Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-140890
  • LocationSurry Hills
  • Salary$60 per hour
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted20 days ago
  • ConsultantChloe Dye
Chandler Macleod is the leading provider of temporary contractors to the Federal, NSW and local Government and has partnered with these Departments and Agencies for more than 25 years.
At Chandler Macleod our mission is to recruit using the BestFit™ methodology which is tailored to providing the most suitable candidate for every position at every level for every Government Department and Agency.

Chandler Macleod is currently recruiting for an experienced APS6 Policy Officer to join a leading Federal Government agency. This is an immediate start with a contract term of 12 months and based in Surry Hills NSW.

Role description:

The APS6 Policy Officer is accountable under limited direction to undertake complex work that is guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents.

The position is required to provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems. Where required, the role will coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development.

The APS6 Policy Officer will have a considerable level of public contact in relation to complex, difficult, or sensitive issues. It is required to liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the branch/division.

Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

• Interpreting, drafting and reviewing policy and procedural issues with relevant business areas and key stakeholders.
• Contributing to the planning and implementation of policies and objectives.
• Drafting reports, briefing papers, agendas, minutes, speeches, Ministerial correspondence and discussion papers.
• Conducting research and analysis to inform policy development and support implementation.
• Tailoring written and verbal communications for a variety of audiences, providing advice on complex issues.
• Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, participate in committees and forums.
• Identifying emerging issues across mainstream interfaces and suggesting potential solutions.

Please note that to be eligible for this position you must be an Australian Citizen.

If you are interested in the position, then please click on the APPLY BELOW button or alternatively you can email your CV to