Our client, an independent statutory authority, is responsible for delivering a National Scheme which supports a better life for Australians with significant and permanent disability.
They are seeking an experienced relationship manager for their Markets, Provider and Sector Development Division based in Western Australia for a contract starting January 2019 to continue through to January 2020, with a possibility of extension. The role is based in Perth but has regular travel required across WA.
The Assistant Director, Provider Engagement is responsible for engaging with providers, peak bodies and industry representatives through a newly designed relationship management model, and delivering activities that increase participant access to supports by enabling provider entry into markets, with a particular focus on thin markets.
You will: Be a strong change manager, communicator and strategic thinker who builds trust and respect. Work closely with key stakeholders including State and Local Government, providers, and peak bodies to address transition challenges related to operating within the scheme and the development of the provider market. Have proven relationship management and engagement experience, communication, organisational and management skills. Be able to work in partnership across all work areas to ensure that participant outcomes through quality supports is at the forefront of everything you do. Build strong effective relationships between internal and external stakeholders to ensure provider satisfaction and sentiment is achieved in order to facilitate development of the supplier market.
Experience working in the Disability or Community sectors will be highly regarded.
Entry level checks will be required for all successful candidates and the appropriate working with children and/or vulnerable people checks may need to be undertaken as per State Legislation.
SOS Recruitment is committed to the principles of workplace diversity and equity in employment and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, women, people with family responsibilities, people with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and LGBTIQ people.
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