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Organisation : Our Watch

Location : Melbourne

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Community Development, Families, Women

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : $89,303 - 93,506

Application Closing Date : 28 Oct, 2018

About the Role

Working within the Practice Leadership directorate, this position will contribute to delivering on the Practice Leadership operational plan, with specific focus on sports engagement and managing the second phase of the National Sporting Organisations Initiative. The role will provide practice expertise and guidance to partner organisations (Football Federation Australia, Rugby Australia, Australian Rugby Union and the Australian Football League) as they take action to promote gender equality within their organisations. The role will also support the development and delivery of high quality training, tools and resources to support prevention practice within the sports setting across Australia; including testing and refining the Equality and Respect in Sport framework. The role will also be responsible for building relationships and identifying opportunities with sporting organisations and contributing to the development of strategy for future work in the sports setting. 

You will have demonstrated policy and practice expertise in the prevention of violence against women as well as experience working with sporting organisations. This will include significant project development and project management experience, training and facilitation, strong stakeholder engagement and partnership skills, and familiarity with action research methodologies and evidence-based resource development.

This role presents a great opportunity for the right person to grow and expand within the emerging prevention sector.


This is a .8 FTE fixed term role to October 2019. Job-share is negotiable. Salary is Our Watch Band 5 Level 1 Commencing at $89,303 to 93,506 pa pro rata plus superannuation

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Our Watch

Our Watch is a national not-for-profit established in 2013 to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and their children.

Our Watch’s 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 will always be based on sound research and strong and diverse partnerships.

Our Watch recognises and values diversity amongst its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all cultural backgrounds, especially Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and/or with lived experience of disability, to apply.

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Please quote in application: Senior Advisor, Sports via Pro Bono Australia.


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