Manager, Government and Stakeholder Relations (As per advertisement)

Job posted: 08/09/2021
Applications close: 27/09/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Victorian Managed Insurance Authority

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/1565234

Reference: VG/1565234

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

We have a remarkable opportunity for an experienced Government and Stakeholder Relations professional to join VMIA. This is a maximum term 12 months (parental leave cover).

Manager, Government and Stakeholder Relations – Full-time (flexible hours supported)

Max Term 12 months (parental leave cover)

VMIA is the Victorian Government's insurer and risk adviser, covering the people, places and projects that help Victorians thrive. From iconic cultural institutions, major infrastructure, public schools, and hospitals, to emergency services and not for profits, our clients are diverse but united in their ambition to make a positive impact in our community. We share this ambition.

Your role

We have a remarkable opportunity for an experienced Government and Stakeholder Relations professional to join the Government and Stakeholder Relations (G&SR) team within the Business Operations division.

The G&SR team ensures our minister, the Assistant Treasurer, and our portfolio department, the Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) are informed, have confidence in and act as advocates for VMIA.

With a finely tuned ability to identify issues the Minister or DTF need to be across, you work confidently and proactively with VMIA subject matter experts and leaders to obtain, understand, analyse, and develop advice for the Minister and DTF.

You're a skilled brief and report writer, and your in-depth understanding of Government enables you to navigate and teach others about the environment that we operate in. You ensure VMIA's interaction with Government is consistent, timely, accurate and has maximum impact. You anticipate issues, proactively manage them, and enjoy rolling up your sleeves to get things done.

This role reports to the Head of Government and Stakeholder Relations in the Business Operations division.

Key responsibilities

You are accountable for managing the development and the delivery of timely and accurate:

  • Ministerial Briefings,
  • Possible Parliamentary Questions,
  • Public Accounts and Estimates Committee briefings,
  • Briefings to DTF, and
  • Other obligations prescribed in DTF's Corporate Planning and Performance Reporting Requirements.

This is a small team, essential to its success is the ability to pitch in and get things done. You have a can-do attitude.

Who you work with

In a collaborative team environment, you work:

  • Closely with the Head of Government and Stakeholder Relations to deliver organisation-wide government relations advice and to manage VMIA's relationship with the Minister and DTF.
  • With your network across VMIA to gain input, understanding and content.
  • With the Minister's Office and DTF to obtain information and feedback from them and to ensure they are fully briefed on relevant matters.

About you

We're looking for someone who has:

  • Experience in working in a government environment and Ministerial Offices and/or central agencies
  • Experience in writing Ministerial and departmental briefs that are timely, accurate and meet the audience's requirements
  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline (for example, public administration, finance, business, law, insurance, or commerce)
  • Strong attention detail to produce high quality, accurate material
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding relationship and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Drive to deliver exceptional organisation-wide government relations advice
  • An ability to work in a team and is willing to roll-up your sleeves to pick up additional tasks and activities to meet business outcomes
  • Strong experience in dealing with senior stakeholders across government and is confident to press-on, ask questions and seek clarity when you need additional information
  • A positive, can-do attitude and ability to work flexibly and under pressure noting that when our senior stakeholders require information, they often need it urgently.

We encourage people from all gender identities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, with disabilities, and from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please let us know of any accessibility needs to be considered during the recruitment process.

Why work with us?

  • We're known for our incredible culture and sense of community – and an employee value proposition that makes our people proud.
  • We reward innovation, best practice thinking and collaboration. We're industry leaders in diversity and inclusion, are passionate about gender equality, and encourage and enable our people to bring their whole selves to work.
  • We were leaders in working flexibly even before COVID-19. Now, we operate in a hybrid environment, with a suite of events and activities to connect us even when we're apart. We'll continue to work from where it makes sense to, with flexible arrangements that deliver for our clients and work for our people.
  • We offer programs, subsidies and leave options to support the wellbeing of our people and invest in their development and growth.

How to apply

If we've sparked your interest, introduce yourself by submitting a cover letter addressing your suitability for this role and why a role at VMIA appeals to you along with your CV.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Should you be successful for the first round of shortlist, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialist will guide you through our process and next steps.

For more information, refer to the job description, alternatively, contact Hanita Singh, Talent Acquisition Partner at careers@vmia.vic.gov.au, or visit our careers page .

Other relevant information

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening including a national police check, probity, and misconduct screening.

Applications close 5pm Monday 27 September 2021.

Manager, Government and Stakeholder Relations (As per advertisement)

Job type:

Full time / 12 months

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Hanita Singh | careers@vmia.vic.gov.au

Manager, Government and Stakeholder Relations (As per advertisement)