E222


Executive Branch Manager, People and Performance
Full-time Executive

Closes: 10 July 2020

Classification: Executive Level 1.4
Salary: $251,027 - $260,803 depending on current superannuation arrangements
Position No: E222
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 19 June 2020
Contact Officer: Andrew Parkinson on andrew.parkinson@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 4593


Details: The Executive Branch Manager reports to the Executive Group Manager, Business Services and is part of the Directorate’s Corporate Executive team. The position requires a person with exceptional leadership and executive management skills.  The position is responsible for planning, developing, co-ordinating and implementing human resources strategies, policies and processes for the Directorate to optimise use of human resources in achieving corporate goals. The Executive Branch Manager is responsible for working with senior colleagues to build the workforce capability of all staff and to improve business productivity and learning outcomes. The position reports to the Executive Director Business Services and provides the Director-General and Senior Executive Team with strategic advice across the full range of human resource management functions.
The Executive Branch Manager People and Performance is responsible for:
  • providing high quality, client focused human resources services to ensure the Directorate maintains a highly skilled, sustainable workforce;
  • providing expert advice and assistance to senior executives on a broad range of strategic HR management activities in accordance with relevant legislation, policies and guidelines;
  • building organisational capability to achieve the outcomes of the strategic plan;
  • developing and implementing Directorate strategic for workforce planning (including increasing teacher effectiveness);
  • strategically analysing workforce data to underpin evidence-based advice and support to the Directorate executive;
  • building capacity of school principals as workforce leaders and managers;
  • ensuring safety in schools and workplaces;
  • supporting continuous improvement through workplace agreements;
  • maintaining effective partnerships to ensure client focused services; and
  • ensuring the values and behaviours of the Directorate are upheld through strong HR policy and procedures.
Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $251,027 to $260,803 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $195,520.
Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance based contract for a period of up to five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that details of long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.
How to Apply: Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae and supporting claims against the Executive Capabilities.
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