Process Improvement Specialist (Lean Six Sigma)

• Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East

• Fixed Term Full Time (6 Months)

• $109,498 pa (plus 9.50% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Burwood East
Reference: VG/1356716
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: 6 Months
Attachments: PD - Proj Mgr, HR Process Imp - 2018-09.pdf (PDF, 62KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Terry Middleditch
03 8822 8042

Position Details

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded community based emergency services organisations. We respond to fire and other emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whilst our firefighters are the cornerstone of CFA services, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important in helping to protect lives and property.

Stepping into this newly created role as Process Improvement Specialist, you will have the opportunity to create tangible change within a valuable community organisation. Working with the motivated People and Culture team, you will identify and deliver process improvement activity to transform CFA's talent acquisition practices.

An innovative thinker, with significant process improvement experience you will be skilled in identifying and eliminating unnecessary complexity, maximising efficiency and  developing and delivering process improvement projects to meet business targets. Demonstrating a proven capability to work closely with key stakeholders and subject matter experts, you will take the time to understand business processes and systems impacts and develop effectual solutions. You will also have capability to lead change management activities, applying change management processes and tools to support the acceptance and application of change within the business.

To be successful in this role you will bring the following with you:

  • Lean Six Sigma certification preferably Black Belt
  • Extensive experience in a similar role such as Business Improvement Consultant, Six Sigma Business Analyst or Business improvement manager
  • Significant process improvement experience with a track record of delivering business improvement projects or business process transformation programs through the application of Lean Six Sigma and project management tools
  • Experience working in large, complex government organisations
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and project management skills, including the ability to interpret business needs and translate them into operational requirements
  • Experience in change management, with a proven  ability to influence and foster engagement and at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to work with key stakeholders and subject matter experts to understand business processes and systems impacts, identify risks, and facilitate collaborative problem solving

Your Application

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

 Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

 Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description
  • Resume

Submitting your Application

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police History Check.

CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.


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