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Deputy Governor

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Date: 02-Jan-2019

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU, 2084

Company: Broadspectrum

This is a key role for an ambitious and highly skilled operator to make a real difference


Features of the role

  • Act as second in charge in a complex and demanding operating environment
  • Report directly to the Governor and act in charge in his absence
  • Be part of an exciting opportunity to drive culture change and embed operational excellence
  • Permanent role with attractive salary and benefits
  • Outstanding ongoing career prospects


About Us:

Thanks to a newly awarded contract by the Department of Corrective Services, MTC-Broadspectrum Joint Venture is an exciting new enterprise, delivering correctional services to the Parklea Correctional Centre in Western Sydney. As part of the Broadspectrum family, we one of the most diverse and inclusive employers: promoting flexible work options; a healthy work-life balance; and sponsoring a number of diversity and inclusion programs within our business. This breadth and diversity offers our people exposure to high profile projects, career support in learning and development, coupled with international opportunities to develop your career in a cohesive and team driven environment.


About the role

The purpose of the Deputy Governor is to lead the team, ensuring the safety and security of inmates and staff. The Deputy Governor will work alongside the Governor in leading the Senior Management Team to ensure the smooth operations of the facility and proactively monitor and deliver on the contract KPIs. This role will report directly to the Governor to ensure the daily operations of the Centre run smoothly and enable the seamless flow of communications and collaboration between the various business units. As we continue to pursue opportunities and grow our presence in the justice and corrections sector, we are looking for people who can contribute to a high performing and dynamic business unit and are able to influence and deliver excellent service to our customers. This will include being involved in the strategic development of the centre as it grows and expands


What’s in it for you

  • An excellent opportunity to ‘give back’ to our community in a rewarding way and change people’s lives
  • The chance to support, lead, mentor and develop people in their careers
  • Be a member of a highly motivated diverse team with a focus on excellence
  • Working alongside a highly qualified Governor who brings 22 years’ experience to the role
  • The opportunity to develop skills and capabilities to prepare for a future role as a Governor
  • Long term stable employment  with an attractive remuneration package


Skills & Experience:

You must be skilled in delivering positive outcomes and results in a complex correctional environment. You will be an excellent people person with strong interpersonal skills, personal values that show a recognition that people can change and an ability to embrace diversity and to have a relentless focus on delivery and doing the right thing. In addition, we will be looking for:


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Significant operational experience in managing services to the justice and corrections sector
  • The demonstration of “constructive” leadership skills by bringing people on board and believing in your vision
  • Positive values that align with a belief that people can change and we can influence that
  • Demonstrate resilience in the face of adversity
  • Want to grow and develop your own leadership skills with a view to governing yourself


Joining you on the journey is a team of passionate, experienced and highly skilled professionals.



Our people chose to align themselves with us because of the breadth of services we offer and therefore the diverse career opportunities that our people can access. We promote a collaborative culture which is underpinned by constructive behaviours.


How to apply:

We are conducting a search for the right person over December and January and will commence our interviews in January. As part of our hiring process we will complete interviews, testing, and assessments, all of which can take several weeks. You must have Australian Work Rights and have the ability to obtain and maintain a National Police Check and be prepared to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug & alcohol test in order to be eligible for this position. If you are interested then please apply by following the prompts.