Work Type/s: Part time (0.8)
Classification/s: Administration & office support
Applications close: CLOSED
Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is a state-wide women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service with a proud history of over 25 years. We are an independent, feminist, not-for-profit organisation. We advocate and build system capacity for a gendered approach to health that reduces inequalities and improves health outcomes for women.
Our health promotion, information and support programs work with and for women, to identify and respond to service gaps and health inequalities in innovative ways. WHV works to improve the health and wellbeing of all Victorian women utilising a population-based social model of health framework.
WHV’s strategic priorities are:
prevention of violence against women (PVAW)
sexual and reproductive health
women and cancer;
women’s mental health and body image
WHV is supported by a dynamic Board of 12 women and employees approximately 30 staff, although this varies from time to time depending on funding. Our core programs include Policy and Health Promotion, 1800 My Options and Counterpart. For more information about our organisation please consult our website at www.whv.org.au
About the role
We are seeking an experienced, dynamic and multi-skilled administration professional to join our team.
This exciting opportunity includes providing support to the CEO and coordinating administration functions to enable us to achieve our vision of women living well – healthy, empowered, equal.
This role is pivotal in building and maintaining our organisational capability to build a flexible, sustainable and innovative organisation which is one of our strategic priorities.
Working closely with the CEO you will be responsible for liaising with external stakeholders, diary management, drafting papers and reports and working across the organisation to coordinate various internal meetings and committees.
You will also be responsible for coordinating a range of administrative and corporate functions to support Women’s Health Victoria to be as efficient and effective as possible so we can continue to achieve high level outcomes within our resources.
With tertiary qualifications in administration, business or related fields we are seeking candidates with at least five years experience in a similar role, along with advanced administration and organisational skills including MS Office Suite, and experience drafting reports, papers and correspondence.
The ability to work in a team and be flexible and adaptable to meet changing priorities is a must, as is an understanding of feminist principles and how these relate to our work.
Above we all we are looking for someone who wants to join our organisation to contribute to the advancement of women’s equality.
Women’s Health Victoria offers generous salary and conditions including options for salary packaging, professional development and the opportunity to participate in cultural activities throughout the year.
For any questions relating to this position, please contact
Dianne Hill (CEO) or Dina Lynch (Business Manager)
Ph 9664 9300
Please upload your Cover Letter, Responses to the Key Selection Criteria and a copy of your resume (including 3 referees and your current Manager if applicable) in PDF format using the form below. Applications close midnight Sunday 2nd February 2020.
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