Business Improvement / Policy Manager
Excellent renumeration and benefits including 6 weeks leave 6 month full time contract position with possible extention Flexible Start for the right candidate This new position is joining an innovative team delivering 7 services with and for people with the lived experience of mental illness and additionally raising awareness of mental health across the ACT. You will be reporting to the Executive Officer and supporting the governance role within MHF through the development, implementation and evaluation of the Policy Framework. This is a contract position ending in December 2012 however, there is a strong possibility of an extension to this contract. Responsibilities: Oversee the implementation of the Foundation's Governance Policy framework in line with the Strategic Plan. Develop (with the EO) and implement a Business Plan and report monthly. To establish, maintain, administer, and lead an efficient process to ensure MHF policy and procedures are developed according to policy for all aspects of MHF Develop a change management process for the implementation of MHF Policies Design a quality process for the Policy Framework based on the MHF Strategic Plan 2010-15, National Standards for MH Services 2010 and other appropriate documents Facilitate the MHF staff through coaching, mentoring and learning opportunities to be empowered to implement, maintain and evaluate the Policy Framework. Ensure rapid notification of MHF policies and guidelines to all levels of the organisations Ensure easy system for access to all policy and procedures, and guidelines to all MHF staff members Develop and maintain a records management system (generic and electronic) to facilitate the access and management of business documentation and correspondence. Design, implement and analyse data collection system in line with the organisation Governance Framework. Represent the Foundation on appropriate networks, inter-agencies and advisory bodies in line with the organisation Strategic Plan. Negotiate on matters of significance within the organisation, with other bodies and/or members of the public within role and delegation. To actively participate in professional development and to demonstrate learning outcomes from professional development Requirements: Diploma/Degree with substantial experience OR Attained through previous appointments, service and/or study with a combination of experience, expertise and competence sufficient to perform the duties in policy development, implementation and evaluation Proven efficiency in the use of software including Microsoft Office suite including word, excel; email and network operations High level of communication skills including written skills, negotiation, interpersonal skills and liaison skills, as well as demonstrated ability to problem solve, use judgment and discretion in providing customer service High level of organisational skills including ability to effectively priorities workload and competing priorities while managing within agreed timeframes Proven ability to work independently, exercise initiative and judgment and to work in a team environment Knowledge, skills and experience in governance within the community and/or public sector Commitment to Foundation values, vision, mission and organisation goals Current valid Australian License Desirable: Access to vehicle for work purposes Comprehensive insurance Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 + Super & Benefits 6 month contract with a view to extension This is a full time position You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job. Please apply below with your CV now. You may also contact Kamal on 02 6229 9000 or 0419 599 665 (m) for a confidential conversation regarding the position.
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