View Vacancy -- Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Strategic Lead

Learning, Development & Education

About the role

The VAWG Strategic Lead is based within Public Health but leads the work relating to ending violence against women and girls across council services and key partners across the borough (including police, probation, health trusts/services and the voluntary sector).

The Strategic Lead commissions and maintains management oversight of all VAWG Services and related projects across the Local Authority and statutory and non-statutory partnerships.

The postholder also leads on the delivery of the violence against women and girls’ outcomes included in the Borough Plan as well as delivering the 10-year VAWG Strategy.

A key element of the role is also to provide expert advice and support to the Deputy Cabinet Member for Women & Equalities and other Cabinet Members as well as other senior members and officers from partnership agencies on all matters relating to violence against women and girls


About you

You will be:

  • An expert in the field of violence against women and girls (VAWG), with significant senior-level experience of developing and maintaining multi-agency partnerships, commissioning services and strategic development across organisations.
  • An excellent communicator at all levels, persuasive and adept at working confidently with politicians, victim/survivors, senior leadership teams and local residents.


Closing Date: 23rd June 2019 

£53,544 - £56,682
Degree or equivalent level professional qualification or equivalent level of experience.
  • Experience of working at a strategic and operational level on the issue of VAWG and experience of developing innovative approaches to VAWG.
  • Substantial experieince of systems' management, including leading on the formulation and delivery of organisational vision, strategy, policy and objectives and experience of managing peopple and resources.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current demands, structural and operational procedures and constraints of organisations, agencies and services who comprise the multi-agency partnership and the coordinated community response to violence against women and girls.
  • Demonstrate political awareness with sound judgement, including experience of working with elected members.
Full Time

Other Requirements

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure check with the DBS will be undertaken.

For further information about the role, please contact Dr Chantelle Fatania, Consultant in Public Health. or phone on 0208 489 1017

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This opportunity is closed to applications.