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APS6 Team Leader

  • Listed: Apr 04, 2024
  • Reference: 3766335
  • Contract or Temp
  • Location: Melbourne
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Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged Australians? Do you possess strong leadership skills and thrive in a collaborative team environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dedicated team as an APS6 Team Leader within a Commonwealth Government Department.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support Workload Increase: Facilitate a significant increase in the workload of our Centre of Excellence (CoE) from 1 May 2023, in response to changes in the Supported Wage System (SWS).
  • Assurance Activities: Undertake assurance activities, particularly those of higher sensitivity, complexity, and risk levels, to ensure adherence to guidelines and protocols.
  • Grant Management: Manage, understand and interpret complex grant agreements and guidelines, ensuring compliance and effective utilisation of resources.
  • Resource Management: Manage team resources accountably and flexibly, optimising efficiency and responsiveness while ensuring equitable distribution of workload.
  • Guidance and Coaching: Provide guidance, coaching, and advice to staff on complex cases, stakeholder management and policy implementation.
  • Standardised Practices: Support staff in adopting and implementing standardised business practices, identifying and resolving barriers to adoption.
  • Quality Assurance: Audit staff work to ensure adherence to program guidelines, protocols, and processes, providing regular formal and informal feedback on quality.
  • Leadership in Decision Making: Participate in decision making at a leadership level and support effective communication and change management in relation to business practices.

Core Capabilities:

As a Team Leader (APS6), you will demonstrate the following core capabilities:
  1. Driven to Deliver Outcomes: Committed to helping deliver outcomes for vulnerable and disadvantaged Australians.
  2. Solution Focused: Positive team member with a solution-focused approach to achieve results.
  3. Strong Communicator: Able to deliver clear messages both verbally and in writing.
  4. Judgment and Reasoning: Able to apply good judgment and reasoning in decision-making processes.
  5. Autonomous and Committed: Autonomous and committed to seeing tasks through to completion and to a high quality.
  6. Strategic Thinker: Strategic thinker who provides robust solutions to issues and risks.
  7. Curiosity and Information Acquisition: Driven by curiosity and have the ability to seek and acquire information and intelligence.
Additional Requirements:
  • Capability to develop and mentor staff.
  • Previous experience with federally funded employment services will be useful.
If you possess these skills and attributes and are ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role where your leadership skills can shine, apply now to join our dynamic team!
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