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Settlement Sector Development Officer

Job Summary

The Settlement Council of Australia is a national peak body representing more than 80 member organisations that support the effective settlement of refugees and migrants across Australia.

We are currently seeking a talented and dynamic employee for the role of Settlement Sector Development Officer. Candidates will be considered for either full time or part time positions, subject to the individual's circumstances.

The successful applicant will play an important role over the coming 12 months in building collaboration and capability across the refugee and migrant settlement sector. The Settlement Sector Development Officer will lead our consultation and engagement with SCOA member organisations and be responsible for coordinating the implementation of the recently launched National Settlement Services Outcomes Standards. The successful candidate will also play an active role in SCOA's ambitious policy agenda.

This dynamic role reports directly to the CEO and is a great opportunity to make your mark in a national organisation committed to improving settlement outcomes for refugees and migrants. The successful candidate will be highly organised and have outstanding stakeholder engagement skills.

To apply for this great opportunity you must respond to the broad requirements of the position and address the selection criteria, including short examples of your proficiency specific to this position.

This includes:

  • A brief cover letter outlining why you are applying for the position;
  • Resume with recent work experience and relevant qualifications;
  • Written response addressing each selection criteria (see attached position description); and
  • Names and contact details for 2 referees.

Please send your applications through via email to, using the subject line: Settlement Sector Development Officer application.

For more information contact Nick Tebbey on 0434 589 493.

Organisation Details

Organisation: Settlement Council of Australia
Mailing Address:
Suite 3a, 32 Thesiger Court
Deakin  ACT 2602

For more information contact:

Contact Person: Nick Tebbey
Phone: 02 6282 8515

Reference Document:

SCoA Settlement Sector Development Officer job description.pdf

Closing Date: 22-Aug-2017