their extensive range of services includes offering members access to expert advice, vital business tools, cost-saving opportunities, and delivery of robust advocacy to ensure MEA continues to be an unwavering partner that nurtures industry success.

MEA is now seeking an exceptional CEO to spearhead and manage its performance and administration. This will entail the efficient management of all facets of the operations, advising and implementing changes in industry standards, leading strategic initiatives, and demonstrating fiscal prudence and financial performance management. Successfully coordinating a diverse range of services, facilitating various training activities, and fostering transparent internal communication will be pivotal components of this role.

The CEO will shape and execute the strategic vision and plan in close collaboration with the Board..  Numerous efforts are underway to enhance the visibility of the MEA's interests and its members among the general public. Engagement with a broad range of valued stakeholders is required, so the CEO must be comfortable dealing with people at all levels.

An experienced leader, from a membership-based association or people-centric services organisation, is preferred.

Having a profound grasp of the electrical industry and the current challenges it confronts will provide a significant advantage. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills will allow you to build and maintain meaningful relationships with stakeholders, from members to government officials and industry partners.   

You possess innate interpersonal skills, an understanding of the intricacies of a membership-based business, and the ability to harmonize this with a pragmatic approach to guarantee MEA's long-term sustainability.

This is a truly unique opportunity to lead and shape the future of this organisation and contribute to its continued growth and success. If this sounds like the exciting next step in your professional journey, please forward your resume quoting ref no 1142425 by clicking below.

Any initial enquires please contact Chris McWilliam (0448 880 712) or Peter Murphy (0429 703234) for a confidential discussion.


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