This position is only available for those who identify as a person with disability as allowed under ‘special measures’ of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, no other applicants will be considered.

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations, a Disabled People’s Organisation and a National Cross-Disability Peak, represents people with disability and their families, and is looking for an experienced Manager, with highly developed project management skills to fulfill this role.

Reporting directly to the CEO and part of the Leadership Team, you will be responsible for managing and developing exisiting and new initiatives or projects in line with AFDO’s Vision, Mission and Strategic Plan. Your role will also include identifying and obtaining funding or alternative funds for implementation as well as seeking fee for service opportunities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join AFDO at a rapid growth phase and be an active contributor in extending its impact both nationally and internationally. See more about us at:

To meet the mark, you must have a minimum of 5 years professional experience in a service development role and/or development and management of projects and programs.  Your team includes existing key staff and the on-boarding of new project staff as initiatives are funded or commenced. You will have the ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, organise work and achieve objectives within timelines and budget.

This is a full time role with an initial 12 month contract and potential for renewal subject to results. Ideally, we are seeking the candidate to commence 28th January 2020.

Interested in applying? Please submit a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) responding to the criteria in the Position Description with your resume, to with the subject line: National Manager: Disability Initiatives & Projects.

We will be arranging interviews as relevant applications meeting the criteria are received.