Executive Officer

Executive Officer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Executive Officer to join our team.


  • Research on service improvement opportunities/methodologies/industry trends;
  • Assisting with the Annual Budget and Business Plan; and;
  • Establishment of a review panel annually;
  • overseeing and planning the delivery of the University’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs;
  • Manage requests relating to Sydney Long copyright;
  • Secretariat for governance arrangements for service improvement initiatives;
  • Work with auditors, financial and investment managers and others for grant payments, expenditure approvals and reimbursements;
  • Liaise with Escala Partners and Universities/Institutions to manage grant payments;
  • Manage donor relations;
  • Ensure reporting on grants as required;
  • Enable our Executive to function at their best and hence have greater impact on the communities we support;
  • Manage general enquiries;
  • Communicate and act in ways that are consistent with Life Without Barriers Values of Responsive, Imaginative, Courageous, Respectful and Relationships;
  • Preparation of board papers every second month and assisting with the AGM;
  • Work with one of Australia‚Äôs largest social purpose organisations.


  • The capacity to develop and foster effective relationships with a broad range of people at various levels, both within and outside the organisation;
  • Demonstrated grant management experience;
  • Experience working in the health research sector;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and working autonomously;
  • Demonstrated higher level computer skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Experience working in a not-for-profit organisation, membership-based organisation;
  • A solid understanding of risk management and good governance;
  • Experience in advocacy or awareness raising;
  • The ability to be proactive, use initiative and bring creative and innovative thinking concepts to organisation initiatives;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with excellent attention to detail;
  • Problem solving and analytical skills, and the initiative and willingness to undertake a range of tasks;
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in either health, science, business or related areas.