Job Details
  • Reference362464A_1598591750
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted23 days ago
  • ConsultantSusan Nesbitt

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 an APS6 Policy Officeron a contract for 6 Months, with potential extensions of 6 months.

Position Overview

We are seeking personnel with government policy experience, able to work under limited supervision (commensurate with an APS 6 work level standard). Candidates should be comfortable developing ministerial correspondence and submissions, drafting briefing, undertaking research and policy analysis, and engaging with a variety of stakeholders. Ability to write succinctly and clearly is essential. Experience in environments with rapidly changing priorities, administrative and secretariat tasks, and exposure to intergovernmental forums would be beneficial.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with state and territory government officials to influence and negotiate outcomes to ensure a well-regulated construction sector, and support the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology to do the same through the Building Ministers' Forum.
  • Develop Commonwealth positions on policy issues, including a raft of reform proposals being considered by Building Ministers over the next 12 months.
  • Develop policy advice and briefing on issues impacting the construction sector as they arise, including supporting the Commonwealth representative on the Australian Building Codes Board and Senior Officers' Group.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have a Baseline clearance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively you can call Susan Nesbitt on 02 6268 9935 or email for further discussion.