Job Details
  • Reference396624A_1659681937
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted3 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 Quality and Safety on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

Position Overview


Typical duties of the AD, Quality and Safety will include:

  • Development of a Quality and Safety Framework, including performance indicators for use across the MHWSD.
  • Management of Divisional wide consultation of the Framework and Program, including stakeholder engagement and management.
  • Project management including budget and timeline management and reporting against the implementation of the program.
  • Utilise systems thinking to synthesise, interpret and report on aggregate level quality and safety related data, including the ability to make service quality improvement recommendations.
  • Facilitation of workshops using Restorative Just Culture and Design Thinking methodologies
  • Drafting of workshop summaries and outcomes.
  • Responding to client feedback by working with business areas to implement quality improvement activities and respond appropriately.
  • Uphold a no blame culture of safety.
  • Provision of nationally consistent advice on quality and safety matters to business areas.
  • Coordinate and contribute to the development of advice, briefings, papers, submissions and correspondence for use in both internal and external decision-making forums related to the Program.
  • Provide supervision, mentoring and coaching for direct reports to effectively manage performance and encourage professional growth.
  • Support an environment that encourages a willingness to adopt participative work place practices in line with policies of WHS, Workplace Diversity and the Australian Public Service values, Employment Principles and the APS Code of Conduct.
  • Other duties as determined by the Director.

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