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Assistant, Finance and Operations 

Part-time, 3 days per week

Applications will be considered as received, apply now

ROLE: Reports to Director, Finance and Operations
$65,000 - $75,000 pro rata inclusive of superannuation

LOCATION: The role is Sydney based and is expected to be in the office during core hours 2 days per week. Flexibility is otherwise available.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: To ensure the smooth operation of CEW including financial, operational and HR assistance.


The role is 3 days per week with some flexibility on the days worked

The Finance and Operations Assistant works closely with the Director, F&O to ensure CEW finances are managed in a highly professional way, with appropriate governance and oversight of all functions and accounts. In addition, the Assistant plays a key role ensuring the ‘central services’ required for CEW operations are in place and functioning to strongly support the team and their work.

The role requires a hands-on finance professional with the capability to provide more general support to the CEO and team.

HOW TO APPLY: See the Position Description for key skills and responsibilities. Candidates are required to respond to these criteria in their application to be considered.

Demonstrate your ability to understand the brief in a one page cover letter and two page CV and include your salary expectations.  Applications should be submitted below and will be considered as received.  Shortlisted applicants only will be contacted.

Closing date: 31 January 2021

Manager, Policy Advocacy and Research

Readvertised – now permanent

Applications will be considered as received, apply now

ROLE: Reports to Director, Policy Advocacy and Research
$90,000-115,000 pro rata inclusive of superannuation

LOCATION: Sydney based, some office attendance required


PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: This role helps shape, facilitate and implement CEW’s policy, advocacy and thought leadership initiatives in fulfilment of CEW’s mission: women leaders enabling women leaders.  It supports delivery of CEW’s strategy, working with the Director, Policy Advocacy and Research, CEW’s Business Engagement Committee and Members to undertake the following:

  • Government and Public Advocacy: support formulation and implementation of CEW’s strategy to advocate for conditions that lead to increased representation of female leadership, including the removal of barriers to progression and equal opportunities for prosperity.
  • Business Engagement: help identify, target and influence the conditions that support greater female representation at the most senior levels of corporates, by assisting in the implementation and management of campaigns.
  • Evidence based thought leadership: Together with the Director, develop policy initiatives designed on the basis of CEW (and others) research. Work with CEW’s pro bono partners to deliver research in support of CEW’s mission.
  • Partnerships and collaboration: Coordinate, plan and support strengthening and development of partnerships with key collaborators including CEW sponsors and supporters, and third sector organisations.