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Policy and Program Management


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Job Description:

The purpose of the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) is to assist the Australian Government achieve its objectives in improving the lives of Indigenous Australians by leading the development of the Commonwealth’s approach, focusing on place, working in partnership, and effectively delivering programs through the Indigenous Advancement Strategy.
The NIAA also works to influence policy across the entire Australian Government. We liaise closely with State and Territory governments, peak bodies and service providers, and Indigenous communities to ensure that Indigenous programs are delivering for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Central to our approach is a workforce with a strong cross-cultural skillset, one that understands the importance of place and one that is responsive and respectful to the communities we work with. We partner with community to ensure our policy and delivery programs reflect the characteristics and the needs of a place to achieve maximum impact.
 
This recruitment process will be used to form a merit pool for strategic policy development and/or program management. The Group Manager will provide strategic policy and program delivery advice, which includes thought leadership across NIAA.
 
The Group Manager will bring strong policy framework, and a focus on strategically important issues where value can be added. This includes an integrated approach to providing advice on a broad range of policy and program delivery areas.
 
The Group Manager will report to a Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO), SES Band 3.
 
You will be a dynamic, professional, motivated and experienced Senior Executive to join our leadership team, one who is prepared to work in a challenging policy environment that requires a highly collaborative way of working.
 
You will have well-developed strategic policy and program skills and demonstrated expertise to translate this into effective investments that lead to tangible outcomes.
 
You will have a demonstrated understanding of the issues affecting Indigenous Australians and a high level ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.
 
You will have experience in leading teams in developing innovative strategies and approaches, with strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence organisational outcomes.
 
You will have a proven record of working collaboratively with peers (internal and external) and engaging with, and influence with all stakeholders.
 
You will be innovative, consultative, resilient and personally accountable for the quality of advice and the delivery of results.
 
You are able to effectively identify and manage operational risk. You show initiative, sound judgement and personal drive.
 
You work effectively under pressure and in a challenging, dynamic and ambiguous environment to deliver high-quality advice and outcomes.
 
You are a strong and skilled leader of people, able to motivate, manage, and inspire staff to bring their best to their roles.
The NIAA is seeking an established and inspiring senior leader with well-developed Policy, Operational, Administrative and Program Delivery skills from the public, private and/or community sectors to join the leadership team. Our ideal candidate will be confident, adaptable to change, possess excellent stakeholder and people management skills, and be able to consider multiple options to resolve complex issues to ensure government objectives are achieved.
 
You have a proven record of working collaboratively with your peers, (internal and external) and managing stakeholders across public, private and not-for-profit sectors. You will be innovative, consultative, resilient and personally accountable for the quality of advice and the delivery of results.
 
You are able to effectively identify and manage operational risk. You show initiative, sound judgment and personal drive. You work effectively under pressure in a challenging, dynamic and ambiguous environment to deliver high-quality advice and outcomes. You are a strong and effective leader of people who is comfortable in a diverse and distributed workforce setting, can manage and motivate staff and can develop and sustain a cohesive and high performing team.
 
The Group Manager, Eastern Division is considered an Officer under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, and is required to exercise due diligence in complying with their obligations under this Act.
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Job ID:

10191

Employment Type:

Full time

Location:

Canberra, ACT, Australia

Title:

Policy and Program Management

Category:

Government
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Posted:

22.05.2020