Board Member Chair, Audit & Risk Committee
- High profile organisation
- Voluntary position
- Opportunity to give back to the community
The Australian Red Cross seeks to appoint a financial and governance expert to join the Board as Chair, Audit & Risk Committee. The Board Member will be responsible for contributing to the appropriate strategic direction for the Red Cross and for the achievement of the highest standards of governance.
The Audit & Risk Committee plays a crucial role in assisting the Board to fulfil its governance responsibilities in exercising due care, diligence and skill. As Chair, Audit & Risk Committee, one of three office bearers, the Board Member will have responsibility for managing the effective performance of the Audit & Risk Committee and for developing and maintaining a contemporary and effective audit and risk governance approach for the organisation.
Must have membership of CA and/or CPA and ideally the AICD, the Board Member will have current experience and an exemplary background in finance, risk, accounting and audit, and will be able to demonstrate commitment to applying principles of good governance. As a contemporary thinker who has a high level of emotional intelligence and deep commercial experience, the Board Member will have a demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Previous Board level experience in a member-based organisation is essential.
The Australian Red Cross Society is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation.
As a body independent of government; and with no political, religious or cultural affiliation, the organisation strives to improve peoples’ lives and build their resilience no matter who they are or where they live.
For more information visit: redcross.org.au
Applications close: 29 November 2019
To apply – please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference ARCcar1019, addressing your cover letter and resume to Deborah Komesaroff of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.