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Audit and Finance Committee Member (Voluntary)

Organisation : Australian Doctors International

Location : Online, Sydney (Seaforth)

Time required : The Committee will meet at least six times per annum, for an hour or 2.

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill area : Board & Committee Members, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance & Accounting

Sector : Overseas Aid & Development

About the role

  • Volunteer role – ideally Sydney based

Australian Doctors International (ADI) demonstrates its commitment to upholding the universal right to health care by working with local partners to provide and strengthen health services in rural and remote communities.

ROLE:

ADI delivers all its programs solely in PNG for the benefit of the people of PNG. ADI has been operating in North Fly for 20 years, in New Ireland for 10 years and in West New Britain since 2019. From December, ADI started mobilising programs in Manus. ADI works in partnership with WNBPG/PHA to provide an integrated rural outreach program and regular health worker training workshops.

The Committee plays a vital role in providing strategic recommendations regarding financial direction and sustainability, together with advice on governance, risk management, internal controls and audit functions. The Committee will meet at least six times per annum.

CRITERIA:

The following criteria must be addressed in all applicants’ cover letter along with their resume indicating knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Independent and objective.
  • Relevant professional qualifications, such as accounting, legal, risk management, auditing.
  • Relevant professional knowledge and expertise.
  • Understanding of / experience in Not-for-Profit organisations.
  • Understanding of the role of corporate governance in organisations.
  • Commercial acumen; and
  • Current / prior experience on similar committees.

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience with other international NGOs/ Development aid organisations.
  • Understanding/experience of working within the PNG environment.
  • Existing network of relevant PNG stakeholder relationships relevant to ADI business operations.

ADI’s commitment to its duty of care is reflected in its Child Safeguarding Policy and Child Safeguarding Code of Conduct promoting the protection and safety of children. ADI’s policy and code of conduct establishes internal measures to prevent and respond to child abuse and exploitation in its programs and operations across PNG.

ADI aims to integrate disability inclusion into all aspects of its programs as it strives to reach those marginalised by location, health and gender.

ADI has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse in all forms. ADI’s policy covers this as well as the team’s shared responsibility on behaviour; reporting mechanisms and victim safety. ADI seeks to make the work place free from all forms of harassment and discrimination. ADI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We adhere to the ADI Code of Conduct, Our Values, ACFID Code of Conduct and the PSEAH Policy as outlined by DFAT.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Australian Doctors International

How to apply

Please email cover letter and CV to brooke.briggs@adi.org.au


Please quote in application: Audit and Finance Committee Member (Voluntary) via Pro Bono Australia.


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