Sustainability Victoria Chairperson | Melbourne - CBD

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Posted on 20-Feb-2020
Application Close Date: 28-Feb-2020
Melbourne - CBD
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The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change is seeking expressions of interest for appointment as the Chairperson of Sustainability Victoria. The appointment will be for a term of not more than five years, as determined by the Minister.

Sustainability Victoria is established under the Sustainability Victoria Act 2005 to facilitate and promote environmental sustainability in the use of resources. The Chairperson leads the Board in providing strategic direction to, and ensuring the good governance of, Sustainability Victoria.

Candidates must demonstrate skills, experience or knowledge in at least one and preferably more of the following:

  • waste management within local government
  • the environment
  • industry
  • marketing
  • change management
  • business management
  • education
  • behavioural change
  • energy and resources
  • regional and rural affairs

Expertise in public sector governance and ethical leadership is highly desirable.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring our boards reflect the diversity of our communities to embrace our differences and apply diverse thinking to foster innovation. We encourage women, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from rural and regional communities, people with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and lesbian, gay, queer or questioning, bisexual, trans, asexual or allied, gender diverse and intersex people, as well as people of all ages to apply.

For more information, visit the Victorian Government's Get On Board website or phone Lysanne Kingswell (Manager Governance and Programs, DELWP) on (03) 9637 9317. Alternatively, email

Shortlisted applicants are required to undergo police and other probity checks.

For further information on Sustainability Victoria and the Board, visit

Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to the position's Key Selection Criteria which you will be required to respond to. Applicants will not be required to submit a separate cover letter or statement addressing each of the key selection criteria.

Expressions of interest close midnight 28 February 2020.