AHPA is seeking an Independent Director (Voluntary).

Published 23 August 2021, revised 7 September 2021

Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) is seeking an Independent Director to enhance the diversity of the board to complement the skills and experience of current directors.  The Board meets quarterly (for around 90 minutes) during business hours, with sub-Committees meeting as required in addition to a half-day planning meeting.  Meetings are conducted in Melbourne or virtually.

The specific skills sought at this time , and therefore highly regarded are:

  • Partnership / sponsorship / business development experience
  • An understanding of the Not for Profit sector 
  • Knowledge of the Australian health system / sector

AHPA’s Governance and Risk Committee will review Applicants against AHPA’s Board Skills Matrix , giving high regard to the above skills, and the complement of the Applicant’s skill base against the current Board. Interested professionals with ethnic diversity are encouraged to apply.

How to apply for the position of Independent Director

Applications must be submitted on the Application Form provided and include a CV and a covering letter highlighting your suitability for the role and particularly the specific skill set sought at this time.  NB: Allied health professionals are not eligible to apply. 

Applications must be received by 5:00pm AEST on Friday 24 September by emailing [email protected].

Enquiries: For further information about the role, please email [email protected]


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