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  • 20 Nov 2017 9:52 AM | Pauline Soo

    Occupational Therapy Australia is seeking applications from experienced managers in the non-profit sector interested in fulfilling a new leadership role, that of Deputy CEO, to be based in Melbourne.

    Occupational Therapy Australia is the peak professional association for occupational therapists in Australia. It is a non-profit public company limited by guarantee.

    The position exists to provide leadership to Occupational Therapy Australia notably in the areas pertaining to governance, operations and leadership support for Managers providing services in the States/ Territories (Divisions).

    The role will support the CEO in a range of governance areas including risk management and a range of Operational areas including management of organisational policy, property, contracts; OH&S and HR. In addition it will provide leadership and support for the Managers of Divisions.

    OTA provides flexible work options and an attractive salary package including salary packaging.


    ·        Previous senior management experience and demonstrable leadership skills in similar roles or of similar functions 

    ·        Sound knowledge of the not-for-profit / community and public sectors and/or membership-based/peak body organisations

    ·        An understanding of and commitment to OTA organisational values

    ·        Demonstrated experience in developing, managing and maintaining partnerships, strategic relationships and collaborative projects with diverse stakeholders.

    ·        Demonstrated experience in managing and mentoring staff with diverse backgrounds and professional experience. 

    ·        Demonstrated ability in budget management and developing business proposals

    ·        Demonstrable experience in operational functions such as Risk management; HR; Policy development; Contract management;

    ·        Tertiary or post-graduate qualifications in Business Management, Law, Commerce, or other relevant discipline

    ·        Highly developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to work proactively, independently and as part of a collaborative team

    ·        Ability to manage and prioritise a range of responsibilities and work to deadlines

    ·        Demonstrated experience in a range of governance activities and ability to prepare and present reports to Boards and government agencies

    ·        Demonstrated ability to assess, monitor and manage organisational risk


    ·        An adaptive leadership style that can flex to suit the needs of the organisation and support growth in OTA employees

    ·        Self-starter

    ·        Completer finisher

    ·        Attention to detail

    Interested applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter showing their experience and skills against all essential criteria. Only applicants submitting both forms of evidence will be reviewed and considered for interview.

    Applicants interested in a copy of the position description should contact Angela White,  EA to CEO on or by phone 03 9415 2900

    Applications to be sent via email to:

    CLOSING DATE:       FRIDAY 1 December 2017


  • 15 Nov 2017 12:12 PM | Jessica Hermosilla

    Summary: Policy Officer– Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. Permanent part-time opportunity, $75k + super, based in Alexandria.

    About the CBAA

    The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) is a non-profit national peak body and lead representative organisation for community broadcasting services around Australia.

    The CBAA provides leadership, advocacy and support for its members to actively build capabilities of independent broadcasting services and create a healthy environment for the sector to thrive.

    About the role:

    The purpose of the role is to work with the Executive team members to proactively develop policy positions on regulatory issues relevant to the community broadcasting sector, in response to current and projected concerns.

    The Policy Officer will be responsible for driving positive and sustainable policy change to champion the community broadcasting sector via the influencing of the external policy environment.

    The role primarily works with the Executive team and external contacts such as regulatory bodies, government, consultants, industry associations and internal staff.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • To lead on the development of community broadcasting policy, as per the priority areas contained within CBAA’s strategic plan and under the direction of Executive team members.
    • Providing guidance and support to CBAA in determining and recognising future policy needs for the community broadcasting sector.
    • Develop information resources and new policy positions in response to policy concerns through the gathering of feedback from subscribers, members and staff.
    • Outline the need for policy changes for the community broadcasting sector through the development and delivery of briefings and presentations to regulators, government contacts, members and subscribers.
    • Preparing and drafting submissions and policy position papers for government and sector regulators.
    • Developing CBAA’s relationship with assigned stakeholders and influencing these to drive sector reform and change.
    • To represent CBAA at assigned events and speaking engagements to drive the message of policy change and or CBAA’s policy position.

