Principal Policy Advisor A08

Job Title: Principal Policy Advisor A08
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO-2006-100757_1593040394
Contact Name: Duy Le
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2020 09:13

Job Description

About the Company
Davidson Recruitment are experts in matching candidates with the most exclusive Government opportunities. Our Government Team are currently working with a large client to find a highly experienced Principal Policy Advisor A08. This is a senior level role where you will be writing legislation, policy and highly complex briefings. This is a 6 month opportunity to start ASAP.

About the Role

  • Provide high level and authoritative policy advice to the division and other stakeholders.
  • Apply high level analytical, research and problem solving skills to interpret complex safety and health legislation, proactively identify policy issues and recommend options to resolve them using a risk-based, data-driven approach.
  • Coordinate and prepare complex documents including discussion papers, reports, submissions, briefing notes, legislation, presentations, speeches, publications, operational policy documents and correspondence.
  • Develop drafting instructions for legislative amendments and instruct the Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel.
  • Act as a project leader, direct specific tasks and supervise and mentor senior policy officers within the team, as required.

About You

  • Given the complex nature of the role, previous Government experience is highly regarded
  • A legal background is highly advantageous
  • Previous track record of writing, developing and researching policies
  • Ability to write complex cabinet submissions and briefing notes for ministers
  • Highly analytical and concise in developing submissions

The Benefits

  • 6 month contract based in the Brisbane CBD with a large Government Department
  • $77.47 p/hour + super
  • A dedicated consultant to guide you throughout the process

Applications are currently being received and shortlisted.
Further enquiries can be directed to the Government Recruitment Team -

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