Director, Business Transformation

April 8, 2019

– Lead and inspire a team of skilled and passionate women
– Drive integration between income generation, communications and operations to ensure IWDA’s sustainability
– Full-time, permanent role
– Commencing May/June 2019

IWDA is the leading Australian agency entirely focussed on women’s rights and gender equality in the Asia Pacific region. We are international, feminist and independent.

Beyond the impact we have in the world, we are well known for our supportive, friendly and inclusive team culture. Working with IWDA sees you working alongside a team of intelligent, driven and passionate women who genuinely live our values of Feminism, Accountability, Collaboration and Transformation every day.

The Director, Business Transformation is a new role developed to increase connection and leverage opportunities between all sources of funding (e.g. grants and fundraising).

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this inspirational leader will lead IWDA’s income development and communications to ensure IWDA’s long-term sustainability, influence and profile. The Director will also lead increased collaboration between people and culture and business systems and operations to ensure IWDA’s business effectiveness and efficiency.

The Director is an integral member of IWDA’s leadership team and will work collaboratively with the team to ensure IWDA’s sustainability, effectiveness and sector influence.

You are an inspirational, strategic leader who will deliver business transformation through streamlined and integrated income generation, communications and operations functions

You are passionate and creative in your approach to generating income and support for advancing gender equality and women’s rights globally

You have experience overseeing organisational operations functions including information technology and people & culture

You are an experienced brand and influence builder who will increase IWDA’s reach and impact

You are a skilled communicator with highly developed emotional intelligence who will manage a team of smart, strong women with kindness, respect and humour

The full selection criteria are listed in the Position Description.

If you are looking for an opportunity to join the leadership team of a rights-based international development agency committed to gender equality for all please download the position description and cover letter template (links below) and email your CV and cover letter to Please direct queries to this email address.

There is no closing date for this recruitment. Suitable candidates will be contacted as we receive their applications. 

Position Description – Director Business Transformation

Cover letter template

International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) has an EEO exemption (H112/2018) and requests applications from women only. IWDA encourages women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and women with disabilities to apply. Any offer of employment will require a National Police Check and endorsement of IWDA’s Child Protection Code of Conduct. All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Australia.