EL2 Executive Officer

Posted 23 June 2022
Salary$731 per day, Benefits: 12 month contract
LocationCanberra
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Government, Defence, Emergency
ReferenceJO-2206-482217

Job description

About the Organisation
Our client is an independent statutory agency that is responsible for implementing supporting a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers. 

About the Role
The EL2 Executive Officer is responsible for providing project management, support services and strategic advice to the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), and their group. This includes coordination and analysis of correspondence, reports, risk and program documentation and briefings, and providing support on strategic projects and executive led procurement or recruitment.

The EL2 Executive Officer is responsible for initiating, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. It may be required to represent and negotiate on behalf of the Agency to advance the Agency’s interests in cross-agency, inter-jurisdictional and other forums.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Directing enquiries and requests from the CEO, Board and other channels to appropriate areas and providing advice to the ELT on responses.
  • Supporting the coordination of input into reports and projects developed by the ELT.
  • Drafting papers for internal governance committees, the CEO, Minister, the Board, and others.
  • Providing reporting to the Board, Sub-Committees and to the Executive Management Group via papers sponsored by the ELT.
  • Facilitating the provision of advice from the ELT to others within the Agency, and assisting with the passage of documents for clearance.
  • Ensuring items for clearance are submitted on time, and process and compliance standards across key functional areas are met.
  • Overseeing and managing the ELT executive budget, procurements and recruitment exercises.
  • Overseeing Agency governance matters including QTBs, Senate Estimates Briefs and Ministerial correspondence.
  • Manage responses to ministerial/CEO queries and to review presentations
  • Have oversight of action plan within AAT Case Management
  • To drive continuous improvement in the Branch
  • Management of escalations, complaints and deadlines
Essential skills
  • Have the ability to review, edit and update guidance material
  • Have excellent writing skills and experience in quality assurance
How to Apply
Should you be interested in this role please send your CV via SEEK or call Francesca Avelluto on 0261627332 for a confidential discussion (or email favelluto@dp.com.au).
Applications for this role will close at 4pm on the 27th June.

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.