Assistant Director, Policy Development
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 05 August 2021

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $111,887 - $120,436 plus superannuation
Position No: 51917
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 July 2021
Contact Officer: Kyla Kerkow on kyla.kerkow@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 6709

Details: Are you passionate about driving positive policy outcomes? Are you looking for a new frontier to put your high-level policy skills to solve some of the wicked problems that impact the Canberra community?

Procurement ACT is looking for an experienced policy officer to join our team in leading innovative and meaningful whole of government procurement policy.

We operate in a fast paced and dynamic environment to deliver on key Government priorities through procurement policy with diverse topics ranging from gender equality, diversity, circular economy, modern slavery, and business development. You will work within a small and dedicated team of experts to develop and revise procurement related legislation and policy working from the planning stage through to implementation and evaluation. Our team believes in solving problems through collaboration, supporting innovation, while also injecting fun into what we do.

Our ideal candidate is a super policy officer who can manage projects to tight deadlines, engage productively with a broad range of stakeholders, write effective briefs, policy, and guidance documents, think outside the square to engage meaningfully with risk, and help lead and mentor the team’s junior staff. While an understanding of government procurement, and in particular, the ACT Government procurement framework is highly desirable, it is not mandatory.

In return, we will offer you a supportive and professional team environment that allows you to apply and build on your skills to advance your career to the next level.

If joining a super policy team has been on your to-do list, what are you waiting for? Send us your application and get started on the next exciting chapter in your career!

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: An understanding of government procurement, and in particular, the ACT Government procurement framework is highly desirable, but is not mandatory.

Note: A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Please apply by providing a two-page maximum expression of interest responding to the Selection Criteria, and please provide a copy of your curriculum vitae.

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