Executive Group Manager, Service Design and Delivery

$291,186 - $302,749 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • ACT Education Directorate, Northbourne Avenue, Braddon ACT, Australia
  • 09 Sep, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management - Schools Other

Job Description

Full-time Executive

Closes: 29 September 2021
Classification: Executive Level 2.2
Position No: E107
Directorate: Education
Contact Officer: Jane Simmons on jane.simmons@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 6641

Details: The Executive Group Manager Service Design and Delivery report to the Deputy Director-General and is part of the Directorate’s Senior Executive Team and Corporate Executive team.

The position requires a person with exceptional executive leadership and management skills as well as expertise in service design, continuous improvement, and an understanding of the relationships between the Directorate, Government, Minister, peak bodies, and community.

The position requires superior skills in developing and implementing new service models, improvement strategies, program reform and the ability to think strategically. Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills are critical for this role.

High level analytical and negotiating skills, superior judgment in relation to financial management and organisational improvement and the capacity for innovation and value adding are necessary.

The major responsibilities of the Service Design and Delivery Division are:

  • to deliver high quality education services to the Canberra community
  • to develop and deliver system-wide strategies to improve teaching policy and practice
  • the wellbeing of over 50,000 students, including the development and delivery of student engagement services;
  • the delivery of support services to schools to assist with access to education for students with challenging behaviours and complex needs, students alienated from schooling, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, and school aged attendees of Bimberi Youth Justice Centre;
  • to ensure the Directorate’s engagement with digital transformation and alignment to the ACT Government’s Digital Canberra Concept and resulting business innovation across the Directorate;
  • ensuring cross-sectoral leadership of policy development and implementation of the Australian Curriculum for Kindergarten to Year 10, including assessment and reporting;
  • providing executive guidance of the development and delivery of school improvement programs and interventions for all 89 ACT public schools utilising the national school improvement tool as the core framework; and
  • engaging with key stakeholders and other government agencies to improve the efficacy of the ACT public education system to deliver high quality education outcomes for all school and students.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $291,186 - $302,749 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $231,249.

Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance-based contract for a period of five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that details of long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.

How to Apply: Applications should include a curriculum vitae and supporting claims against the Executive Capabilities.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.


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Job Closing Date

29 Sep, 2021