Manager, Planning & Governance

• Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East

• Ongoing, Full Time

• Opportunity to play a key leadership role for a new, growing team

• $139,196 pa (plus 9.50% super)

• Flexible work arrangements available

• Free parking on-site
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Burwood East
Reference: VG/1443055
Closing Date: 28-Jan-2020
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Manager Planning and Governance - 2019-12.pdf (PDF, 68KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lucy Saaroni
(03) 9262 8201

Position Details

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency service 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.

About the Role:
The Manager, Planning and Governance provides day to day direction, assurance and oversight of service delivery for the Fire Prevention and Preparedness department. The role leads the departmental business planning process and regularly reports on service delivery - ensuring governance processes within the department are best-practice. The position also oversees the evaluation of CFA's community engagement programs, and coordinates strategy, policy and procedural documents for the department.

The Manager Planning and Governance manages a team of specialists who undertake the delivery of specific niche services and has significant stakeholder management accountability with agencies and partners who support CFA and the community with fire prevention and preparedness.

The successful candidate will have:
• Proven record of achievement in business planning and service delivery reporting.
• Demonstrated experience in developing and managing high performing teams with strategic scope, influence and impact.
• Experience developing policy initiatives and corporate strategies.
• Proven record of identifying and leading the implementation of continuous improvement processes relating to governance, compliance and service delivery.
• Demonstrated ability to manage committees and meetings.
• Ability to identify, foster and maintain networks and work at all organisational and government levels.
• Demonstrated ability in interpersonal skills including negotiation, oral and written communication.
• Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and influence across an organisation or sector in relation to business planning, reporting and/or governance.

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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