Executive Officer to Deputy Director General - Planning and Sustainable Development

$150,347 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 12 May, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Executive and Management Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Full-time Temporary

Closes: 18 May 2022

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $133 - $150,347 plus superannuation
Position No: 35944
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 May 2022
Contact Officer: Sarah Niall on sarah.niall@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 9603

Details: The position is part of the high performing Executive Support team, reporting to the Senior Director, Office of the Director-General. The position provides support predominantly to the Deputy Director-General (DDG) Planning and Sustainable Development, however the team provide support amongst the group to a number of high-level Executives within the Directorate as needed.

As an Executive Officer you will need to work with a high degree of independence and under broad direction to ensure that the office of the DDG runs smoothly.

The position required an energetic person who is able to provide strategic advice and high-level administrative support to the DDG. This involves researching, preparing, managing and reviewing briefs, speeches, reports, speaking notes and other strategic communication and correspondence to ensure the comprehensiveness, accuracy, and timeliness of information.

As the principal point of contact for the Office of the DDG, excellent interpersonal skills are required and the capacity to be able to act promptly and respond to deadlines.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: The panel will be looking for evidence from past roles that you have demonstrated ability to critically research and analyse work which informs policy development, especially relating to an ability to make sound judgements on sensitive and complex issues.

Note: This is a temporary position available from 26 June 2022 until 26 June 2023. A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a covering pitch for the role (maximum two pages), identifying how you can fulfil the role requirements and your successful achievements against the duties and responsibilities.

Your pitch, a copy of a current curriculum vitae, and the name and contact details for two referees should be provided.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

Job Closing Date

18 May, 2022