JobsBank’s vision is to be recognised as a leader in inclusive employment and social procurement policy and practice. They partner with employers to build inclusive workplaces and supplier diversity, providing tailored solutions that are simple, enhance organisational performance and create competitive advantage. JobsBank aims to create more jobs for vulnerable jobseekers, advocating for change through demonstration.

JobsBank has exciting plans for growth and capacity building amidst a time of reform for business, who may be grappling with the changing workforce demands and expectations, as well as building an attractive value proposition to jobseekers from diverse backgrounds and communities. 

JobsBank would like to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to join their Board with the following priority skills and experience sought:

  • Strategic mindset/growth and/or turnaround experience
  • Setting, reviewing and monitoring of strategy
  • Sales/Marketing skills and expertise
  • Business/management consulting
  • Procurement, with an understanding of social procurement models (and sectoral opportunities)

The Board is seeking to appoint three new Directors to its current Board. Candidates will ideally have Board experience and a good understanding of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and/or social procurement principles and practice. JobsBank's strategy includes targeting specific sectors where growth opportunities exist, so candidates with experience and networks in the following industries and sectors will be considered favourably.

  • Renewable energy
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Food and fibre
  • Care and Support sector

If you have a passion for social equity and have expertise in any of the priority skills and industries listed above, please get in touch. The Board will consider applications from established Directors or those seeking to establish a Board portfolio.  

Before applying, download an Information Pack by entering your details below and pressing the 'Submit' button.

After reading the Information Pack, contact Michael Holdway, Searchlight Group with any further questions on (03) 9600 1137. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. All third party and unsolicited CV’s will be referred to Searchlight Group. Applications close midnight on Friday 26th April 2024.

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