Non-Executive Director

Organisation : International Women's Development Agency

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work Type : Various

Profession : Board & Committee Members

Sector : Women

Salary Type : Volunteer

Application Closing Date : 26 Oct, 2018

About the Role

IWDA is seeking suitably qualified candidates with a commitment to working constructively to improving gender equity with the following skills and capabilities:

  • Fundraising knowledge and expertise and an ability to leverage fundraising opportunities
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in people governance and management
  • Strong financial and investment management expertise and experience;
  • Digital and social technology and its applicability in international development
  • Demonstrated experience working in gender and international development including knowledge of policy and political frameworks

All candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of corporate governance and director’s duties and responsibilities, as well as high standards of ethics, the ability to think critically and impartially, high level interpersonal skills and a constructive approach.

The Board meets bi-monthly, normally on a Tuesday from 4.30 pm to 7:30 pm in Melbourne.  There are additional committee meetings and teleconference meetings where required in between.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : International Women's Development Agency

IWDA is the leading independent Australian agency with an international focus entirely on women’s rights and gender equality in the Asia Pacific region. IWDA was founded in 1985 and is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee with a vision of gender equality. IWDA partners with others in the Asia Pacific region to advance gender equality by tackling issues of power, money and security.

IWDA has been recognised for its publications and research partnerships in gender equality in the Asia Pacific region and is seeking to build on this expertise in future, particularly in policy advocacy.

Apply for this Job

Position Description : IWDA Director PD 2018

For details concerning this role, please contact

Taryn Branagh

Phone : 0427673957

Email : tbranagh@iwda.org.au

To apply or discuss the role please email Taryn Branagh at tbranagh@iwda.org.au to receive a copy of the position description (including selection criteria) and further information as required.

Applicants to please provide the following information in their application:

  1. Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria

  2. Copy of resume

Application Close Date: Friday 26 October 2018

International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) has an EEO exemption (H139/2015) and requests applications from women only. IWDA encourages women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and women with disabilities to apply. Any offer will require a National Police Check and endorsement of IWDA’s Child Protection Code of Conduct. All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Australia.

Please quote in application: Non-Executive Director via Pro Bono Australia.


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