Director, Diversity & Inclusion
- Join a newly established division with imprimatur to drive sweeping workplace reform
- Provide authoritative, strategic advice to position the organisation for best practice approaches
- Lead and embed organisation wide equality, diversity and inclusion priorities
Ambulance Victoria (AV) seeks to appoint a talented and dynamic Director of Diversity & Inclusion to join its newly established Equality & Workplace Reform Division. The incumbent will lead and embed organisation wide equality, diversity and inclusion priorities, including key priorities identified by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission in its Independent review into workplace equality at Ambulance Victoria. Implementation of these initiatives has exceedingly high priority within the organisation and across the community, and by extension this position is high profile and high priority.
Reporting to the Executive Director Equality & Workplace Reform, the Director of Diversity & Inclusion will support AV to be subject matter experts and knowledge leaders in equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, and human rights. The Director will also drive the application of that expertise and knowledge to AV’s operations through a strong policy agenda, strengthened workplace strategies and practices, and improved capability and accountabilities.
The successful candidate will have high level working knowledge of equality, diversity and human rights and a proven record of creating safe, fair and inclusive workplaces and/or inclusive service delivery. They will have experience in the design, build, implementation and embedment of organisational development/people strategies that have driven transformational cultural change. Possessing a deep understanding of how systemic discrimination and privilege shape workplace experiences, the appointee will have a well-established connection with, and understanding of, diverse community groups. The incumbent will be recognised as a contemporary leader who has outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
At Ambulance Victoria we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to the Victorian public, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time’ to life.
As a valued member of AV, you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. Although there will be a requirement to maintain a presence at Headquarters, flexible working arrangements are available and will be discussed with the successful candidate. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking.
Occasional travel throughout metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria may be required.
Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including a Police Check.
By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV’s Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role.
At all levels of AV, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows the organisation to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for the people within AV.
For more information on the creation of the new division, please visit: https://info.fisherleadership.com/ambulancevictoria
To apply – click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ and using reference AMBddi0522, address your cover letter and resume to Deborah Komesaroff, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.