Employment opportunity – Executive Director

Are you an experienced and talented leader looking to bring your skills to a community-focused organisation in the legal sector? This rare leadership opportunity may be the one for you.

Executive Director

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and talented individual to the role of Executive Director. The Victoria Law Foundation is an independent statutory body with a mandate to help Victorians to understand the law. The foundation’s work includes a range of activities that aim to change the way Victorians view and interact with the law including a grant-making, events, education and publishing function. It has a six-person board and the Chair is the Chief Justice of Victoria or nominee.

The purpose of this role is to provide leadership and creative direction to the foundation’s office. Leading a team of 17, the Executive Director manages quality outcomes in implementing the board’s decisions and in the administration of the foundation.

The Executive Director initiates and develops new and effective programs in consultation with the board; as well as provides advice to the board on all matters relating to the foundation and its work; implements the foundation’s strategic plan and represents the board as required. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate extensive experience at Executive Director level leading all functions of the organisation, specifically events, education, grants, communications, finance, human resources and risk. In addition, it is expected you will be a qualified lawyer, with a strong connection to and understanding of the Victorian legal system.

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Applications close Monday 8 May, 2017.

This page was last updated on April 13, 2017