Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-145713
  • LocationMelbourne
  • Salary$620 - $670 per day, Benefits: + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted11 days ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva
About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian’s in achieving their goals and helps them to live a better life. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency is known for having a great culture across different teams and have excellent office location in Melbourne or Geelong.
About the role:

The EL1 AD Pricing Policy will be responsible for the Agency’s market stewardship to create an efficient and sustainable consumer driven marketplace for disability supports. It regulates the commercial relationships between providers and participants, including through price regulation.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Sound decision making taking into account the data, public submissions, working group consultations and the broader market impacts to inform policy development.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment where decisions may be based on limited data, and to navigate through ambiguity with strong analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Project management oversight for the development of key projects with internal and external stakeholders to ensure delivery on time to the expected quality.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, to achieve desired outcomes and to maintain strong, productive working relationships.
  • Ability to communicate complex, technical and sensitive issues verbally and in writing to a range of audience.

Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Highly developed strategic thinking including vision, perception and evaluation skills and the ability to assess impacts, governance and compliance. Ability to develop, implement and communicate the strategic direction of the work area.
  • Lead and manage the team to ensure delivery of work priorities on time and to the expected standards, building team capability and positive work culture.
  • Ability to work effectively autonomously as well as part of a team.
  • Provide direction regarding analysis, research and recommendations for pricing and costing policy reports.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to synthesise and coordinate complex information to form decisions that are evidence based and withstand the scrutiny of a range of different stakeholders.
Stakeholder management
  • Ability to negotiate effectively by listening to differing views to develop a clear understanding of the issues, and to present persuasive responses.
  • Ability to preempt various stakeholder expectations and potential concerns, as well as developing strategies to mitigate such concerns.
  • Ability to communicate complex and sensitive issues to influence decision-makers in writing including board papers, working group papers, executive brief and project reports, as well as verbally with working groups, senior management and staff.
  • Ability to clearly articulate evidence-based pricing decisions for NDIS participants, providers and the disability sector in writing through the Annual Pricing Review report as well as verbally with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinating and providing expert advice to senior stakeholders and external bodies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role of the Agency and how pricing policy contributes to the organisational goals.


  • Experience working in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in the use of IT systems including Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one
  • Previous writing experience in Government Agencies.
  • Understanding of basic economics and the impact of pricing in terms of economic impact.
  • Knowledge or experience of using quantitative and qualitative data to inform policy.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams, the ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
How to apply:

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.
Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government.

Please click ‘APPLY” to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to Claudia Leiva at to be considered for this opportunity.

Applications close 15.00 PM AEST, 1st June 2023