Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-140579
  • LocationDeakin
  • Salary$90000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
As one of the Australia’s largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod’s recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a APS6 FOI Decision Maker on a contract for 12 months.
Position Overview
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Being responsible for FOI matters including consulting with relevant line areas, making FOI decisions and ensuring all matters, including complex and sensitive matters, are recorded and closed correctly on all databases in accordance with the FOI Act.
  • Managing the priorities of clients and available resources to deliver results on time and within budget.
  • Mentoring and supporting, where necessary, FOI Action Officers to ensure timely processing of FOI requests.
  • Preparing and contributing to a range of other material including briefing material for Ministers, Board papers, media releases, reports to Parliamentary committees, and correspondence.
  • Supporting the development of systems, processes and practical tools including delivering training to support FOI and PIA handling and awareness.
  • Assisting and making PIA decisions as a PIA delegate where required.
Capabilities of the role:
Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
Building Customer Loyalty
Meeting and exceeding internal or external customer expectations while cultivating relationships that secure commitment and trust.
Building Talent
Planning and supporting the development of individuals’ knowledge, skills, and abilities so that they can fulfill current or future job responsibilities more effectively.
Planning and Organising
Establishing an action plan for self and others to complete work efficiently and on time by setting priorities, establishing timelines, and leveraging resources.
Engaging an individual in developing and committing to an action plan that targets specific behaviours, skills, or knowledge needed to ensure performance improvement or prepare for success in new responsibilities.
Technical / Professional Knowledge or Skill
Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical, functional, and/or professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise; leveraging expert knowledge to accomplish results.
Managing Relationships
Meeting the personal needs of individuals to build trust, encourage two-way communication, and strengthen relationships.
Work Standards
Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
Consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; operating with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.

Mandatory Requirements:
  • Applicants must be Australian citizens.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.