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Manager, Practice Development

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.

About the role

Reporting to the Director, Practice Leadership this is an important leadership role overseeing elements of the implementation of the Practice Leadership operational plan with focuses on sector and workforce development. You will be an experienced people manager, have enthusiasm in your work and have well developed expertise in gender equality and prevention of violence against women. 

The role’s primary responsibility is leading in workforce and sector development across the country. This includes delivering on select projects including on workforce development and leading on the coordination of Our Watch’s practitioner facing website, knowledge translation and development and implementation of various practitioner resources. The ultimate goal of the work is increased quality prevention practice across Australia. 

About you

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. 

How to apply

Email your application to recruitment@ourwatch.org.au consisting of: 
  • Cover letter outlining your interest in the role, inclusive of a statements against the Skills and Qualifications criteria in the Position Description
  • Resume 
Please note, the closing date for applications is 20 September 2019.
More information about Our Watch’s vision, purpose and work areas can be found in our Strategic Plan and other policy documents.