$106,988 plus 9.5% Superannuation
We are the City Of Melbourne, a place to be bold and inspirational.
We are rapidly transforming to meet the evolving challenges faced by a global city. With a vision of being a leading organisation for a leading capital city, our mission is to create positive impact for our community. Each day, we work with passion and purpose so that together we achieve incredible things.
Together we Make the Difference
How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne…
As the Reconciliation Officer, you will be a key contributor in driving the development and implementation of City of Melbourne’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). You will support the development of new processes and strategies, and be relied upon to communicate and implement these across our organisation. Furthermore, you will identify and recommend changes to the way we work in order to improve efficiency and enhance outcomes that will have lasting impacts.
Establishing a working group and overseeing governance, you will help to refine outcomes and enhance impacts of the RAP. In addition you will deliver presentations and participate in the promotion and management of events to increase the network and engagement of RAP partners and organisations.
Our ideal candidate will have proven governance monitoring and evaluation capabilities, and be a natural collaborator in partnering with a wide range of stakeholders. Brokering relationships and negotiating outcomes that satisfy multiple priorities and achieve broad reaching outcomes will be fundamental to your success.
You can bring… (Selection criteria)
- Ability to demonstrate and display City of Melbourne Values – accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and striving for excellence
- Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent experience.
- Experience in working with Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander communities.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to communicate issues clearly and concisely.
- The demonstrated ability to collaborate and partner effectively with a wide range of stakeholders including Indigenous people and organisations and the government, corporate, and not-for-profit sectors.
- Well-developed project management skills.
- The demonstrated ability to work co-operatively in a team environment and collaboratively with others, preferably in the area of Reconciliation or a related area.
- The demonstrated ability to influence change and make a significant contribution to Reconciliation initiatives.
- High level understanding and awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their cultures and issues affecting them.
By joining us, you will become part of a remarkable team who work in a constructive and inclusive culture to shape the future of this city. Together, we champion difference, celebrate achievement and recognise positive impact.
To view the physical requirements of this position, please see below under Position Information.
How to apply…
Please visit our website in order to apply: https://melbourne.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=N8JkYdpzBpk=&jbc=ere
As part of the online application form you are required to:
- attach your resume
- attach a separate cover letter, responding to the selection criteria (no more than two pages), as listed above under ‘You can bring…’
Please address your covering letter to Jeanette Vaha’akolo, Manager Protocols, Policy and Reconciliation.
Applications will be accepted up until 11:45pm Tuesday 27 October 2020
The position description for this role will not be provided at this stage of application.
For those interested in working with us, the City of Melbourne offers a great range of benefits.
City of Melbourne is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our commitment is for our people to be safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people regardless of their gender identity and expression, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability and age. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for our community.