Policy and Program Officer

Thursday, July 30, 2020

  • Location: ACT
  • Job Type: Contract or Temp
  • Reference No. 3152675

Job Description:

This Commonwealth Government client plays a vital role in ensuring Australia's biodiversity sustainability. They are currently seeking multiple Program and Policy Officers to join their team on an initial contract through to the end of 2020 with extension options.

With roles offered at the APS 5, 6 and EL 1 levels, this is an ideal opportunity to take the next step in your public sector career with one of Australia's leading employers.

These opportunities will see you, to varying degrees of complexity, undertake the following duties:
  • research and analysis to develop policy and programs and translating complex information into plain English
  • coordination of input (from across the department) to policy papers and other documents
  • providing secretariat services and support, including drafting meeting papers and leading meeting logistics
  • working collaboratively in a team setting, often in fast-paced and evolving policy and program environments
  • managing contracts and procurements, including monitoring and reporting on progress and outcomes
  • engaging professionally with key stakeholders (both within and external to Government)
In order to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate the following skills, experiences and qualifications:
  • Must be an Australian citizen
  • Have the ability to undertake a pre-employment check
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have the ability to cultivate productive working relationships
  • A proven ability to achieve results
  • The ability to think strategically
If successful you will be well rewarded with an attractive hourly rate, the opportunity to work with a forward thinking and progressive team and access to flexible payroll packaging arrangements.

For more information, or to be considered for the role, please send a copy of an up to date CV to Josh at First Grade on joshua.pitts@firstgrade.com.au