Job Details
  • Reference396290A_1659071652
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted10 days ago
  • ConsultantAshleigh Blair-heykamp
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 Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.
About the Role
The Policy Officer is a team membership position within the department and is accountable for organising their workflow and providing support and advice relating to a discrete area of responsibility. The position will provide policy support, advice and analysis in relation to policy-related matters, including complex policy problems.
The Policy Officer will have a minimal level of public contact in relation to complex, difficult or sensitive issues. It may liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the Branch.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Gathering and collating documents, ensuring appropriate consultation with document owners and subject matter experts.
  • Reviewing case files and preparing summaries of cases.
  • Providing high level support to senior leaders who are appearing as witnesses before a Royal Commission.
  • Interpreting and distilling information to provide briefings to senior leaders.
  • Performing independent research and analysis, recording findings to be included in information submitted to senior executives and/or the Royal Commission.
  • Preparing draft written material including executive briefs and corporate documentation.
  • Identifying and assisting with the management of risks, issues and benefits.


    If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Ashleigh Blair-Heykamp on 02 6268 9934 or email Ashleigh.Blair-Heykamp@chandlermacleod.com for further discussion.