Agriculture Recruitment – Senior Administration Officer

Website AWE

Job Description:

The Exports Division provides export inspection and certification services and develops strategies to gain, improve or maintain market access for a wide range of food, inedible products of animal origin, live animal and reproductive materials. It provides residue monitoring services to Australian primary industries and administers 40 tariff rate quotas for products to the European Union, United States of America, Indonesia and Japan. The division also includes the Codex contact point which coordinates technical input from both industry and government to develop Australia’s position on international food standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Focusing on improvement projects to streamline and improve current processes ensuring compliance with legislation
  • Developing policy documents and work instruction to support the team and its internal stakeholders
  • Supervising and providing policy support to the export establishment team
  • Managing the 120-day consideration period to ensure applications are processed within the legislative timeframe
  • Identifying and lodging system defects or enhancements with the IT support team
  • Reviewing applications for approval including issuing decision notices to applicants
  • Contributing to the establishment application project working with the project team to deliver an online form and workflow system to manage applications.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the export certification system.
  • Strong strategic thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to present complex information to a variety of audiences
  • Policy and legislation skills, including an ability to think strategically and translate legislative requirements into policy documents
  • Experience in writing policy and instructional material
  • Experience in managing staff

Job Details:

Company: AWE

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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