Job Details
  • Reference359355A_1592866825
  • LocationParramatta
  • SalaryAU$50 - AU$55 per hour + + super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted15 days ago
  • ConsultantTrent Merrotsy


Primary purpose of the role;

The Policy/Planning Officer undertakes policy development, reviews planning policies and processes to assist with providing policy analysis and advice to support Government and Department objectives.

Key accountabilities;

  • Undertake allocated tasks, including project planning and implementation, to assist policy development, program implementation and service delivery
  • Provide advice and prepare timely reports, discussion papers, briefs and submissions to support decision making and contribute to the development of policies and initiatives
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative research and analysis to assist understanding of policy impacts and delivery of desired policy outcomes, and support policy and program development
  • Identify and evaluate key issues, and formulate options and recommendations to inform policy and regulatory needs and changes
  • Assist in the development of policy to improve assessment processes and guidance material
  • Provide policy and procedure advice to staff and managers to assist enhance consistent policy and quality service delivery
  • Support the Team Leader and senior team members to build and develop internal and external networks to ensure the effective development and management of the policy program
  • Coordinate stakeholder and community consultations and events to support their engagement in policy development and implementation

Key challenges

  • Contribute to policies that balance complex and multiple issues and conflicting stakeholder needs and interests with service delivery impacts
  • Undertake a diverse range of tasks in a high pressure environment of competing priorities and tight timeframes
  • Assimilate information quickly and translate complex, technical information into easy to understand, plain English, briefings, reports and communication material

This position is available for an immediate start. Apply now so you don't miss out!