Director ANZPAA

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Department: ANZPAA
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: SES1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20240605
Closing Date: 30-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $216,376 - $279,238
Job Duration: Fixed Term Full Time - 3Years
Attachments: Position Description - Director, ANZPAA.docx (Word, 246KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Ashleigh Keenan
(03) 9606 4523 or

Position Details

The Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA) is a joint initiative of the Australian and New Zealand Police Commissioners, hosted by Victoria Police. ANZPAA works in collaboration with the Australian and New Zealand police jurisdictions and key partner agencies to develop, promote and advise on current policing priorities to position policing for the future.

The Director reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ANZPAA and is part of the ANZPAA Executive Leadership Team. The Director leads several multi-discipline teams of circa 30 staff, to ensure the effective delivery of cross-jurisdictional policy development, advice and research to help achieve excellence in Australia and New Zealand Policing.  

Duties include:

  • Providing active strategic leadership to support the CEO in the delivery of the ANZPAA Strategy and outcomes expected of the agency.
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders and partners to identify cross-jurisdictional priorities for policing in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Develop complex funding proposals, budgets and business plans to support work programs consistent with organisational policies.
  • Maintain knowledge on national, regional and international trends, and issues impacting policing in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Effectively lead and manage the Directorate's human and other resources and monitor performance to ensure the achievement of results.

As the successful applicant, you will bring:

  • A proven track record of achievement at an executive level, addressing complex issues, as well as an awareness of emerging challenges and opportunities facing Australia and New Zealand policing.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining high-trust relationships with multiple and diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent leadership and teambuilding skills and the ability to drive performance.
  • Highly developed analytical, conceptual and critical thinking skills and a demonstrated record of significant contribution to strategic planning and policy development.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • A Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience. 
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or New Zealand Citizen (Who have unrestricted rights to employment in Australia) and be able to obtain and maintain a national security clearance.  
  • The position will be located at the Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The preferred candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment security checks which will include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • Candidates may be required to undertake psychometric testing. 
  • Interviews are expected to take place in late July 2024.

Your application must include:

  • Resume and Cover letter; and
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria of no more than three pages.

Applications close midnight, Sunday 30 June 2024 and will need to be submitted via email to

For further information please contact Ashleigh Keenan; Executive Assistant to CEO ANZPAA (03) 9606 4523 or

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