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Regional Relationship Manager - SSE (Targeted)

Organisation/Entity: Department of Family & Community Services
Job Category:
  • Community
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 00006VON
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Package includes salary ($124,965 - $144,521 pa), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: (02) 8836 9403 - Marjorie Anderson
Closing Date: 24/03/2019 - 11:59 PM


Regional Relationship Manager

Clerk Grade 11/12

Ongoing Fulltime

Aboriginal Housing Officer

Sydney, NSW


 Be part of a dynamic team of people making a difference for our mob. 

Aboriginal people strongly encouraged to apply.


About the Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO)


At the Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO), our vision is to ensure that every Aboriginal person in NSW has equal access to and choice in, affordable housing.


We’re changing the way we do things to deliver better housing solutions to our clients and the community and we need you to help us get there!


Is this you?


We are looking for a passionate, engaged people leader with exceptional communication and relationship building skills.


Critical to the success of this role is the ability demonstrate a robust understanding of Aboriginal cultural beliefs and attitudes and of the socio-economic position of Aboriginal people within Australian society, and of their impacts in relation to housing and;


A thorough understanding of the Aboriginal political and historical impacts upon policy developments in NSW and nationally in relation to Aboriginal land rights, and Aboriginal land use.


About the role


The role of the Regional Relationship Manager (Sydney/SSE) is to lead the development of active and collaborative working partnerships with Aboriginal Community Housing Providers, community leaders, key government stakeholders, NGOs and clients and a regional strategic plan to ensure the delivery of effective services and programs in contract implementation, client and asset services within approved policies and programs.


The position is a Targeted role.


This is an ongoing role in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.


A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if and as they arise.


Essential requirements

  • Demonstrated leadership capability by being able to develop engaged, collaborative and high performing teams
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline and/or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience with demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development


Role specific capabilities

  • Demonstrable capabilities in developing, leading and delivering operational strategies, business plans, programs and services in a complex social housing environment.


What we can offer you

  • Location: Sydney/Sydney South East
  • Clerk Grade 11/12
  • Salary range $124,965 - $144,521 pa plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • 4 weeks annual leave per year of service
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Opportunities for learning and development and Internal career progression 


How to apply


To apply candidates must submit no more than a two page response to the role specific questions below, a cover letter and an up-to-date resume which clearly details their skills and experience as relevant to this role.


Q1. Please outline your experience in building effective partnerships with Aboriginal organisations (such as Land Councils, Aboriginal Service Providers) and Aboriginal clients. What were your engagement strategies? What cultural sensitivities did you have to consider? What challenges did you face? How did you overcome them?


Q2. Tell us about a major project you were involved in and which was delivered successfully. How did you contribute to its success?


Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013; therefore you may be contacted to participate. You may also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process.


Find out more


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Please submit your application online including the information outlined above.


If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact ‘I Work for NSW’ on P: 1800 562 679.


Closing date: Sunday, 24th March 2019 at 11:59 pm


For enquiries: please contact Marjorie Anderson on P: (02) 8836 9403 E: Marjorie.Anderson@facs.nsw.gov.au

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

FACS is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

FACS encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

FACS is also the first NSW government agency to become a White Ribbon accredited workplace, for taking active steps to prevent and respond to violence against women.

Thank you for your interest in this position. We look forward to receiving your application.