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Full Time | 2 Year Fixed Term | Brisbane or Melbourne (Location Negotiable) | $100,750 - $113,612 + Super This is an identified role suitable for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants only. Seed is Australia's first and only Indigenous Youth Climate Network. We are building a movement led by and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to protect our country, culture and communities from the causes and impacts of climate change. Since launching as a semi-autonomous branch of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC) in 2014, Seed has rapidly grown to be a powerful, national grassroots network of over 250 volunteers across the country. We provide platforms for Indigenous young people to build their skills, confidence, and networks to lead action on climate justice campaigns in their communities.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a key senior leadership role in the Seed staff team, providing high-level strategic leadership, support and direction across business development, finance, information technology (IT) and human resources (HR). The Chief Operating Officer role is a broad and challenging one, in which you will work closely with the CEO, senior leadership team and the board on finance and funding, ensuring best practice standards in governance and compliance, and advising and contributing to strategic decisions. This includes developing strong, cohesive relationships across a range of stakeholders, internally and externally. For a full description of the role, please contact Pipeline Talent at [email protected]
In this role you will coordinate critical and consistent internal controls and processes, statutory reporting, and auditing. This will include managing risk and compliance initiatives including the maintenance of the risk register ensuring insurances, Work Health & Safety (WHS) procedures, privacy and security practices are in place, compliant, up to date, understood and implemented by the whole staff team. You will also play a key role in resource allocation to support organisational objectives, in partnership with the CEO and other members of the Leadership Team, as well as create and drive overall synergies across Seed ensuring cultural alignment and organisation-wide best practice initiatives are developed and adhered to. Ideally, you will be willing and able to travel (in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions) and be able to obtain a Working with Children Check or state/territory equivalent. A tertiary qualification in Business Management, HR, Finance and/or other relevant qualifications would be desirable. Key Selection Criteria Formal education and qualifications matter less to us than excellence, initiative, and drive. If even a couple of these criteria speak to you, you could be the candidate we’re looking for and we’d love for you to apply! 1. Identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander young person with experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities 2. 2+ years proven experience in an Operations leadership position with demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, influencing, negotiation and people management skills 3. Demonstrated skills across a portfolio of company operations including finance, human resources, workplace culture, risk, compliance, governance, IT systems, revenue growth and partnerships 4. An excellent track record in strategic planning, reporting, and directing an organisation's activities, operations, and management of resources to achieve objectives 5. Demonstrated ability to implement continuous improvement strategies and projects to enhance overall efficiencies, effectiveness, and reliability 6. Experience overseeing the design and delivery of digital and ICT initiatives 7. Highly developed financial and resource management skills.
o Be a part of an inclusive, culturally supportive workplace dedicated to environmental climate change o Attractive salary plus superannuation
Brisbane or Melbourne (Location Negotiable) How to apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “Seed - Chief Operating Officer “. Your application should include: o a cover letter (maximum 4 pages) responding to the 7 selection criteria as detailed above. o an up-to-date CV of no more than 5 pages which clearly details your relevant skills and experience. Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu | Talent Acquisition Team Leader Email: [email protected] (M) 0408 027 880 or (Ph) 02 8001 6603