Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144710
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Salary$602 per day
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted26 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 Wednesday 24th of May 2023.****

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage EL1 Assistant Director Strategy, Communications and Innovation (LGBTIQA+) for a 12 month assignment with potential extension in ADELAIDE CBD

About the Team The Strategy, Communications and Innovation team is responsible for leading strategy, communications and innovation projects and initiatives that support the delivery of the NDIA’s engagement and co-design program.
We collaborate with other teams across the Agency to design, implement, and evaluate plans and strategies that improve the way we engage with NDIS participants and other stakeholders. About the Role The EL1 Assistant Director Strategy, Communications and Innovation (LGBTIQA+) 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. It will provide the leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making for team members and contractors.
The position will exercise a considerable degree of independence to engage in very complex problem solving and issues management within the Co-design and Engagement Branch. The position will exercise sound decision-making and judgement to produce high level strategy, communications and operational advice and support.
The EL1 Assistant Director Strategy, Communications and Innovation (LGBTIQA+) is responsible for actively managing key internal and external stakeholder relationships and may be required to represent and negotiate on behalf of the NDIA to advance the NDIA’s interests across a range of forums.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Leading the design, implementation and evaluation of policies and strategies that will improve the service experience of LGBTIQA+ participants, their families and support networks
  • Determining strategic direction for the work area and align longer-term planning with agency goals, values, and objectives to promote the NDIA’s commitments of the LGBTIQA+ Strategy
  • Developing complex policies, plans and strategies that require a detailed analysis of diverse research, data and views
  • Providing strategic leadership through secretariat support for the Internal Advisory Group
  • Coordinating implementation of Scheme reforms and changes and business improvement strategies for LGBTIQA+ people with disability
  • Preparing reports, briefing papers, speeches, Ministerial correspondence and discussion papers for review by Senior Executives
  • Managing the development, review and continuous improvement of communications products and resources that promote culturally safe, inclusive and respectful practice of front-line staff and Partners in the Community
  • Providing specialist knowledge and expertise on new and innovative approaches to engaging with LGBTIQA+ people with disability and other stakeholders
  • Collaborating with key internal and external stakeholders to improve the way we engage with LGBTIQA+ people with disability and other stakeholders
  • Providing advice and support on policy management, strategic planning, reporting and forecasting to identify priority areas for team direction, engagement and issues management.
  • Representing the NDIA in stakeholder interactions and public facing events, delivering messaging and ensuring opportunities for representation for LGBTIQA+ people with disability, their families and carers, community, mainstream and diverse cohorts of stakeholders

(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 CBD
  • 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