Practice and Capability Leadon October 28, 2021 at 9:12 pm

Team – Policy and Capability Building

 Salary plus 10% superannuation

Maximum term contract up until 30 June 2023

We are the City of Melbourne, a city of possibility and a place to be bold and inspirational.

We are rapidly transforming to meet the evolving challenges faced by a global city. With a vision to be a leading organisation for a leading capital city, our mission is to create positive impact for our community. Each day, we work with passion and purpose to achieve better outcomes for our city and its communities.

How this position will make the difference to the City of Melbourne

The City of Melbourne has a new Community Development Branch that is responsible for embedding community development principles and practice across the organisation. Our vision is to enable a just, inclusive and sustainable society where communities are empowered to meaningfully engage, participate and shape their own city. We are taking a place-based approach to how we understand and work with and for our communities, and look to create more value for community through our everyday work as we drive an inclusive and sustainable long-term recovery from Covid-19.

The Policy and Capability Building Team works to build the capacity and capability of CoM staff and the community. The team utilise internal levers and those of our partners and stakeholders to develop and deliver programs that lead to a more empowered community with increased agency based on community development principles and practice. The team are responsible for the development and delivery of policy that aims to progress inclusion across CoM and in community.

The Practice and Capability Lead will be responsible for:

The design, development and management of a creative and experiential capability building program to support the development of skills and confidence of CoM staff to engage with community in our work
Managing team members in the delivery of key projects that build capability within the community including a social procurement pilot, inclusive employment project, review of community funding program and a staff volunteer program (in partnership with the Senior Volunteering Lead).
The role also supports Community Development Branch members to respond to specific staff and community capability development needs from the work they are leading.

Selection criteria for this position

Demonstrated experience in learning and development, training and facilitation, community education or a related field.
Experience in program design, development and delivery that focuses on driving change using creativity and innovation along with analytical and research skills.
Leadership: Experience leading a small team and building a positive culture to deliver on strategic priorities.
High level experience in developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and a sound understanding of stakeholder needs.
Advanced communication, presentation and facilitation skills and experience in planning and delivering training and events.

By joining us, you will become part of a team that is committed to an inclusive culture and to shape the future of this city as one of possibility for all. Together, we champion difference, celebrate achievement and recognise positive impact.

How to apply

As part of the online application form you are required to:

attach your CV
attach a cover letter of no more than two pages, which responds to the following application questions:

What excites you about the possibility of joining our team and taking on this role?
What can you bring to this role that will help you and your team succeed?
What is the best team culture that you’ve worked with in the past and how did you contribute to that?

For any queries about the role, please send them via email to shona.johnson@melbourne.vic.gov.au. Please address your covering letter to Shona Johnson, Manager Policy and Capability Building.

Applications will be accepted up until 11:59pm Tuesday 9 November 2021.

The position description for this role will not be provided at this stage of application.

To view the physical requirements of this position, please see the application page under Position Information.  

The City of Melbourne offers a great range of benefits, which you can read more about on this page – working with us.

If you have any questions, or would like to request more information, contact careers@melbourne.vic.gov.au.

City of Melbourne conducts a safety screening process for all employees including a Police and Working with Children Check. For information about the collection and use of personal information by the City of Melbourne, please refer to our Privacy Policy

City of Melbourne is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our commitment is for our people to be safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people regardless of their gender identity and expression, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability and age. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for our community. 

City of Melbourne recognises the value of the diversity and strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the heritage of all Australians and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.  If you have any questions, please contact careers@melbourne.vic.gov.au

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