Senior Policy Officer

$70 - $90 ph
Sydney CBD
30 May 2019

Senior Policy Officer

Our Client, a leading NSW Government Department is seeking to engage a Senior Policy Officer who will be a integral part of the team developing strategic and regulatory policy and advice for early childhood education.

Key accountabilities

  • Manage projects in relation to the development of strategic and regulatory policy proposals and solutions and provide researched advice to progress the early childhood education directions.
  • Undertake research and analysis to inform new policy development and Commonwealth/State negotiations.
  • Develop and maintain effective stakeholder relationships to ensure stakeholders are consulted and understand the Directorate's strategic and regulatory policy agenda.
  • Develop innovative policy proposals considering legislative and regulatory frameworks and socioeconomic factors.
  • Manage the implementation of key projects with the guidance of senior officers to ensure they are delivered on time and to the required standard.
  • Represent the Directorate at stakeholder forums to provide information and seek feedback about the Directorate's strategic a regulatory policy agenda.
  • Prepare quality evidence-based reports, submissions and correspondence in a timely fashion.

About You

  • Demonstrated experience in Policy research and analysis
  • 3 to 5+ years' experience in a similar role is essential
  • Government Experience preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge of Departments Aboriginal Education policies is highly desirable

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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