Executive Director, Recovery Strategy and Planning (SES2)

Job posted: 10/06/2021
Applications close: 24/06/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 3 Years

Organisation: Bushfire Recovery Victoria

Salary: $249,701 - $360,000

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/BRV/RSP/1541395

Reference: VG/BRV/RSP/1541395

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $249,701 - $360,000

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Bushfire Recovery Victoria (BRV) is a new permanent Victorian Government agency with a mandate to work directly with communities to support their recovery after bushfire disaster.

BRV takes a community-led approach to recovery, coordinating rebuilding and recovery and partnering with communities, governments, businesses and not-for-profit organisations to ensure recovery programs and services meet the needs of bushfire-affected communities, individuals and regions.

BRV is seeking applications from suitably qualified applicants for the opportunity of Executive Director, Recovery Strategy and Planning.  Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this role is responsible for the development of system-wide strategies, policy and plans for community-led recovery following bushfire disaster. You will have strong executive level experience in leading policy and strategy functions in a complex operating environment, and a demonstrated commitment to working closely with other members of the executive team to ensure the highest standards of performance and integrity are achieved.

This is a key strategic role that will build genuine partnerships and collaborate across all levels of government, businesses and not-for-profit organisations to support community-led recovery from bushfire disaster, ensuring that Bushfire Management Victoria puts in place the strategies, plans, evaluation and reporting for a best practice approach to meeting the needs of affected individuals, communities and regions.

The closing date for this position is midnight Thursday, 24 June 2021.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia. 

How to apply: 

Apply before the advertised closing date via the https://vps.careers.vic.gov.au website 

All applications should include: 

  • a resume 
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages) 

Other relevant information: 

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. 

BRV actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, LGBTIQ, people with disability. All roles at BRV can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. 

Executive Director, Recovery Strategy and Planning (SES2)

Job type:

Full time / 3 Years

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Lucy Ellston - Senior People and Culture Advisor | people@brv.vic.gov.au

Executive Director, Recovery Strategy and Planning (SES2)