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Organisation : Responsible Investment Association Australasia

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Industry Associations

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 7 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Responsible Investment Association Australasia

About the organisation

RIAA champions responsible investing and a sustainable financial system in Australia and New Zealand. RIAA is dedicated to ensuring capital is aligned with achieving a healthy society, environment and economy.

With over 500 members managing more than $US 29 trillion in assets globally, RIAA is the largest and most active network of people and organisations engaged in responsible, ethical and impact investing across Australia and New Zealand. Our membership includes super funds, fund managers, banks, consultants, researchers, brokers, impact investors, property managers, trusts, foundations, faith-based groups, financial advisers and individuals.

RIAA is a growing, supportive, energetic team that values accountability, respect, professionalism and courage. We pride ourselves on collaborating, sharing knowledge and finding innovative ways to achieve our mission. We encourage our team members to continuously learn and develop, and we provide opportunities and training to support this. We welcome flexible working and give the team additional leave at the end of each year.

About the role

  • Enjoy fulfilling work, creating a more sustainable environment, society and economy
  • Be part of a high-performing, values-driven organisation that is at the forefront of responsible investment and sustainable finance
  • Friendly, dynamic team with a great culture
  • Enjoy a perfect work life balance working part time – time fraction negotiable between six days per fortnight (0.6 FTE) or up to eight days per fortnight (0.8 FTE) where hours worked each day is negotiable
  • If you are a high achieving individual with a minimum of two years’ administrative experience and are ready to go to the next level in your career, this is an opportunity for you

The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) is looking for an experienced, diligent and energetic professional to provide administrative services and support to RIAA’s growing Working Groups Program.

As a member of a dynamic team, this position is a great opportunity to be part of a team ensuring RIAA delivers on developing and supporting the many working groups and committees for members to drive impactful work in areas of key interest and relevance to responsible investment and sustainable finance. These groups currently include, among others:

  • Human Rights Working Group
  • First Nations Peoples’ Rights Working Group
  • Nature Working Group
  • Impact Management and Measurement Community of Practice
  • Financial Adviser Forum


You will work closely with the Program Manager and other RIAA team members. Where the time fraction allows, you will also provide executive support to the CEO.

The ideal candidate has a passion for administrative systems and processes that support teams to function well. You thrive in a complex and fast-moving organisational setting.  You are very organised, can manage multiple functions and tasks simultaneously, are outcomes-focused and have a good ability to get things done.

You will have expertise in:

  • Providing high quality administrative and secretarial services
  • Ability to multitask and work with others to meet deadlines
  • Ability to synthesise information, notetaker for meetings on complex issues and draft high-quality business documents such as minutes, emails and notices
  • Ability to engage effectively with senior colleagues and contacts

You will demonstrate an:

  • Impeccable track record as an administrative officer or administrative assistant
  • Exceptional teamwork and commitment to respectful and inclusive work culture
  • Interest in responsible investment

Sound interesting?

See the position description at and send us an application, including a cover letter, a CV, and a statement of no more than two pages that answers the following:

  1. Why you are interested in working in the responsible investment sector
  2. Your experience in providing secretariat to committees (of any type)
  3. Your tip for how to meet your deadlines, when you have to rely on input from another person who may be a senior colleague



Applications should be emailed to by 11:59pm AEST on Sunday 7 August 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Min Wah Voon on 0423 638 674.




How to apply

Position Description : 3. Program Officer, July 2022, FINAL

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Program Officer via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Administration_and_Office_Support
Sector: #Industry_Associations


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