Executive Officers 20170524

Are you a natural leader? Are you a progressive with a passion for social justice outcomes? Can you put your vision into strategic initiatives while managing a team? Then join us.

The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is the nation’s oldest and largest blue-collar trade union representing nearly 85,000 working Australians. We have been at the forefront of protecting working rights and conditions for over 131 years and counting.

Our Union is entering an exciting new era of growth and change and we’re in need of a motivated and adaptable individual to support our senior management team as an Executive Officer.

As a strategist, consultant and implementer, the successful candidate will ensure streamlined activities within the organisation based on the priorities of the National Secretary. The Executive Officer will handle day-to-day management of personnel to allow the National Secretary to focus on growing our Organisation. The right candidate for the job will contribute to the long-term success of the Union.

The position is directly reportable to the National Secretary, operating in both the National Office and the NSW Branch.

A successful Executive Officer will:
• Act as a point of contact between senior AWU leadership and other staff and stakeholders.
• Assist the National Secretary in facilitating effective decision-making
• Provide oversight and guidance to projects of high importance.
• Have extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Lead and direct the work of others.
• A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

In order to be a successful candidate you will have:
• Experience in managing staff and teams
• Strong knowledge of industrial relations
• A proven ability to write and develop policy
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• A deep understanding of current events and the political climate.

This position is based in NSW and will require regular state and national travel.

Salary will be offered depending on experience and skills plus superannuation and other generous conditions.

Applications Close: COB Friday, 9 June 2017.

Applicants should send a brief application letter and Curriculum Vitae to:

Daniel Walton
National Secretary & Acting NSW Secretary
c/o debra.bushell@nat.awu.net.au

For more information or to discus this position confidentially, please contact Debra Bushell on 02 8005 3333.


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Closing Date

Friday, June 09, 2017

Closing Time

05:00 PM


Level 10 377-383 Sussex Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

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Contact Name

Debra Bushell

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(02) 8005 3333

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