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Australian Federal Police First Nations Unit – Team Leader Full Time | Permanent Employment | Location Negotiable AFP Band 7 | $110,255 - $118,085 + super Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. About the Team: The AFP First Nations Unit (FNU) is designed to promote full and unhindered First Nations participation in the AFP workforce, as well as inform the provision of culturally competent policing services to the Australian Community. The FNU is responsible for leading various projects and initiatives in partnership with business areas to deliver positive outcomes with a First Nations focus. These outcomes will support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members, as well as support the AFP on its journey as a culturally competent employer of choice in the delivery of frontline policing services.
The Team Leader of the First Nations Unit will lead key policy/strategy development such as First Nations workforce strategy and Cultural learning framework. This position will provide day to day leadership of the First Nations Unit and will be responsible for the development and implementation of work programs. The First Nations Unit – Team Leader supports strategic outcomes and intent for the broader Culture and Inclusion Section, and the AFP internally and in the community. For a full description of the role, please contact Pipeline Talent at [email protected]
Working from anywhere in Australia, you will be highly autonomous and be a proficient leader capable of leading policy and strategy development. You will have strong attention to detail, proficient problem-solving skills, and a commitment to personal development. You will be culturally competent with an ability to engage sensitively and effectively with First Nations people. You will have a thorough understanding of the purpose and work undertaken by the First Nations Unit and the broader context the team operates in. Selection Criteria 1. Demonstrated leadership capabilities with experience in developing and setting work programs 2. Proven ability to engage with and manage critical internal and external stakeholders 3. Demonstrated cultural competency when engaging with First Nations people 4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to contribute to executive reporting, analysis, and briefings 5. Experience participating in or working on First Nations focussed initiatives.
• Competitive salary and leave entitlements • Comprehensive superannuation measures • Flexible working options • Career advancement and investment in your professional development • Team-based work environment based on mutual respect and cooperation and free from discrimination, bullying and harassment.
Location: Negotiable How to apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “AFP – Team Leader” Your application should include: • a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) responding to the 5 selection criteria as detailed above. • an up-to-date CV of no more than 3 pages which clearly details your relevant skills and experience. Important COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated for all AFP employees, and all AFP appointees must maintain up-to-date vaccination status. Satisfactory proof of vaccination status will be required at the time an offer of employment is made. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine requirements further. Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Lachlan Holton | Talent Acquisition Specialist Email: [email protected] (Ph) 02 8001 6603 | (M) 0438 982 746