Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE793462
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing ASAP with possible extension
The Role and our Branch
The Professional Standards and Conduct Division is seeking to appoint a highly dedicated Project Manager to join their team for 12 months.
We encourage all applicants with diverse professional experiences to apply.
The Professional Standards and Conduct Division provides strategic leadership to enable the development, implementation and effective management of policies and strategies that fulfils statutory obligations and ensures that the highest standards of professionalism and integrity are demonstrated by Department staff. The Division provides strategic advice to Corporate Executive on risk-profiling and management, corruption prevention, internal controls, complaints investigations and management, legal and legislative services, criminal history screening and assistance to parents and carers to support the engagement of every student.
As Project Manager, Business Improvement, you will review and evaluate existing structures and processes in line with the division’s key strategic deliverables to ensure the Division is best placed to assist the Executive Director to meet all work-related outcomes. The successful applicant will also provide a high-level advisory support to the Executive Director in relation to the services the division provides and support available to schools and regional education offices.
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
- Implements and manages strategy
- translates strategy into operational goals and creates a shared sense of purpose within the business unit
- engages others in the strategic direction of the work area, encourages their contribution and communicates expected outcomes
- considers the ramifications of a wide range of issues, anticipates priorities and develops long term plans for the work area
- understands objective, critical analysis and distils the core issues
- Achieves results
- evaluates ongoing project and program performance and identifies critical success factors
- establishes clear plans and timeframes for project implementation and outlines specific activities
- strives to achieve and encourages others to do the same
- monitors progress and identifies risks that may impact outcomes and adjusts plans as required
- Builds productive relationships
- builds and sustains relationships with a network of key people internally and externally
- recognises shared agendas and works towards mutually beneficial outcomes
- brings people together and encourages input from key stakeholders
- Exemplifies personal integrity and self-awareness
- acts professionally and impartially at all times and operates within the boundaries of organisational processes and legal and public policy constraints
- takes personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work and commits energy and drive to see that goals are achieved
- persists and focuses on achieving objectives even in difficult circumstances
- Communicates and influences effectively
- confidently presents information in a clear, concise and articulate manner and translates information for others
- approaches negotiations with a strong grasp of key issues, having prepared well in advance
- anticipates the position of the other party and adapts approach accordingly
- encourages the support of relevant stakeholders.
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 Mary Brown, Executive Director, Professional Standards & Conduct by telephoning (08) 9264 8954 or emailing Mary.Brown@education.wa.edu.au
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 three (3) 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 Tuesday, 31 January 2023.
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.