Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-145618
  • LocationCanberra
  • SalaryCompetitive
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted13 days ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
As one of the Australia’s largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod’s recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Policy and Engagement Specialist on a contract for 3 months with  a number of extensions.

Position Overview

Duties & Responsibilities:
Under limited direction, the duties or this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Lead the coordination and development of briefing products, policy advice and talking points for Taskforce Executive, to inform and influence government deliberations and outcomes.
  • Use knowledge of Government policy agenda to influence trade simplification objectives and monitor strategic developments across Government.
  • Develop, sustain and leverage productive relationships with Government agencies, industry organisations and business.
  • Develop engagement plans, organise meetings and provide high-quality secretariat support for STS to connect with industry and Government stakeholders.
  • Support planning and reporting through preparation of status updates and identification of any compliance and risk issues that may affect the long-term goals of the Taskforce.
  • An existing network of federal government agency contacts in the area of digital economy, transformation and data policy
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with an understanding of government processes and experience representing the government in inter-agency and external engagements
  • Strong written communication skills and the ability to craft high quality briefs, talking points and meeting notes with little direction
  • Flexible, adaptable and resilient to working in a highly contested environment and able to re-prioritise work at
Mandatory Requirements:
  • Successful applicant will be required to obtain a  Baseline Security Clearance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.