Kidsafe Victoria Monash Children's Hospital, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton VIC, Australia
Are you passionate about children travelling safety in vehicles? Then you should think about becoming a valued member of our small team! With previous experience working with child car restraints and strong stakeholder management skills, we want you to help us provide education, advocacy and support to the community and industry. You will demonstrate great initiative, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong time management and a can-do attitude. Child Car Restraint Manager Position Description Position purpose The purpose of this position is to represent Kidsafe Victoria as a specialist point of contact in the safety of children travelling in child car restraints. The role will support and implement Kidsafe Victoria’s child car restraint education and advocacy initiatives to increase awareness of how to correctly choose, install and use child car restraints amongst the community to ensure that children are travelling as safely as possible on every trip. Responsible to This position reports to the CEO of Kidsafe Victoria. Key working relationships Staff and contractors Child car restraint fitters, child car restraint manufacturers, government and other key external stakeholders External customers Hours This position will be filled as a 0.8 full time equivalent position with the potential to move to full time. The position will commence on an initial 12-month contract with a 3-month probation period and possibility of contract extension. Kidsafe is a family friendly organisation and has some flexibility in terms of the timing of these hours. Location The position will be located at Kidsafe Victoria’s office at Monash Children’s Hospital in Clayton with some travel within Victoria required. Typical duties Manage and develop relationships with key industry partners Respond to media opportunities promoting child car restraint messages Support network of subcontractors who are delivering child restraint fitting education sessions and training Administer RTO requirements as they relate to accredited training delivery Coordinate and deliver child restraint education sessions locally Coordinate and support the delivery of child restraint inspection days with industry partners Develop and maintain educational resources and provide child car restraint content for use across key channels including social media Respond to child restraint related inquiries from the public Coordinate, promote and develop support structures for the Find a Fitter Listing Input into any standards processes or relevant committees Identify and administer relevant grant opportunities related to child car restraint safety Coordinate research to influence policy change Experience and skills Essential Previous experience in a role working with child car restraints – e.g. as a fitter, sales representative, mechanic, occupational therapist, manufacturer or other Experience (minimum of 5 years) in a role liaising with and managing key stakeholders Strong attention to detail Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, enabling confident liaison with stakeholders at all levels Strong degree of proactivity, flexibility and adaptability in order to manage deadlines and conflicting priorities Demonstrated ability to seek and implement continuous process improvement opportunities Strong problem solving and analytical skills Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team Desirable A level of formal child restraint training Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite Experience delivering presentations We are not just looking for someone based on their skills and expertise. We need someone who is going to fit in with our small team and organisational culture. This means you also need to be: Someone who thinks ‘why not’ instead of ‘why’ and is able to think outside of the box to address a challenge A strong and creative communicator Friendly, approachable and have good relationship management skills If you like the sound of us, then please apply. While we are reviewing applications, we encourage you to get to know us a bit more through our various social channels. Appointment to this position is subject to: A satisfactory ‘Working with Children Check’ under the Working with Children Act 2005 (Vic) A satisfactory Police Check Proof of current whooping cough vaccination prior to commencement and willingness to have a flu vaccination each year Valid Australian driver’s licence and access to own vehicle Please apply by 5pm Saturday 31st of August.