Prevent men’s violence against women

Workplace Program Advisor in North Sydney

Workplace Program Advisor

This role provides business development and caseload management for the Workplace Accreditation Program.

Workplace Program Advisors will engage organisations onto the program and co-ordinate their progress towards assessment. They will be a single point of contact for organisations on their caseload and will offer support and guidance to those organisations as they work to accreditation.

White Ribbon Vision:

A nation that respects women, and in which every woman can live in safety, free from all forms of men’s violence.

White Ribbon Core Values:

  • Courage – courage in facing challenge and finding creative, innovative solutions
  • Integrity – ethical, honest and accountable to all
  • Respect – compassionate, honouring and acknowledging difference and upholding dignity
  • Collaboration – working collaboratively to drive positive social change
  • Leadership – leaders in driving lasting, positive, normative change

Workplace Program Advisors will be:

This role provides business development and caseload management for the Workplace Accreditation Program.  The Workplace Program provides a sustainable platform for Australian workplaces to raise awareness and understanding of the issues surrounding violence against women with the aim of changing attitudes and behaviours that allow it to occur in our communities. The program provides workplaces with the tools to respond effectively to incidents, whether they occur internal or external to the workplace.

The position has responsibility for engaging new organisations onto the Workplace Accreditation Program and for managing those organisations’ progress towards accreditation. This role is fast paced, challenging and incredibly rewarding. Advisors’ days will be varied and could include liaising with managers from participating organisations, coordinating assessments, giving presentations to participants, negotiating with prospective participants via phone, coordinating best practice sharing sessions and much more.

Workplace Program Advisors will play a key role in supporting organisations to help prevent men’s violence against women in Australia.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Experience of relationship management, preferably in a service delivery environment.
  • Ability to carry out business development, including making speculative/cold approaches.
  • Excellent presentation/group facilitation skills.
  • High level of verbal/written skills that can be tailored to audience.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others and forge connections and collaborative partnerships with people from a wide variety of backgrounds that enhance organisational goals.
  • Ability to prioritise and work collaboratively and flexibly to fulfil individual performance targets/expectations.
  • High-level competency in Microsoft Office and data management.
  • Willingness to work outside of hours and travel inter and intra state


  • Experience in community services or the not-for-profit sector.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences, Project/Program Management or equivalent.
  • Experience in community services or the not-for-profit sector.

A full position description is attached here.

Please address your application to HR Manager, White Ribbon Australia: using the subject line: Workplace Program Advisor application via White Ribbon Australia.

Application closes Friday 27 January 2017.

All applicants MUST submit a covering letter, resume and address the selection criteria. Any application that does not address these areas will not be considered.

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