Manager, Community Engagement (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 13/03/2020
Applications close: 05/04/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Up To March 2021

Organisation: Country Fire Authority

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/1456871

Reference: VG/1456871

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East
  • Fixed Term, Full Time (up to March 2021)
  • $139,196 pa (plus 9.50% superannuation)

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded community-based emergency services organisations.

The Manager Community Engagement leads a team responsible for building CFA's capability and capacity to meaningfully engage and work with communities, partners and stakeholders, and build an organisational culture that supports this as a core part of service delivery. The scope of the role is wide-ranging and complex, with a broad range of stakeholders and partners, both within CFA, across government, and the Victorian community. The role encompasses a range of functions, from strategic policy development through to oversight of program design and review, and development of engagement content. The role is responsible for leading a large and diverse team and as such, the successful applicant should be highly adept and accomplished at team management, coaching and developing individuals and teams in a dynamic and changing environment.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant social science and/or significant experience in leading high performance teams, in a community engagement context

  • Demonstrated experience in program and project management and program development and evaluation

  • Demonstrated success in drawing on evidence to identify new ways of doing things

  • Demonstrated experience in promoting and driving change by applying broad influencing skills to overcome barriers and gain support

  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills including the ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships.

  • Effective time management skills, including the ability to meet competing deadlines and be adaptive in a rapidly changing environment.

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

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.


Manager, Community Engagement (See Advertisement)

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Manager, Community Engagement (See Advertisement)