Closing Date

4 April 2021


Full time


Sydney CBD

An opportunity to lead an organisation impacting the lives of millions of the world’s poorest people

  •  Breaking the cycle of poverty with mircrofinance loans
  • Strong foundation and robust infrastructure to build upon
  • Christian-led and values rich Board and culture

Opportunity International Australia (Opportunity) is a non-profit organisation that impacts the lives of millions of the world’s poorest people in India, Indonesia and Bangladesh.

A member of the Opportunity International Global Network, Opportunity gives families in developing countries the tools they need to work their way out of poverty so they can live safe, healthy lives and send their children to school.  This is achieved by supporting microfinance organisations who provide small loans to families in need to help them grow their own businesses and generate sustainable incomes to break the cycle of poverty for good. Opportunity also increases families’ access to healthcare and quality education, while strengthening communities to reduce the risk of human trafficking and domestic violence – creating a new future for generations to come.

Opportunity are looking for an outstanding leader who is motivated by an active Christian faith to provide strategic, financial, operational and spiritual leadership. This role offers a unique challenge for a highly accomplished senior business leader who is forward-looking, strategic-thinking, and has strong leadership, financial, operational and fundraising capabilities. Critical to success in this role is exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills with an innate ability to tell stories and bring to life the impact of the work that is carried out.

The position will be based at the organisation’s National Office near Hyde Park in Sydney.

People for Purpose have been appointed to recruit for this role.  A copy of the position description can be found here.  Once you’ve absorbed this information, if you have specific questions, please email us at [email protected].

To apply, you MUST submit a covering letter outlining why you are interested in joining Opportunity International Australia, and an up-to-date CV.

Applications close midnight AEDT on Sunday 4 April 2020

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