We are looking for an Operations Lead!

Position Title:  Operations Lead
Employment Type: Part-time contract
Part-time: 16 hours per week
Fixed Term – until Dec 2022 (likely renewal)
Start – June  2022
Location: Remote Work / Flexible days
Reporting relationships:
Reports to – WIN Board of Directors,  Direct reports – none
Compensation:  AUD 40 per hour
Applications close 8th May 2022

We are seeking an Operations Lead skilled in driving organisational
success through inspirational management and execution of WIN core strategy and
administrative activities. Reporting to the WIN Board of Directors, the Operations Lead will
have overall responsibility for taking us to the next level.

You should be skilled at managing program/project delivery, and an excellent communicator.
You should be able to both work independently, as well as be a good team player as
needed and advance the organization in terms of culture, capability, processes, and impact.
Most importantly you should be able to empathize with and be passionate about advocating
about needs of people living with overweight and obesity. A lived experience of obesity is desirable but not

• Ensure adherence to the Constitution both in relation to the purpose and other
• Accountable and responsible for general management duties of the day-to-day
operations of the organization including core activities, administrative functions, and
special projects to ensure successful execution of WIN strategy.
• High motivated and self-directed with the ability to work autonomously as well as in
• Develop and maintain a key deliverables and priorities
• Execute all activities and tasks directly when needed, or in coordination with subcommittees and internal and external stakeholders.
• Key Project: Work closely with WIN Board, Engagement Lead, lived experience
group, and The Obesity Collective in the design, development, and delivery of weight
stigma education for health professionals.
• Communicate effectively with the Board by providing members with all information
necessary to continually function properly and make informed decisions in a timely
and accurate manner
• Attend all Board meetings and provide reports and updates on all current work,
project and organizational progress
• Work closely and openly with the Board and its committees, ensuring ongoing
communication of risks, issues, as well as successes
• Initiate, cultivate, and extend relationships with the organization’s portfolio of
supporters promote the organization and its mission, programs, partners, and
members in a consistently positive manner
• Ensure high visibility to prospects and the public, and build interest in engaged

Candidates may emerge from any sector – eg: nonprofit, government, or industry
backgrounds. The role will suit someone who works part-time or in higher education
degree. The candidate should possess the following:
• Multidisciplinary project skills with strong experience in program/project
• Leadership disposition, attention to detail, ability to work autonomously and
• Ability to execute larger and small projects. Resourceful, great organization and time
management skills, and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent written, oral, and presentation / public speaking skills; a passionate
communicator with strong interpersonal skills
• Prior experience in a similar role, or at least 5 years of work experience with
familiarity with diverse organization functions – and how they work together such as
Marketing, Public Relations, Human Resources, IT etc.
Highly Desirable
• Familiarity with the Australian Health System
• A background in obesity or related chronic illness such as diabetes, heart conditions,
eating disorders, mental health – either through personal lived experience,
education, or work experience
• Digital skills including digital collaboration, virtual learning, social media, and website
maintenance is valuable
• A willingness to learn

You will have the ability to make a significant impact by leading and growing an impactful not-for-profit charity in Australia, and making a difference to those who face the challenges of living with obesity. You will gain experience working with varied health stakeholders
including government and international organizations and experts in the health space. This career opportunity offers strong foundations and potential for a future career in the not-for-profit sector within and outside of WIN. The role is suitable for an experienced professional
who would like to work part-time in a flexible and friendly environment. Postgraduate students who can work part-time are welcome to apply.

For immediate consideration please send your resume, cover letter via email to
info@auswin.org.au.   Applications close on 8th May 2022

Review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately and
continue on a confidential basis until an appointment is made.
WIN believes in equal opportunity encourages diversity and equity in all facets of the
organization’s work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other protected class.