Strategic Policy/Project Officer
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 29 April 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $83,135 - $95,146
Position No: 40109
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 April 2019
Contact Officer: Sybilla Meeth on sybilla.meeth@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 3619

Details: The Early Childhood Policy team is seeking an innovative, motivated and high performing individual to join the design, development and implementation of an Early Childhood Strategy for the ACT. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is keenly interested in driving strategic government reform that will benefit children and families in our community. To be successful in this role you must be effective in working in a small team, and in a fast paced and collaborative environment. As a project and policy based position, you will need expertise in government policy development, strong strategic thinking skills, secretariat skills, high level organisational skills, and a desire to build and maintain quality partnerships with a range of stakeholders. Applicants are encouraged to contact the contact officer prior to submitting an application.
Note: This is a temporary position available for up to 12 months with possibility of permanency. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
How to Apply: Applications include a supporting statement of no more than four pages, outlining experience and/or ability across the Selection Criteria. Applications should include a current Curriculum Vitae and the name and contact details of two referees. Please ensure that one of the referees is your current or immediate past supervisor. Applications should be submitted to jobs@act.gov.au.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Education, Teaching and Training