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Executive Director People and Culture


Employer: The National Stroke Foundation
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Executive & Senior Management, HR & Employment Services, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 13 June, 2019.
Applications close: 13 June, 2019. (Expired)

  • Newly created national role reporting to CEO
  • Design and lead an impactful people and culture strategy
  • Part time, ongoing 0.8 FTE. ( 0.6 to be considered)

The Stroke Foundation is a national not-for-profit organisation that works with stroke survivors, carers, health professionals, government and the public to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community. Our mission is to Prevent Stroke, Save Lives, Enhance Recovery.

Purpose of the division

The People and Culture team provides strategic and operational expertise and support to the CEO, Executive Team, Leadership Group and all workforce members. The People and Culture team has a direct impact on the strategic goals and is a key enabler to the achievement of our mission.

Purpose of the role

As a ‘trusted adviser’ to the CEO and Executive Team, this key leadership role will ensure that the Stroke Foundation has the organisational and workforce capacity, capability and culture to achieve its strategic objectives.

The Executive Director People and Culture will be a valued contributor to organisation-wide strategic and operational decision making, as well as playing a central role in defining, building and assessing  the People and Culture strategy, which is aligned to the organisations’ overall strategy.

Key responsibilities

  • Design, implement and evaluate the People and Culture strategy to ensure that the Stroke Foundation achieves its strategic and operational objectives and manages human capital risks.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and leadership in the development of frameworks and approaches to proactively address emerging HR practices, workforce trends, and social, economic and political changes which impact the Stroke Foundation.
  • Proactively build our reputation as an organisation of choice for employment and volunteering
  • Define and build the cultural, digital and business intelligence needed by the Stroke Foundation to increase its’ impact in the evolving world of paid work and volunteering.

Your background

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or related discipline such as business or law
  • Certified Practitioner Human Resources (CPHR) with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) desirable.
  • Successful record as a senior HR leader in a contemporary organisation
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, lead and implement a range of organisational development strategies, programs, policies and operational practices to support strategic objectives
  • An appreciation and understanding of the not for profit sector, and the ability to work effectively with boards, staff and volunteers.

What's on offer?

A flexible, innovative and dynamic organisation with engaged, knowledgeable staff and volunteers with the added benefits of competitive remuneration and salary packaging.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.