Positions Available

Project Director for Emergency Action Alliance (ADRA is a member of EAA)

Located in Sydney, Melbourne or Canberra
Fixed Term (three years) full-time (part time of .8fte will be considered)
Applications Close: 12 July 2020
Opportunity to lead the development of a vital, new emergency response consortia.

The Role

Today, our world is experiencing more disasters, in more complex environments, than ever before. Disaster affected communities need help, and Australians want to respond.

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 of development; 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.

How to apply:

Please click here to apply for this role.

You will be taken to an Act for Peace site as the EAA member agency managing the recruitment process. Please provide:

  • Your CV
  • Statement against selection criteria
  • A completed copy of the Application form

For further information please contact: Janet Cousens, CEO for Act for Peace, at jcousens@actforpeace.org or Adrian Graham, COO for ChildFund, at agraham@childfund.org.au


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ADRA Australia is a child safe organisation and screens applicants for suitability to work with children, successful applicants will be required to obtain a police check. Police checks must be conducted for each country in which the individual has lived for 12 months or longer over the last five years, and for the individual’s country of citizenship (including dual citizenship holders). Individuals need to provide their consent to a criminal record check and should be informed of the purpose for which the resulting police clearance certificate should be used. ADRA Australia recognises that in limited instances it may prove impossible to obtain a reliable criminal record check. A statutory declaration outlining efforts made to obtain a foreign police check, and disclosing any charges and spent convictions related to child exploitation, may be accepted in lieu.

ADRA Australia is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. A copy of relevant policies are available on request. The appointing body reserves the right to fill positions at its discretion. Successful applicants will already have the legal right to live and work in Australia.