Chief Executive Officer – Settlement Council of Australia

  • Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: $105 to $115k per annum plus super


The Settlement Council of Australia (SCoA) is the national peak body representing more than 100 member organisations that deliver effective settlement services across Australia to migrants, especially those of refugee background. SCoA is seeking a CEO to work closely with the SCoA Board to oversee and deliver the work of the organisation. The key responsibilities of the CEO include:

  • Build the capacity of the settlement sector by encouraging and strengthening collaboration and partnerships
  • Promote best practice in settlement, including through the National Settlement Services Outcomes Standards (NSSOS) and Benchmarking
  • Drive improvements in the settlement sector’s service delivery by ensuring regular sector consultation and information dissemination, and identifying and responding to service gaps and barriers
  • Promote SCoA’s membership and settlement services to policy makers, planners and other peak bodies
  • Manage SCoA’s operations including staff, infrastructure and finances within agreed budgets.

Further details including the job description and selection criteria can be downloaded at

Applications specifically addressing the selection criteria and including the contact details of three (3) referees should be forwarded by no later than 5pm (AESumT) on Friday 7 February 2020 by email to [email protected] using the subject line: Confidential CEO Application OR sent by mail postmarked no later than Friday 7 February to:

Ms Melissa Monteiro

Settlement Council of Australia
Suite 3A, 32 Thesiger Court, Deakin ACT 2600

For further information and inquiries about the position please email [email protected] or contact Andrew Cummings on 0435 146 979