Senior Engagement Advisor - Internal Engagement (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 16/02/2021
Applications close: 02/03/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Up To 12 Months

Organisation: Country Fire Authority

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/1506571B

Reference: VG/1506571B

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East

Full Time, 12 Months Fixed Term

PTA level 5 $99,164 pa (plus 9.50% super)

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CFA strives to be a values-based organisation and an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees, where people with a variety of skills, experiences and backgrounds all add value through the roles they perform.

About the Community Engagement Team:

CFA's Community Engagement team drives and oversees a range of initiatives with the ultimate aim of leading and supporting engagement for safer communities. This is done through:

  • Exploration: Strategy and Policy analysis, business planning, aligning plans and strategies

  • Creation: Development of creative solutions based on stakeholder/customer needs, program development

  • Empowerment: Enhancing and building member knowledge, skills and capacity for engagement

  • Enablement: Provision of current, timely, accessible and consistent key messaging, advice and direction to enable and empower community engagement activities

About the Role:

As Senior Engagement Advisor, you will play a key role in providing leadership and support to the team - assisting on the development of key partnerships, key messaging and with the adaptation of programs and initiatives to a wide variety of audiences. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of new approaches and initiatives supporting regional projects and working with stakeholders across various sectors to ensure best-practice approaches are adopted. You will also provide strategic advice on the ongoing development of programs and initiatives to ensure the content and messages are relevant to different audiences by utilisation of a range of communications approaches, channels and modes.

Further detailed responsibilities include:

  • Provision of high-level strategic advice to Team Leaders and Manager Community Engagement on community engagement programs, partnerships and regional initiatives.

  • Developing plans and managing projects using appropriate methodologies.

  • Provision of participatory or human-centred approaches and creating content which will engage stakeholders to create solutions that meet emerging and long-term needs.

About You:

To succeed in this key role, tertiary qualifications in a relevant field (e.g. social or health science, education, community engagement, community safety, project management) are preferred and relevant industry experience is essential. You will demonstrate highly developed communication and interpersonal skills including strong negotiation, public speaking and facilitation and excellent writing skills as well as strong budget management experience with the ability to forecast and produce accurate reports periodically.

You will be assisted by your highly developed organisational and planning skills in the context of a complex, changing business environment requiring agility and flexibility. You will also require proven leadership skills with the ability to engage stakeholders at varying levels and seniority while maintaining effective working relationships and you will have the ability to work autonomously across various locations across Victoria, while maintaining a strong presence within the team.

This is an excellent opportunity to further your career within our close-knit and professional team.

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

Please note: (if internal)

  • Only CFA employees are eligible to apply for positions that have been advertised internally.

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 must be willing to complete pre-employment checks including a National Police History Check and Working with Children Check prior to receiving a job offer.

CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

Applications close: 11:59pm 2nd March 2021


Senior Engagement Advisor - Internal Engagement (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Full time / Up To 12 Months

Job classification:

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Karen Marini | Mayet.Ojeda@cfa.vic.gov.au

Senior Engagement Advisor - Internal Engagement (See Advertisement)