Senior Policy Officer

Posted 27 May 2020
Job type Contract
Sectors CGC CoverGovernment

Job description

Start Date: 01/06/2020
End Date: 31/07/2020
Hours/day: 7
Hours/week: 35
Location: Parramatta
The Senior Policy Officer is required to assist with the development of the NSW plastics plan.

Key tasks include:
•  Research & analysis
•  Report drafting,
•  Liaising with stakeholders
•  developing policy positions.

Strong writing and analytical skills required with a background in NSW Government policy.

Key accountabilities
• Develop and implement effective policies, procedures and strategies, utilising information gathered from consultation and other sources.
• Providing policy advice and input to a range of complex areas
• Responding to correspondence and queries
• Assessing and analyzing submissions and stakeholder feedback
• Providing regular advice, information and drafting complex correspondence, briefings and reports to the Manager

Key challenges
• Dealing with a complex and varied range of policy issues that can be contentious and to develop and recommend solutions that provide effective and credible outcomes.
• Developing effective relationships within the agency and across other Government agencies recognising the complexities of interagency and Government policy development.
• Working in a continually changing policy landscape, with the ability to manage competing views and develop robust policy solutions
Applications are accepted via this website only- no email applications or agency referrals, please. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have any further questions, please email