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Strategic Advisor, Prevention (VPS6)

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 23/08/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Respect Victoria

Salary: $127,467 - $170,579

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/RV-5010

Reference: VG/RV-5010

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

This is an exciting new role in Respect Victoria which is designed to work across the organisation to build prevention capability, provide strategic advice and identify opportunities for influence and impact across the state. Working as part of the newly created Prevention Impact and Coordination Directorate, and connecting regularly with the organisation's Leadership and Senior Leadership Teams, this role requires a focus on innovation, creativity, an ability to build strong and trusted partnerships and a commitment to designing and delivering activities that will support effective primary prevention.

This is an exciting new role in Respect Victoria designed to work across the organisation to build prevention capability, provide strategic advice and identify opportunities for influence and impact across the state. Working as part of the newly created Prevention Impact and Coordination Directorate, and connecting regularly with the organisation's Leadership and Senior Leadership Teams, this role requires a focus on innovation, creativity, an ability to build strong and trusted partnerships and a commitment to designing and delivering activities that will support effective primary prevention. The position will work collaboratively with others to support strategic and coordinated system level activity through the Prevention Alliance, but will also need to proactively identify opportunities for change, influence and impact in the prevention system, across the field of practice and in the way in which prevention efforts are designed, funded and led across the state. The successful candidate will have strong technical expertise in primary prevention, deep knowledge of family violence and violence against women, experience in working within the field of prevention and a strong commitment to innovation and partnerships to achieve success.

Respect Victoria

Respect Victoria was established as a Statutory Authority under the Prevention of Family Violence Act 2018 (the Act) on 4 October 2018. We have a broad focus on the primary prevention of all forms of violence against women and family violence in Victoria, and work collaboratively with stakeholders to provide statewide leadership to create social, institutional, organisational and community change.

Essential skills and experience

  • Demonstrated experience working within the prevention of family violence/violence against women sector for at least five years
  • Deep technical knowledge of the conceptual frameworks and evidence that guides the prevention of family violence/violence against women
  • Expert and detailed knowledge of the prevention of violence against women system in a Victorian context
  • Demonstrated experience at building, navigating and sustaining complex stakeholder relationships with movement and NGOs in a complex environment
  • System focussed and able to deal comfortably with complex information, and to lead and develop frameworks and strategic positions to enhance advance primary prevention activity in Victoria
  • Demonstrated experience in project or program design and delivery in a prevention context

Desirable skills and experience

A strong and collaborative leader with a proven record of achievement of achieving outcomes in a cultural change context

Diversity and inclusion

Respect Victoria recognises strength in diversity and values an inclusive workplace and are committed to providing flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. We actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex or queer people. If you are interested in this role, but unsure how your experiences might fit, please contact us for a discussion.

What you can expect

  • Conduct meaningful work to help drive long term systemic change in the prevention of family violence and all forms of violence against women
  • A competitive salary + 10.5% super
  • Flexible work arrangements and health and well-being initiatives

How to Apply A cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your experience against the key responsibilities listed in the attached Position Description, and your resume, through careers.vic.gov.au

Strategic Advisor, Prevention  (VPS6)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPS6

Contact:

Emily Maguire | emily.maguire@respectvictoria.vic.gov.au

Strategic Advisor, Prevention  (VPS6)