Position Title: Board Director – 6 roles (3 member and 3 non-member)
Reports to: Chair of the Board of Directors
Primary Location: Sydney - Directors can be based anywhere in Australia or New Zealand
Employment Status: Volunteer, unpaid. Reasonable expenses in relation to performing the role will be covered.
Australian & New Zealand College of Paramedicine Ltd
Annual Budget – $500,000 - $600,000
Number of Paid staff – 3 FTE (4 staff)
Number of Volunteers – 6 on Board, plus up to 26 committee members, and numerous presenters and event organisers
Community Segment – Not for Profit, Education, Health.
ANZCP is a member organisation with over 2,000 members (paramedics and student paramedics), with a focus on providing professional development and educational opportunities for our members and the paramedic profession. ANZCP also runs a small shop (Paramedic Shop) selling paramedic equipment and textbooks.
Advancing paramedicine through professional development, education and industry leadership.
More information on the history of ANZCP, past Year in Reviews can be found here https://www.anzcp.org.au/about-anzcp/
Full financials and the College Constitution can be viewed by emailing John Bruning on the details below.
The College is in the process of moving to a skills based Board of Directors, with the members of the College approving a new College Constitution on Saturday 23rd September. The new Constitution establishes a skill requirement all Directors must meet to ensure the Board as a whole has the necessary skills for the College to be a success.
Details on the Board restructure and College direction can be found here https://www.anzcp.org.au/restructure/
There are 6 elected Director roles on the College Board. With the introduction of the new Constitution, all 6 roles will become vacant and filled at the College AGM on Saturday 2nd December.
We seek applications from skilled and committed individuals who can bring a range of skills to complement the skills of other directors. The successful applicants are expected to bring energy and skills across a number of areas as detailed below.
The Board meets 8 to 12 times per year (roughly each month), with 2 to 4 face-to-face full day meetings. A strategic planning meeting is held annually at the start of each year. Depending on skill set, directors may hold positions on sub-committees of the Board.
Directors are encouraged to be present at major events such as our 2-day conference.
About the Roles
6 Director roles
For 2017 we have transitional arrangements in place for the election of the 6 directors, with the member and non-member elected with the most votes taking 3 year terms, the member and non-member with the next most votes taking 2 year terms, and the member and non-member with the third most votes taking 1 year terms.
Expected time commitment – up to 20 days in total time per year (including attendance at meetings, preparation for meetings, involvement with Board committees etc).
Travel requirement – face to face meetings are usually held in Sydney on Saturday’s, our major conference will be in Sydney in August 2018.
Director skill and experience requirement
Governance – Strategy, Policy Development, Risk and Compliance, Executive Management, Commercial Experience, Board Experience
Financial Literacy and Financial Management (Required by All Applicants)
Strategic Focus – Improved governance, Financial stability, Income diversity and growth, Partnerships, Growth, Education and online learning, Member engagement
Industry Skills – Education delivery, Innovation, Community and stakeholder engagement, Marketing and communication
Integrity and Ethics
Effective listener and communicator, Constructive questioner
Contributor and team player, Commitment
Influencer and negotiator
Critical and innovative thinker
Diversity and Non-Skill
Gender, Cultural, Age Diversity
Previous Board experience.
Note: Directors do not have to meet every skill listed in Collective Skills section above; the goal is for a Board of Directors that can meet the collective skill set to ensure the success of the College.
Benefit of Volunteering for these roles
All Director applicants are required to complete the ANZCP Director Declaration form, which can be accessed here ANZCP Director Declaration
Please send through a covering letter introducing yourself and addressing the Director skills and Experience Requirements (Collective skills, Personal attributes & Diversity above), your CV and the completed Director Declaration form to John Bruning, General Manager at email@example.com by COB Monday 16th October.
If you wish to discuss the roles please contact John Bruning on 0419 419 085.