Defence Aps Jobs – Parliamentary Officer

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Job Description:

A most valuable opportunity awaits in Strategy, Policy, and Industry (SP&I) Group Ministerial & Parliamentary, for a public servant who is prepared to execute one of the most vital coordinating functions in our organisation. As a Ministerial and Parliamentary Officer, your responsibilities will place you squarely in the eye of the storm, coordinating the flow of business across all sections of SP&I Group. The role is a demanding one – but the rewards are more than equal to the challenges. By mastering the role, you would gain an outstanding degree of insight into the breadth of SP&I’s important work, elevate your organisational skills, and gather experiences which will stand you in good stead across a multitude of future career paths.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Resolving problems and implementing alternative courses of action.
  • Coordinating the daily handling of Ministerial and Parliamentary workflow, freedom of information and weekly reporting for Deputy Secretary SP&I.
  • Engaging and negotiating with stakeholders to achieve business outcomes.
  • Taking the initiative to progress work to meet business objectives, and providing advice and guidance on more complex issues.
  • Demonstrating a strategic understanding of the impact and implications of Ministerial and Parliamentary business to the work area and, more broadly, Defence and whole-of-government.
  • Working collaboratively, building and sustaining effective relationships and providing constructive feedback to achieve Ministerial and Parliamentary outcomes.

Job Requirements:

  • Be able to engage with and provide assistance to internal stakeholders, including Senior Executives;
  • Have demonstrated experience in managing competing priorities;
  • Be outcomes focused, with a high level of attention to detail and exceptional time management;
  • Have the ability to work under limited supervision in accordance with changing priorities to meet deadlines.

Job Details:

Company: Department of Defence

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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