Senior Policy Officer - Innovation Policy and Diversification Strategy | Full-time Permanent

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $100,462 - $108,140
Position No: 15587
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised: 08 December 2017
Closes: 21 December 2017
Contact:Sean Kelly on or (02) 6205 8602

Details: Innovate Canberra is seeking an experienced Policy Officer to join its fast paced policy and strategy team to deliver high quality, evidence-based policy advice in relation to initiatives and activities that support economic development and private sector diversification. In a high pressure environment with often tight deadlines, you will be required to develop well researched and detailed written policy and advice. The successful candidate will have an in depth understanding of the ACT Government's approach to economic diversification and the sectors or industries that are key to maximising economic development and business outcomes. In addition to policy and strategy development and implementation oversight, the team also provides direct support to a range of key stakeholders including the ACT Defence Industry Advocate and Defence Industry Advisory Board, The Canberra Region Vice Chancellors' Forum, the Canberra Node of the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network and the Canberra Space Development Committee. The successful candidate will require strong communication and liaison skills with an ability to influence these stakeholders. Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/ Other Requirements: Tertiary qualifications in Economics, Business or a related discipline would be well regarded.

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