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Policy & Project Officer

Job Title: Policy & Project Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: New South Wales
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Salary: Pay Rate- $50 per hour + superannuation
Start Date: 2019-08-05
Reference: JO-1908-532810
Contact Name: Jessica Abboud
Contact Email: jessica.abboud@talentinternational.com
Job Published: August 05, 2019 14:13

Job Description

Talent International are currently recruiting for an experienced Policy and Project Officer to work for one of our NSW Government clients based in Sydney CBD. This position is a contract role currently approved till 30th June 2020 with a possibility of being extended and is paying an hourly rate of $50 per hour plus superannuation.

Primary purpose of the role:
Conducts research and analysis in order to provide strategic policy advice and support to the Small Business Commissioner.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Assist the team in the planning and delivery of a range of policy related projects and initiatives by providing project support to facilitate the timely delivery of policy objectives.
  • Communicate with relevant stakeholders to provide and receive advice in relation to current and emerging issues affecting small businesses.
  • Undertake research and analysis activities to contribute to the provision of advice on policy positions and issues.
  • Respond to queries and complaints from small businesses about their dealings with government or other businesses through making appropriate enquiries and representations to government agencies on their behalf.
  • Provide information for and contribute to the preparation of correspondence, reports, briefings, cabinet advice, speaking notes and presentations for the Commissioner and executives.
Essential Requirements:
  • Previous policy / project experience, preferable in the public sector 
  • Excellent attention to detail, especially when ensuring the accuracy of information and timeliness of advice used to support the advocacy role and appropriately consider the political environment and whole-of-government positions when drafting advice.
  • Excellent time management skills - Balancing a range of projects and tasks of varying size and complexity with competing priorities to ensure that agreed standards and deadlines are met.
  • Excellent written and verbal communictaion skills 
  • Tertiary qualifications in public policy, business or a related discipline or equivalent experience.
If you can demonstrate all the above, then please apply now. For further information you may contact Jessica Abboud on 02 9223 9855 for a confidential discussion.