The Emergency Action Alliance (EAA) is committed to mobilising the Australian public’s response to the world’s largest disasters through a coordinated appeals mechanism. 17 top Australian humanitarian agencies have joined together for the first time to provide an appeal mechanism which simplifies giving for the Australian public, increasing trust, funding and program outcomes for affected communities.
We are seeking an experienced Project Director to lead us through the next phase ofdevelopment; from minimum viable project to fully functioning launch. The role provides opportunities for you to show you are a dynamic, committed, proactive leader motivated by working with a small team. You have proven ability to communicate your vision to a broad range of stakeholders, drawing on your humanitarian and fundraising expertise.
The Project Director will be responsible for leadership, coordination and implementation for the Emergency Action Alliance. Reporting to the EAA’s Board, and engaging with the membership, the Project Director will motivate a small project team and engage seconded expertise from member agencies to achieve desired outcomes.
Success in this role requires a dynamic, motivated individual with significant experience and a strong commitment to supporting communities affected by disaster through leadership, management, operations, and fundraising. An entrepreneurial mindset and strong operational expertise is essential.
You will have:
Work Requirements, including the prioritization of Safeguarding
Members of the EAA are accredited with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the Australian Council for International Development. The EAA prioritises the safeguarding of vulnerable people in all our work, and employees are expected to acquire relevant knowledge and skills to promote strong safeguarding practices.
ChildFund, an EAA member, will be the contracting entity for the Project Director. Employment screening is mandatory for all ChildFund staff, contractors and volunteers during the selection process. This will include criminal record and child safeguarding checks conducted during the recruitment screening process.
Travel, including interstate and international may be required to fulfil the requirements of this position. Travel to operational settings, where required, will be subject to appropriate security and health protocols.
Flexible hours will be required during activations and times of travel.
Applicants are required to have the ‘right to work’ in Australia. Australian and New Zealand citizens automatically have the right to work in Australia, as well as Australian Permanent Residents. Everyone else is required to hold a current visa with work rights in order to gain employment in Australia.
Please view the full details of this role in the Job Application Pack. To apply for this role, please click below. Please provide:
Deadline for applications: Sunday 12th July 2020.