EL1 Assistant Director

Posted 20 June 2022
Salary$78 - $84 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

About the Organisation

A large federal government department that develops and implements policies and programs to ensure Australia’s industries remain competitive, profitable, and sustainable.

About the role

The successful applicant will play a key leadership role, working with various internal and external stakeholders to design, write, deliver and evaluate the exercise program. We are seeking a forward thinking and passionate experienced emergency response manager who can deliver on a number of priority activities and policies to support the branch.

The role includes:
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders on exercise scope and identifying opportunities for alignment between work programs.
  • Working with relevant stakeholders to plan the exercise series.
  • Developing exercise plans and documentation such as an exercise schedule and injects.
  • Developing exercise evaluation plans and tools.
  • Organising exercise delivery logistics.
  • Working collaboratively with other exercise personnel such as the facilitator.
  • Providing leadership and direction to the exercise team.
  • Reporting to executive and governance committee.
  • Developing exercise strategies which may include, but not limited to, risk management, media and an observer program.
  • Providing budget oversight.
Skills and Experience

MUST hold a baseline clearance 

We are looking for people with a range of backgrounds and skills who enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment to deliver a high priority program in a time sensitive manner.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team and getting the best out of people.
  • Experience in multi-tasking, working under pressure and ability to coordinate work priorities with demanding timeframes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to form and maintain productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to deliver outcomes.
  • Emergency preparedness exercise development and delivery skills is highly desirable or skills that could be considered transferable (such as, but not limited to; evaluation, facilitation, training development, project management, event management)
  • Experience or knowledge of emergency management principles and preparedness is desirable.
  • Experience in program delivery.
  • Strong research, analysis, and synthesis skills.
How to apply

If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Lexi Pappas at lpappas@dfp.com.au 02 6162 7311

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.