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Senior Planner / Policy Officer

Job Details

Location
New South Wales
Salary
$65 Per hour + Superannuation
Job Type
Contract
Ref
JO-2004-539358
Contact
Jessica Abboud
Posted
7 months ago
Talent International are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Planner / Senior Policy Officer to work for a NSW Government client based in Parramatta. This position is a contract position tille 30 June initially with the view to extend and is paying an hourly rate of $65 + Superannuation.

Primary purpose of the role:
The Senior Policy/Planning Officer develops, implements and reviews existing planning policies in the context of broader policy and delivery frameworks and provides advice on complex policy issues to assist deliver a streamlined planning system in line with Government and Department objectives.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Manage and coordinate allocated policy development, implementation and review projects and initiatives to contribute to improved policy directions and outcomes
  • Provide timely, expert and accurate advice to enhance informed decision making across the Department about policy issues and initiatives
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative research and analysis to evaluate issues and formulate evidence based options and recommendations to support policy and program development and implementation
  • Develop policy and contribute to ongoing policy monitoring and evaluation to assess the social and economic impacts of policy and to enhance consistent policy execution and quality service delivery
  • Prepare reports, submissions, briefing notes and correspondence to address identified issues and respond to requests for information
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems, policies and procedures to enhance effective team operations
  • Complete other duties under direction

Essential requirements:
  • Degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Environment Planning and Assessment Act 1979, other legislation governing land use and environmental planning in NSW and the implementation of State Environmental Planning Policies
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Available immediately to commence

If you can successfully demonstrate all the above, then please apply now. For further information you may contact Jessica Abboud on 02 9223 9855 for a confidential discussion.

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