el1 communications & stakeholder engagement manager in Canberra

taylor dudley, randstad
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Randstad is exclusively working with the Theraputic Goods Administration to support their recruitment processes in the Medical Devices Branch. Please follow the link at the bottom of the page to lodge your application directly with the Department.

About the Health Products Regulation Group

Regulation that protects and enhances the health and safety of the community is a major component of a high quality health system. The Health Products Regulation Group supports timely access to products that will help achieve better health and wellbeing, whilst checking that these products do not themselves put Australians' health and safety at risk. We achieve this through regulation of therapeutic goods and certain controlled drugs and drug substances. This applies to all such goods exported, imported, supplied and manufactured in Australia.

The Opportunity

Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Manager EL1 – (Ongoing, Non-ongoing, Fulltime, Part-Time)

An opportunity exists for a Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Manager in the Devices Business Support Section. Working with key managers and Director Device Business Support, the Manager will undertake duties in accordance with business requirements.

Devices Business Support Section

The Devices Business Support Section is a dynamic and high paced area that provides business support to two branches that manage the regulation of medical devices. Support services include external communication, branch coordination, secretariat management, workforce planning and implementation, and responses to medical device enquiries.

Skills Required

Duties within this position are not limited to, but may include:

  • Leading and supporting the implementation of strategic communications initiatives, including the development of key messages, internal communication activities and external activities with key stakeholders
  • Developing the external communications framework for both the Medical Devices Authorisation Branch and the Medical Devices Surveillance Branch
  • Developing communication products for Industry and Consumers
  • Developing and maintaining the medical device reforms website
  • Developing and managing a range of a stakeholder engagement activities
  • Developing and maintaining standard operating procedure products
  • Any other ad hoc requests
  • Contributing to a positive, collaborative and diverse workplace culture in line with the APS Code of Conduct and iCare Values.

Please note, this vacancy will be open for applications until Monday 11 January 2021 and interviews will be held in early 2021.

We seek people with a wide variety of skills and competencies, and look for applicants who demonstrate they will strive to support the behaviours we seek to foster in our workforce. We are an inclusive employer and promote, value and support diversity among our employees with the aim of ensuring our workforce reflects, respects and benefits from diverse communities including Indigenous Australians, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQI+ and people with disability.


To be eligible for employment with the Department of Health applicants must be an Australian citizen at the time an offer of employment is made.

An applicant’s suitability for employment with Health will also be assessed through a variety of pre-employment check processes, such as:

  • Satisfactory completion of an Australian Federal Police criminal history check, and where relevant a Working with Children and Vulnerable People Check.
  • Completion of a medical declaration and pre-employment medical (where required).
  • For this role applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance, or hold a current security clearance of an appropriate level.

For further enquiries about these vacancies please contact:

Taylor Dudley - Scribing and Campaign Manager, Federal Government

02 6132 3816 | Taylor.Dudley@randstad.com.au

Please submit your application directly with the Department. Randstad are not accepting applications directly but are the main point of contact for any questions or queries with regards to this process. Copy and paste the below link into your browser to apply!


At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


communications, stakeholder engagement


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educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma