Senior Director
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 28 May 2020

Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $147,006 plus superannuation
Position No: 36710
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 21 May 2020
Contact Officer: Bren Burkevics on Bren.Burkevics@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 8628

Details: The Security and Emergency Management Branch (SEMB) is seeking a person with a keen interest in strategic security and emergency management policy and operations to join the branch as the Senior Director.
The Senior Director’s position is responsible for leading and managing specific functions within the branch including committee secretariat and governance. The position works closely with the other Senior Director and the Executive Branch Manager to deliver the strategic business objectives of the branch.
The Senior Director will provide high level support and advice to the Executive Branch Manager and senior officers and executives that form part of the ACT’s security and emergency management governance framework. This includes policy advice, briefings, operational updates and whole of government coordination.
The successful applicant will possess highly developed management skills preferably within a policy development environment. The possession of high level written, collaboration and liaison skills are essential. The successful candidate will also be responsible for liaison with the Australian and other state and territory governments on a wide range of security and emergency management policy matters.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: This position is a designated security assessed position. The successful application must possess or acquire and maintain a Negative Vetting 1 security clearance. An understanding of the security and emergency management governance arrangements of the Commonwealth and ACT Governments would be a distinct advantage.

Note: This is a temporary position available immediately for up to six months with possibility of extension. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. 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: Applicants for the position should submit a one-two page 'pitch' that touches on the section criteria and describes their relevant experience. A curriculum vitae should also be attached.

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This is a temporary position available immediately for up to six months with possibility of extension.

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