About the Role
The Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria (ECCV) invites applications for a suitably qualified
Executive Officer (EO). The ECCV seeks an experienced dynamic person to lead the strategic
advocacy and policy development of the organisation. Expertise in working with Victoria’s culturally diverse communities and Government as the key stakeholders is essential. The EO will work closely with ECCV Board and manage a diverse staff team.
ECCV is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications for the EO position will close Monday 18 June 2018 and should be submitted to the
Chairperson, Cr Kris Pavlidis at email firstname.lastname@example.org or postal address ECCV, Suite 101, 398
Sydney Rd, Coburg VIC 3058 marked: Confidential, Attention Chairperson.
For further information contact Dr Irene Bouzo at telephone 03 9354 9555
Key Responsibilities include:
Lead the strategic direction of the ECCV
Lead and manage staff and volunteers
Develop and maintain highly effective working relationship with Board of Directors
The Executive Officer is accountable to the Board through the Chairperson
Ensure organisation adheres to all legal requirements and policies in relation to HR, OHS, finance and other polices
Responsibility for the overall financial success of the organisation
Establish, develop and monitor program budgets in line with funding bodies’ requirements and legal requirements
Ensure budgets are maintained and in line with strategic plan
3. Stakeholder relationships
Develop and maintain highly effective and professional relationships with key stakeholders and ECCV members, including other non-profit community agencies, peak bodies, funding bodies and local, state and federal Members of Parliament.
Work in collaboration with other organisations and peak bodies when necessary for the best interests of our members and broader migrant and refugee communities
Ensure members are updated with ECCV news and consulted on a regular basis
4. Strategy and Policy Advocacy
Lead the development of strategy in line with the ECCV mission and values
Experience in developing and implementing policy and procedures
Ensure ECCV leads in advocacy for migrant and refugee communities in state of Victoria
Demonstrated experience in reporting to a Board of Directors
Demonstrated experience in managing staff and day to day operations of small agency including HR,
OH and safety and other legal requirements
Demonstrated experience in providing vision and strategic direction
Expertise and understanding of multicultural communities and issues associated
Experience in developing and managing budgets and financial reporting
Experience in applying for funding from government and other sources, implementing and reporting on funding programs
Experience in developing, managing and maintaining key stakeholders relationships including three levels of government, other NFP agencies, regional and rural Ethnic Communities Councils, ECCV membership, peak bodies and media
Experience in providing strategic direction for the agency
Capability in effectively reporting on the ECCV Strategic Plan
Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline is essential.
All conditions are in line with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award. A three month probationary period applies. An attractive salary is negotiable.
ECCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Suitably qualified candidates from a non-English speaking background are encouraged to apply.
About the Organisation
Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria Inc. (ECCV) is the voice of multicultural Victoria. It is a community based, member driven peak advocacy body for ethnic and multicultural organisations committed to empowering people from diverse multicultural backgrounds.
Our purpose is to help build a culturally diverse and cohesive society that is just, fair, and inclusive with specific reference to the needs and aspirations of Victorians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
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