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Sector Engagement 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

The Prevention Sector Engagement team is focused on expanding Our Watch’s engagement with the primary prevention workforce and sector across Australia, with an overarching aim to increase the skills, coordination and size of those working to prevent violence against women. Reporting to the Manager, Prevention Sector Engagement, this role will lead the planning and implementation of engagement, learning and workforce development activities for the primary prevention sector and workforce across Australia. This includes but isn’t limited to events, webinars, communities of practice and delivery of non-accredited training. This role will also foster relationships with non-government and government stakeholders involved in primary prevention sector engagement and workforce development.

About you

You will support the development of an annual Prevention Sector Engagement Implementation Plan, and lead the planning and implementation of relevant sector engagement, learning and workforce development activities within this Plan. This role will also deliver training and other capacity building activities on a regular basis, including supporting setting-based implementation as required. You will nurture effective relationships across Our Watch and externally with key stakeholders to achieve these activities.

You will be an experienced prevention specialist with a strong knowledge of prevention of violence against women. You will have sophisticated communications skills and confidence engaging a broad range of stakeholders. You will also have experience facilitating training and capacity development activities that suit the diverse entry points and contexts of the prevention sector and workforce across Australia. You will be able to work independently, in partnership with others external to Our Watch and as part of a collaborative internal team.   

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.

To apply, please go to our website at https://www.ourwatch.org.au/about-us/work-with-us/ to view the position description, and click "Apply Now" below to submit an application.

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.

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