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Manager, Business and Human Rights (BHR)

Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the Manager, Business and Human Rights (BHR) is a full-time role responsible for managing, contributing to, and effectively implementing our BHR Workstream, including the UN Global Compact’s ‘Lead and Shape’ approach to the SDGs, particularly SDG 8 and SDG 12. The Manager will also contribute to broader programme development planning and policy efforts that enable the GCNA to continue to be recognised as Australia’s leading responsible business initiative.

This position is a great opportunity for a dedicated professional with experience in business and human rights, including modern slavery, who wants to work alongside businesses and other stakeholders in this newly created role.

The role will require you to manage, design and deliver our business and human rights related programming to engage our business Network members in understanding and applying the UN Guiding Principles in Business and Human Rights, and to deliver on our modern slavery related grant funding from the Department of Home Affairs. The role includes liaising with our Network members (predominately business), civil society, the Australian Government, the Global Compact Office and other stakeholders.

Please apply by way of cover letter and CV that addresses the position summary, competencies and requirements to Secretariat@UNGlobalCompact.org.au by 24 September 2021.

Access the full Position Description here

Board Director Position – Expression of Interest

The Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA) seeks expressions of interest from adept professionals to be considered for appointment to the GCNA Board of Directors in 2022.

As the principal sustainability initiative in Australia, the GCNA unites participants of the UN Global Compact, including leading Australian organisations to advance responsible business.

We are looking for professionals with experience in governance, strategic insight, legal and financial services. We encourage professionals of various ages and backgrounds to apply, as we see the value of determination, passion, and diversity over years of experience.

Further information can be found in the documents below. Interested parties should contact us via secretariat@unglobalcompact.org.au.

GCNA Director Candidate Brief

GCNA Director Expression of Interest Form

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