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Surry Hills, NSW

A unique opportunity to apply your substantive governance skills and energy to a rapidly growing global health research and policy organisation.

  • Apply your strong governance and board experience
  • Use your superb advocacy and representation skills
  • Leverage your strategy, people/culture, legal or fundraising acumen

The organisation

Headquartered in Sydney but with staff on three continents, Policy Cures Research is a unique, purpose-driven organisation with a global profile and a desire to achieve impact at scale.

Staffed by a team of passionate, intelligent, and driven individuals with backgrounds in medicine, finance, international development, economics, public health and more, Policy Cures Research is a global health-focused research & policy organisation that believes that better health can, and should, be accessible for all people.

Policy Cures Research works with groups like the World Health Organization and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to translate its evidence and expert analysis into policy outcomes that drive medical research and biomedical innovation for neglected and underfunded health issues – particularly those that disproportionately affect low- and middle-income countries.

Established in 2016, Policy Cures Research has grown from a solely Sydney-based staff of 8 people to a team of 22 permanent staff located across Australia, Europe and Africa. This growing global footprint has been accompanied by a significant expansion in the scope of work that the organisation undertakes.

To this point, the board has been small. The organisation is now seeking two new Non-Executive Directors to provide a diverse perspective to support the organisation and its continued growth.

The role

The Policy Cures Research Board is collegiate and committed, with genuine passion and commitment to the organisation’s mission and values. The Board is seeking to appoint two new directors who bring a mix of skills in key areas including Strategy, People & Culture, Law, and Business.

Development/Fundraising to provide a diverse perspective to support the organisation and its growth. Any further experience (i.e. in addition to this) in the area of global health policy, or in the social sector space would be considered favourably.

Suitable candidates will be experienced board directors, with an engaged, collaborative and consultative approach, demonstrated understanding of good governance practices, and have a genuine commitment to improving health outcomes in Australia and globally.

To apply

People for Purpose is partnering with Policy Cures Research to lead the search for this roles.

We invite you to read the Board Pack  and visit their website for further information.

Once you have absorbed this information and completed your own research, if you have specific questions, please call us on 0468 625 252 or email [email protected]

To apply, as well as your CV, you MUST submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing Policy Research Cures and how your skills and experience align with this opportunity.