Senior Policy Officer

Melbourne Temporary
  • Exciting new opportunity to work in the education sector
  • Full-time, temporary contract role with immediate start

About Our Client

Our client leads the delivery of education and development services directly through government schools and indirectly through the regulation and funding of early childhood services, non-government schools and training programs. It's an opportunity to work with purpose and develop policy that will improve students' lives with high-quality training that leads to jobs in demand by industry.

Job Description

The Senior Policy Officer will coordinate activities within the Health Policy Unit and the Operations Unit and assist in COVID-19 related matters across the organisation. The Senior Policy Officer's core responsibilities of the role include:

  • Coordinating responses and facilitating internal communication processes to schools and the general public
  • Coordinating the record and file management system, preparing reports and documents, and publishing administrative processes
  • Providing policy advice to the senior manager/ executive
  • Compiling and maintaining updated information systems and written records
  • Proactively build and maintain positive relationships and partnerships with stakeholders

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be a highly creative individual who uses analytical and conceptual skills to solve problems.Essential Criteria:

  • Experience establishes systems and procedures to guide work and track progress
  • Ability to identify recognise actual and potential barriers and finds effective ways to deal with them
  • Demonstrated experience working with project management and tools to plan policy development processes
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Understanding of the linkages between natural systems and communities to inform policy
  • Valid Police Check

What's on Offer

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Immediate start
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work arrangements
Contact
Alejandra Zapata
Quote job ref
JN-122021-4557009
Phone number
+61 3 9607 5663

Job summary

Function
Legal
Specialisation
Public Sector/Not for Profit
What is your industry?
Public Sector
Location
Melbourne
Job Type
Temporary
Consultant name
Alejandra Zapata
Consultant phone
+61 3 9607 5663
Job Reference
JN-122021-4557009