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Policy and Advocacy Coordinator (0.5 FTE)

Organisation : Optometry Victoria South Australia

Location : Melbourne (Carlton)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Advocacy

Sector : Health – General, Industry Associations

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 2 Dec, 2019

About the role

The Policy and Advocacy Coordinator is responsible for the provision of policy and advocacy advice to the CEO through the role’s direct report, the Member Services and Policy Manager. The position is also responsible for the development of resources and delivery of projects that will enhance the Association’s engagement across the broader health sector and with governments at both local and state levels.

These activities will support OV/SA members in getting the most out of their professional lives and also assist the broader community in understanding the key role optometrists play in the eye health of Victorians.

With sound knowledge of issues affecting the health sector the Policy and Advocacy Coordinator will assist the Member Services and Policy Manager to improve the Association’s policy and advocacy outcomes.

A competitive salary package will be negotiated to attract the high calibre professional we seek for this appointment.

For the position description and key selection criteria please visit our website.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Optometry Victoria South Australia

With more than 1,600 members Optometry Victoria South Australia (OV/SA) is the professional association for optometrists and eye health professionals across Victoria and South Australia.
As a company limited by guarantee OV/SA is one of five member states of Optometry Australia providing advocacy and member services while acting as a strong voice for the profession.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Policy and Advocacy Coordinator_PD

Applications must include the following:

• Covering letter addressed to Pete Haydon, CEO;
• A brief statement addressing the key selection criteria;
• Resume of no more than 5 pages; and
• Details of referee names, their current position and a brief explanation of your relationship. Referees will only be contacted with your prior agreement as a part of the final recruitment phase of this process.

For the position description and key selection criteria please visit our website. (www.optometry.org.au/about-us/our-organisation/optometry-vic-sa/work-for-us/)

Please forward your completed application to m.andrews@optometry.org.au

The application deadline is 9am Monday 2 December, 2019.

For additional information about this opportunity, contact Michelle Marven, Member Services and Policy Manager on 03 9652 9100 or m.marven@optometry.org.au

Please quote in application: Policy and Advocacy Coordinator (0.5 FTE) via Pro Bono Australia.

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