Appendix 1 - Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment Strategic Plan 2012-2014

Key result area one: build and support quality practices in equity and diversity management

Legislative function and strategic objective

  • Advise and assist authorities in relation to EEO management plans, including the development of guidelines to assist authorities in preparing EEO management plans.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of EEO management plans in achieving the objects of Part IX of the EO Act.

Strategies

  • Develop and implement a program of EEO management plan evaluation and improvement tools for public authorities.
  • Implement EEO planning support programs for local government authorities.
  • Develop specific strategies to support the development and implementation of EEO management plans to assist with the representation of:
    • Indigenous Australians
    • people from culturally diverse backgrounds
    • people with a disability
    • women in management
    • youth.
  • Maintain and develop a range of targeted information services, products and resources.

Key result area two: high quality, accurate and timely reporting

Legislative function and strategic objective

  • Make reports and recommendations to the minister regarding the operation of EEO management plans.
  • Make reports and recommendations to the minister as the DEOPE deems appropriate.

Strategies

  • Undertake annual EEO data collection and reporting.
  • Prepare and deliver How does your agency compare? and How does your university compare?
  • Prepare and deliver DEOPE Annual reports.
  • Undertake audits and investigations where and when appropriate in accordance with s.147 of the EO Act.
  • Provide equity focus to Commission reports as required.
  • Contribute to and support the implementation of cross sector workforce data collection and reporting initiatives.
  • Provide advice and assistance with EEO reporting from Human Resource Minimum Obligatory Information Requirement to WACA.

Key result area three: performance partnering

Legislative function and strategic objective

  • Consult with persons or peak bodies who are concerned with any or all of the objects of the EO Act.

Strategies

  • Maintain, build and facilitate performance partnerships that foster cross sector leadership in equity and diversity management.
  • Support targeted initiatives that provide leverage for the objects of the EO Act across the sector and in large agencies.

Key result area four: effective staff, systems and processes

Legislative function and strategic objective

  • To ensure internal coherence and accountability in planning, decision-making, operations, evaluation and reporting.

Strategies

  • Establish, develop and maintain a diverse, effective and appropriately skilled workforce capability team.

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