Open Committee Roles: Portfolio Officer

Role Description (x2 roles)

  • Volunteer
  • Remote (open to all locations in Australia)
  • Completed a Board-approved Masters of I/O Psychology


The Officer is responsible for partnering with other portfolio members to design, deliver, evaluate, and report on initiatives aligned with SIOPA’s annual portfolio plan. Your role will be to:

  • Assist in the development of an annual portfolio plan
  • Implement initiatives aligned to the annual plan
  • Participate fully in meetings
  • Liaise directly with the portfolio leads
  • Assist with monitoring, evaluation, and reporting progress to the Board
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with external partners
  • Act in accordance with relevant legislation, regulations and SIOPA’s rules and by-laws
  • Advocate for SIOPA and I/O psychology in Australia


You will join one of the below portfolios / sub-committees:

  • MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT: Coordinates activities that improve the member experience.
  • COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING: Organises the external communications by SIOPA in line with the organisation’s brand and values.

What do I need?

This role is for someone with a passion for strengthening and protecting the I/O psych community. You will bring:

  • Understanding and commitment to SIOPA’s vision
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proactivity and willingness to take ownership
  • Relationship management skills
  • Analysis and reporting skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

Time Commitment

The role generally requires a commitment of up to 4 hours per week.

What’s in it for me?

  • Exciting opportunities to be at the forefront of shaping and advocating for your profession
  • Connections to a global network of like-minded practitioners
  • Access to professional development opportunities

How do I apply?

Send your expressions of interest to by 5.30pm AWST on 9 June 2023.

Be sure to include:

  1. Your portfolio preference/s (i.e., “Membership Engagement” or “Communications & Marketing”)
  2. Your CV.