    To be successful you will have:

    • Relevant degree in social policy, law, broadcasting, media or equivalent work experience.
    • Proven  understanding of the wider economic and political landscape, as well as familiarity with community broadcasting operation and issues in Australia e.g. diversity of the community broadcasting sector including radio and television and their rural and remote demographics.
    • Proven ability to analyse and interpret complex legislation and information.
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills and ability to adapt communication styles.
    • Experience of advocacy work at a national level.

    How to apply

    For full details of the role and to download the candidate pack, or visit our website. Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, and responses to the first 5 specification criteria provided above. All applications should be emailed to 

    Contact Information

    For an informal conversation about the role, please call or email:

    Jessica Hermosilla, Head of Business Services

    T: 02 9310 2999


    If you require any further information, please visit our website or contact us on 02 9310 2999

  • 14 Nov 2017 1:10 PM | Shayne Morris (Administrator)

    Business Development Manager

    • Innovative and dynamic sector
    • Grow the member value proposition and diversify income streams
    • Energetic and fun team culture

    IrrigationNZ, the peak body for the irrigation sector, is looking for a high-performing Business Development Manager to work with the Chief Executive and Commercial delivery team to grow the member value proposition and further diversify its income streams.

    Strong relationship and negotiation skills alongside marketing experience are essential.

    For more information contact Andrew Curtis 027 496 6314 – a job description is available here.

    Send your Covering letter and CV to by 5pm Wednesday 6th December. 

  • 01 Nov 2017 1:48 PM | Shayne Morris (Administrator)

    About the company

    QCPCA (trading as P&Cs Qld and School Councils Qld) is the peak parent and community body which represents the interests of state school parents and citizens' associations and school councils throughout Queensland. It has a history of 70 years and a membership of 1230 P&C associations.

    The QCPCA Board consists of six elected directors and three appointed directors.

    QCPCA Goals

    The Board is currently looking to fill an appointed Director's role. This is a voluntary position. The criteria are set out below.


    The Directors are to provide the company with good governance and strategic direction. They are responsible for ensuring all legal requirements are met and continuing to uphold the best interests of its members and stakeholders.

    The role

    The role requires attending scheduled Saturday board meetings (typically seven (7) during the annual meeting roster) and participating in and contributing to the strategic portfolio committees of:

    1. Finance and Remuneration
    2. Strategic Risk Management, and
    3. Advocacy and Policy

    Other commitments include attendance at stakeholder and member events, and the AGM and Annual State Conference – a 2-day event each September.


    • Oversee, approve and monitor strategic vision and direction
    • Appoint and evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) annually
    • Monitor the integrity of financial systems and reporting of the Company
    • Oversee risk management and legal compliance of the Company
    • Provide strategic advice and direction to the CEO
    • Provide high level strategic and financial advice aligned with individual experience and professional background
    • Be an advocate for the company and promote its mission and values to communities.

    Selection Criteria

    • Proven reliability and organisational skills with previous Board director experience highly regarded
    • Demonstrated specific experience in financial management and governance and CLbG Board structures
    • Ability to function as an effective board member, have the curiosity to ask questions and the courage to persist in robust discussions.

    As this is a voluntary role any out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.

    To submit your expression of interest for this role, please email a brief CV and covering letter to Those who have applied previously need not re-apply. If you would like further information, please contact CEO Kevan Goodworth at, using the subject line: QCPCA Director enquiry or by telephone 07 3352 3900.

    Applications close 20 November 2017.

  • 31 Oct 2017 3:09 PM | Joanna Matthew

    If you think libraries are stuffy silent tombs where books go to die then this is NOT the job for you.  We want an individual passionate about freedom of access to information to champion New Zealand libraries.  This is a hands on full-time Executive Director role – we need someone who is not only confident in setting the strategic direction for an organisation, but also happy to roll up their shirt sleeves and get operational.  

    Leading a small team you will support the professional development, networking, and advocacy of library and information professionals throughout New Zealand.   LIANZA works collaboratively with other GLAM sector organisations and maintaining key sector relationships will be a huge part of the role. With multiple strings to your bow you will be confident overseeing the Corporate Services functions in the office, and also delivering on communications, sponsorship and stakeholder engagement. 

