About the role
Working in a small team, the Senior Legal Policy Officer reports to the Manager, Policy and Advocacy and works closely with the Director, Policy and Engagement. The Senior Legal Policy Officer is responsible for providing advice on policy issues, legislative reforms and contributing to policy development on issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children.
Our Policy & Advocacy team is expanding and now requires a Senior Legal Policy Officer. This new role will be responsible for providing advice on policy issues, legislative reforms and contributing to policy development on issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children.
This new position will report to the Manager Policy & Advocacy and works closely with the Director, Policy and Engagement and Director, Services and Innovation and has a broad range of range of stakeholder engagement with government (State, Commonwealth and Federal), the Aboriginal community and various funding agencies.
You will provide high level legal policy analysis and advice and identify emerging issues, opportunities, risks and trends.
About the organisation
Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) that works towards a future where all Aboriginal women are strong, safe, independent, healthy and positive in their lives, culture and communities. All Djirra’s work is designed by and for Aboriginal women and is deeply respectful of and connected to community. Self-determination is the foundation of everything we do: it is Our Cultural Way. Djirra’s vision is to provide high quality culturally appropriate services for Aboriginal women in Victoria who have experienced or are experiencing family violence.
We are committed to ending family violence against Aboriginal women and their children through holistic and culturally safe specialist services, prevention programs and advocacy for change. Our services have state-wide reach.
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Senior Legal Policy Officer via Pro Bono Australia.