EL1 Strategic Policy Officer

Location Acton
Discipline: Government/Local Governmnet
Job type: Contract
Contact name: Shannon Rooney
Contact email: shannon@elliottgray.com.au
Job ref: 1043673
Published: 19 days ago
Elliott Gray are seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced Executive Level 1 (EL1) strategic policy officers to work within a policy team.

To stand out from the rest you will present with strong written and communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate and interact with internal and external stakeholders on a range of policy development initiatives.
Initial contract is until 30 June 2021, with options for two extensions up to 6 months.

The Role

As the EL1 Strategic Policy Officer, you will be responsible for:
  • Producing evidence-based policy advice, discussion papers, legislation, Cabinet submissions and New Policy Proposals to support the establishment of the task force.
  • Work with internal and external technical experts and other writers to:
    • develop concise and clear advice to the senior executive, and
    • draft related Ministerial briefs for the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia.
Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will:
  • demonstrate strong communication skills, including communicating sensitively and collaborating effectively with stakeholders including task force staff, departmental executive and representatives of other departments
  • present with strong written skills and ability to deliver high quality work including policy position papers, Cabinet submissions and New Policy Proposals, briefings and other products as required
  • have experience in developing legislation and associated materials
  • be experienced leading policy development activities in a dynamic and fast-paced environment; and
  • be resilient, self-driven and comfortable working fluidly to accommodate competing priorities, and time critical processes.
Mandatory Qualifications/Experience
  • Current Baseline Security Clearance or higher.
Apply now to secure a place in our limited response capacity as this position closes at 4pm Sunday 15th November 2020

Contact Shannon at Elliott Gray on 02 6176 3430 for more information.