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Australian National Audit Office
Position Level: 
Executive Level 2
121,235 - $151,306
Barton - ACT
Job type: 
Closing date: 
19 August 2019
To event remaining 1 day


As the Senior Director - Communications, within the Corporate Management Group, under the broad supervision and guidance of the Senior Executive Director, you will:
- Provide strategic leadership and guidance to a small multi-disciplinary team in the Communication Section, in the delivery of all aspects of internal and external communication support to the Auditor-General and the ANAO;
- Lead the final production and tabling of around 50 reports per year in the Parliament of Australia;
- Lead the ongoing management and maintenance of the ANAO website including the development and implementation of enhancements based on user feedback;
- Lead the management, development and delivery of events including managing event logistics and communications;
- Guide and mentor junior staff in the development and implementation of internal communication strategies, tools and competencies to assist with improving change management, collaboration and information sharing across the ANAO;
- Lead the development of new and updated internal communication channels and tools including the intranet and supporting communication platforms;
- Manage the ongoing development and quality control processes for converting all tabling reports and corporate documents to accessibility compliant HTML;
- Be the primary media liaison for the office, including coordinating and responding to media queries;
- Represent the communication interests of the office at both internal and external forums, including with key stakeholders such as Parliamentarians and parliamentary committees;
- Coordinate the final production and publishing of key documents to the website including the annual report, corporate plan and annual audit work program; and
- Work with colleagues from across the office in the continued development of the audit insights program, including through the creation and participation in video and multimedia content.


There are no mandatory qualifications for this role. However, the following are highly desirable:
- Strategic communication knowledge and experience at senior levels;
- Experience presenting to camera and developing associated multimedia content;
- Knowledge of, and experience with, Parliamentary tabling processes and procedures;
- Experience with digital and online communication enabling technologies including the Adobe Creative Suite and Drupal;
- Ability to think on your feet and respond concisely and persuasively, even in situations of high pressure; and
- Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and people management skills.

To apply, you will need to submit an up to date resume and an expression of interest of no more than 500 words outlining your relevant skills, knowledge and experience and why you are the best person for the job.

To be considered for employment with the ANAO you must be an Australian Citizen and have the ability to obtain and maintain an Australian Government security clearance to perform all duties of the role.


The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the 'Racial Discrimination Act 1975'. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

For more information: 
Deborah Rollings
(02) 6203 7710
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