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A08 Stakeholder Engagement

Job Title: A08 Stakeholder Engagement
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Industry:
Salary: $74 per hour
Start Date: 2019-03-18
Reference: JO-1903-94229
Contact Name: Orla Kelly
Contact Email: orla.kelly@davidsonwp.com
Job Published: March 18, 2019 17:54

Job Description

Are you an experienced stakeholder engagement officer available for a short term assignment? The engagement will be 8 weeks with a possibility of extension.
 
The key attributes required by the candidate will be an ability,

  • Proven skills in identifying, developing and implementing stakeholder engagement framework taking into account team members’ different capabilities and working styles
  • Experience in stakeholder management and project management.
  • Proven skills in facilitating co-design workshops.
  • Proven capability in coaching staff.
  • Works collaboratively with others.
  • Strong organisational, planning and time management skills.
  • Has the ability to multi-task and autonomously manage their own work activities to meet performance expectations and outcomes.
  • Understands and applies public service values and code of conduct and consistently behaves in honest, ethical and professional ways.

Objective:
To build and develop stakeholder engagement capability and develop a fit for purpose ‘toolkit’ that will:
  1. Improve staff members’ skills in managing stakeholders taking into account individual capability and capacity.
  2. Teach staff how to recognise their ability to be consultative in engagement with stakeholders that is, listen and respond.
  3. Develop staff’s skills in stakeholder engagement so they can strategically identify and manage workload and be in a position to provide services proactively.
 
Purpose:
As part of a professional development opportunity, provide staff with competency and confidence in stakeholder engagement supported by tools, tactics and/or useful guides.

Scope:
To co-design a fit for purpose ‘tool kit’ with  team members and test to ensure it meets its objectives and the needs of Executive Director.
We anticipate the approach may include:
  • a health assessment to identify baseline of stakeholder engagement capability both current tools and tactics as well as staff skills and capability; 
  • identify gaps and opportunities to raise the level of understanding and to build skills within business units to undertake effective stakeholder engagement;
  • identify approach to teach and embed skills with team members in each business unit;
  • develop supporting tools; templates and useful guides;
  • develop a reporting database visible and accessible across teams; and
  • Recommendations to further leverage capability once this phase has been embedded.

Benefits:
-$74.00 per hour + Super
- Brisbane CBD locaton
- Immedaite start 
- 8 week assignment, with possibility of extension