ASIS is Australia’s overseas secret intelligence collection agency. Its mission is to protect and promote Australia’s vital interests through the provision of intelligence services as directed by the Government. Its work can involve collecting intelligence relating to national security, international relations and economic issues. It also contributes to Australia’s coordinated national efforts against terrorism, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and transnational issues such as people smuggling.
In the role of Director, Organisational Psychology you will be responsible for leading and managing the organisational psychology functions in ASIS, this involves supporting the organisation through providing expert assessment skills, clinical advice on recruitment decisions and advice to senior management.
We are seeking an experienced Senior Psychologist (Clinical) for the position. You will require sound technical skills in conducting organisational and security suitability assessments and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will be required to respond to the challenge of working in a complex and dynamic organisation. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced clinician to contribute to Australia’s national interests.
Applicants must be a Masters qualified unconditionally registered Psychologist, and eligible for membership with the APS. The successful applicant will also have the demonstrated ability to operate in accordance with, and actively promote, ASIS’s values and ethical standards.
The position is Canberra based, with conditions of service similar to those in the Australian Public Service, including superannuation.
Citizenship: To be eligible for engagement, applicants must be Australian citizens.
Security Assessment: The successful applicant will be required to undergo and maintain a high level Security Clearance.
Please Note: ASIS does not provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.
To apply go to asis.gov.au
All applications for employment with ASIS are handled in the strictest confidence. It is essential that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality and that you not discuss your application with others.
Applications close Monday 14 January 2019.