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The Treasury: Indigenous Engagement Officer, Canberra

Classification: APS Level 6 ($86,357.00 per annum) + attractive employer superannuation

Working arrangements: Full-time. Treasury supports a of range flexible working arrangements.

Job Type: 12 months non-ongoing. Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for a specified term for an initial period of up 12 to 18 months (determined by business requirements), with the possibility of extension up to three years.

Eligibility: Employees of the Treasury are required to be Australian citizens and must hold a current security clearance or successfully complete a clearance prior to commencement.

Relevant experience: This Position is responsible for the delivery and evaluation of Treasury recruitment, career development and retention program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Having strong knowledge in the contemporary issues impacting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Contact officer: Simone McCloskey, Phone: 02 6263 3761, Email:

About The Treasury

The Treasury is a respected and influential central economic agency. We provide authoritative advice and analysis to the Australian Government on a broad range of economic, fiscal, structural, financial and tax policy issues. We also monitor global economic conditions to make sure Australia is well placed to respond to emerging trends.

Treasury provides some of the best opportunities in the public service. Treasury presents a challenging and rewarding career with the opportunity to contribute substantially to Government policy that affects all Australians. The Treasury’s staff are drawn from many professions representing diversity in experience and skills. We seek passionate staff who will work collaboratively to deliver the ideas and advice that will help Australia meet the challenges of the coming years.

Treasury offers attractive salaries and employer superannuation as well as a range of other benefits, including generous leave entitlements, salary packaging and a closedown period over the Christmas holiday.

The Treasury is a flexible, dynamic and diverse workplace with offices in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

About Corporate Services and Business Strategy Group

Corporate Services and Business Strategy Group is seeking applications from high quality corporate professionals with relevant tertiary qualifications or work experience in communications, procurement, finance, IT, legal services, or human resources.

Corporate Services and Business Strategy Group delivers strategic advice and high quality services and support to the department, portfolio Ministers and agencies through a wide range of activities, including information technology, communications, finance and people management.

Made up of four divisions – Information Services, Communications and Parliamentary, Chief Financial Officer and People and Organisational Strategy – the Group collaborates across Treasury and has a strong focus on being responsive, innovative and building a culture of continuous improvement.

About the Role

The Organisational Capability Team requires an Indigenous Engagement Officer to work as part of the team. We are looking for a motivated and driven individual who can work independently and in a team environment. The successful candidate will have responsibility for a range of functions supporting the delivery of a range of Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives with a primary focus on the Treasury Indigenous Employment and Retention Strategy 2018-2023.

The position will take care of Treasury's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduates by managing them through on boarding, relocation and pastoral care once on board.

As an Indigenous Engagement officer, you will be required to:

  • Engage with internal and external stakeholder on matters relating to Indigenous employment and retention within Treasury;
  • Provide administrative support to the Organisational Capability Team, including conducting research activities, diary management, managing the coordination of correspondence and procurement (both electronic and paper based), and efficient use of office systems;
  • Deal with ongoing stakeholder enquiries and correspondence;
  • Coordinate requests and activities to support the Treasury Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives within defined timeframes;
  • Coordinate internal and external meetings/events including invitation management, room booking, and organising audio/visual resources;
  • Prepare draft procurement documentation in accordance with Treasury’s policy on procuring goods and services;
  • Provide logistical support for inclusion and diversity events within the Treasury;
  • Assist with the management of the Diversity calendar and mailbox;
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders and assist with the effective delivery of the Treasury Indigenous Employment and Retention Strategy.

As a valued member of the team, you will also:

  • undertake additional responsibilities or tasks as required;
  • work professionally, positively and cooperatively as part of Treasury, and model the values of accountability, professionalism and teamwork;
  • Mentor junior staff members; and
  • undertake reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others in the workplace that may be affected by your actions.

To apply, please contact Simone McCloskey via the details above.

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