Policy Adviser

Public Sector and Government


Posted: 21/06/2019
Job Type: Contract
Location: Sydney CBD New South Wales

Key accountabilities

  • Research, analyse, review and provide advice on complex policy issues and develop sound options that support the Government’s policy directions
  • Engage and consult with key stakeholders to identify and develop solutions that support sound policy decisions and approaches
  • Identify emerging issues and recommend solutions to resolve problems and mitigate risks
  • Manage a team to deliver agreed policy priorities and initiatives
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with representatives from other business centres/Divisions, State and Commonwealth governments, and other key stakeholders (including the legal profession) when undertaking negotiations and consultations on matters of common concern.
  • Participate in departmental and interdepartmental committees as required.

Key challenges

  • Operate flexibly, be adaptable and assimilate information quickly in an often changing and unpredictable environment
  • Provide policy advice that is accurate, objective and timely.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships both within and outside the Department.

Essential requirements

  • Strong knowledge of Commonwealth and State law, government functions and the legislative process
  • Tertiary qualifications in law or equivalent experience.

Email Contact

Enquiries: opiei.15991.7455@coxpurtellau.aplitrak.com

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