APS6 Policy Officer - Veteran Services Organisations & State & Territory Gov

Posted 14 June 2022
Salary$58 - $65 per hour, Benefits: Federal Government Opportunity in the Sydney CBD
LocationSydney CBD
Job type Full time
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Other

Job description

  • Federal Government opportunity in Sydney CBD
  • Contract until April 2024
  • $58- $65 per hour+ super
The Australian Government has established a National Royal Commission to enquire into, and support the prevention of, the deaths associated with serving ADF. This commission is a key priority for the government.

The Role
Reporting to the Director of the Veteran Services organisations and State and Territory Governments policy team, the responsibilities include working within a small team to deliver high quality:
  • Research
  • Policy development
  • Reporting
Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
  • Develop and write high quality, well-structured content for issues papers and the interim and final report dealing with organisations and the role of State and Territory Governments in Veteran Services and support.
  • Provide policy input and support in preparation for hearing blocks, roundtables and other consultation mechanisms.
  • Undertake research and participate in consultation to support development of background papers and the final report.
  • Work collaboratively across the Royal Commission, including working with other policy teams, community engagement and legal areas.
  • Contribute personal expertise and experiences to the projects across the Commission. This may come from other reports you have taken apart of previously.
  • Previous experience in a similar role and relevant qualifications to the position.
  • Excellent research, analysis and project management skills, ability to use initiative and prioritise tasks.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, strong communication and writing skills.
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Upholds safe work practices and APS Values and Code of Conduct and Royal Commission behaviours.
  • Manages own time effectively to accomplish tasks, monitoring task completion against milestones.
  • Travel may be required for this role.
To Apply:
As this role sits within the Federal Government applicants must hold Australian Citizenship
If this sounds like the role for you please submit your updated resume by hitting APPLY NOW or contact Karen on (02) 9200 3677 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.