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Senior Advisor - Systemisation (Education)

  • Champion effective primary prevention of violence practice and lead strategies for the systemisation of Respectful Relationship Education. 
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. 
About you
You will be a strategic and creative thinker, with influential communication skills. You will have considerable experience in the primary prevention of violence against women. Strong stakeholder engagement and partnership skills, and understanding of policy and practice of respectful relationships education across Australia. You will also have comprehensive understanding of project design and sustainability principles for driving cultural change.   
About the role
This is an opportunity to work with a talented and committed Practice Leadership team responsible for building models of good practice prevention, and implementing strategies for supporting country-wide emerging prevention workforce and systems. This role will take the organisational lead on the sustainability and systemisation of Creating a Violence Free Future: Respectful Relationships Education  in Australian Primary Schools. It will also support the implementation of Respectful Relationships Education strategy more generally, and develop and implement systems integration strategy.

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.
For more details on the role and the application process, please visit: www.ourwatch.org.au or send your application to recruitment@ourwatch.org.au 
Download full Position Description here.

Closing date for applications is 8am Monday, 21 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