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Manager, Gender Equity and Capability 

Do you hold a vision and hope for a world where women are healthy, well and thriving?

Do you have the know-how to challenge normative and structural inequality and address the causes of gender-based inequality?

Do you know and have experience in seeing and addressing the different dynamics of power and social inequality in our community?

Can you work with a range of people in a range of places to bring people on a journey of equality?

Have you experience of overseeing capable, committed teams?

Then we want to hear from you! 

Reporting to the CEO and overseeing a team of capability building, research and engagement workers, this role takes the lead at WHISE to collaboratively design and implement strategies, programs and activities on intersectional gender equity. 

Who is WHISE? 

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) is the regional women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service for the Southern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne, and forms part of a network of coordinated women’s health services that cover Victoria. 

WHISE is a not-for-profit organisation that focuses on empowering women. We work to improve the health and well-being of women in our region by providing health information and education to governments, organisations, education providers, and community groups. 

Our team work. to promote intersectional gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, mental health and wellbeing and the prevent gendered violence. 

Who are you? 

You are someone with a strong vision and understanding of the value and benefit of gender equality for all people and a working knowledge of issues, challenges and opportunities in the Southern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne. You value collaboration, partnership and identify as a feminist. 

You are someone with experience in leading diverse teams with a range of capabilities and lived experience and have good experience in designing and implementing strategies and programs on gender equality, gender equity and intersectionality with organisations and communities.  You may also have qualifications (or equivalent) in gender mainstreaming  

You will have an understanding of how to work in partnership and in collaboration with stakeholders and partners, and importantly how to meet people “where they are at” to grow capacity and capability of our community and partners in gender equality and intersectional practice. 

Ideally you will have a working knowledge of the gender equality legislative framework in Victoria, and have experience of implementing it (or similar) with others, through teams and, leading the process of implementation 

Does this sound like you? Would you like to apply? Then read on. 

How to apply 

Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing the key criteria of the role via Ethical Jobs through the link here. Manager, Gender Equity and Capability - Job in Melbourne - Women's Health in the South East ( 

Other Information 

For further information about the role please download a copy of the position description 

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