Job Details
  • Reference376301A_1624421158
  • LocationWollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales
  • SalaryPlus Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantZoe Eagles

Chandler macleod are currently recruiting for an APS6 Provider Engagement Officer on a 12 month Contract with a Federal Government clients based in Wollongong, NSW. Hourly rate of $51.50 per hour plus superannuation.

About the role
This role is accountable under limited direction to undertake complex work that is guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents. It 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.
This role will provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems.

Main duties:
Being a secondary contact for key providers whilst supporting provider market and NDIS provider process.
Working closely with key stakeholders including State and Local Governments, providers, carers, people with disability and mainstream organisations to address local transition challenges.
Engaging providers to ensure optimal satisfaction is experienced at each interaction.
Managing risks associated with stakeholder relationships through a proactive approach.
Supporting the development and promotion of resources that enable sector development and improve the client's understanding of the provider environment and experience.
Providing input into ministerial and parliamentary correspondence, reports and briefs.
Undertaking project management and evaluation of provider engagement approaches.
Representing the Agency in discussions with providers, provider peak bodies and industry stakeholders.

Mandatory Requirements:
Previous experience in a similar role
Strong Communications background
Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
Ability to deal with confronting and complex situations and information
Ability to provide empathy and understanding
Experience with computer/software applications - Microsoft Office
Ability to provide a mentor role within the team
It is highly desirable that applicants have an understanding or lived experience of disability
Relevant tertiary qualifications are desirable
Must be Australian Citizen or Permanent resident to be considered for this role.

If this role is of interest to you please email and apply now.