Senior Consultant, Diversity and Inclusion (VLA4)

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 14/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria Legal Aid

Salary: $95,043 - $118,801

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: VG/22442022

Reference: VG/22442022

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: $95,043 - $118,801

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Exciting opportunities for experienced Diversity and Inclusion practitioners to support and champion inclusion initiatives across VLA.

  • Two full time ongoing positions (part time considered)
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $95,043 - $118,801 (pro rata) plus super
  • Hybrid remote/office working opportunities for greater work life balance
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging

About the roles:
The Senior Consultant, Diversity and Inclusion will contribute expertise as well as practical and operational support to ensure that Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) embodies the values of Fairness, Courage, Care and Inclusion for our people and our clients.

Partnering with a range of stakeholders including initiative owners, VLA's Diversity networks and senior executives, this role will provide specialised advice to design, implement and monitor organisational wide D&I action plans in our Inclusion Framework. The role also supports collaborative approaches to understanding and addressing needs and planning processes across VLA to embed a Client First approach.

To ensure that our inclusion initiatives align with VLA's broader strategic priorities, one role will report into the Associate Director, D&I in People and Culture, while the other will have a dual reporting line to this role and the Director, Client Services and Sector Engagement within our Regions and Service Delivery directorate.

About you:
Passionate about impacting organisational culture to create an inclusive and supportive workplace, you are an individual with experience in the development and implementation of D&I frameworks, action plans and initiatives. You will have strong project management and facilitation skills, which will enable you to influence and engage effectively with stakeholders and people from diverse backgrounds.

About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 1000 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most.

Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements under a hybrid work model, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians.

How to apply:
Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form (listed within the file attachments as a Word document). You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required. Please also include the contact details of two referees.

VLA employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. It is also a requirement that staff attend for office-based days at their primary work location. In line with this requirement, interstate applications will be considered only where the candidate is able and willing to relocate to Victoria, unless part of a border community. 

VLA is committed to putting the safety and wellbeing of children first.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Zione Walker-Nthenda, Director, Client Services and Sector Engagement on (03) 9269 0463.

No agency applications will be accepted.

Applications close by 11.59pm on Sunday 14th August 2022.

Senior Consultant, Diversity and Inclusion (VLA4)

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Zione Walker-Nthenda, Director, RSD | (03) 9269 0463

Senior Consultant, Diversity and Inclusion (VLA4)