Board Member

Board Member

BreastScreen Victoria is seeking expressions of interests to serve on the Board as independent non-executive director.
  • Close date 31 Jul 2023
  • Position title Board Member
  • Service BreastScreen Victoria
  • Location Carlton
  • Position Summary

    Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of high-level of their skills, experience and knowledge in the following areas:

    • Knowledge and understanding of governance and the legal, ethical, fiduciary and financial responsibilities of Directors
    • Strategic expertise including the ability to review strategy through constructive questioning and suggestions and contribute to the effective decision making of the Board
    • Compliance – ensure there are adequate processes in place to comply with legal and accounting requirements
    • Accounting and finance – the ability to read and comprehend the organisation’s accounts and financial material, financial reporting requirements and some understanding of corporate finance
    • Legal - the board’s responsibility involves overseeing compliance with numerous laws as well as understanding the individual director’s legal duties and responsibilities
    • Risk management - understanding and experience in oversight and management of risk to the organisation
    • Managing people and achieving change – interpersonal skills and understanding of human resources, change management, engagement and consultation.
    • Industry knowledge and experience (not for profit sector – population screening)


    There are currently two vacant positions to be filled. The preferred candidates will bring high level skills, experience and knowledge in one of the following areas:

    1. Information Technology / digital transformation / digital disruption
    2. Clinical Expertise in breast cancer screening or treatment of breast cancer and demonstrated interest and experience in improving the client or patient experience.


    Formal Board governance qualifications (Australian Institute of Company Directors Course or equivalent) and experience on a Public or not for profit Board will also be highly regarded.

    We are committed to promoting diversity, inclusivity, and accessibility within our organisation, and strongly encourage applicants who identify as First Nations, from culturally diverse backgrounds, or who have a disability to apply. We will provide adjustments to the recruitment process on request.

    The role of the Board is to:

    • ensure the effective governance of BSV
    • set the strategic direction and oversee the effective implementation of strategic objectives
    • lead the culture of BSV


    BSV’s Board is ministerially appointed. Following appointment by the Minister, Board members serve for a term of three years, with the potential for a maximum of two further terms. Board members are remunerated in accordance with Department of Premier and Cabinet Appointment and Remuneration Guidelines at 50% of the daily rate for Group B organisations.

    All Board members must pass a National Criminal Record check, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Register of Persons Banned and Disqualified check and Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) National Personal Insolvency Index (NPII) check before being appointed.


    To apply 

    For further information please contact Claire Hopmans on 03 8665 4152 or 

    Applications may be lodged in strict confidence to Rita Butera, CEO, BreastScreen Victoria, via email by 31 July 2023.