policy officer in Brisbane

stella dimitriou, randstad
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Many of ours clients within the state government are tasked with critical decision-making policies on matters that have significant repercussion on the state's economy, environment and community. As such, we are looking for suitable policy officers with generalist experience across a range of disciplines to provide hi-level advisory support across one or more projects.

Some of your key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Co-ordination and preparation of complex reports, briefing notes, submissions, publications and correspondence;
  • Actively attend regular briefings, project and committee meetings;
  • Undertake key research on designated policy matters and legislative issues;
  • Support project management activities across various life-cycles for multiple projects; and
  • Perform necessary analysis incorporating them into various reporting structures.

To be considered for these roles, you will possess a minimum of 2-5 years government policy experience. Equally important is your ability to liaise with a diverse group of stakeholders in contributing towards the supply of ongoing policy advice and recommendations at one or more projects assigned to you. As part of your research activities, it is essential that you are able to rapidly acquire relevant legislation/ regulatory knowledge and make recommendations and changes as required. Therefore, review and development of legislation is a key skill we would be looking for. Equally important is your government strategic reporting skills and the ability to provide high level recommendations to provide guidance and direction on projects from a policy perspective.

We are seeking a diverse range of candidates with background across:

- Transport policy
- Health policy
- Land and Mines policy (Natural Resources)
- Energy & Water policy
- Innovation and Commercialisation
- Environment Policy

With specific project and policy expertise required by many of our clients, you will have a clear-cut demonstration of prior experience in specific disciplines of interest and the ability to transfer skills across a variety projects.

On offer are attractive casual hourly rates plus super with the opportunity to work on exciting government projects to hone your skills and career experiences. Here at Randstad, we offer excellent value-add to our candidates such as invitation to events, hosting get-together along with some of our clients, interview preparation and advice along with strong referral opportunities to grab the next assignment with another one of our clients following completion of assignment(s) through Randstad.

Please submit your application via our website at www.randstad.com.au/apply. Confidentiality is assured. Alternatively, to enquire further please contact stella.lopez@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.


Reporting to a Director or a Line Manager, you will be working with a team of internal project/policy officers and external consultants.



educational requirements

Secondary School/High School