- Fixed term until end of August 2023, Full-time
- Based in Melbourne (combination WFH and office as per COVID restrictions) or Remote
- Excellent opportunity to work on IWDA’s feminist movement Strengthening approach
IWDA is an Australian-based organisation, resourcing diverse women’s rights organisations, primarily in Asia and the Pacific, and contributing to global feminist movements to advance our vision of gender equality for all.
VISION: Gender equality for all
PURPOSE: To defend and advance the rights of diverse women and girls
VALUES: Feminist, Accountable, Collaborative, Transformative
OUR GOALS 2020-2023:
1. Resource and contribute to a resilient and vibrant feminist movement
2. Promote systemic change towards gender equality for all
3. Build a resilient and relevant feminist organisation
IWDA works in partnership with gender equality focused organisations in Asia and the Pacific; with international women’s movement coalitions; and with government and academic institutions in Australia to address the practical and structural barriers to gender equality. IWDA’s partnership work seeks to achieve transformational systemic change in order to realise our vision of gender equality for all.
As part of this contribution, we take actions to decolonise our approach to feminism and development. We want to become the best we can be in the world at north-south partnerships. This means we seek to understand and leverage our locational power so that we know when to:
STEP UP: and use our power to leverage resources and access for women’s rights organisations, and make our own contribution to feminist movements
STAND WITH: feminist movements in solidarity and amplify the work of global south actors
STEP BACK: when others are better placed to take the lead.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Feminist Movement Strengthening Program Manager will support the advancement IWDA’s feminist movement strengthening program of work. Specifically this role will project manage IWDA’s engagement with the Women Deliver Global Conference in July 2023, as well as the Oceanic Pacific Regional Convening, including IWDA’s role on the Pacific Regional Convening Committee.
The Feminist Movement Strengthening Program Manager will have responsibility for mobilising support and participation of women’s rights, gender and feminist civil society stakeholders throughout the Women Deliver Oceanic Pacific Regional convening and the Global Conference. Through engagement with the Oceanic Pacific Regional Convening Committee, the Program Manager will also support the design, coordination and delivery of the Oceanic Pacific Regional Convening, including coordinating events, activities and communications, ensuring the convening takes a participatory, decolonising and power sharing approach.
The role will also develop and implement IWDA’s strategy for engaging a critical mass of Oceanic Pacific women’s rights activists at the Women Deliver Global Conference in Kigali in July 2023.
This is a full-time, fixed term role until 31 August 2023. Classified at SCHADS 5 plus superannuation and salary packaging.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are looking for an opportunity to make a key contribution to a rights-based international development agency committed to gender equality for all, click apply and submit your application.
Find the full position description here.
International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) has an Equal Opportunity exemption (H69/2022) and requests applications from women (including trans women) and non-binary people only.
IWDA welcomes people with different skills and life experiences, and encourages women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women with disabilities and First Nations women to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in, or strong community ties to, one of the countries in which IWDA supports partners.
Any offer of employment will require a National Police Check and endorsement of IWDA’s Child Protection Code of Conduct. All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Australia.