NGO Recruitment supports the Voice to Parliament and a YES vote on 14th October

Business Operations Manager

Organisation Name Think+DO Tank Foundation
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2023-08-30
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1118004
  • Partner with communities experiencing exclusion and displacement
  • Manage and grow a range of community programs and lead a diverse team
  • Flexible work environment | Fairfield based office | 4-5 days a week


The Organisation

The Think+DO Tank Foundation is an independent arts organisation in Western Sydney. Their mission fosters connections, collaboration, and vibrant communities via art. They engage primarily with migrant and refugee women, recognising them as change catalysts. Prioritising women they create inclusive spaces, value diverse skills, and amplify their voices to boost confidence and agency to navigate systems that affect them.
Their initiatives generate jobs, and address barriers like food insecurity, transportation, and digital exclusion and supports multilingual creativity through artist residencies and mentoring.  This approach cultivates a new generation of skilled artists and leaders, enriching Australian society and empowering communities.

The Role

Reporting to the CEO you will manage Think+DO Tank Foundation’s day to day operations and delivery of community programs and services. You’ll provide strong team leadership as well as human resources management, resource acquisition, financial management and corporate governance, and marketing and communications.
Additionally, you will;
  • Manage a diverse team and the volunteer network to drive program excellence
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on program impact to enable innovation, market testing and program growth
  • Prepare sophisticated reports and tenders including to government funders and grant makers
  • Support the CEO with key stakeholder relationships to position the Foundation as a leader in the community

Benefits and Culture

  • Salary: $110,000 + superannuation (FTE)
  • Flexible working arrangement (four or five days/week), work from home and the Fairfield office
  • Annual professional development, subscriptions and industry memberships
  • Additional leave for culturally based holidays and activities, and summer officer closure

Skills Required

This role would suit an ambitious leader with experience in operations, project management, human resources or finance in a community services or corporate setting.
With a focus on motivating and mentoring your team, the key to your success will be your ability to manage multiple projects, think creatively and strategically, and to work collaboratively across the organisation to implement, evaluate and enhance purpose-driven programs.
Whilst a degree in business, marketing, operations, or a related field would be advantageous, formal education and qualifications matter less than your experience, values and drive.

If you are a natural leader who is ready to make a significant impact, we want to hear from you! Please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Alternatively, contact Kelly Gentle on 02 8243 0570 with specific questions about this role.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.