Job Details
  • Reference400231D_1673500713
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted24 days ago
  • ConsultantAshleigh Blair Heykamp
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Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Government Relations Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.
Position Overview
The APS6 Government Relations Officer (Labour Hire) is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership and management responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team.
The position has reasonable autonomy and accountability to exercise both initiative and judgment to interpret legislation and policy, in the application of practices and procedures to achieve outcomes within strategic change management project function.
The APS6 Government Relations Officer (Labour Hire) 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 that support the NDIA's objectives to "build a world-leading National Disability Insurance Scheme".
The position 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/NDIA.
Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:
  • Developing and managing project plans for jurisdictional governance meetings and events in accordance with the Agency's project management framework.
  • Providing specialist advice and technical expertise to staff and stakeholders.
  • Performing independent research work and analysis including the preparation of draft reports, including on relevant governance activities.
  • Coordinating regular governance project reporting including status updates.
  • Preparing draft written material including business cases, plans, executive briefs and corporate documentation.
  • Contributing to project quality management of governance tasks to ensure that deliverables are fit for purpose and meet client needs.
  • Building governance-related capability across the Agency by engaging and working with subject matter experts, implementing processes and tools, and undertaking continuous quality improvement of existing practises and processes.
  • Maintaining the register of actions, issues and risks arising from trilateral forums and prepare progress reports for the senior executive.
    Analysing information from a variety of sources to identify and monitor emerging themes relevant to the work of the NDIA or its participation in the intergovernmental forums.

    If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". One of our consultant will reach out. Alternatively, you can call Ashleigh Blair-Heykamp on 02 6268 9934 or email for further discussion.