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Aps5/6 Policy Officers

Hays Policy & Strategy - Canberra, ACT

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin


Your new company
This Government Department is responsible for delivering policies and programs that support the Australian Community. This program provides support to individuals who have experienced hardship and need assistance through providing counselling, case management and financial support. There is a current need for a high performing APS5/6 Policy officers with a strong emphasis on delivering a positive impact within the Australian community.

Your new role
You will be brought on board to support the department to critically review, analyse and execute the support of the programme with the aim to enhance individual’s overall wellbeing. This role will include operational policy support to the branch and will involve dealings with complex and sensitive information. As this role will involve liaison with other officers within the Department and key stakeholders, strong coordination and highly developed written and verbal communication skills are a must.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role, you will be a high-performing individual with exceptional policy, administration and engagement skills and experience in community or social service sectors is highly desirable. Prior APS knowledge and experience is highly desirable. As well as this, you will portray;

  • Government writing, including the ability to develop high level briefs and general correspondence.
  • Ability to break down and assess complex work processes.
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a changing environment.
  • Capability to deal with sensitive topics in a professional manner.
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage effective working relationships with internal staff, senior executives and external stakeholders.
  • Prior knowledge and experience working alongside sensitive conditions is desirable, accompanied by strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with stakeholders on complex topics within a social program environment.

What you'll get in return
In return for your dedication and hard work you'll be rewarded with:

  • An attractive hourly rate contract.
  • Support provided by a dynamic and collaborative team.
  • Support a high-profile government program.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call or email Marina Robinson on (02) 6112 7690, [email protected]

If this job isn't quite right for you, though you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion and visit our website www.hays.com.au to review our current list of available positions.

LHS 297508 #2490852

Canberra, ACT

Government, Defence & Emergency


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