Job Details
  • Reference397669A_1661771914
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryUp to AU$58.50 per hour + super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantJohn Todd
Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer and as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.

***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage APS6 Communications & Engagement Business Partners for a 12-month assignment with potential extension in their wonderfully located offices in Richmond or Geelong.

About the Team

The Communications and Engagement Business Partners Branch provides engagement and communication solutions and advice to support the Agency and deliver to their clients.

The branch leads development and implementation of multi-channel engagement and communication strategies to support key initiatives across the agency and drive engagement with key internal and external audiences.

About the Role

The APS6 Communications and Engagement Business Partner is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership and management responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team. The position has reasonable autonomy and accountability to exercise both initiative and judgment to interpret legislation and policy, in the application of practices and procedures to achieve outcomes within the functions.

The APS6 Communications and Engagement Business Partner is required to provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems. Where required, the role will coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the Agency's objectives.

The position will have a considerable level of public contact in relation to complex, difficult or sensitive issues. It is required to liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the branch and the agency.

Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Contributing to a team delivering timely, innovative, efficient and evidence-based communications and engagement strategies, plans, content and activities that support Corporate Plan objectives.
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring targeted communication and engagement plans.
  • Managing internal and external communications and engagement channels to support business areas reach their intended audiences.
  • Utilising reporting metrics to review the impact of communication and engagement approaches, identifying areas of overlap and key gaps to refine and improve plans and strategies.
  • Implementing a communications and engagement business partnering model within the Agency, guiding the team with best practice to provide advice, quality assurance and support to business areas to meet their communication objectives.
  • Contributing to a strategic and nationally consistent approach for the Agency, managing public facing communications and engagement and supporting approaches that leverage best practice.
  • Implementing a communications and engagement business partnering model and producing content for communication channels and platforms including the agency website, Ministerial and Executive Briefings, event materials and social media.
  • Coordinating delivery across the division including capturing feedback, measuring effectiveness of activities and strategies, including identifying associated risks and trends.

What's on Offer?

  • Position located in Melbourne offices of Richmond or Geelong
  • APS6 $58.50/ph + super
  • Temporary contract for 12 months, with possibility to extend
  • Standard Full-time Hours of work - Monday to Friday, 8:30am till 5:00pm

It is highly desirable that the successful applicant understand or lived experience in the field of disability.

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below.