Senior Leader Diversity & Inclusion

$108,082 - $120,180 yearly
  • Greater Geelong City Council
  • 100 Brougham St, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
  • Dec 31, 2020
Contractor/Temp Human Resources and Recruitment

Job Description

Job no: 495861
Work type: Temporary Full Time
Classification: Band 8 (108,082 - $120,180 pa)
Categories: Human Resources

About us

We are committed to working together for a thriving community. We do this by delivering over 130 services to our rapidly growing population and working hard to protect and improve what it is that makes Greater Geelong such a great place to live.

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our diverse and inclusive team.

About the Role

Reporting directly to the Talent, Capability and Employee Experience (TCEE) Manager, you will lead and implement the organisational strategies that positively transform and enrich our organisational culture in the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) space. Working closely with key stakeholders internally and externally, a key focus of the role will be to provide expert advice to the organisation on the integration of employee D&I dimensions into policies, plans, strategies and programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the new D&I Strategy, Action Plans and supporting Policy as a subset of the City’s People & Culture Strategy
  • Oversee the delivery of D&I calendar, training and events
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of government initiatives and priorities, relevant research and theoretical paradigms that underpin best practice
  • Partner with the Centres of Excellence to equip and enable senior leaders with the tools to deliver on Diversity & Inclusion Action Plans & KPIs
  • Measure the ROI of P&C initiatives. Execute activities effectively to achieve each initiative ensuring Quality, Timelines & Cost are optimised. Measure and monitor P&C analytics and utilise them to optimise the P&C agenda

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in

  • A relevant degree qualification in Human Resources, Organisational Psychology, Organisational Development or similar field with relevant experience or qualifications/experience in another field or lessor formal qualifications with extensive and diverse experience in Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and capacity to develop, lead and implement evidence-based workforce diversity and inclusion initiatives based on social trends and analytical data.
  • Highly developed understanding of social justice and inclusion principles with the ability to produce high level strategic plans & policies
  • A passion for creating a diverse and inclusive workplace for employees, with the ability to work under pressure against changing demands and priorities
  • Demonstrated successful experience in partnering with senior stakeholders to drive transformational change and achieve business objectives through the People agenda

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • paid parental leave (14 weeks)
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • discounted memberships at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities
  • career development opportunities.

Applications and Enquiries

Click the Position Description link to view more information about this position. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description.

Applications close January 15th 2021.

Click the Apply for this job button to submit your application or find out more about this opportunity.

City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.


Advertised: 24 Dec 2020 12:30 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 15 Jan 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Job Closing Date

Jan 15, 2021