Policy and Health Promotion Manager

Thu, February 17, 2022 10:40 AM | Anonymous

Work Type/s: Permanent full time (part time/job share could be negotiated)  
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 leader in women’s health promotion, advocacy, and support services 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 reform agenda in Victoria 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.

After seven years, our Manager Policy and Health Promotion has recently moved to another exciting role.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced manager to lead the policy and health promotion portfolio and contribute to the achievement of Women’s Health Victoria’s strategic objectives 2018-2023.

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 or social policy in government, academia or the NFP sector and supported by post graduate qualifications in a relevant discipline.

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.

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.

This is a permanent, full-time role (part-time/job share could be negotiated). 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.

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

9664 9300 or dianne.hill@whv.org.au

WHV Equal Opportunity Exemption No. H351/2019

To Apply

Applications must be made online using the form below by submitting a cover letter, resume and responses addressing the selection criteria outlined in the position description. Applications close 5pm Monday 7 March 2022.  For technical issues please email jobs@whv.org.au




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