Director, Business Transformation

International Women's Development Agency

  • Team: Leadership
  • Grade: Senior
  • Salary: SCHADS 7 (Paid above award) plus superannuation and salary packaging
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Closing: This role has no specific closing date.

Job Description

  • Full-time fixed term (10-12 month parental leave contract)

  • Based in Melbourne (combination WFH and office as per COVID restrictions)

  • Dynamic leadership role and an excellent opportunity to work with passionate colleagues at a progressive, values-led organisation

ABOUT IWDA

IWDA is an Australian-based organisation, resourcing diverse women’s rights organisations, primarily in Asia and the Pacific, and contributing to global feminist movements to advance our vision of gender equality for all.

VISION: Gender equality for all

PURPOSE: To defend and advance the rights of diverse women and girls

VALUES: Feminist, Accountable, Collaborative, Transformative

OUR GOALS 2020-2023:

1.      Resource and contribute to a resilient and vibrant feminist movement

2.      Promote systemic change towards gender equality for all

3.      Build a resilient and relevant feminist organisation

IWDA works in partnership with gender equality focused organisations in Asia and the Pacific; with international women’s movement coalitions; and with government and academic institutions in Australia to address the practical and structural barriers to gender equality. IWDA’s partnership work seeks to achieve transformational systemic change in order to realise our vision of gender equality for all.

As part of this contribution, we take actions to decolonise our approach to feminism and development. We want to become the best we can be in the world at north-south partnerships.  This means we seek to understand and leverage our locational power so that we know when to:

STEP UP: and use our power to leverage resources and access for women’s rights organisations, and make our own contribution to feminist movements

STAND WITH: feminist movements in solidarity and amplify the work of global south actors

STEP BACK: when others are better placed to take the lead.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Director, Business Transformation is responsible for increasing connection and leveraging opportunities between all sources of funding (e.g. grants and fundraising).

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this inspirational leader will lead IWDA’s income development and communications to ensure IWDA’s long-term sustainability, influence and profile. The incumbent will also lead increased collaboration between people and culture and business systems and operations to ensure IWDA’s business effectiveness and efficiency.

The Director is an integral member of IWDA’s leadership team and will work collaboratively with the team to ensure IWDA’s sustainability, effectiveness and sector influence.

THE OFFER

Fixed term (10-12 month contract, parental leave cover) full-time role, classified at SCHADS 7 (Paid above award) plus superannuation and salary packaging.

Benefits:

  • Flexible work arrangements such as compressed hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Employee Assistance program

  • Professional development and study leave benefits

  • Additional end of year leave for all and additional paid personal/carer's leave

HOW TO APPLY

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a key contribution to a rights-based international development agency committed to gender equality for all, click apply and submit your application.

Find the full position description here.

International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) has an Equal Opportunity exemption (H69/2022) and requests applications from women (including trans women) and non-binary people only.

IWDA welcomes people with different skills and life experiences, and encourages women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women with disabilities and First Nations women to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in, or strong community ties to, one of the countries in which IWDA supports partners.

Any offer of employment 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.

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application