||Schools and Youth, Employment and Workplace Relations
||Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
||Senior Executive Service Band 2
|Agency Employment Act:
||PS Act 1999
||Ref No. 320 | Several Positions
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) provides national leadership in the development of policies, programs and payments that assist millions of Australians, including the disadvantaged. Its goal is a productive and inclusive Australia. Its work spans many stages of an individual’s life: from early childhood education and care, through schooling, assistance to find work and gain skills, and fair, safe, productive participation in the workplace.
The Department currently has vacancies in the Schools and Youth Cluster and a vacancy in the Workplace Relations and Economic Cluster. DEEWR is also looking to establish an order of merit to fill other positions across a range of policy, program and corporate areas as they arise. As a Group Manager (SES Band 2) you will be a member of the senior leadership team and play an integral role in delivering the key outcomes and priorities for the Department. You will also play a key role in building organisational capability by providing intellectual leadership in your work area and in the organisation’s strategic agenda more broadly.
To be a strong contender for these important and demanding roles you will excel in working in complex and challenging environments and be an outstanding leader with a substantial record of achievement in policy development, national reform, program management or corporate services. You will also have the ability to influence and provide high quality advice, an impressive strategic perspective and quickly grasp complex issues. Your outstanding stakeholder relationship skills, collegiate personal style and ability to engender trust and respect will be complemented by sound judgement, intellectual rigour, tenacity and resilience.
Before applying, please obtain selection documentation by emailing email@example.com quoting Ref. No. 320. Further information can be obtained by contacting either Karina Duffey or Tricia Searson on (02) 6232 2200. Applications close on 23 July 2012.
Applicants for APS positions must be Australian citizens and be prepared to undertake a security clearance up to the level of Negative Vetting Level 1.
These positions are located in Canberra, ACT.
Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term
Engagement will be offered on either an ongoing or non-ongoing basis noting the appointment to this role will be for a term up to 5 years as negotiated between the department and the successful candidate.
About Department of Education
Do you want to ....
• Be involved in delivering programs and developing policies on a national scale?
• Build your networks with people who are involved in leading reform today that is shaping Australia’s tomorrow?
• Work at the heart of the government reform agenda and make a real difference?
• Feel like you are investing in not only your future, but the future of Australia in a department that wants to invest in you?
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) plays a national leadership role in advising government and implementing government policies and programs aimed at creating a productive and inclusive Australia. The Department’s activities are central to Australia’s economic growth through people’s productivity – their education and labour force contributions.
The quality of education including early childhood and schooling contributes to the development of a highly-skilled and world-class workforce and to an engaged and prosperous population.
DEEWR administers approximately $32 billion annually and has approximately 4,000 staff in many locations in Australia. Approximately 75% of employees are located in the National Office in Canberra and the remainder of our employees located in our State (regional) Offices.
We are committed to providing easy and informative access to our services and support programs and work directly with our clients and stakeholders to ensure expectations are met.
We are committed to reconciliation and promoting and supporting workplace diversity to create an environment that values and utilises the contributions of people with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, mature age candidates and people with disability.
DEEWR prides itself on being an agile organisation, promoting the Australian Public Service philosophy of one APS career, thousands of opportunities.
||Karina Duffy or Tricia Searson, (02) 6232 2200
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