Senior Policy Officer

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Senior Policy Officer

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    Human Resources

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    Negotiable on experience

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    Krystal Aul

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Senior Policy Officer
3-month contract view of an extension 
ACT Government 
Open rates for the right candidate 

The role undertakes research and data analysis, and supports the delivery of the waste agenda through policy development and delivery, engaging with a range of stakeholders, and managing a range of official processes including submissions to Cabinet or the Commonwealth.

As the Senior Policy Officer you will perform the following functions with a primary focus on waste policy development:

  • Undertake the preparation of papers such as briefings, policy, codes of practice and regulations.
  • Investigate and present information with recommendations for decisions.
  • Draft responses to complex correspondence, inquiries, and investigations, analysing opportunities, identifying solutions, and coordinating actions identified through government processes.
  • Undertake tasks of a technical nature such as managing papers from working groups and committees.
  • Undertake liaison and coordination within and across functions, including representing the agency at meetings, conferences, and seminars.
  • Assist in other day to day functions of ACT NoWaste as required.
  • This position may involve direct supervision of lower classification staff.
  • Full working rights
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field 
  • Knowledge of or experience in the fields of waste, environment, climate change, and/or sustainability policy including international, national, state, and local government responsibilities and interactions 
  • Demonstrated understanding in developing, informing, guiding, and reviewing policy in support of government programs and initiatives and the ability to effectively deliver time-sensitive, well-constructed advice.
  • Demonstrated ability undertaking evidence-based research, and the ability to analyze data and synthesize knowledge to inform strategic outcomes.
  • Excellent writing skills including the ability to present complex and technical information

If you would like to apply for this opportunity please APPLY ASAP as we are currently shortlisting candidates. For further information reach out to or call 0403 320 891 

Krystal Aul| 
Government Account Director
0403 320 891

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“We encourage people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate based on disability.”
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE for this role. Australian PR or Citizenship is required