A05 Policy Officer

Job Title: A05 Policy Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane Adelaide Street
Salary: $52 per hour
Start Date: 2019-07-16
Reference: JO-1902-93511
Contact Name: Orla Kelly
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 22, 2019 12:11

Job Description

Are you a Policy Officer who is looking for your next opportunity? Are you available to commence immediately? 

Key Responsibilites
 Collect and interpret data and information
 Work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders to gain access to data and information for the purpose of reporting
 Conduct research 
 Work with stakeholders to develop standard operating procedures.
 Develop and implement plans, policies, strategies and other deliverables
 Work with other State Agencies under supervision to prepare responses to policy papers and proposals.
 Liaise with, provide advice and respond appropriately to internal and external stakeholders on matters that relate to resilience project delivery objectives.
 Independently plan, draft and deliver standard or routine policies on behalf of the organisation, ensuring the resulting documents are delivered to organisational and stakeholder expectations of time and quality.
 Develop and maintain collaborative and productive relationships with external stakeholders.
 Support the Director or General Manager in meetings and at forums where appropriate.
 Undertake related and other duties of equivalent complexity as required.
 Adhere to all relevant WHS and HR policies, procedures, guidelines, directives and relevant legislation. Key skills required

 Demonstrated knowledge and experience of strategic policy and/or policy development
 Relevant experience or qualification/s in disaster management or disaster risk reduction is desirable.

Understand stakeholders perspectives
 Ability to actively and collaboratively engage with and work with a range of stakeholders to ensure different perspectives are considered when generating and responding to policy.
 Encourage a strong stakeholder-focus and build understanding of their perspectives within the team.
 Show respect for stakeholders.
 Break down projects into objectives and goals, and accurately scope out length and difficulty of tasks.
 Work autonomously to strict deadlines.
Manage internal and external relationships
 Written and verbal communication is clear and concise.
 Strong and open communication skills, including confidence in presenting factual material.
 Actively and attentively listens to others.
 Seek to understand the audience and adapt accordingly.
 Understand different and competing views, and synthesise stakeholder information to inform approach.
Display rigour in analysis
 Rigorously research and analyse information relevant to tasks.
 Use analysis, experience and judgement to make informed decisions, including impact of implemented policy.

- Brisbane CBD location
- long-term contract 
- immediate start
- $52.25 per hour + Super
- reputable Governement Department

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