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Emergency Management and Program Lead

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Location
Darlington, Australia
Salary
$150,628 + 17% superannuation
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Job Type
Professional Services, Planning
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

  • Full time, continuing opportunity within the Protective Services team
  • Lead and develop planning, preparation and response to incidents and emergencies
  • Base Salary $150,628 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Emergency Management and Program Lead will lead the University with all hazard approach to emergency management and will ensure governance and ongoing improvement of the universities capacity to respond to disruptive events. The Emergency Management and Program lead will lead and develop the planning, preparation and response to incidents and emergencies ensuring strong governance occurs, maintaining accurate incident response plans and supporting materials. The incumbent will ensure ongoing maturity and continuous improvement of emergency management through detailed understanding of emergency management principles and collaborative stakeholder management.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • lead the planning and implementation of projects and initiatives to uplift the university capability to prepare for and respond to emergencies
  • adopt an all-hazards approach to emergency management you will work across the University to enhance the overall University planning and preparation for emergency and disaster events
  • conduct regular reviews of the University Emergency Response arrangements to ensure they remain up to date, meeting the University changing context and operating environment
  • actively promote and pursue collaboration across portfolios and business areas to encourage teamwork within and build cross functional capability
  • deliver emergency exercises to ensure cross collaboration occurs between professional units and faculties and schools to uplift emergency management awareness and capability, conduct post event debriefing and maintenance of relevant documents.

About you

  • extensive experience in emergency management, business continuity and operational risk
  • knowledge in incident, emergency and crisis management foundations and the ability to develop and deliver tailored programs of awareness and exercises
  • experience establishing, monitoring and reviewing administrative procedures as well as financial management experience, including budget management
  • proficiency in project management tools and methodology, including use of microsoft suite (SharePoint)
  • the ability to communicate effectively with the critical thinking and decision making skills.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the reasons for the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or any documents in alternate formats, please contact Sajad Bahram Recruitment Operations by email to sajad.bahram@sydney.edu.au

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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Applications Close

Tuesday 25 June 2024 11:59 PM

Company

The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.

Campuses

The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.

Faculties

The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

Number of Employees

Full-time employees: 7616

For more information, please visit: http://sydney.edu.au/

Company info
Telephone
+(61) 2 9351 2222
Location
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
NEW SOUTH WALES
2006
AU

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