Deputy Chief Executive Officer – IAHA

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is a national not-for-profit, member based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation. IAHA values our highly skilled ad diverse allied health workforce, and the contribution they make to improve people’s lives. We support our growing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health and broader health workforce membership who are contributing significantly to the health system in building culturally safe and responsive services.

– Deputy Chief Executive Officer-

  • Join a dynamic Indigenous member organisation
  • Canberra Based, Two-year contract (with possibility of extension)
  • Salary packaged $145,000 gross (Full-time) plus 9.5% superannuation and salary sacrifice options.

“The role is an identified position open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates only. This is intended to constitute a special measure in line with the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT} subsection 27 (1)(b) and the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) subsection 8(1).”

As a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led organisation, IAHA is focused on supporting the current workforce, growing the next generations of the allied health workforce, transforming the health system to be culturally safe and responsive to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander needs and leadership in driving change and advocacy in policy and practices embedding Indigenous led solutions.

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) is a senior manager of the Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) team providing support to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors. This position is responsible for providing strategic direction and guidance in managing the day to day operations including human resources, financial management and reporting, stakeholder and community engagement, major policy and project management and the Secretariat administration.

If you are keen to work in an innovative organisation and make a real difference to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to grow, lead and achieve better health and well being.



Please email below for the selection criteria & full position description which must be addressed in your application email along with your cover letter and resume.

Email: or if you have any questions regarding the role please call (02) 6285 1010

 Applications must be received by 5pm (AEDT) on Friday 20th March 2020.

January 24, 2020

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