In the role of APS6 Senior Policy Officer, you will provide policy support and advice to the Review of a Health Services Program. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the review of an Australian Government program that provides life changing support to Australians and work within a high performing taskforce with two eminent independent reviewers.
- Provide policy support for the Health Services Program Review, and secretariat support for the Review’s independent expert panel.
- Prepare high-quality correspondence, briefing, minutes, media releases, talking points and reports ranging in complexity and tailored to the audience.
- Undertake relevant analysis and interpret research to support this work.
- Build and sustain positive and productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Other duties in line with the APS6 Work Level Standard as directed.
- Proven public-sector policy experience.
- Experience in interpreting and applying policy analysis and research findings in a policy context.
- Outstanding written communication skills, including the ability to prepare briefing, reports, minutes, media releases, speeches, correspondence, and high-quality visual presentations in a Government context.
- Excellent verbal communication skills, including the confident preparation and delivery of presentations to senior and external audiences.
- Procurement experience.
- Ability to quickly gain an understanding of the relevant policy environment, the Health Services Program and maintain an in-depth knowledge of relevant stakeholders and their expectations.
- A highly motivated self-starter with a demonstrated ability to establish and attain team goals, meet deadlines, work under pressure, influence positive outcomes and lead and motivate others.
- Display and encourage resilience, flexibility, excellent judgement, and a continuous improvement approach.
- A baseline security clearance.
- Relevant tertiary qualifications and program review experience will be well regarded.
This position closes at 4pm Thursday on 17th September 2020.
Contact Shannon on 02 6176 3430 for more information.