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Program Coordinator -Young Men

Movember Foundation

  • Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Full Time, Contract/Temp
Closing 11 Apr 2019
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  • Key coordination role across Aust/NZ
  • Apply your understanding of young men’s health issues
  • Use your experience in organised sports settings

This is an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of Movember’s young men’s program. In this role you will become the linchpin of our organised sports program for mental health and suicide prevention across Australia and New Zealand. You will be the key contact for everyday program activities and bring all the elements together seamlessly to ensure we meet our strategic objectives to improve the mental health of young men in sport. To be successful in this role you will enjoy working collaboratively, have a keen willingness to learn, have a passion for men’s health and live and breathe the Movember values. This is a 18 month fixed contract role based in Melbourne.

Key responsibilities of this role:

  • Be a champion for the program in Australia and New Zealand, to ensure it achieves its goals, and the successful delivery of the project implementation plan(s), alongside the project manager.
  • Provide project co-ordination and support for the program in Australia and New Zealand
  • In partnership with the Digital Product Manager, ensure product features required to support the Program are identified, defined and incorporated into Product Roadmap and delivered in accordance with agreed timelines
  • Monitor the completion of all stages of the Program within agreed timelines, managing and reporting on risks.
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration between all stakeholders participating across the program
  • Forge and maintain partnerships with funders, health implementation partners, sporting code implementers, subject matter experts in mental health and suicide prevention to maximise reach and efficacy of program.
  • Represent Movember in program and project related Steering Committees as required
  • Ensure effective contract negotiation and awards with partners

To be suitable for this role you need:

  • Demonstrated experience of successful project and program co-ordination
  • Sound understanding of young men's health issues and the mental health sector
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a high degree of self motivation and initative
  • Highly developed organisation skills and ability to prioritise effectively
  • Experience of contract management and negotiation
  • Experience of partnership development and management, including the ability to build trust with all levels of stakeholders.
  • Understanding and/or experience of organised sport setting(s)

Essential Requirements

Employer and Other Details

Currently operating in 20 countries worldwide, the Movember Foundation is the only charity tackling men’s health on a global scale. We’re addressing some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.

The Movember Foundation has invested in a number of research projects working directly with young men. Over the next 2-3 years we will be scaling and developing projects that have shown the most promise in improving the mental health of young men. In this role you will be taking forward the learnings from our young men and organised sports program(s), namely Ahead of the Game (AoTG). AoTG targets young men playing sport, their coaches and parents. Your responsibilities will include supporting the development and application of the program across different sports, including any adaptations and modifications, essentially helping us take a research project into real world implementation. You will be working with an expert product development team within Movember and our subject matter experts who developed the original program to produce digital and face to face products. 

As program coordinator for Australia and New Zealand you will also be managing our partnership with New Zealand Rugby and the development of their mental health in sport program, HeadFirst. 

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To apply for this role:

Please submit a resume and application letter that addresses the following questions:

  1. How does your program coordination experience make you suitable for this role?
  2. Which Movember values resonate with you the most and why?

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