Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE631206
This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing July 2020 with possible extension
The Workforce Policy and Coordination Directorate is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Health and Wellbeing Principal Project Officer to join their team.
The successful applicant will have a background in the area of health and wellbeing, with strong project management skills applied to the development and implementation of staff health and wellbeing policy, programs and initiatives. Within this role, you will research, design, develop and implement a range of staff health and wellbeing programs, initiatives and resources to support staff health and wellbeing planning and implementation within the context of the Department’s health and wellbeing agenda. This includes liaising with a wide range of stakeholders, internal and external to the Department
The Workforce Policy and Coordination Directorate provides strategic leadership, planning and implementation of key Department Human Resource policies and programs. The Directorate delivers advice and evaluation of cross-divisional policies and programs, develops and implements policy and manages equity and diversity strategic initiatives.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our branch for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- High level project management skills applied to health and wellbeing policy, programs and initiatives, including the ability to achieve project deliverables and meet timeframes.
- High-level research, conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills and ability to provide innovative solutions to complex problems and issues.
- High-level verbal and interpersonal communication skills with proven ability to undertake complex collaboration, consultation and negotiations.
- Sophisticated written communication skills with the ability to communicate information clearly, effectively and relevant to audience.
- Extensive knowledge and understanding of contemporary human resources issues and trends related to health and wellbeing in large or complex organisations.
- Experience in the design, development and delivery of health and wellbeing information, tools and resources, including the ability to effectively deliver presentations.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the branch may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
For further job related information:
Please contact Melanja Kwiatkowski, Manager Workforce Policy by telephoning (08) 9264 5040 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A two (2) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, focusing on development and delivery of staff health and wellbeing planning, policy and initiatives, in context of the role.
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history, evidencing achievements.
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
ELIGIBILITY AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
Employees will be required to:
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
- Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
- Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
- Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
- Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 20 July 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED