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Directors (EL2) - Program and Policy - Various


The Opportunity The Agency is seeking experienced and motivated individuals at the APS6 to EL2 levels to contribute to and assist in leading the policy design and program delivery functions. You will play a key role in delivering and implementing on Government initiatives while helping to build and sustain the Agency's workplace culture of inclusivity, integrity and professionalism. These roles provide the opportunity to design and deliver on government policy and programs so that it is best tailored to meet the needs of those impacted by disasters and better prepare them for future disasters.

These positions may include: Assistance in the design and delivery of social, environmental, economic recovery and resilience policies and programs, including development and implementation of grant programs Strategic policy advice and coordination of the Commonwealth's disaster risk reduction, which reflects advice and feedback from communities and key stakeholders. Advice to the responsible Minister and other agencies about how existing and new Commonwealth policies and programs can best contribute to improved recovery and resilience outcomes. Appropriately managing probity and governance arrangements and undertaking grant program reporting and guideline development.

Building and maintaining effective working relationships with stakeholders, including other Commonwealth organisations, States and Territories, local councils, industry bodies, international partners, and not\u2011for\u2011profit and community organisations to deliver coordinated, effective support to individuals, businesses and communities. These roles are fast-paced, dynamic and present an exciting opportunity to ensure the Agency is sustainable and its operations underpinned by sound advice to government and support for impacted communities. Travel will be expected to deliver the objectives.

The key duties of the position include Our Ideal Candidate We are looking for confident and resilient leaders with experience across a range of program and policy matters to fill a number of vacancies at the EL2 classification across the Agency. Suitable applicants will: Have strong strategic thinking skills and the ability to identify opportunities and risks, and how these should be considered in policy decision making. Have strong conceptual and analytical skills that enable you to succinctly explain to others a variety of policy, program and implementation matters.

Have excellent influencing, negotiation and engagement skills. You possess vast experience in developing effective networks and building strong relationships with stakeholders. Be effective at identifying emerging issues and drawing on stakeholder relationships to achieve outcomes.

Show initiative, sound judgement with integrity and personal drive. Work effectively under pressure and in a fast-paced and often changing environment to deliver high-quality advice and outcomes. Have a sound understanding of the issues facing rural and regiona.


Date13 September 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $125,115

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