Job Details
  • Reference397867A_1662014855
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted24 days ago
  • ConsultantDiksha Saini

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 Assistant Director on a contract for 3 months with potential extension.

Position Overview

As the Assistant Director you will provide a key support role to the Director of Quality Management Risk, Review and Response. The role will work collaboratively across all levels with internal and external staff and agencies, you will:

As part of the QMRRR leadership team, under broad direction:

  • Review and assess each case currently with the Government Solicitors Office (GSO) and provide a case summary, identifying background, current status, liability, risk and Housing ACT Position.
  • As required coordinate and prepare Housing ACT instructions to the GSO
  • Develop and implement SOPs in relation to such matters
  • Review workload and required capacity and capability to ensure the Positions within the team are correctly recruited to.
  • Work collaboratively and create partnerships to achieve the goals of Housing ACT in the provision of social housing and community services in the ACT.
  • Understand and work within the ACTPS Code of Conduct and ACTPS values of respect, integrity, collaboration and innovation, and model behaviour consistent with the ACTPS Respect Equity and Diversity framework;


Your suitability for this position will be assessed in three key areas:


  • Proven abilities in developing and maintaining effective working relationships through an approachable style and achieving positive outcomes to complex problems.
  • Well-developed stakeholder management skills with the proved ability to develop meaningful relationships with people across various levels and to communicate complex and sensitive issues clearly and succinctly.


  • Sound understanding of and experience with business-critical systems, data and reporting requirements.
  • Proven experience in problem-solving, with the demonstrated ability to make sound judgements on sensitive, complex and competing issues.
  • Well-developed project management capability, including managing the establishment of robust plans, managing and reporting on progress, mitigating risk and realising benefits.


  • Demonstrated ability to build a culture of improvement and think broadly to develop solutions to complex problems.
  • Work collaboratively and create partnerships to achieve the goals of Housing ACT in the provision of social housing and community services in the ACT.

Additional requirements:


  • experience of working within a legal/administrative environment/context
  • This position does not require a pre-employment medical.
  • This position does require a Working with Vulnerable People Check.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". One of our consultant will reach out. Alternatively, you can call Diksha Saini on 02 6268 9769 or email for further discussion.