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Organisation : Women's Health Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Health – General, Women

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 96,794

Application closing date : 26 Sep, 2021

About the role

Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer – Permanent, Full-time

Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer to lead policy, advocacy, research and knowledge translation activities across our priority areas, including sexual and reproductive health, the prevention of violence against women, mental health and women’s equality.

This role will suit an experienced policy and advocacy professional with excellent analytical and writing skills and a passion for gender equality. Strong research and knowledge translation skills and a high level of initiative are essential, together with stakeholder engagement experience and ability to manage multiple priorities.

Expertise or experience in WHV’s priority areas is desirable but not required.

COVID-19, a strong policy agenda and high profile advocacy have put women’s health and gender equality firmly in the spotlight. Now is a great time to join WHV to help us achieve our vision – women living well: healthy, empowered, equal.

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 Equal Opportunity exemption to employ women only. We welcome and encourage applications from women with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Women's Health Victoria

About WHV

Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is a statewide women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service with a proud history of over 27 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.

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Profession: #Advocacy, #Community_Services, #Policy_and_Research
Sector: #Community_Development, #Health_–_General, #Women

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