Positions Vacant

Policy Advisor

DV Vic seeks a Policy Advisor to support our work of informing and influencing public policy development, particularly in the context of the Royal Commission into Family Violence reforms.

About us

Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) is the peak body for specialist family violence services for women and children in Victoria. We are an independent, non-government organisation.  Our vision is for a world where women and children can live fulfilled lives, free from fear and violence.

DV Vic is looking for a values driven, family violence and community sector specialist to join our growing team and organisation.

DV Vic offers its employees:

  • Above award wages and conditions under its Enterprise Agreement
  • Generous salary packaging options (total of $15,900), and meals and entertainment packaging,
  • Christmas and New Year shut-down leave
  • Access to an additional support including Employee Assistance Program; and
  • Individual annual Professional Development budget.

About the role

Reporting directly to the Policy Manager, and working within a dynamic and innovative policy team, you will have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and a comprehensive understanding of the determinants, dynamics and impact of violence against women.

You will work collaboratively with member organisations and other stakeholders in the development and implementation of policy and provide professional and constructive representation of policy positions on behalf of DV Vic.

Possessing an ability to work responsively, you will hold the skills necessary to undertake consultation; review and critique current evidence, work constructively with partner organisations and contribute to the development of high quality policy development.

View the full Position Description attached below or view our website for more information.

How to apply for this job

Submit your application, addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description, to Fiona McCormack, CEO (recruitment@dvvic.org.au) using the subject line: Policy Advisor application via EthicalJobs.

Please apply by COB Monday 20 August 2018.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this job.

DV Vic values diversity and encourages women from diverse backgrounds to apply.