Assistant Director, Business Services
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 14 August 2020

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $108,926 - $117,249 plus superannuation
Position No: 41476
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 31 July 2020
Contact Officer: Ash Balaretnaraja on Ash.Balaretnaraja@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 5282

Details: Are you able to develop strategies to help build workforce capability? Do you have experience leading teams with grants, procurement or Human Resource (HR) related functions? Do you believe in delivering great solutions for your customers? If you have answered yes to these questions – you might be the person Economic Development is looking for! We’re looking for an Assistant Director to help lead the Business Services within our Finance and Business Services team, who support the division in finance, human resources, grants, procurement, systems, and health and safety functions. Sound knowledge in grants, procurement or HR; extremely strong collaboration skills; and leadership experience are absolutely essential to this role.

You’ll be working with a team who know their business well and are great at what they do. You will need to be confident, able to get your head around complex issues quickly, and deliver solutions for a multitude of problems. We’re looking for someone who is keen to expand their skill-set and enjoys being in hard working and fast paced teams.

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Note: This position is temporary for six months with the possibility of extension. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. A merit pool may be established to fill future similar vacancies over the next 12 months.

Our workforce is currently working from home wherever possible. The successful candidate will be provided information on how to safely and effectively work from home. A gradual return to the workplace is anticipated, including the advertised role.

Please note, this position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW) in 2020. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Please provide your curriculum vitae; and a supporting statement of no more than two pages outlining why Economic Development needs you within our Finance and Business Services team.

If you’d like to know more about the role, please contact the Contact Officer.

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This position is temporary for six months with the possibility of extension.

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