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Diversity & Inclusion Lead - Flexible Location

Australian Red Cross
  • Permanent, full time role
  • Flexible location

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movements seeking to build a better society based on people helping people. Our vision is human dignity, peace, safety and well-being for all. We promote diversity in all its forms and, in particular, we actively seek to combat racism and intolerance.

About the role

As a member of the Executive, you will work closely with the CEO, Red Cross Executives and leaders and partner with the Chief People & Culture Officer to successfully implement our diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy. You will embed and integrate D&I throughout all aspects of our organisation and lead metric-driven diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives through Red Cross systems, processes and people.

You will be responsible for disability inclusion, and proactive engagement and coordination of People & Culture initiatives outlined in the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and leading the organisation on addressing equity. You will influence on a range of initiatives relating to diversity, equity and inclusion mobilising a whole of organisation approach. In particular, you will work alongside Australian Red Cross’ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership Team on matters connected with First Nations peoples.

What you will bring

  • Experience leading a D&I function in a listed organisation, ideally this would be in a large complex matrixed organisation
  • Strong track record of designing and delivering D&I strategies and programs that support measurable objectives (targets) for diversity, and the ability to lead and work across an organisation
  • Ideally, you will have demonstrated experience working alongside First Nations people in partnership
  • Reputation as a thought leader in the field you will possess a deep knowledge of best practices in D&I and be highly conscious of all aspects of diversity issues with a keen awareness of social power dynamics and ways to shift systemic inequities
  • Ability to influence and build relationships at all levels to drive organisational change, achieved through your passion for helping people fulfil their potential and your skilfulness in facilitating meaningful and difficult conversations
  • Commercially astute and focused on outcomes with a data driven mindset and a demonstrated ability to leverage data and metrics to ensure the effective implementation and measurement of D&I programs

Why work with us?

Work for purpose and know that your work fosters a diverse and culturally aware organisation.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

To find out more about this opportunity, please refer to the position description below or contact Jane Hollman on 0427 166 988.

Download File PD - Diversity & Inclusion Lead.pdf

Including a cover letter with your application is strongly encouraged for this role.

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