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Deputy Director-General,Culture and Economic Participation

Job Title: Deputy Director-General,Culture and Economic Participation
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Industry:
Salary: $226609 - $234957 per annum
Start Date: 2019-06-25
Reference: JO-1905-95535
Contact Name: Ryan Webster
Contact Email: ryan.webster@davidsonwp.com
Job Published: June 27, 2019 08:53

Job Description

The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP) partners and works with Aboriginal people, Torres Strait Islander people and other agencies to enhance relationships and improve decision-making, ensuring the delivery of whole-of-Government policies, programs and services that ensure Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people enjoy Queensland’s prosperity and lifestyle. They are seeking to appoint two Deputy Directors-General as key members of the executive leadership team.

A focus of this role will be to develop effective partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, organisations and communities. The DDG is expected to provide high quality advice to the Minister, Director-General and other government agencies on relevant policies, programs and matters that impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Ensure delivery of the policies and programs that are designed and delivered to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Lead the implementation of the Government’s response to the Queensland Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into ‘Service delivery in Queensland’s remote and discrete Indigenous Communities’.
  • Lead the ’Moving Ahead Strategy’ to increase economic participation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Lead the implementation of the Queensland Indigenous Procurement Policy.
  • Oversee effective service delivery in relation to family history and cultural heritage services.
  • Drive the implementation of the Queensland Government Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Capability Framework.
  • Provide strategic advice to promote reconciliation and legacy issues.
To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate a track record of success in an executive leadership capacity in a complex environment with a focus on improving outcomes for, and with, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Results focussed, you will understand how to improve economic opportunities and work with the community to strengthen relationships and benefit community engagement. You will have strong leadership skills with the ability to drive accountability to deliver positive outcomes.

For further information, please call Ryan Webster or David Reynolds on 07 3023 1079 or visit www.davidsonwp.com.au quoting Ref. No. JO-1905-95535. 

Applications close Midnight  Monday 15th July 2019.