aps5 -6 policy officers in Canberra

leanne alexander, randstad
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canberra, australian capital territory
government & defence
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Randstad is opening its books to experienced and talented experts in the Policy field. If you have experience at the APS5-6 level and would like to be considered for contract roles within Australian Government Departments who are innovative and strategic please don’t hesitate to submit your resume.

You will bring the following experience to your new role:

  • Policy and Program activity within Government
  • Writing effective correspondence such as briefs, policy, reports
  • Developing thorough knowledge of foreign subject matter quickly
  • In depth research and analysis on relevant topics to help inform policy
  • Working effectively within team environments for positive outcomes

Our clients require you to have:

  • Strong written skills that are aligned with Government writing style
  • Effective negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Enthusiasm and initiative to input ideas and follow direction
  • High level of attention to detail
  • a commitment to support and promote relevant government objectives

If you would like to be considered for these potential policy roles this is a great opportunity to tell Randstad about you. As an Australian citizen and ideally holding a security clearance, please click “Apply Now” to submit your current Microsoft Word version of your resume. For a confidential discussion please call Leanne from the Policy team on 02 6132 3836.

If you have not discussed opportunities, or registered with Randstad previously now is the time!

Why work with Randstad?

Our team is genuine in the support we offer, whether it is helping you to secure the right work opportunity or supporting you while you are contracting for us.

Working with Randstad also comes with many benefits:

  • You are always paid weekly
  • Superannuation is remitted monthly meaning you can easily keep track of payments
  • Access to My Randstad portal for easy payslip access
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • We offer referral incentives if you refer family or friends to us
  • Exclusive access to roles before we go to market
  • Discounts at retailers such as David Jones, Myer, JB HiFi, Rebel Sport, Woolworths, Hoyts cinemas and many more
  • A free Employee Assistance Program offers you and your family support
  • Regular check ins by your dedicated Consultants

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Contribute to Federal Government Policy by utilising your effective policy experience


no qualification required

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School