Digital Sourcing Community Manager

Digital Sourcing Community Manager

Job Title: Digital Sourcing Community Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-18 00:00:00
Reference: V-36876
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 18, 2019 14:49

Job Description

Seeking a Digital Sourcing Community Manager to be a an outward facing champion of capability uplift and learning across the APS covering effective digital sourcing policies and practices, representing the Department and the Australian Government.

The Role:

You will know how to build effective communities (online and offline) supporting user-focused content. You will have the ability to work effectively with others (department and across the APS) to manage the Digital Sourcing Network (DSN). The DSN runs events, forums, meetings and other engagement opportunities to uplift digital sourcing capability. You will act as a key coordination and liaison point between internal and external stakeholders. You will help government implement meaningful change in digital sourcing practices and engagement to support Australia’s ambitious digital agenda.
You will also contribute to the broader digital sourcing capability uplift work of the Department, including activities that contribute directly to the professionalisation of digital sourcing. You will help government agencies implement meaningful capability uplift in digital sourcing through building communities of practice to increase knowledge, capability and support sharing of effective sourcing practices.

Selection criteria
Essential criteria

  • Extensive experience managing professional communities to build connection, networks and to help communities grow.
  • Experience writing content to be posted on forums, wikis or sent to mailing lists etc and ensuring content is written within corporate standards.
  • Experience leading and supporting healthy and productive engagement across the APS including the design and delivery of an events program to support capability uplift.
  • General procurement knowledge and an understanding of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously.

Desirable criteria
  • A strong passion to support capability uplift and an ability to contribute to delivering capability uplift initiatives.
  • Ability to manage staff to successfully deliver program outcomes.
  • Ability to represent the DTA in both internal and external forums 
Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra or Sydney,  6 Month Contract with 1 x 6 Months possible extension options

Security Requirements:

Applicants must be Australian Citizens. Baseline Security Clearance is required

How to Apply:

Applications close 24 November 2019  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information

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