Head of Programs - Fisher Leadership
Melbourne or Sydney
Close Date: 29/08/2023
REF: AEGhop0823
Applications for this listing are closed

Head of Programs

Melbourne or Sydney
Close Date: 29/08/2023
REF: AEGhop0823
  • Harness the power of philanthropy to protect our environment
  • Lead manage and deliver with your passionate, skilled and committed program team
  • Bring deep philanthropic expertise to deliver ambitious environmental impact goals


The Position

The Head of Programs is a newly created key position we’re looking forward to appointing and welcoming into our AEGN team.  Reporting directly to the CEO, you will lead the programs team of 4 direct reports (Program Managers) and with 2 Co-ordinators to deliver member and outreach programs and services.

This is a real opportunity to grow impact and scale of environmental and climate philanthropic giving.  Supporting member recruitment, managing member needs and facilitating member groups and meetings.

AEGN is committed to finding an experienced and engaging people leader with deep knowledge and experience in philanthropy and a passion for protecting our environment.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in managing programs and projects to agreed delivery timelines. Turning ideas and opportunities into delivery and impact and fostering a good level of collaboration to move things forward.

If you’re keen to further your career in something you’re passionate about, this could be your next career opportunity in philanthropy.   A rewarding and challenging role – making the most of your relationship and stakeholder management, leadership and proven ability growing and realising funding opportunities. A degree in a relevant field and post graduate studies preferred.


The Organisation

Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network is Australia’s peak membership organisation for environmental philanthropy.  Their mission is to grow effective philanthropy to protect the environment and secure a safe climate.

AEGN has offices in Melbourne (head office) and Sydney – these are the preferred base locations. The organisation offers flexible working arrangements.


To apply – click on ‘APPLY NOW’ using reference AEGhop0823, including a one page covering letter addressing the Key Requirements from the Candidate Information PDF, and a current resume to Rachel Worrall or Pauline Gates or call Fisher Leadership on 1300 347 437 for further information. 


For more information please refer to AEGN 

Applications close: 12 noon 29 August 2023

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