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PMO Practice Lead

Our Watch Limited

About Our Watch

Our Watch is a national leader of primary prevention of violence against women and their children.

Our vision is an Australia where women and their children live free from all forms of violence. Our role is to stop violence before it starts. We work to embed gender equality and prevent violence where Australians live, learn, work and socialise.

About the role

Working within the newly established Innovation Directorate, this position will work across the Directorate to support Innovative projects that seek to develop new and innovative knowledge, practices and strategies that build the evidence base on what works to prevent violence against women. Reporting to the Manager PMO and Innovation, you will work on establishing, developing and embedding project management capability across the Our Watch Project Management Office (PMO) and other Directorates through training, mentoring and capacity building. You will be accountable for developing a strategy that supports Project Leads across the organisation including delivering tools, processes and project training. In this autonomous role, you will train and provide guidance and coaching on project delivery including planning for uplifting Agile capability in project teams and across the organisation.

About you

The appointee will have extensive experience in the delivery of a practice Project Management capability and coaching in a standalone role. Your previous experience establishing or leading a Community of Practice and developing and rolling out project frameworks and collateral information will be underpinned by your ability to provide subject matter expertise and guidance to Project Managers related to Waterfall and Agile project delivery.

This is a terrific opportunity to work within an organisation that is in a growth phase in the organisation and prevention of violence against women.

Why work for us

Our Watch is strongly committed to the wellbeing of its employees. We work to continuously improve the policies and processes that ensure an engaging, safe and inclusive environment for the people who work here. Some of the benefits of working with Our Watch are:

  • Commitment to work life balance for staff, including flexible hours/ ways of working
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities including paid professional development
  • Wellbeing programs, such as our Employee Assistance Program
  • Adjustable sit/stand desks
  • Best practice parental leave
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%
  • Innovative leave policies, such as floating public holiday leave, cultural leave and violence leave.

Please go to our website at https://www.ourwatch.org.au/about-us/work-with-us/ to view the position description.

Remote / Work from home options considered.

Our Watch recognises and values diversity among its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all backgrounds, especially people who have a strong understanding of intersectionality either by working with diverse population groups or a lived experience.

Our Watch is committed to increasing employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the organisation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our Watch encourages applications from people with disability. We want to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. If you require modifications with the application process to meet your access needs please contact us.

Applications will be assessed as received, this role will remain open until successfully recruited.

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