EL1 Independent Advisor

Posted 03 November 2023
Salary$602.55 per day
LocationSurry Hills
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment FederalGovernment

Job description

  • Federal Government opportunity in Surry Hills 
  • Initial 12-month contract with the possibility of extension  
  • $602.55 per day + super 
 We are seeking an EL1 Independent Advisor Council to join the team within a Federal Government Agency.  

The IAC's main role is to provide crucial guidance to the Board by considering input from individuals with disabilities, carers, and experts in the field. This involves close collaboration with IAC members, IAC Reference Groups, the Senior Independent Advisor of IAC, and the IAC Secretariat 
Responsibilities are but not limited to:  
  • Secretariat to identify and propose solutions to strategic challenges. 
  • Supporting reference group members from a range of cohorts to engage well with IAC. 
  • Provide pre briefs and mentoring as required. 
  • Facilitating reference group meeting discussions. 
  • Undertaking research on behalf of the reference groups.
  • Assist with the development and delivering discussion papers, reports, and advice to IAC for submission.
  • Assisting with independent projects on special topics from the IAC and reference group work plans.
  • Progressing work of IAC sub-groups and working groups.
  • Supporting induction of new IAC and reference group members.
You will possess:  
  • An understanding of lived experience and understanding of the disability sector. 
  • Providing expert advice and strategic direction that is regarded as an authoritative source. 
  • Sound provision of technical advice and subject matter expertise to support provision of Advice to ensure the best outcomes for people with a disability in Australia.
  • Experience in devising and implementing strategic advice expertise and research to continually improve the provision of Advice. 
  • Experience in developing advice that considers workplans, corporate priorities, the disability system, and its mainstream interfaces. 
  • Experience in managing strategic, advisory, or legislated relationships.  
  • Experience in writing for government organisations. 
  • Ability to representing the IAC in high level discussions and negotiations with key stakeholders, including external providers and organisations to share information, explain expectations and influence outcomes. 
To Apply 
To be eligible it is essential that applicants hold Australian Citizenship.  
If you are interested in this role, please do 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.