policy adviser in Melbourne CBD

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job details

melbourne cbd, victoria
government & defence
job type
AU$ 79,000 - AU$ 90,000 per year
reference number
sara omeara, randstad
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job description

The vacancy is based within the environmental team of a government department and is responsible for advising the Premier on major environmental matters and reforms, providing strategic advice and assisting with the development of policies.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess extremely high levels of communication both face to face and written as you will be required to produce and convey briefings to the Premiers office, providing advice and analysing current and potential policies to identify key issues within the department. You must have previous experience in policy writing ideally within the VPS.

Duties –

  • Provide authoritative advice to the Premier, the Secretary and senior officers on the policy and strategic implications of energy and environment initiatives proposed by departments and agencies.
  • Conduct policy analysis and co-ordination processes to inform the development of policy and specific projects within defined areas.
  • Initiate, manage and maintain close liaison and effective relationships with stakeholders including providing authoritative advice and representing the Department or Government’s views on inter-agency committees.
  • Monitor Government policies, programs and services in order to advise the Premier, the Secretary and senior officers on measures to improve efficiency and effectiveness, and to promote the Government’s priorities.

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Policy, Briefings


Previous experience in policy writing, ideally within the VPS

educational requirements