APS6 and EL1 Communications and Engagement Officer

Posted 30 May 2022
Salary$58.50 per hour, Benefits: Multiple 12 Month Federal Government Opportunities for APS6 and EL1
LocationSurry Hills
Job type Full time
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Other
ReferenceJO-2205-481792

Job description

  • Federal Government opportunity in Surry Hills
  • 12-month contract
  • APS6 - $58.50 hourly
  • EL1 - $585 daily
The Community Engagement and Communications Officer role is positioned within a team and may require the successful applicant to perform work that involves setting priorities and allocating work to other lower-level team members. This position will require the successful applicant to work collaboratively within a team to develop and share specialised knowledge.
 
As an APS6 Community Engagement and Communications Officer responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Supporting drive the strategic direction to project areas to drive behavioural change through Communications and Engagement with targeted content and engagement activities.
  • Supporting the development and delivery of communications and engagement plans, producing accessible and Plain English content for a variety of channels
  • Contributing within a project management framework including, strategic planning, reporting and forecasting to identify priority areas for communication and engagement.
  • Supporting leaders in driving organisational change and corporate culture in complex environments with the ability to quickly earn trust and achieve strategic objectives.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Making decisions, with support and direction from line managers, on communications and engagement projects with considerable complexity and sensitivity
  • Experience working with change management, delivering behavioural change within agile project management methodology.
  • Possess communications and engagement experience, along with excellent organisational skills and the ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • It is highly desirable that applicants have an understanding of or lived experience in the field of disability.
As an EL1 Community Engagement and Communications Officer responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Providing advice, support and strategy to the Director within our client’s project management framework
  • Developing a range of internal and external accessible communication material
  • Manage staff and competing work priorities, identifying areas of overlap and key gaps and opportunities to refine and improve approaches.
  • Representing the client in stakeholder interactions and meetings, delivering effective messaging to people with disability, their families and carers as well as key stakeholders.
  • Accountable for monitoring emerging issues in a field and for identifying impact on agency priorities as well as engaging with risk and undertaking risk management activities for area of responsibility.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Experience working with change management, deliver behavioural change within agile project management methodology.
  • Internal and External stakeholder relationships managements
  • Extensive knowledge of statutory, regulatory and policy frameworks relevant to a field of work, discipline or functional area in order to provide comprehensive and authoritative advice on specialist and very complex issues.
  • It is highly desirable that applicants have an understanding of or lived experience in the field of disability.
To Apply:
In order to be considered applicants are required to hold an Australian Citizenship.
 
If this sounds like the role for you, please submit an updated copy of your resume in MS Word format by hitting APPLY NOW or call Ankita on 02 9200 3683 for more information

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.