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Organisation : Women's Information Referral Exchange (WIRE)

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Women

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 15 Nov, 2019

About the role

WIRE is looking to design and pilot an innovative employment pathways and financial capability project to better support victim-survivors of family violence overcome financial hardship and break from a cycle of poverty often encountered after leaving abusive relationships. 


The Project Lead will be responsible for using evidence-based and best-practice approaches to help victim-survivors re/enter the workforce and gain financial independence, including (but not limited to):

  • Leading project design, and oversighting and managing project implementation
  • Establishing meaningful partnerships and strong working relationships with community services, employment sector and other organisations.
  • Coordinating training, education and skills development for project participants.
  • Connecting project participants to services, support, information, resources and tools.
  • Working with the employment sector and organisations to create employment opportunities.
  • Providing support to project participants based on their needs, including case management.
  • Developing an impact measurement and evaluation framework.
  • Identifying avenues to expand and replicate the piloted approach.
  • Managing project budget, reporting, acquittals and other contractual requirements.
  • Being part of the wonderful WIRE team.


What we are looking for

WIRE is looking for exceptional project manager to join our team who has:

  • Qualifications in a relevant discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Alignment with WIRE values, vision and mission.
  • Commitment to gender equity.
  • Experience managing large-scale multi-year projects
  • Experience working with diverse and marginalised members of the community.
  • Ability to work independently and self-directed.
  • Stakeholder engagement and management experience.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Collaborative and adaptive work style.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • High-level of computer literacy.


Does this sound like you? If it does, apply!


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Women's Information Referral Exchange (WIRE)

WIRE is a leading service delivery organisation with more than 35 years’ experience supporting countless women, non-binary and gender-diverse people across Victoria. It is the only Victorian state-wide free service that provides information, support and referrals to any Victorian women, nonbinary and gender-diverse person on any issue.

WIRE has a strong track-record of innovation in research, training and service delivery and addressing the multiple barriers women, nonbinary and gender-diverse experience that contribute to their marginalisation.

We support all women, including non-binary and gender non-conforming people who identify as women and are committed feminist organisation that provides best-practice gender-informed service delivery, research and training and a non-stigmatising service delivery entry point for thousands of people every year.


How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Project Lead via Pro Bono Australia.

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