Senior Strategy Associate

Catholic Education Office - Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (see more jobs from this school)

Manuka, ACT 


Development / Strategy / Process

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 29 May 2024


Support CE Executive Leadership to develop and successfully deliver an ambitious strategy to help all CE schools and early learning centres.

<p><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Manuka, Canberra ACT&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Full-Time, Permanent&nbsp;<br><strong>Salary Range:</strong> $126,414 - $134,843 (based on skills and experience)&nbsp;Plus Superannuation<br><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;Immediate<br><strong>Closing Date:</strong>&nbsp;11.55 pm, Sunday 26 May 2024&nbsp;</p><p>Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education in the ACT and NSW, operating 56 Schools and 9 Early Learning&nbsp;Centres.&nbsp;</p><p>The Catholic Education Office is committed to workforce diversity and creating inclusive workplaces. We welcome applications from suitable candidates from all diversity groups to support our system of schools and early learning&nbsp;centres&nbsp;in delivering quality education outcomes for the students in our care.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About the Catholic Education Office&nbsp;</strong></p><p>The Catholic Education Office (CEO) provides corporate services to the CECG system of schools and ELCs.&nbsp; Service Areas include Education and Performance Improvement, Catholic Identity, School and Family Services, Strategy and Special Projects, Finance and Infrastructure, Information and Communication Technology and People and Culture.</p><p><strong>About the Role&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Support CE Executive Leadership to develop and successfully deliver an ambitious strategy to help all CE schools and early learning centres be amongst the highest-performing in the world. This includes both strategy development and implementation of strategic improvements across the organisation.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>Positive and collaborative workplace culture</li><li>Permanent contract&nbsp;</li><li>Attractive remuneration package&nbsp;</li><li>24 weeks of paid parental leave (maternity/adoption)&nbsp;</li><li>Up to 14 weeks paid parental leave (paternity/non-initial primary carer leave)&nbsp;</li><li>Support for professional development and study opportunities&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Key Responsibilities&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>Led by the Senior Manager Strategy Development and as a part of the Strategy team, this position plays a key role supporting the successful design and delivery of the CE Strategy and Strategic Projects.</li><li>This role involves working closely with the Strategy Lead, other CE Executives, and other members of the Strategy team. It requires appropriate communications and collaboration with key partners and stakeholders across the organisation (e.g., school leaders).</li><li>Tasks that this role will be involved in leading and/or supporting include but are not limited to:<ul><li>Analysing, monitoring, and forecasting the state of the CE education system, including identifying and drawing insights related to critical risks and opportunities for improvement,</li><li>Conducting internal or external research as needed to extract relevant insights,</li><li>Supporting the continuous development of strategies for the organisation,</li><li>Designing, planning, and managing strategic projects to deliver CE’s objectives and mission,</li><li>o Ensuring effective implementation of strategic projects leveraging appropriate CE project management practices to achieve the desired change,</li><li>Developing systems, processes, frameworks, and other tools (e.g., policies, guidelines) to support strategic improvements,</li><li>Monitoring and reviewing progress, including organising and analysing data as needed, and</li><li>Communicating planned and completed changes in various formats including briefs, reports, and presentations.</li></ul></li></ul><p><strong>Qualifications&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>Tertiary qualifications in a related field (e.g., business).</li><li>Must hold relevant Working with Children registrations in NSW and the ACT.</li></ul><p><strong>Selection Criteria&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><ol><li>Experience as a strategy, business, or data analyst with a strong track record supporting the development and implementation of complex, ambitious changes, ideally within a management consulting or corporate strategy team.</li><li>Highly skilled at structured analysis and problem solving, translating insight into strategy and action, driving change in complex and dynamic systems, planning and managing project delivery, persuading and influencing, and crafting and delivering compelling communications.</li><li>Highly adept at using various analytical tools to organise, analyse, and draw insight from large complex data sets (e.g., Excel).</li><li>Knowledgeable in finance and business strategy, planning, and operations.</li><li>Possesses necessary character traits and mindsets (e.g., resilience, grit, resourcefulness, respect) that are conducive to overcoming complex challenges in a professional and inclusive manner.</li></ol><p><i>Please refer to the position description for in-depth details regarding the criteria and skill set required.&nbsp;</i><br>&nbsp;<br><strong>Other Eligibility Criteria&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be eligible to apply for this position.&nbsp;</li><li>Appointment is subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CECG policy.&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Application Process&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Applicants must submit a cover letter addressing the Skills, Attributes and Experience section in the position description and a current resume.&nbsp;</p><p>For further information about the role and Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn please visit the&nbsp;<a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">website</a>&nbsp;and position description.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>If you have any questions about the recruitment process, contact Rebecca Radanovich, People &amp; Culture Officer, on 0475136048 or via email at&nbsp;<a href="mailto:amy.tallon@cg.catholic.edu.au">rebecca.radanovich@cg.catholic.edu.au</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><br><br>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/503189/senior-strategy-associate">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>