Program Lead - Gender Equality - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 08/07/2022
REF: AMBpge0522
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Program Lead – Gender Equality

Close Date: 08/07/2022
REF: AMBpge0522
  • Join a newly established division with imprimatur to drive sweeping workplace reform
  • Strategic lead role, contributing to development and delivery of inclusive practice for employee and patient experience
  • Contribute to contemporary workplace design, improving gender equality outcomes

The Position
Ambulance Victoria seeks to appoint a collaborative and driven Program Lead, Gender Equality, to join its newly established Equality & Workplace Reform Division.  The Program Lead, Gender Equality will play a key role in designing, coordinating and improving Ambulance Victoria’s program of work to create a safe, fair and inclusive workplace, focusing on improving gender equality outcomes for all employees and patients.
Reporting to the Senior Lead, Diversity & Inclusion, the Program Lead, Gender Equality, will play a key leadership role in the development of programs and activities to advance gender equality outcomes, through the application of best practice techniques, tools, methodologies and process for sustainable, organisational wide reform. The Program Lead will apply evidence based codesign and change management principles and strategies and deliver inclusive practices for the employee and patient experience, for women, men and gender non-binary people. The Program Lead will also work across the division to coordinate, analyse and interpret valuable data that will support key reform activities and present research and reports to key stakeholders in regard to governance and the promotion of new practice, policies and procedures.
The appointee will be a subject matter expert, leader and facilitator on gender equality issues and have demonstrated experience in achieving measurable gender equality outcomes for employees and service users.  With a deep understanding of prevention and experience in developing and implementing complex projects and change, the successful candidate will also have knowledge and understanding of Victorian gender equality, equal opportunity and related legislation, policies and frameworks.  Excellent stakeholder and partnership development skills and highly developed communication skills, including the ability to prepare high quality reports and presentations for a range of audiences will also be key to the success of this role.  The ability to challenge and improve process and thinking, resilience, empathy and adaptability will also be important attributes for success.
The Organisation
At Ambulance Victoria we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to the Victorian public, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time’ to life.
As a valued member of AV, you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. Although there will be a requirement to maintain a presence at Headquarters, flexible working arrangements are available and will be discussed with the successful candidate. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking.
Occasional travel throughout metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria may be required.
Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including a Police Check.
By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV’s Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role.
At all levels of AV, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows the organisation to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for the people within AV.
For more information on the creation of the new division, please visit:
To apply – click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ and using reference AMBpge0522, address your cover letter and resume to Sandra Kerr, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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