Employment Opportunities

Executive Officer

Employer: Positive Women Victoria
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Executive & Senior Management, Health Promotion, Management, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on:15 June, 2018.
Applications close:29 June, 2018.

  • Are you committed to improving outcomes for women living with HIV/AIDS?
  • Would you thrive as leader of a small but passionate group of staff and volunteers?
  • Are you a good networker and communicator?

Positive Women Victoria (PWV) is a state government funded organisation with a mission to support, represent and promote effective change for Victorian women and girls living with HIV/AIDS. The organisation runs a range of programs and projects that empower our members to maintain good physical, mental and social well-being.

There is an exciting opening for a leader who is hands-on, respectful & happy to work closely with others in a small team and with the organisation’s members, board and external stakeholders.

Reporting directly to an engaged and supportive board, you will have responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operations of PWV; managing its staff, budget and other resources; and leading the implementation of its strategic plan.

You will drive a professional and energetic workplace culture and develop constructive working relationships with key stakeholders, including other organisations for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Women only are eligible to apply, as this position is exempt under the Special Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

A full position description is attached below.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • A strong commitment to PWV’s mission
  • Knowledge the HIV/AIDS sector and issues facing women affected by HIV
  • Demonstrated experience in transparent and high integrity leadership and management
  • Ability to develop and maintain constructive relationships with diverse stakeholder groups
  • Ability to convey a strong vision for PWV
  • Budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, and reporting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proven expertise in effective fundraising strategies
  • A tertiary degree (highly regarded).

People with lived experience of HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply.



Salary & conditions

The position is remunerated at a rate of $95K plus superannuation.

It is a 5 day per week, full time position (1.0 EFT) but applications for part-time work (0.8 EFT) will be considered.


How to apply

Please apply by email to sallymagpie@gmail.com using the subject line: PWV Executive Officer application via EthicalJobs.

To have a confidential discussion regarding the opportunity call Sally Sharman on 0481 006 229.

Applications close Friday 29th June 2018.

For Position Description, click here

Member of the Board

Positive Women Victoria is currently looking for new Board Members. This is a voluntary position. 

If you would like to know more about the opportunity, please contact: info@positivewomen.org.au