Our client, a centrally based high profile government department is seeking an experienced Policy Officer at the APS 6 level until 30 June 2018 with the possibility of long term extensions.
If you are seeking to contribute to government policy development this is an excellent opportunity for you. In order to be considered for this role applicants must be able to demonstrate their experience in the development, analysis and implementation of complex policy. There will be extensive liaison and negotiation with other government and international agencies.
You will be required to:
Provide strategic advice and deliver briefings/responses on complex policy issues within tight time frames to the Executive, the Minister and for regional and international dialogues; Coordinate and represent the Department at interdepartmental, cross-government and industry meetings, conferences and seminars; Perform research and analyse information from a wide variety of sources to monitor emerging trends and explore new ideas in the development of legislative and policy initiatives; Liaise widely and develop productive working relationships, within the Department and other Commonwealth agencies, overseas posts and international stakeholders;
Previous experience with parliamentary writing such as cabinet submissions or contributing to large reports would be highly regarded. Candidates with post graduate education in areas such as economics or business administration will also be highly regarded.
This is a security assessed position. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with successful candidates holding a Baseline Australian Government security clearance and a willingness to undergo additional employment suitability checks.
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