Job Details
  • Reference395272A_1657263263
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryAU$103000 - AU$125000 per annum
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantEman El Hessny
About the organisation:
Chandler Macleod is proudly partnering with a Government organisation that aims to create a liveable, inclusive and sustainable Victoria with thriving natural environments. The VPS5 Senior Policy Officer will work within a sector that is responsible for managing Victoria's water resources to meet future urban, rural and environmental needs.


About the role:
We are seeking an experienced Senior Policy Officer to engage a 6-month contract for an organisation within a State Government body.

Responsibilities may include:
  • Contribute to the design, development and implementation of strategic policy directions, business plans and reforms related to managing alignment of renewable energy development in regional Victoria with irrigation district sustainability
  • Develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships (both internal and external), to support the development of policy frameworks.
  • Proactively identify emerging strategic issues and opportunities for irrigation districts, where renewable energy developments are being considered.
  • Actively participate in senior internal and external working groups as required.
  • Actively contribute to other Rural Water Policy team priorities as required, such as analysing technical reports, and preparing presentations, options papers, and briefing documents.
  • To practice cultural safety by creating environments, relationships and systems free from racism and discrimination so that people can feel safe, valued and able to participate.


About You:
Ideally you will have relevant education and experience in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations, as well as:
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role - government background highly desirable
  • Fully vaccinated to be able to work in the office
  • Hold a tertiary qualification in economics, energy, natural resource management, agriculture, planning or other
  • Ability to identify common issues for stakeholders to be used to build mutually beneficial partnerships
  • Use stakeholders needs to implement amendments and achieve outcomes
  • Actively identify new areas for improvement and adjust effectively to change
  • Formulate and communicate policy options and recommendations
  • Incorporate strategic direction into day-to-day activities


What's in it for you:
  • 5-month contract with full time hours
  • Melbourne - Hybrid
  • Be a part of a respected and reputable Commonwealth agency
  • Generous Hourly rate


How to apply:
Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.

For more information, please click 'APPLY' to forward your profile and current CV through to be considered.

Applications close 10pm AEST - Thursday 14th July 2022