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Human Services Vacancy N.N. 10721062
Department of Human Services Closing date: Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Job Title: General Manager
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Location: Canberra - ACT
Classification: Senior Executive Service Band 2
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Agency Website:

Job Description


Join a multi-disciplined, complex and diverse organisation that provides Australians with access to social and health payments and services. As a Senior Executive, you provide leadership, model organisational values, provide high level and strategic advice, set direction and drive performance to achieve outcomes in a multi-disciplined, complex and challenging environment.

It is essential that you have a sound appreciation of contemporary leadership principles and practices. You will have an active desire to adopt these in the workplace in a way that establishes strong role models for others in the department.

We are seeking to fill a number of General Manager vacancies across the department and establish a merit pool that may be used to fill other roles as they become available within the following 12 month period.

To be a strong contender for these roles, we are seeking candidates who:

• can show evidence of their ability to inspire and lead change, work collaboratively and people development skills
• have outstanding leadership skills and a substantial record of achievement
• have a proven track record of delivering high quality outcomes
• have the ability to engender respect and trust
• have a reputation for innovation and delivery of proven results
• display excellent interpersonal skills and sound judgement

Tertiary qualifications are desirable.

While the location of the roles is Canberra, consideration may be given to high quality candidates who reside in other locations.



To apply you need to be an Australian citizen.

You will need to pass our pre-employment screening process which includes a police history check, and where relevant, a working with children and vulnerable people check.

You will also need, or be eligible to obtain, an Australian Government security clearance, to the appropriate level for the position.



You will need to obtain the candidate information pack before applying, by emailing quoting Ref No 18/314.
The information pack contains detailed information about the Department, the roles and how to apply.

Please note: There is no provision to apply online.

If you need further information after viewing the selection documentation, please contact Moiya Ford on 0418 633 352 or Jeff Kelly 0408 534 133.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Moiya Ford, 0418 633 352,
Position Contact: Jeff Kelly, 0408 534 133
Apply Address:
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS09-Wed - 28 Feb 2018 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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