Board Members - Fisher Leadership
Melbourne, Victoria
Close Date: 25/07/2024
REF: BSVbom0624
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All Permanent Opportunities

Board Members

Melbourne, Victoria
Close Date: 25/07/2024
REF: BSVbom0624
Apply now All Permanent Opportunities
  • Prominent organisation championing women’s health in Victoria
  • Professional, high performing, skills-based Board
  • Contend with big strategic considerations that are intellectually stimulating


The Position

Fervently committed to the cause of reducing the impact of breast cancer and saving women’s lives through early detection, the Board of BSV finds itself facing some considerable strategic decisions, the likes of which have never been bigger or more exciting.

This high performing, skills-based Board, is planning for ongoing transition and renewal and seeks to appoint four new Board Members, each with specific skills and expertise as outlined below.

  • Law – possessing relevant legal qualifications, registered in Australia to practice law and having more than 8 years of experience in a legal and regulatory environment
  • Finance – CPA or CA equivalent with more than 8 years of experience in a relevant Executive role (analysing statements, assessing financial viability, overseeing preparation and delivery of budgets and funding arrangements) and/or as the Chair of a Board Finance and Audit Committee
  • Clinical Governance – demonstrated experience in the application, design and evaluation of clinical governance systems; consumer and client engagement; and health policy.
  • First Nations* – deep understanding of the historical and contemporary issues of First Nations Victorians coupled with demonstrated commitment to improving health outcomes and delivery of health services to First Nations Women.


* This is Designated Position, classified under ‘special measures’ of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.  Only First Nations women are eligible to apply.

All Board Members will demonstrate strength in strategic leadership, risk management and finance coupled with commercial nous. Previous Board/Committee experience advantageous.

BSV’s Board is ministerially appointed. Following appointment by the Minister, Board members serve for a term of three years, with the potential for a maximum of two further terms. Board members are remunerated in accordance with Department of Premier and Cabinet Appointment and Remuneration Guidelines at 50% of the daily rate for Group B organisations.

We are committed to promoting diversity, inclusivity, and accessibility within our organisation, and strongly encourage applicants who identify as First Nations, from culturally diverse backgrounds, or who have a disability to apply.  We will provide adjustments to the recruitment process on request.

The Organisation

BreastScreen Victoria (BSV) reduces the impact of breast cancer and saves lives through early detection.  As a population screening program, we offer our service to the eligible groups in the community proven to benefit most from breast screening.

BSV is contracted by the Victorian Department of Health to deliver breast screening in Victoria as part of the national breast cancer screening program, BreastScreen Australia (BSA), funded jointly by the Australian State and Territory Governments.

More information is available at

To apply – please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference BSVbom0624, address your cover letter and resume to Deborah Komesaroff or Andrew Broadbent, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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