Senior Manager - Coordination and Engagement | Full-time Permanent

Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $137,415
Position No: 34471
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised: 14 November 2017
Closes: 30 November 2017
Contact:Robyn Forester on robyn.forester@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 9352


Details: The Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs will provide an enhanced coordination point for the ACT Government, and ensure that all business units within Government continue to work towards creating better outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. The Office provides strategic advice to the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs on issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the ACT. The Office coordinates a whole-of-government approach to issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents and provides secretariat and administrative support to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body and the ACT Public Service Strategic Board Subcommittee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs. The Senior Manager Coordination and Engagement Team will lead the development of and provide high level advice and stakeholder engagement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs in the ACT. The Senior Manager will prepare briefs, cabinet submissions, speeches and reports, as required by the Minister and Senior Executives. The successful applicant will demonstrate a sound knowledge of relevant legislation; and understanding of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Whole of Government Agreement and COAG Indigenous reform agenda and policy impacts on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community of the ACT.
Note: This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.

Job categories:

Senior Management and Executive