Vacancy for Executive Director Civil Justice, Access and Equity
We are seeking an executive director to lead our Civil Justice, Access and Equity program, contribute to a more inclusive community that respects human rights and ensures our services are accessible and appropriate to need.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful applicant will lead the delivery of high quality civil and administrative law services throughout Victoria, expand the capacity of Legal Help to position it as the main entry point for clients to the whole legal assistance sector, oversee funding and support to community legal centres and build staff capacity in strategic policy and law reform. They will also oversee legal aid service delivery in the South Coast and Barwon regions.
The role requires someone with substantial knowledge and experience in civil law with a thorough understanding of current trends, issues and challenges impacting the civil justice sector. Excellent communication and leadership skills, including the ability to impart knowledge and influence opinions, will be crucial to building successful mutually beneficial relationships with key stakeholders and community partners. As a strategic leader, the executive director will inspire confidence and effectively motivate and develop people.
For more information contact Jo Fisher or Kate Wheeler at Jo Fisher Executive on (03) 9016 6000 quoting reference VLAdcj0915 or see the Jo Fisher Executive jobs board.