senior policy officer in Canberra

david firth, randstad
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canberra, australian capital territory
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4 years
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Working closely with the National Policy Manager, the Senior Policy Officer plays a crucial role within the policy team. This role is a central part in the development and provision of operational policy and the way the business conducts itself as a whole.

The Organisation is a well known not for profit that provides a voice to a vital industry across Australia. Strong ethics and values are a key attribute needed to be successful in this position.

In the role you will be responsible for:

  • Developing policy proposals to government
  • Assisting the areas within the organisation by updating them on new policies to do with their work
  • Researching and writing briefs and delivering this in a meaningful way
  • Representing the organisation in a range of forums
  • Liaising with state and territory managers on improvements within the organisation
  • Keeping up to date with policy, legislation and regulatory developments

The candidate will have

  • Strong policy, analytical and problem solving skills
  • An understanding of parliamentary processes and the ability to analyse regulations and legislation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to represent the organisations values
  • Self motivation and the ability to work within set timeframes
  • Well developed interpersonal skills to work with a range of stakeholders and government clients

In return you will get

  • Career development within a respected not for profit organisation
  • Competitive salary

If you’re interested in this position, hit APPLY NOW. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information or for a confidential conversation about the position, contact Siobahn on 02 6132 3802 or email

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.


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree