APS6 Policy Officer

Posted 27 July 2022
Salary$58.50 per hour, Benefits: Federal Government opportunities
LocationSydney CBD
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Government

Job description

  • Federal Government opportunities in Sydney CBD
  • 12-month contract
  • $58.50 per hour + super
The APS6 Policy Officer will provide policy support, advice, and analysis in relation to policy-related matters, including complex policy problems. It may be required to coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Gathering and collating documents, ensuring appropriate consultation with document owners and subject matter experts.
  • Reviewing case files and preparing summaries of cases.
  • Interpreting and distilling information to provide briefings to senior leaders.
  • Performing independent research, analysis, recording findings and preparing draft written material.
  • Identifying and assisting with the management of risks, issues and benefits.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Experience in policy development or implementation.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Sound judgement and analysis skills.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities while maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders
To Apply:
In order to be considered applicants are required to hold an Australian Citizenship.
If this sounds like the role for you, please submit an updated copy of your resume in MS Word format by hitting APPLY NOW or call Ankita on 02 9200 3683 for more information.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.