Salary Survey 2019

Director, Policy Advocacy and Research

Organisation : Chief Executive Women

Location : Sydney (CBD)

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Advocacy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Management, Policy & Research

Sector : Government, Industry Associations, Women

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 31 May, 2019

About the Role

This role helps shape, facilitate and implement Chief Executive Women’s (CEW) policy, advocacy and thought leadership initiatives in fulfilment of our mission: women leaders enabling women leaders. The role supports delivery of CEW’s strategy, working with the Business Engagement Committee and Members to undertake the following:
• Government and Public Advocacy: drive formulation and support implementation of CEW’s strategy to advocate for conditions that lead to increased representation of female leadership, including the removal of barriers to progression and equal opportunities for prosperity.
• Business Engagement: identify, target and influence the conditions that support greater female representation at the most senior levels of corporates, by helping design, implement and manage campaigns.
• Evidence based thought leadership: Develop and advocate policy initiatives designed on the basis of CEW (and others) research to government and corporate partners. Work with CEW’s pro bono partners to design and deliver research in support of CEW’s mission.
• Partnerships and collaboration: Strengthen and develop partnerships and work with key collaborators e.g. AICD, MCC, WGEA and BCA and others including CEW sponsors and supporters, and third sector organisations with common interests in advancing female equality, to deliver change

Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply and help shape our strategy for greater inclusion and diversity in Australia.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Chief Executive Women

Chief Executive Women represents 550 of Australia's most senior and accomplished women leaders whose shared vision is 'women leaders enabling women leaders'.  Chief Executive Women strives to influence and educate all levels of Australian business and government on the importance of gender balance. Through advocacy, targeted programs and scholarships we work to remove the barriers to women's progression and ensure equal opportunity for prosperity. Our programs are informed by research, lead by members and generously supported by our partners. 


Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Susan Metcalf

Phone : +61412070019

Email :

This role is offered on a full time basis, however four days/flexible hours will be considered for the right applicant. Candidates should respond to the skills and responsibilities outlined in the Position Description, and include salary expectations and if relevant, part time/flexibility preference. Demonstrate your ability to respond to the brief and your exemplary communication skills in a one page cover letter and two page CV. Applications should be forwarded to the CEO Susan Metcalf and will be considered as received (so apply now!). Shortlisted applicants only will be contacted.

Please quote in application: Director, Policy Advocacy and Research via Pro Bono Australia.


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