Job Details
  • Reference363450A_1600646135
  • LocationParramatta
  • SalaryAU$60 - AU$65 per hour + + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantTrent Merrotsy

The Senior Policy/Planning Officer develops, implements and reviews existing planning policies in the context of broader policy and delivery frameworks and provides advice on complex policy issues to assist deliver a streamlined planning system in line with Government and Department objectives.

Key accountabilities:

  • Manage and coordinate allocated policy development, implementation and review projects and initiatives to contribute to improved policy directions and outcomes
  • Provide timely, expert and accurate advice to enhance informed decision making across the Department about policy issues and initiatives
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative research and analysis to evaluate issues and formulate evidence based options and recommendations to support policy and program development and implementation
  • Develop policy and contribute to ongoing policy monitoring and evaluation to assess the social and economic impacts of policy and to enhance consistent policy execution and quality service delivery
  • Prepare reports, submissions, briefing notes and correspondence to address identified issues and respond to requests for information
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems, policies and procedures to enhance effective team operations

Ideal experience:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Environmental Planning Act 1979
  • Is efficient and can deliver projects in accordance with agreed timeframes
  • Able to research and develop evidenced based policy options
  • Has excellent communication skills