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Settlement Council of Australia – Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary

Settlement Council of Australia – Chief Executive Officer


Salary:     $100k per annum plus super

Location:  Canberra, ACT

Hours:      Full time        


The Settlement Council of Australia is a national peak body representing more than 80 member organisations which support the effective settlement of refugees and migrants across Australia. The Chief Executive Officer works closely with the National Executive Committee, overseeing the work of the organisation including:


  • Developing and implementing policy positions in consultation with the SCOA National Executive Committee
  • Advocating on behalf of the sector including by providing advice to Ministers, government departments and other key stakeholders on settlement policy, service delivery and social planning;
  • Resourcing and supporting the sector through the development and provision of information, resources and events;
  • Building SCOA’s membership;
  • Undertaking research on settlement issues and barriers.
Applications specifically addressing the selection criteria should be marked “Confidential” and sent by post to:


The Chair

Settlement Council of Australia

Suite 3A, 32 Thesiger Court, Deakin ACT 2600

OR emailed to:


For further information and inquiries about the position, please contact Dewani on 0434 744 620 or email


Written applications close at 5:00pm AEDT on Monday 5 June 2017

Organisation Details

Organisation: Settlement Council of Australia
Mailing Address:
Suite 3a, 32 Thesiger Court
Deakin  ACT 2600

For more information contact:

Contact Person: Dewani Bakkum
Phone: 0434 744 620

Reference Document:

PD - CEO SCOA Final.doc

Closing Date: 05-Jun-2017