RPE is looking for an Executive Director!

Rape Prevention Education Whakatu Mauri (RPE) works in the greater Auckland area and nationally to prevent sexual violence through:

  • The delivery of health promotion/prevention programmes,
  • influencing policy and systems to support all those affected by sexual violence
  • promoting respectful sexual relationships, and
  • research and evaluation.

RPE works with Tangata Whenua and other allied community organisations and professionals to develop community services, education programmes, health promotion, research and advocacy.

We are looking for an Executive Director to lead our organisation. In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Effective management of RPE including providing support and direction to staff in delivery of best practice prevention activities, and the professional oversight of prevention activities,
  • Strategic leadership of the organisation
  • Advocacy for sexual violence prevention, including in public forums, the media and to government agencies and funders, and
  • Implementing RPE’s Treaty & bicultural development strategy

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated strategic leadership ability
  • NGO Management experience at a senior level
  • Demonstrated competence in managing a team/small organisation, preferably in the NGO sector
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the primary prevention of violence (particularly sexual violence)
  • Experience in developing and providing evidence-based prevention education programmes
  • Public speaking, communication and networking: a demonstrated ability to represent RPE in multiple forums
  • Expertise in working with government and not for profit sector organisations and networks
  • Competence in bicultural development and Treaty-based organisations, and working and engaging diverse cultures
  • Ability to work with Government departments and form relationships with Government officials and MPs to influence government policy.

For complete job description, or further information, please email info@rapecrisis.org.nz

Please submit your CV and covering letter by 30 September, 2015 to: info@rapecrisis.org.nz