APS6 Senior Policy Officer

Posted 10 May 2022
Salary$60 - $65 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

About the Organisation
This government department drives economic growth and job creation for all Australians.
About the role
This contractor will work on the delivery of projects and support policy development relating to the uptake of new vehicle technology in Australia. Tasks may include, but are not limited to:
  • conduct focussed desktop research and analysis (including market and industry analysis) to support timely, evidence-based, high quality policy outcomes, including implementation of the Future Fuels and Vehicles Strategy
  • provide analysis and expert advice, including in relation to incorporating new technologies in the road freight sector
  • support ministers and the senior executive with high quality written output (e.g. briefing, correspondence and advice)
  • work effectively with internal and external stakeholders by participating actively in committees and forums, and developing trust with key individuals and organisations
  • manage multiple tasks and the timely completion of projects, including through effective procurement, contract and project management
  • support program delivery, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and improvement
  • develop, maintain and share sector-specific knowledge.
Skills and Experience
Our ideal candidate will have:
  • experience in briefing and policy development and/or government program/project implementation
  • well-developed research, analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • excellent written and verbal communication, including an ability to confidently present messages in a clear, concise and articulate manner focusing on key facts/issues/risks in delivering objectives
  • ability to develop and maintain productive, trusted relationships and work collaboratively and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders
  • preferably, have technical/data analysis skills and experience.
How to apply
If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Lexi Pappas lpappas@dfp.com.au 02 6162 7311

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.