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Project and Partnerships Assistant (Timorese National)

Reports to Research and Partnerships Manager.
Successful applicant must be fluent in Tetun and have a working level of English.
The position is flexible: either a 3 to 5 day a week position; 12-month fixed term with possibility to extend.
Start: June 2022
Base salary: $950 less tax ($1000 incl. tax) USD per month, plus benefits.
Successful applicant must be based in Dili, Timor-Leste.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Timorese National who will be supporting the EQI as a contractor on a variety of projects in Timor-Leste focussed on promoting gender equality and preventing violence against women and children. The Project and Partnerships Assistant will work closely with the EQI’s Dili-based Research and Partnerships Manager in both project and administrative tasks.

Tasks could include supporting the strengthening of organisational gender transformation with local and international NGOs; upholding, creating, and maintaining safe and nourishing spaces for Timorese feminist activists; collecting data relating to violence against women and children in Timor-Leste; and providing Timor-Leste contextual input into The Equality Institute communications materials, including reports, videos, and social media content.

This position opportunity has a training and mentorship focus. Aligning with EQIs value of supporting emerging feminist researchers from various backgrounds, through this role EQI aims to support the development of an emerging Timorese researcher as part of a two-way exchange. Moreover, to build on EQI’s commitment to decolonise our own work, this position will be integral in building and maintaining relationships with our partners and developing research which is of benefit to and supports the self-determination of communities in the so-called Global South.

Do you have:

  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Alignment to the core intersectional feminist values of the Equality Institute (please see our ‘how we work’ section on our website for further information).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and other software from Microsoft office suite
  • Fluency in Tetun and working level of English (speaking, reading, and writing)
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking
  • Strong written communication skills in a variety of formats and for diverse audiences
  • Openness to learning and trying new approaches

How to apply:

Please submit your application via the online form on our website by following the link: Apply Now

Please include an English version of your resume. If you have any questions, please email hr@equalityinstitute.org. Applications for this role will close Thursday the 26 May 2022, 5pm Dili time.

Senior Consultants – Workplace Gender Equality (EOI)

Reports to Workplace Gender Equality, based in Melbourne.

About the Role

In 2020, the Victorian Government passed the Gender Equality Act. The Act requires the Victorian public sector, local councils and universities to take positive action towards achieving workplace gender equality. It also requires these organisations to consider and promote gender equality in their policies, programs and services through conducting gender impact assessments (GIAs). EQI is on the panel of providers supporting public entities to meet their obligations under the Act. We are looking for people to join our pool of consultants who can deliver GIA training and tailored support to our clients.

Do you have:

  • Knowledge and/or experience working with the public sector in Victoria?
  • Skills in training and facilitation?
  • A deep understanding of gender inequality with an intersectional lens?
  • Experience in gender impact assessments and/or gender audits?
  • Commitment to the prevention of gender based violence?

How to apply

Please attach your CV and a short cover letter demonstrating your experience in this area via our online form to express your interest. No end date – we will consider CVs on a rolling basis.

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