Equality and Inclusion Officer

Australia, Melbourne

About the Role

The vision for this role is to enhance delivery of WaterAid’s ‘Reducing Inequalities’ global aim in the Pacific region. The Equality and Inclusion Officer will support the implementation of an ANCP funded project on menstrual hygiene and health in the Pacific. The Officer will also support the capacity strengthening of WaterAid Country Programs (Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste) and will maintain and build relationships with new partners in the Pacific Region.

  • The role is a full-time two-year position.
  • The successful post holder will be expected to travel for up to 10 weeks a year, as required.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

Highly collaborative working style and an ability to work effectively across diverse cultures, engaging a range of organisations and individuals at all levels in an empowering way.

To excel in this role, you will also have:

  • Experience of gender mainstreaming or women’s empowerment in a development setting (preferably in the Pacific region).
  • Experience delivering water, sanitation and hygiene or health development programming in the Pacific region


A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

Please submit an application to [email protected], using the subject line: Equality and Inclusion Officer application via EthicalJobs, by close of business Thursday 15th August 2019.

Applications for this position must include a resume (2 pages) and a cover letter (2 pages maximum) addressing the above Qualification, Skills and Selection Criteria.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

WaterAid is a child safe organisation committed to protection of people we serve. Our recruitment and selection procedures are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable and aligned with our standards on the safety of children and protection from sexual exploitation and abuse. All appointments are subject to appropriate background checks and screening.