Policy Officer

The Role

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong research and analytical skills to coordinate and manage tasks including:
  • Assessing and advising on routine applications for approval under various financial services legislation;
  • Preparing meeting briefs, speeches and responses to Ministerial correspondence;
  • Preparing background briefs and coordinating policy roundtables;
  • Assisting with FOI requests for information; and
  • Establishing data collection systems.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work with limited supervision and who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritise and juggle multiple tasks at once. The position will be based in the Financial System Division in a well known Federal Department in Sydney for six months and applications for both full-time and part-time (minimum three days) roles will be considered.

Position requirements
  • Minimum Baseline Security Clearance essential
  • Strong analytical and research skills, applying judgement, intelligence and common sense to that work
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality written reports and a high level of communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a workload with competing priorities and sometimes short timelines
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or work experience highly desirable
  • Understanding and application of the APS Values and the APS Employment Principles   
How to Apply

Please apply now without delay for an immediate interview as applications will be closing shortly.
Sydney (Sydney)