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Director, Practice Leadership

  • Champion effective primary prevention of violence practice and lead strategies for supporting a nationally emerging prevention workforce
  • Part of the Senior Executive Team
  • Lead a highly capable and respected team of professionals
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.  Our vision is an Australia where women and their children live free from all forms of violence.  Our mandate is to stop violence before it happens, and our purpose is to provide national leadership to prevent all forms of violence against women and their children.  Our work is based on sound research and strong and diverse partnerships.   This role will report to the Chief Executive Officer
About you
An experienced leader with extensive understanding of PVAW (Prevention of Violence Against Women), high level people management and stakeholder management skills. You will be a strategic thinker, and a persuasive communicator with best practice understanding of program development and implementation.
About the role
This is an opportunity to work with a talented and committed Senior Leadership group and lead a professional and committed team in the Practice Leadership directorate. Our Watch has a strong evidence-based culture and as leader your role is to continue to nurture this culture, whilst building models for good practice prevention, and implementing strategies for supporting a country-wide emerging prevention workforce and systems.
Our workplace culture is characterised by mutual support, intellectual curiosity, rigor, and continuous learning.  We are offering a competitive salary package.  The role is Melbourne based with some interstate travel. 
The role is for a fixed term until June 2019, with a view to extend beyond this date based on funding.
If you require further details on the role and the application process please contact Karin Lorenzon via 0458717775. Applications must be sent to recruitment@ourwatch.org.au

Download the Position Description here.
Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday, 18 May 2018
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, available on our website: www.ourwatch.org.au