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Senior Executive Service Band 2 - General Manager, Community Engagement Division

A Canberra based position, you will be responsible for large scale delivery of high quality communication services, including delivery of communication products and services to the Minister and the department’s Executive.

The role

We have an opportunity for an individual with exceptional leadership skills to join our senior management team in the Community Engagement Division. The General Manager, Community Engagement will be responsible for building and protecting the reputation of the department through strategic communication for staff, customers and stakeholders across government and the community. You will be responsible for providing strategic communication advice to the Executive and the Minister and will lead the Community Engagement Division to build the department’s reputation through timely and effective media management, robust escalation arrangements and social media engagement. The role includes overseeing delivery of high-quality communication services, including departmental graphic design, brand and web services, as well as facilitating high level corporate and leadership events.

The role requires an individual with a substantial record of achievement and reputation for innovation and delivery of results who can contribute to the strategic leadership of the department.  Experience in a large, geographically dispersed and complex organisation is highly desirable, although not essential.


To be eligible for employment, you must be an Australian citizen. Your suitability for employment will be assessed through a pre-employment screening process.

This process includes a requirement for you to undergo and satisfy a police history check and, where relevant, a working with children and vulnerable people check. You must also be willing and eligible to undergo and maintain an Australian Government security clearance to the appropriate level applicable to the position.

You should be aware you may be required to undergo ongoing suitability assessments as part of your employment.


To obtain the selection documentation, discuss the role and to find out how to apply, email NGS Global. Alternatively you can call Grant Nichol or Mark Lelliott at NGS Global on 1300 138 863 or +61 3 8626 0600, citing reference number J15302.

Do not apply online.

Applications close 5 pm AEST, Wednesday 7 December 2016.

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