Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE774872
This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing November 2022 with possible extension and/or permanency.
The Role and our Branch
The Business and Customer Services Directorate (BCS) supports the objectives and outcomes of clients by providing value for money corporate services through streamlined business systems and processes and skilled and motivated people.
We encourage all applicants with diverse professional experiences to apply.
The Business Improvement and Capability (BIC) branch sits within the BCS but delivers services across the Education and Business Services (EBS) Division and the broader Department through School Corporate Services staff. The BIC branch works collaboratively with EBS areas to implement organisational change to ensure corporate services functions are efficient and effective. The branch is responsible for leading and enabling the implementation of workforce and organisational reform and improvement initiatives across EBS and school corporate services staff.
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced organisational change specialist to lead our team to deliver organisation development, workforce planning and capability uplift across EBS and corporate services staff in schools. This role involves partnering with stakeholders to conceptualise future organisation and workforce structures to influence and drive change that aligns to the Department’s strategic priorities and meets the needs of our customers.
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.
Your written application will be assessed against the following Selection Criteria
- Demonstrated highly developed skills and experience in the delivery of organisation and workforce capability building and change in a complex service organisation.
- Demonstrated highly developed leadership and management skills to manage a small team to coordinate, influence and deliver complex change and reform projects.
- Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to coach and influence others, including effective conflict resolution, negotiation, and consultation with a range of stakeholders.
- Demonstrated highly developed analytical and conceptual skills to evaluate business management performance and provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
- Demonstrated experience in planning and designing organisation and workforce strategic projects, including the management of competing priorities to ensure objectives are achieved.
For a full outline of the role responsibilities and selection criteria, please refer to the JDF.
It is recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
All inquiries are welcomed
Please contact Lourdes Tsekos, Manager Business Improvement and Capability by telephoning (08) 9264 8619 or emailing email@example.com
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow all instructions. It is recommended you have relevant documents completed and ready to attach with your online application. Please allow enough time to complete this process as applications must be received prior to the closing date and time.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the selection criteria listed above, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to five (5) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please phone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please phone (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 before commencing employment
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course
- the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- training specific to this role required by Department policy; and
- the Department’s training in Accountability 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 Friday, 7 October 2022.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions at, or after, 4:30pm will not be accepted.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
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 division 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