    A job description is available here:

    Please apply in writing with your curriculum vitae and cover letter to 

  • 27 Oct 2017 1:40 PM | Shayne Morris (Administrator)

    Role Overview:

    Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is the peak professional organisation, which is committed to establishing, promoting and defending the career paths of tertiary trained exercise and sports science practitioners.

    Located in Hamilton, Brisbane, ESSA is seeking a Professional Development Coordinator (10-month maternity contract) to support the delivery of quality professional development provided by ESSA.

    Start date: 2nd January 2018

    Overview of Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the co-ordination ESSA webinar and podcasts
    • Responsible for processing and coordination of external professional development
    • Provide support for the delivery of the 2018 Scientific Conference
    • Provide support for the delivery of ESSA professional development
    When applying, please include:
    • Statement of claim addressing the selection criteria
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Contact details for 2 referees (one from current place of work)

    Applications close Friday 17th November 2017

    Send applications to: CEO –

    Selection Criteria:

    • Degree qualification in Exercise or Sports Science
    • Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively as part of a small team
    • Highly developed self-management skills
    • Demonstrated attention to detail
    • Demonstrated effective, clear and professional communication
    • Desirable: Event management experience

  • 27 Oct 2017 1:34 PM | Shayne Morris (Administrator)


    The Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) is the largest professional association for real estate agents and property professionals in NSW.

    REINSW has a track record and reputation of delivering valued products and services to its Members and the industry, and our events are held in high regard.

    The Role

    This role operates inside REINSW's Registered Training Organisation.

    The main focus of the role is:

    • Delivery of quality training of Certifcate III and Certificate IV units of competence in real estate at REI House and at clients' premises
    • On site electronic assessment marking via model answers templates - classroom based, eLearning, correspondence or RPL
    • Complete phone based assessments


    • Australian citizen or Permanent Resident
    • TAE40110 Certificate IV Training and Assessment
    • CPP40307 Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)
    • Current Real Estate licence
    • Current experience working in the property sector
    • Confident to train and assess in sales and property management areas
    • Understanding of NSW legislation governing the real estate industry
    • Understanding of VET, AQF, NVR standards, etc

    How to apply

    Apply online including your resume and cover letter (only applications including a covering letter will be considered)

    REINSW will review all applications and invite the selected candidates in for interview

    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • 25 Oct 2017 12:00 PM | Shayne Morris (Administrator)
    • Represent the interests of New Zealand's major brewers
    • Advocacy, stakeholder relations and media engagement
    • 32 hours a week, Wellington based

    The Brewers Association of New Zealand (Brewers Association) is established to represent its members who are major brewers in New Zealand. The core purpose of the Association is to promote, represent and advance the interests of our Members. The Association is based in Wellington.

    Our vision is to see beer celebrated through responsible consumption and recognised for its contribution to social wellbeing and economic value in New Zealand.

    Reporting to the Board, the Executive Director is responsible for representing the brewing interests of the New Zealand Members. You will lead the development and implementation of the Association's regulatory and communications strategies and build strong relationships with politicians, advisors, departmental officials, media, industry groups in both New Zealand and internationally, NGOs and other members of the drinks sector.

    To be successful in this role you will be a senior professional with:

    • Vision and strategic agility
    • Leadership
    • Superior communication skills, including public speaking and media communications
    • Expertise in advocacy and building high trust relationships
    • Analytical skills and the ability to seize opportunities and develop solutions

    For a copy of the job description, please contact Liz Read on 0274 701 447 or email

    To apply, send your CV with covering letter by email.

    Applications close 5pm, Friday 3rd November 2017.

  • 20 Oct 2017 2:44 PM | Shayne Morris (Administrator)

    Location: Sydney (Seven Hills)
    Organisation: Easy Go Connect
    Work Type: Full-time
    Salary Type: Annual Package
    Closing date: 31 October 2017

    About the Role

    Easy Go Connect are seeking a Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation through its next phase of growth and consolidation.

