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#780 Group Manager, Disability Employment and Carers, SES Band 2, Department of Social Services

#780 Group Manager, Disability Employment and Carers, SES Band 2, Department of Social Services

About the Position

The department is seeking a Group Manager, Disability Employment and Carers (SES Band 2) in the Disability and Carers stream. It is expected that a merit pool will be created through this process, which may be accessed for any future vacancies.

As Group Manager, and a key member of the department’s Executive team, you will be a high performing executive who can lead a complex work program and contribute to the leadership of the department through active involvement in executive decision-making, representational activities and working collaboratively to provide strategic direction and drive a culture of high performance. You will make a substantial contribution to the delivery of key government agendas and engage with a broad range of stakeholders to deliver policies and programs that enhance outcomes for Australians.

To be a strong contender you will have outstanding leadership skills, a demonstrated record of achievement, excellent interpersonal skills and sound judgement. You will be committed to innovation in policy development and its implementation and to creating workplace cultures that are collaborative and supportive. You will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and ideally have experience in working on multidimensional and complex issues.

You will also be confident and resilient and have excellent stakeholder and people management skills. Your performance will be judged by results and how you uphold Australian Public Service and departmental values, including exemplary standards of integrity and professionalism.

Preparing your application

Your application should include a CV and a statement of claims (a short ‘pitch’ of approximately 1000 words or 2 pages) drawing out why you are interested in the role, what you offer the agency, your skill set, relevant career history and achievements, and your leadership attributes. In preparing your application you may also wish to take account of the  selection criteria outlined in the candidate information pack which apply to SES roles in the APS.

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