policy and projects officer in Sydney

jessica mazon, randstad
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AU$ 380 - AU$ 600 per day

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sydney, new south wales
government & defence
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AU$ 380 - AU$ 600 per day
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job description

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced professional to join our client’s team in NSW Government as a Policy and Projects Officer.

This is an opportunity to work for a NSW Government department, one of the biggest employers in Australia. The Government employs an inclusive and diverse workforce, with great office environments and flexible work options.

About your new role

As the Policy Officer, you will be working within a wider team, advising on relevant policies to guide on outcomes and delivery of services. So you will need to have a commitment to building and managing relationships with key stakeholders, an ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment and have a thorough understanding of relevant policies and processes. Tasks will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Providing high level policy advice
  • Conducting research and report writing;
  • Responding to departmental correspondence;
  • Analysis of reporting submissions across NSW state government;
  • Support in preparation of meeting papers and minute taking.

What you will need

Policy and Projects Officers are often working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities, so it is essential that you have the ability to multi-task and enjoy working with stakeholders, treating them with honesty, fairness, sensitivity and dignity.

  • Relevant tertiary and/or post graduate qualifications
  • Advanced analysis and writing skills;
  • Ideally previous Government experience;
  • Advanced Excel (minimum level 3)
  • Self motivated and able to manage time effectively.

This is a great opportunity

Working for NSW Government not only allows you to make a contribution through the work that you do, it also allows you to be a part of something bigger. It means embracing new challenges every day and learning from some of the nation’s best and brightest.

  1. Work as part of a diverse workforce
  2. Make time for what counts
  3. Be a part of something bigger

Next steps

If you are ready to apply for this opportunity, please select “Apply Now”.

Have a question before applying? Please contact jessica.mazon@randstad.com.au.

We recruit for a broad range of job types across multiple departments and locations within the NSW Government, so if this role isn’t for you but you would like to be considered for other government roles, please email centralnswgovernment@randstad.com.au

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.


project officer, policy officer, cabinet, committee, reporting


Tertiary degree and relevant experience

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree