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Assistant Director - Compliance & Enforcement Branch

Fair Work Ombudsman
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is an independent statutory office established by the Fair Work Act 2009. Our role is to promote harmonious, productive and cooperative workplace relations and ensure compliance with Australian workplace laws.

The Compliance and Enforcement branch is primarily responsible for inquiring into and investigating breaches of the Fair Work Act 2009 including take appropriate enforcement action.

We are seeking exceptional candidates for Assistant Director roles in our Compliance and Enforcement Branch based in any FWO location in the capital cities. These key leadership roles are critical to delivering the Branch’s current and future priorities. These roles suit motivated leaders who can achieve strategic compliance outcomes in a complex and demanding environment, who deeply care about growing their staff’s capability and development and are committed to the work and purpose of the agency.

Roles may be offered on an ongoing (permanent) or 12 month non-ongoing (temporary) basis.

To be successful in these roles you will possess or have the ability to acquire:
• Excellent people focused leadership and management skills
• Demonstrated commitment to your own professional learning and development
• Acumen in risk analysis and responsiveness
• Outstanding communication and influencing skills
• The ability to cultivate productive working relationships internally and externally
• The ability to drive and deliver the achievement of key compliance and enforcement outcomes
• The ability create, design and deliver innovative solutions

Leadership experience in a complex regulatory environment will be well regarded.

The FWO provides a challenging and supportive work environment with access to great training and development opportunities and flexible working arrangements. You will be rewarded and recognised for your performance and have the satisfaction of knowing you work for an agency, which aims to achieve fairness and build a culture of compliance in Australian workplaces.

For further information about the Fair Work Ombudsman, please visit www.fairwork.gov.au.

Typical Duties

The duties of an Assistant Director include, but not limited to:
• Achieve agency key performance indicators, including delivering strategic compliance and enforcement outcomes
• Support staff to identify and assess appropriate matters for investigation in accordance with FWO’s Purpose and FWO’s Compliance and Enforcement Policy
• Mentor, coach and develop staff in a geographically dispersed environment
• Work directly with Team Leaders to develop and implement opportunities that drive continuous performance across the team and greater Operations Group
• Establish and maintain effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including government agencies, employers, employer representatives and community groups
• Drive innovation and best practice service delivery
• Balance compliance activities whilst contributing to major projects and programs
• Undertake intra and interstate travel where required.

Selection Criteria
• Excellent people focused leadership and management skills including developing talent
• Demonstrated commitment to your own professional growth
• Acumen in risk analysis and responsiveness
• Outstanding communication and influencing skills
• The ability to cultivate productive working relationships internally and externally
• Well-developed ability to drive the achievement of key compliance and enforcement outcomes
• Passion and ability to create, design and deliver innovative solutions
• Leadership experience in a complex regulatory environment is not mandatory but will be well regarded.

How to Apply

To apply, please tell us in no more than 800 words:
• Why you want to apply for this role
• How your skills and experience address the requirements of this role (considering the selection criteria).

All applications must be submitted via our online application system through the FWO website.

If you would like further information about the recruitment process, please email the Recruitment team at [email protected].

Applications close 11.00pm (AEST) Friday 23 August 2019
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Date Posted
8 Aug 2019
7 Oct 2019
Location
Hobart TAS 7000
Reference Code
0253JD
Occupation
Federal Government
Pay Description
Salary range from $108 302 to $116 881 plus 15.4% superannuation

Job Type
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Mode
Standard/Business Hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident
Sector
Government
Perks
Training
Travel

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