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Manager, Aboriginal Recruitment and Cultural Competency (VPSG6)

Job posted: 14/02/2020
Applications close: 09/03/2020 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 28/01/21

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $120,692 - $161,511

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Reference: VG/025589A

Reference: VG/025589A

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports six ministers, spans 12 portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

MANAGER, ABORIGINAL RECRUITMENT & CULTURAL COMPETENCY

  • $120,692 - $161,511 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term to 29 January 2021 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: CBD (flexibility may be available)

ONLY ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY AS THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT UNDER THE SPECIAL MEASURES PROVISION OF S12(1) OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ACT (VIC).

The position of Manager, Aboriginal Recruitment and Cultural Competency will implement the Aboriginal Recruitment and Career Development Strategy (Strategy) and develop the department's Self-determination Action Plan. The Strategy will strengthen the department's Aboriginal employment outcomes and ensure that the department, in time, becomes an employer of choice for Aboriginal people.  The Manager will have carriage over working across the department to build its cultural competency, and work with Corporate Services to develop appropriate policies for recruitment and retention of its Aboriginal workforce.

The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate –

  • specialist knowledge, experience and understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal community and impacting issues on its society and culture;
  • experience in generating shared solutions and implementing strategies to achieve outcomes through stakeholder engagement;
  • an innovative approach to creating linkages to overcome obstacles and meet employment targets and outcomes, and improve the cultural competency of the organisation;
  • sound judgement, advanced analytical skills together with high-level negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • knowledge and experience in change management processes and strategies.

The position of Manager, Aboriginal Recruitment and Cultural Competency a part of the Aboriginal Economic Development branch in the Inclusion Group.  The Inclusion Group champions the fair distribution of benefits that stem from a strong economy.

For a confidential discussion, please call Cynthia Lim, Principal Advisor, on 03 9651 9270.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 9 March 2020 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Manager, Aboriginal Recruitment and Cultural Competency (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / Until 28/01/21

Job classification:

VPSG6

Contact:

Cynthia Lim | 03 9651 9270

Manager, Aboriginal Recruitment and Cultural Competency (VPSG6)