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Director, Policy and Evaluation

An opportunity exists to join our Senior Executive Team as Director, Policy and Evaluation, reporting to the CEO.

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 Watch’s 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.
The Director, Policy and Evaluation has responsibility to lead the Policy and Evaluation team to drive change through public policy, monitoring and evidence-building, guided by our foundational document, Change the story.

The role is required to have deep knowledge and experience of intersectional and/or culturally competent approaches to social change.  To be successful, the candidate must have excellent stakeholder engagement and written communication skills and demonstrable leadership experience. 
The role is for a fixed term until June 2019, with a view to extend beyond this date based on funding.

Download the full Position Description here.
To apply for this role please email your application to recruitment@ourwatch.org.au, consisting of:
  • Cover letter outlining your interest in the role, inclusive of a statement against the Skills and Qualifications criteria in the attached Position Description.
  • Resume
For further information can also be sought via the email address above. 
Closing date for applications is 5pm Tuesday 6th March 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 can be found in our Strategic Plan and other policy documents, available on our website: www.ourwatch.org.au