Job Details
  • Reference398428A_1663052509
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted12 days ago
  • ConsultantSharrane Martin

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 Internal Communication Advisor on a contract for 9 months with potential extension.

Purpose of the role:

Reporting to the Advisor Internal Communication, the Senior Officer Internal Communication will develop and implement internal communication strategies, working in partnership with business areas. This role will produce a wide range of internal content and oversee key internal communication channels, including fortnightly newsletters and digital platforms.

Pre-requisites required

People who are successful in this position must have the following pre-requisites:

  • Demonstrated experience in internal communications roles
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing internal communication plans, including channel planning and evaluation, to support BAU, projects and change activities
  • Outstanding writing and editing skills, and the ability to produce clear and compelling content.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills that facilitate effective relationships and consultation with key internal stakeholders.
  • Event management experience.
  • Advanced computing skills, with experience in SharePoint site management.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a communications, public relations or a relevant field will be highly regarded

Major areas of Responsibility

  • Develop and implement internal communication plans, working in partnership with business areas.
  • Assist with internal projects, including consulting with stakeholders and providing communications advice and review. This will include the launch of a revised flexible working policy and a new job capability framework.
  • Plan and develop engaging internal content across a range of internal channels, working with a junior colleague.
  • Supports the development and implementation of a range of internal communications initiatives including internal events
  • Publish content on internal digital platforms including SharePoint
  • Develop strong and productive working relationships with Executive and management, business areas, and internal stakeholders.

Required Capabilities

People who are successful in this position must demonstrate the following behaviours:

  • Leading and Supervising - Setting direction and standards, delegating, motivating, empowering, developing others, recruiting talent.
  • Working with People - Understanding others, adapting to others, rewarding others, listening, consulting, supporting, caring.
  • Relating and Networking - Building relationships, networking, relating to all levels.
  • Presenting and Communicating Information - Speaking clearly and fluently, expressing opinions, making presentations, responding to an audience, showing credibility.
  • Writing and Reporting - Writing clearly, succinctly and correctly, convincing through writing, avoiding jargon, structuring information.
  • Creating and Innovating - Innovating, improving the organisation, devising change initiatives.
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts - Working strategically, setting strategies, visioning, thinking broadly about the organisation.
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations - Focusing on customer needs and satisfaction, setting high quality and quantity standards, working systematically, achieving project goals.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". One of our consultant will reach out. Alternatively, you can call Sharrane Martin on 02 6268 9726 or email for further discussion.