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ACT Operations Lead - Young Professionals Network

United Nations Association of Australia
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The Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring the smooth operations of the YP Network across ACT. In this role, the individual will be responsible for recruitment activities, establishing and improving collaboration, and working with the local team to provide operational guidance and direction. The role will also be responsible for liaising with the National Operations Executive and collaborating with other Operations Managers in the YP Network across the country.


  • Manage ACT YP Network operations;
  • Manage all recruitment activities (including on-boarding, off-boarding and performance review), ensuring all teams are adequately resourced;
  • Check the National Prospective Volunteer spreadsheet on a monthly basis and recommend individuals to be contact to the ACT President;
  • Perform continuous improvement of operations and structure;
  • Liaise with the YP National Operations Executive;
  • Collaborate with Operations Managers in other States and Territories;
  • Collaborate and share knowledge with other YP teams within the Network;
  • Attend (or delegate) all National Operations Meetings.

Selection Criteria

  • Experience with Not-for-profit or corporate operations;
  • Experience with recruiting;
  • Understanding of organisational improvement;
  • Experience managing stakeholders, for example team members or volunteers;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;
  • A commitment to furthering positive social change in the community to advance goals of the UN;

To apply for this role please email [email protected] with your CV and a 1 page (max) cover letter addressing the selection criteria

The United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) Young Professionals (YP) Network is an organisation that creates and supports global change makers to make the world a safer, fairer and more sustainable place. We aim to engage the community and build an environment to support the work of the United Nations (UN) by: Promoting career pathways within UN agencies and international development organisations; Creating social change and advocacy platforms where Australians can have a voice on the most important issues; and Building capabilities and relationships within organisations to support the values of the UN.