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Senior Program Officer (Identified)Queensland Government
This is an Identified position - Applicants must identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. - Develop and/or manage projects and programs that support the effective delivery of services relevant to the business unit.- Consult with government agencies and community organisations to support the development of effective policy and program options to deliver and maintain quality services.
- Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders towards the development and implementation of whole-of-government policy and program initiatives relating to the programs and initiatives delivered by the business unit.- Undertake research and provide advice to government and regional staff.- Prepare a range of written materials including cabinet submissions, executive correspondence, briefing material, speech notes and information papers concerned with the programs and initiatives delivered by the business unit.
- Collaborate with other departmental staff in the management of communication and information activities to ensure broad awareness of issues affecting Queenslanders with disability.- Develop and maintain systems for the effective monitoring and review of policy and programs which are the responsibility of the business unit. Is this role for you? To be successful in this role you will be required to demonstrate capability in the following areas: Mandatory Qualifications: It is a genuine occupational requirement that this position be filled by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.
One of the referees should be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who can attest to the applicant's background, knowledge, skills and experience as they relate to the cultural capabilities. - Technical/role specific - You have a sound knowledge of child safety legislation, policies, practices and, current and emerging trends in child protection and out-of-home care. You have an understanding of how previous and current government policies, procedures, practices and programs impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families; and you are able to engage with, and work effectively with, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
- Supports strategic direction - You understand the strategic objectives of the department and research and analyse information to draw accurate conclusions based on evidence. - Achieves results - You monitor projects against plans, manage priorities and are responsive to changes in requirements, and value specialist expertise and capitalise on the knowledge that have clear and appropriate milestones, goals, timeframes and budgets, and maintain a focus on quality to achieve outcomes. - Supports productive working relationships - You build and sustain positive working relationships with team members, stakeholders and clients, and treat people with respect and courtesy.
- Displays personal drive and integrity - You adhere to public services values and Code of Conduct and consistently behave in an h....