NGO Recruitment supports the Voice to Parliament and a YES vote on 14th October

Executive Director

Organisation Name Road Trauma Support Group NSW (RTSG NSW)
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2023-06-13
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1016001
  • The voice for road trauma victims & those killed by a road user's illegal act
  • Provide innovative leadership, support members & advocate for change
  • Highly visible hands-on role - suits corporate or not for profit background


The Organisation

Road Trauma Support Group NSW (RTSG NSW) is the voice for those killed by an illegal act of a road user. RTSG NSW provide support for victims of road trauma and campaign for legislative and policy reform to ensure more effective connected support systems are in place to support road trauma victims. RTSG NSW advocate evidence-based research and collaboration to help create positive change.

RTSG NSW currently has an auspice arrangement with the Homicide Victims Support Group NSW and by this arrangement has a shared service arrangement and charitable status.

The Role

With an organisational focus on the facilitation of effective support to families affected by road trauma across NSW, you will work closely with the Board to deliver strategic priorities and operational leadership. As a change agent, you will drive reforms and raise the voice of road trauma victims in the media, with policy makers, politicians, and the wider community.
Additional responsibilities will be to:
  • Establish RTSG NSW as a sustainable and independent not for profit
  • Grow and enhance the peer-to-peer community support network
  • Drive the development and delivery of a trauma informed integrated support system
  • Oversee governance, risk management, legal, financials and accurate reporting
  • Build strong partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders, working groups, funders and volunteers
  • Create an engaged and motivated team with a high level of expertise and performance
Skills Required

You are an empathetic, strategic leader who has a hands-on approach. Your diverse experience includes publicly representing organisations, engaging with members and delivering influential advocacy strategies and impactful campaigns that create change.
Additionally, you have:
  • Strong knowledge of governance and compliance and experience supporting boards
  • Capacity to take difficult stands and manage situations that may include trauma
  • Expertise in stakeholder engagement across working groups, government, business, academic and community

If you would like to leverage your leadership experience to support victims of road trauma, and you meet the skills and experience above, please apply by submitting your cover letter responding to the skills required above and resume. Alternatively, contact Kelly Gentle from NGO Recruitment on 02 8243 0570 to discuss your interest.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.