APS6 Policy Officer

Location: Acton
Discipline: Government/Local Governmnet
Job type: Contract
Salary: $$57 - $65 per hour + superannuation
Contact name: Taylor Dudley

Contact email: taylor@elliottgray.com.au
Job ref: 1247062
Published: 29 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Elliott Gray is looking for experienced APS Policy Officers to join our clients Residues and Microbiological Policy Section team. This team provides advice to the National Residue Survey, coordinate responses to chemical residue incidents involving exported foods, manage the Approved Laboratory Program for meat exports and coordinate data collection and analysis from export registered meat establishments.
What will you be doing?

As an APS6 Policy Officer, you will be responsible for but not limited to:
  • Bring the draft standard into compliance with current standardisation guidelines.
  • Stakeholder consultation and secretariat support to National Feed Standard Working Group.
  • Providing input into high level written and verbal advice in support of the above activities.   
Skills and Capabilities:
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to develop and review written documentation, paying particular attention to accuracy and detail.
  • They will have the ability to liaise, consult and negotiate with expert groups and a range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to drive and lead work to meet targets and deadlines, produce consistently high quality outputs and work to critical deadlines.
  • They will need to be flexible, resilient, have sound judgement and an ability to work in a team, prioritise tasks and produce high quality work within agreed timeframes.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with a working knowledge of and compliance with legislative frameworks, government decision-making and regulations. Knowledge of agricultural and food industries, or trade experience is desirable. You will also have a recently completed national police check.

Desirable Qualifications

Desirable qualifications and/or experience would include bachelor level degree in science, agricultural science, food science, microbiology, public health or international/trade law that is recognisable in Australia.

This is available as a labour hire (contract) employment arrangement! Apply Now! Or call Taylor Dudley on 0478 043 228 or at taylor@elliottgray.com.au for a confidential discussion about how this role will help you achieve your career goals!