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Manager, Emerging Practice

Our Watch is a national not-for-profit established in 2013 to drive nation-wide 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 will always be based on sound research and strong and diverse partnerships.

Our Watch recognises and values diversity amongst its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all cultural backgrounds, especially Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and/or with lived experience of disability, to apply

Position Overview
Reporting to the Director, Practice Leadership, this is an important leadership role overseeing the implementation of the Practice Leadership operational plan with a particular focus on large prevention projects. You will be an experienced project manager, people manager have well developed expertise in gender equality and prevention of violence against women.

The role’s primary responsibility is supporting the delivery of select prevention projects including in engaging the media sector to prevent violence against women and collaborating and partnering with a range of sectors in their role of prevention (including the Victorian LBGTI, Aboriginal and Seniors’ sector). The ultimate goal of the work is increased quality prevention practice across Australia.

You will be accountable for externally-facing engagement and communications, budget and project management and for identifying, managing and, where necessary, escalating emerging risks and urgent issues. You will develop and nurture effective collaborative relationships across the organisation and with key stakeholders, including staff in government departments and agencies, and proactively contribute to team and organisational improvement projects.

You will be an experienced leader and have significant project development and project management experience, strong stakeholder engagement and partnership skills, staff management skills and familiarity with action research methodologies, program design and evidence-based resource development.

This role presents a great opportunity for the right person to grow and expand with our organisation.

How to Apply
To apply please email your application to recruitment@ourwatch.org.au by 5.00pm on Monday, 14 January 2019 outlining your interest in the role, inclusive of a statement against the selection criteria, and your resume.

Download the full Position Description here.
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