Close Search
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
Guide to Giving
Volunteer roles

Labour Rights Manager

Organisation : Cleaning Accountability Framework (CAF)

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Advocacy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Management, Operations Management, Project Management

Sector : Education & Employment, Law, Justice & Human Rights, Union

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Cleaning Accountability Framework (CAF)

About the role

  • Address modern slavery risk in the Australian cleaning supply chain
  • Hybrid role WFH & Sydney CBD Offices
  • Would suit candidates from a union, advocacy or human rights background

The Organisation

Cleaning Accountability Framework (CAF) is a world-first, game-changing organisation that exists to end the exploitation of vulnerable workers and to promote human rights and responsible business practices in the property services industry.

CAF works with the union, government, academia, and the property services industry to protect and advance the rights of cleaners in Australia, and to address modern slavery risk in supply chains. Specifically, CAF has developed and promotes an industry-leading Standard that is used to assess property assets through the CAF Certification Scheme.

The CAF Certification Scheme provides a credible framework to measure social compliance within the cleaning industry. Investors, property owners, building managers, cleaning contractors and tenants benefit from improved procurement processes and reduced risks, while cleaners are assured of fair pay and decent working conditions.

Benefits & Culture

  • End exploitation in the cleaning industry
  • Generous salary and 12% super
  • 6 weeks’ annual leave
  • Progressive working environment

The Role

As the labour rights manager you will oversee the CAF Certification Scheme and implementation of the certification strategy, alongside managing a small team of three with the team expected to grow rapidly within 6 months. You will also play a leadership support role to the CEO.

You will build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and liaise with marketing and communications to promote certification activities
You will also provide general oversight of activities, assist with day-to-day operations, positively contribute to workplace culture and ensure a smoothly functioning and efficient team.

Skills Required

You will have relevant experience in industrial relations, human and /or labour rights practice and a passion and commitment for upholding workers’ rights. Experience of working within or a strong understanding of unions and advocacy would also be beneficial, or a background within property and social sustainability.

The role requires an experienced and motivating team leader who has a high level of project management and stakeholder engagement skills, with the proven ability to provide high-quality project delivery within resource and time constraints is important.

You have highly developed interpersonal skills, including relationship management and the proven ability to communicate with stakeholders with competing agendas with the ability to handle sensitive issues, and work both independently and as part of a team

Additionally, you have:

  • Postgraduate tertiary qualifications or undergrad qualifications
  • Strong analytical skills and/or experience with data analysis/data science

If you are passionate about labour rights and abolishing modern slavery, then please submit your expression of interest including a cover letter responding to the skills required above and a resume. Alternatively call Hayley Martin on 02 8243 0570 to discuss your interest.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Labour Rights Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Advocacy, #Corporate_Social_Responsibility, #Management, #Operations_Management, #Project_Management
Sector: #Education_and_Employment, #Law_Justice_and_Human_Rights, #Union


2022 Salary Survey

You might be interested in

As a 1800RESPECT Team Leader, you will help achieve a sustai...

Team Leader – 1800RESPECT

GetUp is looking for a Senior Finance Officer to work with o...

Featured suppliers

We specialise in data solutions consulting and IT profession...

DQUBE Solutions

HLB Mann Judd is a specialist Accounting and Advisory firm t...

HLB Mann Judd

pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get purpose-driven roles delivered free to your inbox every Monday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!