Permanent, Fulltime | Sydney Based| SCHADS Level 4-5 Salary $82,672- $97,193 per annum + superannuation This position is designated for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people under s.14 Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). This position is also intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under s.8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth). GetUp is powered by the values and hopes of one million members, movement partners and a central team of expert strategists. Together, we do whatever it takes, with fierce integrity, to make extraordinary impact. We focus our campaigns on the areas our members care about most in the fields of First Nations Justice, Environmental Justice, Human Rights, Economic Fairness and Democratic Integrity. From making sure hundreds of thousands of people are able to vote in elections, to successfully stopping major projects threatening the Great Barrier Reef or fighting against an offshore regime of detention and deterrence of people seeking asylum – we have a decade-long history of mobilising a movement to really win. We are a committed ally and stand with First Nations peoples and communities, focusing on the voices of affected communities in all our campaigns. GetUp is currently developing a First Nations Justice (FNJ) vision in consultation with our First Nations staff, leaders, and organisations.
Reporting to the Executive Team and the Board, the Operations Officer will be an integral part of the Performance Team and will work hard to ensure the whole team has the correct resources, legal advice, and budget to run innovative and impactful campaigns that win big and deliver on the issues our members care about most. Core accountabilities of the role include: • Being the first point of contact for office support to our teams at all GetUp offices • Responsibility of the recruitment, onboarding, induction, training, development, and retention of the GetUp team • Administration of board meetings and other governance processes, ad hoc projects and events, and supervising volunteers • Ensuring staff engagement and wellbeing in a safe working environment with access to appropriate resources, including management of swipe cards, building maintenance, office procurement and assess management • Supporting the Performance Team to execute its strategy and goals, and to create the conditions for effective recruitment and retention of First Nations employees and volunteers
You will be an experienced professional with a demonstrated track record of working collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities. To be successful in this role, you will be/have: • Capable of working autonomously on a range of different tasks, events, and projects • A high level of organisational skills and attention to detail • Ability to take initiative in order get the job done and keep on track • Strong communication skills Key Selection Criteria: Essential Requirements 1. Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. Please note: your application will not be considered if you do not clearly identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person under section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977(NSW) and the Special/Equal Opportunity Measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth). 2. Cultural competency including an understanding of the issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the workforce, and a desire to create workplaces that better develop, support and retain First Nations staff and volunteers. 3. Demonstrated technical competency in managing web-based recruitment and human resources systems as well as supporting others in troubleshooting basic IT and hardware issues such as password resets and software installs. 4. Ability to form a good rapport with a diverse range of people including First Nations volunteers, staff, and organisations. 5. Driven to learn, develop new skills and deepen your experience in operations, administration and human resources. 6. At least two years professional experience. Desirable Requirements 7. Experience in managing the recruitment process, human resources, office management and/or non-profit organisations.
• A permanent, full-time arrangement • An attractive salary • A dedicated First Nations staff policy that provides culturally appropriate access to workplace entitlements • Opportunities for further learning and professional development • Travel opportunities • Flexible working arrangement • Competitive leave entitlements • Culture of innovation and experimentation
The position is based in Sydney. How to apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “GetUp – Operations Officer”. Your application should include: • a cover letter [maximum two pages] responding to the 7 selection criteria as detailed above • an up-to-date CV of no more than five pages which clearly details your skills and experience Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM, Monday September 13, 2021. How to get more information: Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu | Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Email: [email protected] Ph: 0408 027 880 or 02 8001 6603