Policy Officer
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 29 February 2020

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $85,394 - $97,732 plus superannuation
Position No: 39530
Directorate: Major Projects Canberra
Advertised (Gazettal date): 13 February 2020
Contact Officer: Lily Mulholland on lily.mulholland@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 1786

Details: Are you our new Policy Officer? Do you have a great eye for detail and enjoy engaging with a variety of internal and external stakeholders? If you like a challenge and want to be a key part of a high-performing team who work to support a safe and vibrant city, then this opportunity is for you!
Ministerial, Governance and Corporate Support Branch works collaboratively with the Minister’s Office, the Chief Projects Officer and other members of the Executive Team, Project Boards, Executive’s across the ACTPS, and key government and non-government stakeholders. The Branch provides leadership and expertise to Major Projects Canberra on governance including risk and safety, audit, policy development, ministerial and Cabinet, human resources and corporate support.
As our policy officer you will be part of a small team that works across Major Projects Canberra to develop corporate policies and plans to enable the successful delivery of infrastructure for the Canberra community in accordance with the ACT Government’s Performance and Accountability Framework.
Your key duties will include: developing and reviewing policies and processes in MPC’s Quality Management System; supporting the annual review and publication of MPC’s strategic plan; and supporting the analysis and development of MPC’s performance reports. This role requires engagement across MPC, the ACT Government and with relevant external service providers so you will need excellent communication skills and a positive attitude. You must demonstrate attention to detail and an understanding of governance and performance in the public sector.
The ACT Public Service 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, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Tertiary qualifications in public sector management, governance and/or organisational performance would be well regarded.
  • Expert level MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of up to 12 months. 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. Previous applicants need not apply.
Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
How to Apply: If the above role sounds like you and you want to be part of a dynamic and dedicated team please submit a two-page pitch addressing the Selection Criteria and your suitability for the role, a current curriculum vitae and contact details of two referees.
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This is a temporary position available for a period of up to 12 months.

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