Non-Executive Director

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Posted : Monday, 14th August 2017 - 5:22 pm

Organisation : Northside Community Forum Ltd

Location : New South Wales

Time required : The Northside Board currently meets up to 12 times a year for a half day meeting; regular teleconferences and has up to two days for strategic planning and/or Board development. Directors recognise that their responsibility requires involvement in other ways, including contributing to the work of Board committees and project working groups, liaison with management in specific areas and discussion/consideration of issues between Board meetings.

Duration of project : Directors are elected/appointed for an initial three year term and can be re-appointed/re-elected for a further two three-year terms. They are able to resign at any time.

Contact Name : Margaret Bouhabib

Contact Phone : 02 8405 4444

Contact Email : MargaretB@yournorthside.org.au

About the Role


Northside Community Forum Ltd (Northside) is a leading not-for-profit organisation constituted as a public company limited by guarantee.

Due to a recent vacancy, Northside is seeking a Board Director who can contribute to achievement of our strategy and governance outcomes.

Northside has supported 90,000 people with disability, people with mental illness and older people and their carers over 30 years. Our unique service approach means that we assist people to choose their support needs through a range of direct and brokered services that best suit the individual’s goals, budget and lifestyle requirements. Northside coordinates and partners with a range of specialist and high quality services which gives people greater choice and enhances their independence and wellbeing.

Northside is undertaking an exciting transformation which seeks to change the way customers engage with services. We are currently focused on transitioning from traditional government funding towards a customer centric business model and are seeking a Director who can guide and support Northside on this journey.

Our Vision:
Our Vision is that every person can live their best life.

The Role:
The role of Director is to provide strategic direction, oversight of management and facilitate accountability of the organisation to its stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable skills and qualities in the following:-

•A strong and demonstrated commitment to the Vision and Values of Northside.
•A depth of experience and understanding, preferably at executive or Board level in strategic knowledge and experience in community care or community engagement.
•An understanding of and experience/training in governance responsibilities, or the willingness to undertake training in governance responsibilities.
•Effective communication skills to fully participate in Board discussion and decision making.
•Connections and relationships that can help build Northside’s influence and sustainability in the community sector and beyond.
•The acumen and capacity to govern in a period of change and ambiguity as government policy reform drives the emergence of open and competitive market practice in the sector.

Directors are appointed for an initial three year term.

Please refer to the Position Description attached.

To apply, please submit your resume to MargaretB@yournorthside.org.au. Applications close 28 August 2017.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Northside Community Forum Ltd
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Margaret Bouhabib

Phone : 02 8405 4444

Email : MargaretB@yournorthside.org.au

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


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