Job Details
  • Reference377277A_1626089703
  • LocationCanberra, Australian Capital Territory
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted12 days ago
  • ConsultantGillian Stewart

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 APS5/6 Policy Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension of 12 Months.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work to priorities, meet milestones and deliver high quality products.
  • Prepare and deliver quality written material, including Ministerial briefs, correspondence and Question Time Briefs within short timeframes.
  • Engage constructively with stakeholders across the department, other government agencies and industry.
  • Undertake economic and desktop data analysis, conduct research and analysis to identify and connect emerging trends in resources exports to inform policy advice.
  • Assisting with planning and consultation with industry, and government, and contribute to briefing for Senior Executives and the Minister on emerging issues.

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience developing briefing material and a working knowledge of government processes, including ministerial briefing, correspondence, Question Time Briefs and Senate Estimates preparation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Developed analytical and problem-solving skills, and experience in providing policy advice.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment, and experience balancing priorities to tight timeframes while delivering quality materials to Senior Executives.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present complex information succinctly and produce quality written materials.
  • Adaptable, have initiative and sound judgement and decision-making capabilities.
  • Some awareness of Australia's resources commodities and markets, and the resources sector generals would be valuable, but not essential.
  • Displays personal drive and integrity by acting professionally and adhering to the APS values and Code of Conduct.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have 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 Gillian Stewart on 02 6268 9935 or email Gillian.Stewart@chandlermacleod.com for further discussion.