Department of Education Job Vacancies – Senior Policy Administrator

Website DESE

Job Description:

The National Careers Institute (NCI) was established to ensure people have access to authoritative and accurate careers information and support irrespective of their age or career stage.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders including other teams within the NCI and more broadly in order to engage, collaborate and manage effective consultation processes.
  • Supervise, coach and set work priorities for more junior team members.
  • Provide support to the development of policy and strategy for the NCI, including leading related project work.
  • Produce and manage documents and presentations that are accurate, timely and of a high standard, including drafting and preparing ministerial submissions and correspondence, and policy briefs and related products.
  • Professionally represent the NCI at events locally, virtually or nationally (optional development opportunity).

Job Requirements:

  • Initiative and the ability to prioritise and manage own workload and to drive work outcomes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail.
  • The ability to effectively engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Previous policy experience is essential for the NCI Policy and Strategy Team
  • Ability to work in a changing environment and willingness to shift priorities when required.
  • Good judgement, decision making and escalation when faced with uncertainty and ambiguity in a complex and changing environment.

Job Details:

Company: DESE

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canberra, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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