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SURRY HILLS 2010, NSW, Australia

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Senior Research and Education Adviser


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Our Agency

WGEA is a unique federal government agency that assists Australian organisations develop leading edge business practices to progress gender equality in the workplace.

Job Description

The Senior Research and Education Adviser is a key member of the Research and Analytics team that seeks to educate and influence positive change in Australian workplaces by:

- Developing and promoting informed, evidence-based research and education resources in the area of gender equality ready for public dissemination and discussion
- Collaborating strategically to build strong relationships between the Agency and its stakeholders
- Using the Agency’s world leading data to position it as the leading source of information and advice on workplace gender equality issues

The Senior Research and Education Adviser will be responsible for the management and delivery of research projects, monitoring collating, and disseminating relevant gender diversity and related research, and managing internal and external research requests. This role is also responsible for creating and updating the educational resources (including online educational material, presentations).

Key projects over 2020 include:
- Reviewing the Agency’s reporting questionnaire
- Supporting the review and update of the Agency’s ‘Guide to pay equity’ and the ‘Guide to setting targets’
- Research for the insight papers on ‘Gender Segregation in the workplace’, ‘Gender equality in trade and supply chain’, and ‘Shaping workplaces of the future’

The Agency encourages and welcomes applications from people of all genders, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature-age people.

How to apply

To be considered for this role you must provide your CV and include a statement briefly describing your suitability for this role. More information about the role can be found in the Application Package for this position. 

The Application Package is available from our website www.wgea.gov.au.

Alternatively you are welcome to contact the Agency on (02) 9432 7000, or email recruitment@wgea.gov.au.

Your application must be emailed to recruitment@wgea.gov.au by Midnight Wednesday 27 November 2019

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Full time


Sydney, NSW, Australia


Senior Research and Education Adviser


Admin-Clerical, Government, Other, Research




$80,555 to $92,022 per year