Manager Policy and Health Promotion

Thu, August 19, 2021 10:50 AM | Anonymous

Work Type/s: Fixed term for 12 months from appointment - 0.8/0.9 EFT negotiable
Classification/s:  Community Development, Domestic and Family Violence, Health Promotion, Management, Policy and Research, Women’s Organisations and Services
Location: Bourke Street, Melbourne
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.

The Role

The impact of COVID-19 and a strong policy agenda has put women’s health and gender equality firmly in the spotlight. Now is a great time to join Women’s Health Victoria to help us achieve our vision - women living well: healthy, empowered, equal.

Our current Manager Policy and Health Promotion will be leading work to respond to the recommendations of the recent Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System and supporting the Women’s Mental Health Alliance.

As a result, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced manager to lead the policy and health promotion portfolio over the next 12 months.

This role will suit an experienced manager with expertise in policy and health promotion gained through roles in women’s health, gender equality or prevention of violence against women and supported by post graduate qualifications.

Highly developed interpersonal and networking skills are essential to the role, as is a track record of leading collaborations across sectors. Excellent written communication, policy analysis, health promotion and knowledge translation skills are critical, as is the ability to manage multiple streams of work across your team.

This role is 0.9EFT (days to be negotiated) fixed term to 30 June 2022. WHV offers excellent salary packaging benefits, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to be involved in making a difference in the lives of Victorian women.

WHV has an exemption to employ women. 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.

View the position description here

Please direct any questions about the role to Dianne Hill - CEO on 9664 9300 or

WHV Equal Opportunity Exemption No. H351/2019

To Apply

Applications must be made online using the form below and by submitting a cover letter, resume and responses addressing the selection criteria outlined in the position description.

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