Joanne F.

Master's Degree



A highly skilled professional with 30 years' experience planning and coordinating multi-discipline multi-jurisdictional and multi-national security and intelligence operations, strategic planning, program management, policy formulation and government writing. Accomplished program, project and change manager with years of specialised training from the military, and the practical application of this knowledge to the workplace at both Federal and State level has resulted in a skill set that is highly regarded. An articulate professional that is passionate about her work. Employed for the last eight years in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) space managing skills and employment programs on behalf of the South Australian government. A professional outlook and attitude has led to a reputation for integrity, excellent work ethics, and customer and client loyalty. Progressive and focused, most skilled at policy formulation, policy implementation and planning and managing program and project delivery. Years of experience in the RAAF implementing new equipment and systems capability and the formulation of the overarching national policy and procedural guidance that underpin all those activities. The application of these strategic skills coupled with hands on national program delivery experience in culturally or diplomatically sensitive areas can prove extremely beneficial to any role where political sensitivities are prevalent. Passionate about helping and motivating people to achieve success and accomplishes this through a professional outlook and attitude has led to a reputation for integrity, excellent work ethics garnering customer and client loyalty demonstrated by maintaining a national security clearance of TOP SECRET for 24 years. KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS ✓ Achievement of Outcomes - Proven ability to plan, prioritise, monitor and coordinate workloads and meet deadlines under pressure whilst maintaining a strategic vision. Skilled at analysis of large volumes of information to identify the underlying issues. ✓ Communication - Most skilled at distilling complex legislative and regulatory concepts into plain English language. High level written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and stakeholder management capability easily establishing rapport, developing ideas and gaining stakeholder commitment, loyalty and buy-in. ✓ Strategy & Consultation - Experienced in strategy and policy development, project delivery, investigations internal and external, budgetary consultation and financial reporting. ✓ Research and Analysis - Skilled at analysis of large volumes of information to identify the underlying issues, trending and forecasting. ✓ Problem Solving - demonstrated track record of identifying opportunities underlying challenges faced by organisations and providing creative solutions with a demonstrated ability to achieve outcomes through disciplined hard work, efficiency and resourcefulness. ✓ Negotiation - An accomplished negotiator and accredited mediator with the ability to facilitate discussions and resolve issues across all organisational levels. SKILLS & CAPABILITIES PROFILE ⋄ Program and Project Management ⋄ Policy Development ⋄ Training & Development ⋄ IAP2 Stakeholder Engagement ⋄ Ministerial and Cabinet submission writing ⋄ Stakeholder Management ⋄ Contract Management ⋄ Information Systems and software ⋄ Quality Assurance (ISO9001) ⋄ Complaints and Conflict resolution ⋄ Perception Management ⋄ Certified Commercial Mediator ⋄ Change Management


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  • community participation / employment
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  • events / training
  • australia
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