    Harnessing the passion and skill of a dedicated team of staff and volunteers, you will manage daily operations as well as identify and leverage new growth and funding opportunities, and support existing clients to grow our business. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a small but highly capable team.

    Working alongside a progressive Board and staff, you will have exceptional leadership and stakeholder management skills, as well as the ability to deliver strong fiscal management in a dynamic, complex, not-for-profit operating environment.

    Our ideal candidate will bring:

    • Tertiary qualifications and an entrepreneurial mindset
    • Superior operational and fiscal management experience
    • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills to work with and influence diverse stakeholders across government, industry and the community
    • Proven visionary leadership and the ability to guide future development and growth of the organisation
    • Strong people focus and alignment with the organisation’s values
    • Extensive experience in governance and compliance reporting

    This is an outstanding opportunity for a strong, strategic leader with an inclusive style, who has demonstrated people management skills gained in the public or the private sector, in an organisation of equivalent size and complexity. Experience in, or exposure to a non-profit, or community based organisation is highly desirable.

    About the Organisation

    Easy Go Connect is a well-respected and trusted provider of community transport services to the frail, aged and transport disadvantaged in the Blacktown Local Government Area.

    Apply for this Job

    For details concerning this role or to apply, please contact Sally Matthey 

  • 19 Oct 2017 10:23 AM | Shayne Morris (Administrator)
    • Sydney CBD location
    • Established and respected organisation
    • Competitive salary

    We seek an excellent leader with a track record in strategic policy and legislative environments, to lead a specialist team to research, develop and implement policies and strategies which influence policy outcomes for local government in NSW.

    The organisation

    Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak body for local government in NSW, representing councils and related member organisations. With a proud 100+ year history, LGNSW develops an effective community-based system of local government in NSW; advocates on behalf of members to influence policy directions of State and Commonwealth Governments and provides a range of services including, industrial relations, legal advice, management services and training.

    The position

    The Strategy Manager leads the local government infrastructure and planning policy portfolio, within the organisation’s advocacy division. This involves managing the coordination, development and implementation of LGNSW’s policy initiatives in this portfolio area, which includes consultation and negotiation with member councils and stakeholders. Leading a policy team, the position provides policy and strategic advice on emerging, on-going issues and often-complex issues in the portfolio to the Director Advocacy, Chief Executive, Board and members.

    The person

    Highly regarded as a collaborative leader, you will drive a positive and innovative organisational culture, providing insight and input to strategic and business planning and contribute actively to the success of the organisation. You will be from a strong policy background, with a proven track record in research, analysis of complex policy issues, identifying emerging issues, and developing evidence-based options and strategies on one or more of these significant issues: infrastructure and planning. In short, you will ‘get’ policy development and the legislative environment, and the role strategic policy plays in a member organisation. Your strengths will be in higher-order thinking, interpersonal skills and your ability to get the best out of people. The ideal candidate will possess key leadership attributes including exceptional professionalism; strong communication; strength in collaboration and stakeholder engagement; and influencing and negotiation.

    The essential requirements

    • Tertiary qualification and extensive senior experience in leading policy and research activities in one or more of the following areas: infrastructure or planning.
    • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to influence, negotiate and build strong networks with practitioners and stakeholders at all levels.
    • Highly developed understanding of the policy and legislative environment of local government as well as the ability to apply research and analysis skills to a broad range of matters, and influence policy outcomes.
    • Demonstrated experience in effectively managing and developing people and teams so they play a key role in the organisation’s success.
    • Successful track record in a public policy environment.
    • Advanced ability to think strategically, solve problems and deliver results.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a capacity to build and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders in a political environment, including senior management, staff, elected representatives, and external parties.
    • Highly developed project and team management skills with the ability to ensure projects are delivered within time, budget and quality parameters that may change and can be conflicting.

    How to apply

    Please visit and review the position description prior to submitting an application. Enquiries should be directed to Kylie Yates on 9242 4014 or

    Your application should include a covering letter (maximum two pages) which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this position accountabilities and requirements, and an up-to-date resume (maximum four pages).

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