Job Details
  • Reference382188A_1634784271
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 2 months ago
  • ConsultantLeanne Porter

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 EL1 Senior Policy on a contract for 6 months with potential extension.

About the Role:

The department is looking for a Senior Policy Officer in the Meat Modernisation team to deliver a range of projects and policies under the export meat modernisation reform agenda, including secretariat support, budget and project management and the preparation of briefing. The team leads elements of the 'Busting Congestion for Agricultural Exporters' package, a $328.4 million initiative by the federal government to slash unnecessary red-tape to get products to export markets faster and support jobs in rural, regional and remote Australia.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The duties of the roles include, but are not limited to:

  • project management of key meat modernisation projects
  • liaising, negotiating and effectively communicating with internal and industry stakeholders in support of delivery of reform projects
  • managing the secretariat function of the meat modernisation working group
  • contributing to program/project budgets and providing financial advice to the branch executive
  • representing the department on committees and in negotiations/discussions with internal and industry stakeholders.

Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of high quality written reports and briefings.
  • Experience in agile project management would be desirable

Desirable qualifications/experience

  • Qualifications in financial, business or project management would be an advantage.
  • A working knowledge of Australia's export meat industry and export systems would be an advantage.

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 Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.