Policy Officer

Our client is seeking a Senior Officer to carry out a wide range of duties that directly and critically support to the Branch. The role undertakes research, data analysis, supports the delivery of the waste agenda.
The Senior Officer will work broadly across all aspects of the regulatory and waste policy development and data analysis requirements.

Your duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Undertake research and data analysis to inform evidence-based policy and programme development
  • Assist in planning and coordinating strategic and operational policy development by contributing to the drafting of policy documents, procedures and briefing material
  • Assist in the development of policies and regulatory frameworks and their impact on the community
  • Work as a project team within the branch to deliver priority policies such as Codes of Practice and other regulatory instruments under the Act
  • Assist in preparation of briefings, Ministerial and other correspondence
  • Manage contracts with service providers
To be considered you must possess the following skills and experience:
  • Experience developing end-to-end policies/regulatory policies under legislation.
  • Well-developed experience developing and guiding policy in support of government programs and initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience undertaking evidence-based research, and the ability to analyse data to inform decision making and policy development
  • Excellent writing skills including the ability to present complex and technical information and tailor written material to different audiences
  • An ability to develop project plans and experience in project management.
Knowledge of or experience in the fields of waste, environment or climate change policy including government responsibilities and interactions will be highly regarded.
Canberra (Canberra)