- Melbourne > Carlton
- Job posted on: 29th Jun 2022
- Applications close:
Are you an exceptional leader able to provide direction for Save the Children Australia's international development and humanitarian programs? We are looking for someone with a cohesive leadership style and remarkable interpersonal skills crucial to building relationships and inspiring teams to deliver Save the Children's international program responses as and when they arise. Does this sound like you? We'd love to talk to you about taking on the challenge of implementing an ambitious strategy and creating impact that will last for generations.
We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there's a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict - we are there on the ground. We're ambitious to grow the scale of our programs and the way we create impact, including through technology and diverse business models.
In this full-time, permanent role based in our Carlton office, you will contribute to the overall strategic direction and delivery of the organisation. Working closely with the Board and key external stakeholders such as Government agencies and reporting to the Group CEO, you will across other global locations
You will make an impact by:
With a deep understanding of international development and humanitarian issues, your impact in this role will create a sustainable difference to the lives of children engaged in humanitarian relief. An outspoken advocate for children's rights, you effectively liaise and negotiate with key stakeholders on development and humanitarian issues, acting as an ambassador at the highest levels including national and international media arenas.
This role requires:
Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same.
In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:
For more information regarding our employee benefits, please follow this link.
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume online by clicking 'Apply'.
Position Description - Group Executive Director International Programs
*We understand flexibility is important to you. We've advertised this role as a Full-time/Permanent role in Carlton, but if you're looking for something slightly different, please let us know. We offer flexible hours, remote working, and flexible job structure, among many other employee benefits. All are available for the right candidate!
Save the Children is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment for its employees and client groups, consistent with our obligations under OH&S legislation. Successful applicants are required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, or proof of medical exemption.
We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it's straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn't quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We're dedicated to ensuring Save the Children Australia is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you - no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.