Business Directorate Coordinator (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 12/02/2020
Applications close: 25/02/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Country Fire Authority

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/1448950

Reference: VG/1448950

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East
  • Ongoing Full Time
  • $99,164 pa (plus 9.50% super

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We respond to fire and other emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whilst our firefighters are the cornerstone of CFA services, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important in helping to protect lives and property.

About the Role:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide the Volunteer & Capability Directorate with a broad range of high-level business support. Reporting to the Executive Director Volunteers & Capability, the position will work closely the Volunteers and Capability Leadership team in ensuring that the workflows and priorities are met, and that the quality of documentation produced from the Directorate is of high standard.

The position operates within a complex and highly sensitive environment and the Business Directorate Coordinator must ensure that appropriate confidentiality and discretion is applied at all times.

The Business Directorate Coordinator is expected to work autonomously and display the ability to build relationships and trust with internal stakeholders, volunteers and their representative body, industrial bodies, government representatives and a range of external stakeholders from the community.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in business administration or relevant discipline or relevant experience.

  • Extensive experience in providing professional administrative support and successfully managing sensitive and high risk activities within a large and complex organisation.

  • Experience in building and improving systems, processes and quality assurance mechanisms.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to liaise and manage key client relationships at senior levels.

  • Demonstrated research skills and proficiency in preparing high level and complex written documents within deadlines.

  • Initiative and strong analytical skills that support effective problem solving and decision making.

  • Highly developed organisational skills within a complex environment together with demonstrated skills in establishing priorities and meeting strict timelines

Your Application
When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter

  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description

  • Resume

Please note: (if internal)

  • Transfers on a fixed term basis or higher duties assignments require the approval of your current manager.

  • Only CFA employees are eligible to apply for positions that have been advertised internally.

Submitting your Application
When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police History Check.

CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

Business Directorate Coordinator (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

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Peter O'Keefe | 0418 316 351

Business Directorate Coordinator (See Advertisement)