Senior Lead Diversity & Inclusion
- Join a newly established division with imprimatur to drive sweeping workplace reform
- Ensure policies, systems and processes enable the creation of a safe, fair and inclusive workplace
- Lead a team of subject matter experts
Ambulance Victoria (AV) seeks to appoint an experienced diversity and inclusion practitioner to join its newly established Equality & Workplace Reform Division. This is a pivotal position in the new Division. It will take the lead on developing, implementing, and championing AV’s strategy and vision for a safe, fair and inclusive organisation – for its people and its patients. This work has high priority within the organisation and across the community.
Reporting to the Director, Diversity & Inclusion, the Senior Diversity & Inclusion Lead will engage with a range of stakeholders to drive the implementation of AV’s diversity and inclusion work program and develop policies, processes, and systems to create a safe, fair and inclusion organisation and manage and administer compliance with relevant legislation and/or targets. The Senior Diversity & Inclusion Lead will oversee a team of subject matter experts and together they will create awareness of the work program, to ensure it is built into organisational programs, practices, and procedures.
The ideal candidate will be a subject matter expert in equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, and/or human rights and will have proven experience in creating safe, fair and inclusive workplaces and service delivery. They will have managed and worked collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to achieve measurable outcomes on complex and sensitive matters and will have experience developing and delivering strategic people-related programs of work. They will be known for having excellent facilitation skills and helping people move through change in a positive and constructive way and will be the sort of leader who readily inspires collaboration and change.
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 AMBsdi0522, address your cover letter and resume to Deborah Komesaroff, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.