Director - Queensland


Professionals Australia is a union which represents the industrial, professional and legal interests of Engineers, Scientists, Managers, Pharmacists and other professionals.

We are growing membership and building strength through working with members in their workplaces, in their industries and within their professions.

We aim to make a positive difference to our members working and professional lives and we promote recognition of members for the important professional services they provide. Our members are critical to community infrastructure, disaster recovery and renewable energy. We work in a targeted, planned way to deliver results for Australian professionals.

The appointment represents an opportunity to lead our Queensland office. In other unions the position is known as Branch Secretary. You will report to the Associations Chief Executive, Chris Walton.

Job Description:

The occupant will be required to plan, undertake and direct the organisations functions in the state. This includes development and implementation of state plans, organising campaigns, bargaining strategies and industry campaigns.

The occupant will be required to lead a team of organisers and student development officers; work with the elected committees and represent the Association with other unions and stakeholders. The role also requires hands-on bargaining, campaigning and organising work.

Experience & Qualifications

It is essential the Director is able to plan campaigns, deal with high level industrial issues and lead organisers.

To be considered for this role you must have demonstrated success as a senior or lead organiser and/or senior industrial officer. You must be capable of leading and managing others.

The position will be based in Brisbane.

A full job description including key selection criteria is available upon request.


Depending on experience the salary will be around $100,000 plus superannuation and car.

Additional Information:

This position is based in Brisbane.

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Applications close: Wednesday 1 April 2015

For further information

Contact: Chris Walton

Email: cwalton@professionalsaustralia.org.au

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Professionals Australia (formerly APESMA)

Closing Date

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Closing Time

05:00 PM


Level 4 16 Peel Street
South Brisbane, Qld 4101

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