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Director of Programs (Full-time)
International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA)
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Last Date: May 30, 2011
Director of Programs (Full-time)
Salary: $90,000 p.a. (plus superannuation and salary
IWDA is an Australian, feminist, not-for-profit organisation
for 25 years, has been creating positive change for women and their
communities. Our practical and rights-based projects directly address poverty,
discrimination and oppression. IWDA’s vision is for a just, equitable and
sustainable world where women enjoy the full range of human rights, where women
and men interact with dignity and respect, and where women have an effective
voice in economic, cultural, civil and political structures. IWDA works in
partnership with women’s groups and through advocacy to create empowering and
transformative change for women in Asia and the Pacific region.
With a commitment to, and understanding of, feminism in
practice, the Director of Programs at IWDA will lead a multi-faceted team across
a spectrum of project partnerships, research collaborations, technical and
advisory services and advocacy alliances that promote gender equality and gender
justice. Guided by the organisation’s overall Strategic Plan, the Director of
Programs is expected to ensure program strategy and development directly
responds to IWDA’s Thematic priorities and Country Strategic Plans. Supervising
a team of program managers and advisers, the Director will lead the Programs
Team in systematic approaches to program development and investment, financial
planning, advocacy, monitoring, evaluation and learning. A high degree of
accountability and transparency is required to the IWDA Board and IWDA’s donors.
This position requires a highly articulate and organised
individual, with excellent inter-personal skills and a proven ability to manage
staff and multicultural teams. As a member of IWDA’s leadership team, the
Director of Programs will ensure IWDA’s experience and capacities are translated
into a program strategy that brings sustainability and advances partnership and
To apply confidentially please download and complete the
application form and email with a cover letter and copy of your resume to Sally
firstname.lastname@example.org, by 9.00am on Monday 30th May 2011.
For enquiries please contact (03) 9650 5574 or the email above.
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Please note: International Women’s Development Agency
(IWDA) has an EEO exemption (A381/2003) and
requests applications from women only. IWDA has a Child Rights and Protection
Policy and any offer of employment will require a National Police Certificate
and endorsement of IWDA’s Child Rights and Protection Code of Conduct.
Applicants must be fluent in reading and writing in English. Only applicants
legally entitled to live and work in Australia will be considered for this
position. IWDA is not in a position to reimburse or organise the relocation of
prospective staff members from outside Melbourne, Australia.
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