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Gender and Economics Program Manager

Organisation : Global Voices

Location : Australia (Melbourne)

Time required : 15 hours per week

Duration of project : 18 months

Skill area : Consulting & Strategy, Education & Training, Policy & Research, Program Coordination & Management, Project Management

Sector : Youth & Young People

Application closing date : 9 May, 2021

About the role

The Gender and Economics Program Manager is responsible for developing program content, selecting and managing Scholars domestically and overseas, overseeing the editing and finalisation of policy paper submissions, arranging meetings with external stakeholders, preparing reports, and completing ongoing administrative tasks required by the organisation.

Global Voices is seeking an experienced and motivated professional to join our team and lead our gender and economics delegations. The ideal candidate will have a work or study background in gender, development studies, economics, and/or international affairs, along with a keen interest in foreign policy and diplomacy.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Global Voices

Global Voices is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with the mission to develop Australia’s future leaders in diplomacy, policy and advocacy through practical international experience. Global Voices manages and coordinates between 6 – 8 international delegations every year, around half of which are focused on gender and economics. This includes the UN Commission on the Status of Women, IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings and OECD Forum.

Since our founding in 2011, we have supported over 280 young people to attend over 65 international summits. Our Scholars have attended delegations at the United Nations, OECD, World Health Organisation, World Bank, IMF, and each year we select the Australian representatives to the Y20 Youth Summit.

How to apply

To apply please send your application to with the subject line: "[Name] Application GV Gender and Economics Program Manager 2021".

Please attach the following documents:
- A cover letter addressing the key selection criteria (no more than one page)
- A copy of your CV/Resume (with contact details of at least 2 referees who have supervised you or managed you directly)
- A pre-prepared writing sample on the broad topic of gender, development, economics and/or public policy: this could take the form of a work task, university assessment, an opinion piece, blog post, or another project.

Please quote in application: Gender and Economics Program Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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