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Senior Policy Officer

Job Details

Location
Victoria
Salary
Hour rate/long term contract
Job Type
Contract
Ref
JO-1911-535683
Contact
Shelley Harrison
Posted
9 days ago
Our client is seeking a Senior Policy Officer to join their team in Geelong due to a large strategy commitment and investment by this government organisation. The role is accountable under limited direction for developing, interpreting and delivering high level policy advice in line with the organisation. You will be supporting the leadership in modelling the values and code of conduct, develop and deliver policies, conduct research, understanding, analysis and interpreting relevant legislation, policies and strategies.

To apply for this role you will need the following skills and experience:
  • Experience in a legislated and regulatory environment
  • Competency, or ability to develop competency in consistently applying assessment tools to identify support needs
  • Competency with IT systems
  • Outstanding communication skills to communicate with stakeholders
  • Analytical skills to draw on research, evidence and performance reports
  • An ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent request in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
  • Qualifications and previous experience in policy development, law, human services or a related field is desirable
This is a full time long term contract until the 30th June 2020 with likely extensions.

For more information please call Shelley on 03 9236 7712. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Entry level checks will be required for all successful candidates and dependant on the role the appropriate working with children and /or vulnerable people checks may need to be undertaken as per State Legislation.