About ICMEC Australia
Child sexual exploitation (CSE) facilitated online, is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world, in number and severity. ICMEC Australia is focused on reducing and preventing this harm to children, through increasing capability in the detection, reporting and prosecution of this crime. We support financial services organizations, not-for-profits, regulators and law enforcement to assist their efforts in the fight against CSE. We are a team with diverse skill sets and experiences bound together by our shared passion for removing children from harm. Our mantra is to support others to save kids, wherever they are – and however we can.
For more information on our mission and work please check our website.
How will you make an impact?
ICMEC Australia is at an exciting point of its evolution, and we are looking for an experienced Chief of Staff to support the CEO and their implementation of our impactful strategy. We are a new entity in Australia, who is committed to significantly changing the world for the better. This is an opportunity for the right person to shape this role and directly support the CEO to lead this incredible organisation.
In this role, you will:
- Ensure alignment and agreement across the executive team on the implementation of key priorities, deadlines, and strategic goals, including through our Objectives and Key Results (OKR) system
- Join executive team meetings to take minutes and actions for the team.
- Serve as the acting delegate for the CEO when required, including triaging requests that can be managed on behalf of the CEO
- Review, edit, and provide feedback on briefings, reports, and documentation that will be signed off by the CEO
- Be a central point of contact for several external contractors and consultants
- Serve as the Board and Investment Committee Secretary (assisting in preparing board papers, taking minutes, managing board minutes).
- Calendar and travel management for the CEO
- Assist in the development of organizational strategy development
- Meet and greet external stakeholders, represent the organization and CEO where required, take notes and minutes in meetings where required.
- Assist the CEO to follow up on key priorities and tasks delegated to the team.
- Host and facilitate all-staff meetings
- Work on several initiatives to keep a pulse on, and support, team culture and morale
To be considered, you will need:
- Positive Outlook and Exceptional Work Ethic: We are looking for someone who approaches challenges with a positive mindset and demonstrates an unwavering commitment to their work and to our mission. A strong work ethic is essential to thrive in this role.
- Team Player Attitude: Collaboration is at the heart of our organisation. The ideal candidate should work seamlessly within the team, fostering a cooperative and supportive environment.
- Exceptional Communication and Collaboration Skills: Effective communication and the ability to collaborate across diverse teams are crucial for success. Strong interpersonal skills are a must.
- Critical and Strategic Thinking: The Chief of Staff plays a pivotal role in decision-making and problem-solving. We are looking for someone who can think critically and adapt to evolving situations.
- Prioritisation and Time Management: The ability to manage competing priorities is essential in this role. The candidate should be adept at balancing multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Proven Project Management Skills: Demonstrated experience in managing projects is key.
- Engaging Personality: A Chief of Staff often acts as a bridge between different stakeholders and within the team. A mature and engaging personality will help establish strong working relationships and facilitate effective communication.
- Adherence to our values
Your experience will include:
- Previous Chief of Staff and/or Executive Assistant experience
- Experience managing governance processes, including Board secretariat functions
- Demonstrated experience working within an executive and/or leadership teams
- Significant, demonstrated project management skills and experience
- Experience working in highly sensitive and confidential roles, including around operational information
- Demonstrated experience drafting concise, clear, and professional documentation, reports and briefing documents
- Experience in child protection, social impact, and/or government programs would be highly beneficial
- A Bachelor’s degree relating to social impact, social services, government, policy and/or business is highly beneficial
This is a 12-month fixed term contract renewable.
You would be required to travel to our office in Manly 2 to 3 days a week (hybrid).
Please send your CV and a cover letter to Julie Perrissel: email@example.com.