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  • Fri, March 01, 2024 1:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Work Type/s: Voluntary
    Location: Melbourne CBD
    Applications close: 26th March 2024

    Chair (Voluntary) Women's Health Victoria Board

    About the Organisation

    Women’s Health Victoria is a statewide, feminist, non-profit organisation working with government, the health sector and the community to improve health outcomes for women (cis and trans inclusive) and gender diverse people. We advocate for healthcare rights and access, deliver health promotion resources, and operate vital information and support services, so that all Victorians have the opportunity to access optimal health and wellbeing, free from bias and discrimination.

    Board Chair

    The Chair of the Board plays a crucial leadership role in guiding and overseeing the strategic direction and governance of WHV. This position requires a visionary leader with a deep commitment to the organisation's vision, mission and values, along with a strong understanding of the not-for-profit sector.  

    The Board of Women's Health Victoria has established succession plan. The tenure of the current Chair of the Board will end at the next AGM.

    About the role

    The key responsibilities of the Chair include:

    • Strategic leadership covering oversight of the strategic plan, identification of strategic risk management and fostering a culture of transparency, collaboration, accountability and integrity.
    • Leadership of the Board to effectively discharge its governance, compliance and fiduciary responsibilities and keep its focus on strategy, governance, culture, financial oversight, risk management and organisational performance.
    • Conduct Board meetings to ensure that they are constructive and efficient, facilitate respectful communications amongst board members and encourage constructive debate during board deliberations.
    • Oversight of the Board’s composition, development and succession planning.
    • Facilitate an open, frank and collaborative working relationship with the CEO to provide guidance in line with the organisation's mission, strategy and KPI’s; and review performance.
    Selection Criteria

    We are looking for a Chair who:

    • Feels a strong connection with WHV’s purpose and can demonstrate a strong personal commitment to gender equity, diversity and inclusion.
    • Has a track record of senior strategic leadership, the ability to lead transformation and innovation and the power to influence.
    • Board experience and a minimum two years chairing a Board and/or Board committee.
    • Demonstrates a collaborative, respectful and inclusive leadership style and the ability to build a productive team culture and strong relationships.
    • Understands the pillars of strong and effective corporate governance.

    Knowledge of WHV’s operating context and experience in the health sector would be looked upon favourably but is not essential.

    A position description is available here.

    Remuneration

    This is a volunteer position and there are no director fees paid. The organisation will reimburse expenses incurred by the Chair in connection with the affairs of the organisation.

    Application Process

    If you have any questions about the role or would like to have an informal discussion before applying, please email boardchair@whv.org.au, using the subject line: Chair WHV

    To apply for the role, please send a brief (no more than two pages) cover letter expressing your interest. Please include your knowledge and experience relevant to the description of the role and selection criteria. In addition, please provide a brief (no more than three pages) Non-Executive Director curriculum vitae.  Complete the form below to submit your application and documentation.

    If you require technical support, please email jobs@whv.org.au

    Applications close: 6pm Tuesday 26th March 2024


    All appointments require the right to live and work without restrictions in Australia and are subject to satisfactory police records and reference checks.

    We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values safety, diversity and flexibility.

    We welcome and encourage applications from women with diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, women living with a disability, women from migrant and refugee backgrounds and women of diverse sexual orientations.

    WHV EO Exemption No. H351/2019

  • Wed, January 17, 2024 11:46 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Work Type/s: Part time (0.5EFT), fixed term until 30 June 2024
    Classification/s: Community Development, Health Care and Administration
    Location: Melbourne CBD
    Applications close: CLOSED

    Senior Data Analyst and Project Officer

    About the organisation

    Women’s Health Victoria is a statewide women’s policy, health promotion, advocacy and support service with a proud history of 30 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.

    We offer excellent salary packaging benefits, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to be involved in making a difference in the lives of Victorian women. Our work covers five priority areas: Sexual and Reproductive Health, Prevention of Violence Against Women, Mental Health and Body Image, Women’s Equality and Women with Cancer.

    About the role

    We are seeking values driven, innovative and experienced professional for our Policy, Health Promotion and Advocacy Unit.

    The Senior Data Analyst and Project Officer is responsible for leading a project to undertake analysis for and write up a suite of reports on Victorian abortion and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) access data based on 1800 My Options, the Victorian Women’s Health Atlas, key informant interviews and other relevant data sources from 2017/18 to 2022/23.

    Your approach

    As a passionate advocate for women’s health and gender equality, you are proactive, accountable (for self and others), people focused and inclusive. You are an effective communicator who actively shares ideas, information and resources to achieve positive outcomes.

    As the Senior Data Analyst and Project Officer, you will operate within a supportive and structured environment and will need to have:    

    • Understanding of the social determinants of health and impact on a person’s health experiences across the lifespan, particularly for women and underserved communities
    • Highly developed organisational and project management skills
    • Demonstrated experience leading quantitative research projects, including design, implementation and preparation of written reports.

    If you are looking for a great role in an innovative, flexible and supportive, feminist environment, where you can make a significant difference to the lives of women and girls across Victoria, check out the position description below and get your application in.

    A position description is available here.

    Preferred start date as soon as possible but preferably no later than 5th February 2024

    To Apply

    Apply by submitting a resume and cover letter of no more than 2 pages outlining your suitability to the position in line with the selection criteria.

    If you require technical support, please email jobs@whv.org.au

    Applications close: 10pm Sunday 28th January 2024

    Interviews will be held on Wednesday 31 January and Thursday 1 February 2024 and the successful candidate will commence as soon as possible.

     

    For any questions about the role please contact:

    Kate Johnston-Ataata, Manager Policy, Health Promotion and Advocacy

    kate.johnston-ataata@whv.org.au

     

    All appointments require the right to live and work without restrictions in Australia and are subject to satisfactory police records and reference checks.

    We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values safety, diversity and flexibility.

    We welcome and encourage applications from women with diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, women living with a disability, women from migrant and refugee backgrounds and women of diverse sexual orientations.

    We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs can be performed flexibly within a hybrid model. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the conversation with us to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.

    WHV EO Exemption No. H351/2019


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