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Manager Community Engagement

Country Fire Authority - Burwood East, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CFA strives to be a values-based organisation and an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees, where people with a variety of skills, experiences and backgrounds all add value through the roles they perform.

About the Role:
The Manager Community Engagement leads a team of professionals responsible for designing CFA's community engagement and education programs and building CFA's capability and capacity in a time of significant change.
The scope of the role is wide-ranging and complex, and encompasses a range of functions, from strategic policy development through to oversight of program design, development of engagement tools and resources, and analysis of best-practice research to inform an evidence-driven approach to community engagement.
To achieve the desired outcomes this position is required to engage, influence, and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders. You will work closely with CFA's leadership team to drive change in service delivery and ensure desired community safety outcomes are achieved.

About You:
You will have program and business management qualifications and experience and bring significant experience in leading high-performance teams. Demonstrated experience in the management and leadership of community engagement within a large and complex service delivery environment is essential. Evidence of your success in driving change by applying broad influencing skills to overcome barriers and gain support is key to this role. Furthermore, you will display the ability to develop and maintain strong, collaborative partnerships and manage people with a consultative/collaborative leadership style. Important to this role is your project management experience in a rapidly changing environment and capability in managing organisational and culture change, business practice reform and productivity improvement.
Your Application
When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes, and skills required for the position.
Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description
  • Resume
Submitting your Application
When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.
The successful applicant must be willing to complete pre-employment checks including a National Police History Check and Working with Children Check prior to receiving a job offer.
CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to providing an inclusive, fair and child safe environment for all staff, volunteers, and the community.
Applications close: 11:59pm 20 June 2021.

Burwood East, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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