12-month Fixed Term Opportunity (scope for extension) |Canberra Based AIDA strongly encourages people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer the Policy Manager will be an integral part of the AIDA executive management team including the development and review of Indigenous health, medical workforce and associated policies. The Policy Manager will also be required to represent AIDA on national reference groups and working parties and at meetings with Government Departments and other agencies. As Policy Manager, you will have the responsibility and ability to: • Provide leadership and management of a small team of policy officers within AIDA. • Implement processes, procedures and tools that support the delivery of high-quality policy advice. • Manage the end-to-end delivery of key submissions and related policy documents/strategies; including undertaking research and preparation of briefing documents as required. • Communicate and engage with key stakeholders and undertake negotiations as required on Indigenous policies, programs and projects to enable robust policy outcomes for the advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ health outcomes. • Drive AIDA’s policy agenda • Provide high quality and timely reports, briefs, speeches, papers and presentations. • Represent AIDA at meetings, conferences, seminars, and to the public.
About you Essential Requirements AIDA is seeking a motivated individual who has: 1. A high-level understanding and awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, their cultures, health and other issues affecting them. 2. Outstanding communication and writing skills; including the ability to present complex and technical information in a simple and concise manner and engage effectively with a range of stakeholders. 3. Demonstrated high level policy development experience at a senior level. 4. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and to task, delegate, motivate and supervise staff. 5. Demonstrated ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines. 6. A contextual understanding and values alignment to AIDA’s business purpose and core values. 7. Tertiary qualifications in policy development and/or Bachelor’s in Health or Social Sciences or a related field is desirable.
• A fulltime 12-month appointment with possibility for extension • An attractive salary $110,000 - $130,000 + superannuation • Generous salary sacrifice options available • Canberra based • Opportunities for further education and professional development • Personal development planning activities • A supportive learning environment • Flexible working conditions • Competitive leave entitlements • Health and wellbeing programs
This role is based in Canberra, ACT. Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “AIDA – Executive Manager Policy” Your application should include: • a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) addressing the 7 requirements listed and bolded above. These should be clearly and specifically addressed. • an up-to-date CV of no more than 5 pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role Applications must be received by midnight October 18th, 2021. Late submissions will not be accepted. How to get more information Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu | Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Email: [email protected] Ph: 0408 027 880