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Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing Specialist - Flexible Location

Amnesty International Australia
  • Are you an experienced Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing leader and organisational change agent?
  • Exciting opportunity to drive and develop our Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing Action Plan
  • Full-time, permanent opportunity located in any of our Action Centres

This is an exciting opportunity to join Amnesty International Australia’s Operations team. The Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing (DIW) Specialist is a pivotal role for AI Australia and requires an experienced specialist to drive, implement and embed our DIW Action Plan across the organisation. Working closely with the Operations and Finance Director (DIW Project Manager) and People & Culture Team, you will have demonstrable experience in influencing both individuals and teams in effecting change and shifting mindsets, allowing AIA to truly embed equity, diversity and inclusion issues at the core of all of our projects and activities.

The successful applicant will be managing and leading a portfolio that covers inclusion and inclusive leadership, key areas of diversity, and working closely with leaders from across the organisation to deliver and maintain our DIW Action Plan. This is a real opportunity to utilise your background in learning and development processes, facilitation of development programs, and knowledge of DIW best practices to offer valued support and contributions to the team and the wider organisation.

As part of this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering on the DIW Action Plan and supporting initiatives in line with AI Australia's 2025 strategy
  • Coordinating diversity and inclusion programs and working closely with the People & Culture team to operationalise the DIW agenda.
  • Partnering with the People & Culture Team to ensure diversity and inclusion initiatives and measures are in place across all business units and projects using a best practice approach
  • Managing internal cross functional and other key internal and external stakeholder relationships to ensure consistency in program implementation
  • Developing and implementing action plans across gender equality, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and gender balance in leadership.
  • Supporting with the implementation and delivery of the organisation’s Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Establishing innovative ways to further build advocacy for diversity and inclusion across AI Australia
  • Supporting the setup of additional employee driven inclusion networks
  • Facilitating capability development programs for leaders across the organisation

In return, you will be rewarded with generous and flexible working conditions, a fantastic environment working alongside committed and dedicated individuals and an opportunity to directly contribute to the long term sustainability of our organisation. To view some of the fantastic benefits that you will be offered as an employee, please visit our website.

To learn more about this role, please view a detailed position description attached. If this role sounds like you please apply below.

You must answer the following selection criteria and attach your CV/Cover Letter as part of your application.

  1. Please highlight your experience in change management and/or being a high-level organisational change agent
  2. Please give an example describing your experience in relationship building, consultation, influencing and stakeholder management
  3. Please outline your experience conducting organisational needs analysis and identifying areas for improvement, including your ability to propose solutions in line with DIW best practices
  4. Please detail your experience implementing an organisational Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing Action Plan, including the facilitation of learning & development programs

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at Amnesty

We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of our work, community and partner relationships. We want people to achieve their full potential, which will positively impact on our work and the communities in which we operate. At AI Australia, our values empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment. We are a movement of people from all walks of life around the world. We intend to actively contribute to building a more diverse and inclusive team.

About Us:

Amnesty International Australia is one of Australia’s largest not for profit organisations. We are an independent, global movement that campaigns courageously for human rights for everyone.

We’re ordinary people from all walks of life, standing together for justice, freedom, human dignity and equality. We use our passion and commitment to bring torturers to justice, change oppressive laws and free people imprisoned just for voicing their opinion.

We’re independent of any government, political ideology, economic interest or religion to ensure we can speak out on human rights abuses wherever they occur.

Everyday we move closer to a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.

We stand for equality, justice, freedom, and human dignity and uphold these values:

  • Empowerment - we build people power
  • Persistence - we are resolute in pursuit of our goals
  • Integrity - we hold ourselves to the highest standards
  • Courage - we are fearless in upholding human rights

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