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​Senior Policy Advisor Intersectionality

Fixed term for 1 year
  • Champion world leading effective primary prevention of violence practice 
  • Exceptional organisational culture
Our Watch is a national, independent not for profit organisation established in 2013 to drive nationwide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and their children.  

About the Role

Our Watch is looking for a competent Senior Policy Advisor who can contribute to the policy directions, research and stakeholder engagement, with a particular focus on issues of intersectionality, both internally and externally.  

About You

You will have strong research and writing skills, project management experience, stakeholder engagement and partnership skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. You will be enthusiastic about social change and committed to social justice and gender equality. 

Ultimately you will be able to strengthen how Our Watch addresses intersecting forms of discrimination and inequality in our work to prevent violence again women.

You will have tertiary qualifications in social or political science, public policy, health promotion, gender studies, social work, community development, communications or other areas of relevance.

In addition, experience working in, or closely with community and/or government sectors, ideally on the prevention of violence against women or gender equality, or on other social justice policy issues is preferred.

You will have strong research and writing skills, project management experience, stakeholder engagement and partnership skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. You will be enthusiastic about social change and committed to social justice and gender equality. 

How to Apply

Download the full Position Description and Selection Criteria here.
 
To apply please email your application to recruitment@ourwatch.org.au by Sunday 28th October outlining your interest in the role, inclusive of a statement clearly addressing each of the selection criteria, and your resume.

Any questions can be directed to Emma Partridge – emma.partridge@ourwatch.org.au
 
Our Watch recognises and values diversity amongst its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all backgrounds, especially people who have a strong understanding of intersectionality either by working with diverse population groups or a lived experience.
 
More information about Our Watch’s vision, purpose and work areas can be found in our Strategic Plan and other policy documents.