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

Executive Officer

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2023-07-26
Job Type Full time or Part time
Job Number 1105868
  • 3-6 month contract, starting immediately
  • Part-time or full time
  • Policy and Governance


The Organisation
A general practitioners’  network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander registrars.

The Role

As the Executive Officer - Governance & Policy, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction and policy framework of the organisation.
Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Organising ORIC Certification: Ensuring the organisation meets ORIC certification standards and requirements.
  • Incorporation Process: Overseeing the application for incorporation to ORIC and ensuring a smooth process.
  • Setting Up Policies: Developing and implementing effective governance policies and procedures to ensure compliance and best practices.
  • Setting Up Board: Facilitating the setup and functioning of the board, including coordinating meetings, preparing agendas, and recording minutes.
  • Collaborating with organisation: Working closely with the Chair to create comprehensive board policies.
  • Stakeholder Management: Engaging with stakeholders at various levels to build strong relationships and ensure transparency in governance.

Skills Required
To excel in this role, you must bring the following qualifications and experience:
  • Proven Experience: Experience in policy and governance, particularly in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Not-for-Profit Expertise: In-depth knowledge and experience working within a not-for-profit organisation, understanding its unique challenges and opportunities.
  • Organisational Skills: Strong organizational and project management abilities to effectively set up board procedures and policies.
  • Collaboration: Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with stakeholders and board members.
  • Initiative and Efficiency: A self-starter who can take initiative and set actionable steps in place to achieve goals efficiently.

Utilise your strong policy and governance strengths to support this organisation. To apply please send your CV with a cover letter responding to the skills required section above. Alternatively, call 03 8080 8978 or email

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested, we would 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.