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- Visible industry role
- Truly flexible organisation open to your work arrangement needs
Shelter WA is the independent peak body for social and affordable housing and ending homelessness in Western Australia. Our vision is that all people living in Western Australia have housing that enables them to thrive. This is an amazing growth opportunity to take the next step in your leadership career; making a genuine difference with this small but passionate and influential organisation.
Support from Lotterywest has enabled us to develop and embed a regional engagement framework within our organisation. This role will work with our regional members and communities to develop this framework and its implementation, ensuring regional engagement adds value to regional communities and informs Shelter WA’s state-wide work.
Crucial to the success of this role will be you experience in understanding how engagement drives policy and advocacy outcomes. We are seeking someone with a minimum of five years’ expertise. An understanding of housing and homelessness sector will be highly regarded. You will be a solid researcher, able to facilitate and meetings and strategic thinking. Your ability to develop professional and well written documentation will also be essential. A genuine passion for or lived experience in homelessness or housing challenges will further strengthen your application.
As a small team we require someone who can be agile and adaptable, someone who can be hands on but also strategic. You will need to be self-motivated and outcomes focused in delivering results for the organisation and sector. You will need to be able to travel to regional WA. In return you will have the opportunity to work for an organisation that is collaborative and driven to provoke reform and change for our state.
Shelter WA are open to negotiating working arrangements that will work best for the chosen candidates; this may include full time, part-time/job share, working from home components or a fixed term secondment. Based on experience and working arrangements this is a twelve month to two year role.
This role is classified as Level 5-6 under the Shelter WA Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (2012) according to qualifications and experience.
For further enquiries, please contact Michelle Mackenzie, CEO Shelter WA at email@example.com
- Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline.
- Demonstrated ability to undertake research and to translate research into solutions that can be implemented.
- Demonstrated experience in stakeholder engagement methods.
- Working with co-design processes.
- Excellent written communication skills, including report writing and document preparation skills.
- Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to facilitate meetings, workshops and stakeholder engagement processes with members, government, industry, the community services sector and research institutions.
- Demonstrated project management skills including project development, budget management, reporting, time management and task prioritisation skills and project delivery.
- National Police Clearance.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of social and affordable housing policy
- Adaptability and the ability to work collaboratively within a small team environment
- An ability to support and operate within Shelter WA’s vision and values
- Ability to travel within regional WA.
- Energetic, solution focused and positive can-do attitude
To speak with someone about this position please contact Michelle Mackenzie, at firstname.lastname@example.org
To be considered for this position, please provide a current CV and a brief response to the Selection Criteria to email@example.com
Applications close Tuesday 30th March 2021.