Job Details
  • Reference395177A_1657167399
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

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 EL1 Assistant Director Behavioural Insights on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

About the Role

The EL1 Assistant Director Behavioural Insights (Labour Hire) is accountable under broad direction to undertake very complex work that delivers quality outcomes across the risk and compliance functions of the NDIA.

The position is an important team leadership position within the NDIA and will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across wide-ranging activities of substantial depth involving significant detail. The role requires providing leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making for the Team Membership and assigned Contractors working within the Work Area.

Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Supervising and leading staff in designing, implementing and evaluating behaviourally informed activities aimed at improving the integrity of the health finance system and health outcomes of Australians.
  • Designing and delivering Behavioural Insights projects on time, building behavioural insights best practice design principles into program design across the Compliance Program Branch by randomised controlled trials and other empirically sound quasi-experimental interventions, combining data analytics and business insights, informing decision making and advancing the capability across the Agency.
  • Driving innovation with behavioural insights, ensuring best practice is incorporated into our service offer and research approach.
  • Fostering supporting and actively managing key stakeholder relationships within and outside the branch.
  • Coaching direct reports and team members.
  • Providing advice to business areas, supporting them in developing solutions to compliance and health issues.
  • Managing projects, ensuring quality outcomes are achieved and deliverables are met on time.
  • Applying strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills including high attention to detail and exercising judgement when researching and reviewing data and communicating findings and recommendation.
  • Knowledge of applying behavioural insights principles to facilitate an improved experience for staff and customers.
  • Strong leadership, stakeholder management, project management and coaching skills
  • Academic qualifications and recent experience in applying psychology, behavioural economics, econometrics, social anthropology, applied statistics or a related discipline

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email Neville.smith@chandlermacleod.com for further discussion.