Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144456
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Salary$602 per hour
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted28 days ago
  • ConsultantTeresa Zanatta
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, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.

***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***

****Applications close by 10am Thursday 18th of May 2023.****

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage EL1 Assistant Director Executive and Corporate Communications for a 12 month assignment with potential extension in Adelaide CBD.

About the Team
The Executive and Corporate Communications team provides strategic advice, support and content development for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and members of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) to support their internal and external communication and engagement activity.

Through effective management and ongoing improvement of the Agency’s corporate communication channels, the team also supports the delivery of a quality Scheme by ensuring the Agency’s staff and partners are informed and participants, providers, and the broader sector receive up to date information.

About the Role
The EL1 Assistant Director Executive and Corporate Communications is accountable under broad direction to undertake very complex work that delivers quality outcomes across the 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.

The EL1 Assistant Director Executive and Corporate Communications is responsible for actively managing key internal and external stakeholder relationships and where required will represent and negotiate on behalf of the NDIA to advance the NDIA’s interests across a range of forums.
This specific role has primarily an internal focus, supporting staff communication from our People and Culture division, and other relevant internal messaging that supports Agency staff to perform their roles and feel supported in the workplace.

Key skills required for role:
  • Relationship management
  • Strategic communications advice, planning and development, preferably with an internal focus.
  • Team management

Desirable skills to have for the role:
  • Internal, executive and/or corporate communications strategy planning and content development. 

Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:
  • Contributing to the strategic direction of projects and business improvement initiatives, driving the strategic and co-ordinated management of targeted communications and engagement activities.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders through a communications and engagement business partnering model within the NDIA, guiding the team with best practice ways to provide advice, quality assurance and support to business areas to meet their communication objectives.
  • Leading staff to deliver timely, innovative, efficient and evidence-based communications and engagement strategies, plans, content and activities that support NDIA Corporate Plan objectives.
  • Using reporting metrics to review the impact of communication and engagement activity and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Preparing high-quality, clear and accessible written content that meets the needs of participants and other audiences and aligns with the NDIS brand.
  • Scanning and interpreting a complex government and social landscape to identify and mitigate reputational risks associated with, communication and engagement activities.
  • Identifying and mitigate reputational risks associated with communication, engagement and business activities.
  • Fostering creativity and innovation in content creation across a range of channels, sharing best practice and new skills in the team.

(NOTE: the key responsibilities of the role are based on current priorities and may change over time)

It is highly desirable that the successful applicant understand or lived experience in the field of disability.

What's on Offer?
  • Position located in Adelaide
  • EL1 $602.55 per day + super
  • Temporary contract for 12 months, with possibility to extend
  • Standard Hours or work - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123W