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  • APS6/EL1 Policy Officers

  • Location: Canberra
  • Salary:
  • Work type: Contract
  • Classification: Federal Government
    • Up to 3 month contract
    • Woden Location
    • ASAP Start
    • Full Time Hours
    • Baseline Clearance Required


    These jobs will be fast paced, challenging and outward facing. You will be part of a policy team tasked with driving transformational reforms. You will be working closely with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to make sure policies, programmes and services address the unique needs that they are facing.


    Tasks will be varied and may include:

    • Working on a challenging agenda of policy redesign, and implementation
    • Building productive relationships with, and supporting, a broad range of Indigenous stakeholders, service providers, peak groups and businesses
    • Preparing high quality analysis and policy advice
    • Drafting briefs and overseeing the preparation of general correspondence and communication material
    • Managing and reporting against key deliverables
    • Working independently, supervising junior staff and assisting in the management of the section as required


    The successful candidates will:

    • Have an understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
    • Have strong, proven policy analysis and evaluation skills and excellent communication skills
    • Have an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
    • Are creative, flexible and reform minded
    • Have experience in working independently in a face paced environment
    • Show respect and value diversity as part of your leadership and team roles
    • Will be highly motivated, energetic and show a willingness and capacity to get things done and make a difference


    If this sounds like the role for you and you would like to know more, click apply now


    Lauren Ferrett
    02 6163 7500

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