aps 5 departmental officer in Canberra CBD

mirinda curtis, randstad
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canberra cbd, australian capital territory
government & defence
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Our Federal Government clients are looking to engage candidates who are skilled and experienced working in Federal Government and looking for a new opportunity. As an experienced Departmental Officer, working as APS 5, you will be self motivated and capable of bringing your talents to our client who values hard work and commitment.

You will bring the following experience to your new role

  • Effective written correspondence such as briefs, policy, reports and proposals;
  • Ability to develop in depth knowledge of new subject matter quickly to advise and recommend on policy matters;
  • Working effectively within team environments and stakeholders for positive outcomes; and
  • Input and understanding of policy within a Federal Government arena.

About you

  • Demonstrated ability to meet agreed deadlines, work under pressure and operate effectively in times of uncertainty;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Strong negotiation and stakeholder management, particular in state-commonwealth relations and working within clinical/technical experts;
  • High level of attention to detail, highly motivated, results driven with an ability to work independently;
  • You will be an Australian citizen and hold a security clearance

Your responsibilities include

  • Assessing applications for manufacture licences and permits;
  • Produce written reports to support the Director and other delegates in decision making;
  • High level of stakeholder engagement with clinical experts and professional bodies;
  • Provide secretariat support from the Department’s expert panel and governing committees; and
  • Assist in the development of policy documents and instructional material.

Applications will only be considered via applying to this job ad, alternatively please email your CV to mirinda.curtis@randstad.com.au


APS 5 Departmental Officer


No qualifications necessary

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School