Full Time | Ongoing, Flexible | Melbourne Location | Salary $122,502 - $143,219 plus superannuation This position is designated for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people under s.12 Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply. Position Number: 50932256
The Manager, Aboriginal Employment and Cultural Strategy sits within the DELWP Aboriginal Self-Determination Reform Branch. The position will lead a high performing team to design, enable and sup-port Aboriginal employment and workforce outcomes under Pupungarli Marnmarnepu ‘Owning our Future’ Aboriginal Self-Determination Reform Strategy 2020-2025, in partnerships with Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians. About the Department We are a key manager of Victoria’s public estate and directly manage an $8.3 billion investment portfolio, with 81 per cent comprising various categories of public land. The department owns and manages a further $1.6 billion of other assets, including 40,000 kilometres of roads and tracks, office buildings, depots, public toilets, picnic shelters, recreational facilities, firefighting and road maintenance equipment, crossings, water bores and mobile plant equipment. About the Group Local Infrastructure works across both DELWP and other government departments, external stakeholders (including peak bodies) and ministers to support the delivery of services and infrastructure that will help build stronger communities across our state. This includes the provision of land administration and information services for the Victorian property industry. About the Branch The Aboriginal Self-Determination Reform Branch (ASDR) provides leadership, culturally sound advice and strategic direction to guide and support the DELWP’s successful implementation of Pupungarli Marnmarnepu ‘Owning our Future’ Aboriginal Self-Determination Reform Strategy 2020-2025, our approach to enabling Aboriginal self-determination.
To be successful in this role you will be an experienced Human Resource Manager, with strong negotiation and recruitment skills, alongside having a flexible and collaborative approach to working. A tertiary qualification in Human Resources, business or business management would be desirable. The key responsibilities of the role include: • Use extensive experience in Aboriginal policy and program delivery and Human Resources, to establish and lead the coordination of the Aboriginal Employment Team. • Deliver the department’s strategic pillar of ‘ensuring we have the right people with the right skills’ by driving successful Aboriginal employment brand outcomes, targeted Aboriginal talent acquisition strategies, programs and actions and developing fit for purpose recruitment approaches across entry, mid-level and executive roles. • Collaborate with the DELWP Corporate Service Group’s People and Culture Division and within each group to scope, build, drive and deliver a multi-year Aboriginal employment strategy, including a focus on contemporary and innovative services that actively remove unconscious bias, at-tract a diverse range of Aboriginal candidates, and elevate the candidate experience. • Work as part of a team to implement business as usual activities to deliver on Whole of Victorian Government priorities and to support existing and ongoing culture, diversity and organisational development work, recognising the importance of regional intelligence and leadership at place with DELWP’s operating model. • Strengthen the culture and service delivery of the branch by providing strong leadership to direct report/s through coaching, mentoring and monitoring performance to build capability and agility, and through modelling of the department’s values. • To implement and practice cultural safety by creating environments, relationships and systems free from racism and discrimination so that people can feel safe, valued and able to participate. Key Selection Criteria Specialist/Technical Expertise 1. Deep experience working with an Aboriginal workforce through the whole employment life cycle. 2. Knowledge of human resource management: Understands the principles, practices and standards associated with the engagement, development and deployment of an organisation’s workforce, with a specific focus on executive recruitment and talent management. 3. Experience leading a reform agenda to improve and implement People and Culture frameworks and tools. 4. Negotiating with and influencing senior stakeholders. Capabilities 5. Customer Focus: Assesses effectiveness of service delivery against leading services; Challenges others to deliver service excellence; Looks for long term benefits to the client. 6. Strategic Planning: Guides others through the strategic planning process, creating a shared vision for the future. Has a comprehensive understanding of external and internal issues that influence the strategic direction of the organisation. Ensures that overall strategic plan cascades to operational and team planning processes and performance plans; Provides subject matter expertise and building capability of others. 7. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Considers a broad range of topics (beyond immediate area of work), works across government and at senior levels to develop and deliver sustainable solutions. 8. Working Collaboratively: Build a culture of collaboration across the organisation; Looks for and facilitates opportunities to collaborate with external stakeholders; Identifies and overcomes barriers to communication with internal and external stakeholders.
· Flexible working arrangements · Ongoing · VPS6 · An inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated
Melbourne, Victoria. How to apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “DELWP Manager, Aboriginal Employment and Cultural Strategy Your application should include: • a cover letter [maximum two pages] responding to the 8 selection criteria as detailed above • an up-to-date CV of no more than five pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role Applications must be received by midnight 22 July 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. Tiana Callaughan Email: [email protected] Ph: 0419 599 251