Dept of Social Services Jobs – Policy and Engagement Officers

Website Department of Social Services

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your skills and experience shape the future of Disability Employment.The Disability Employment Reforms Branch is interested to hear from talented individuals with a cross section of skills, experience, and qualifications, both inside and outside of government, to apply for several opportunities across the Branch to help us achieve a vision of inclusive workplace cultures where people with disability thrive in their careers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Draft, as required, advice related to disability employment, including responses to correspondence, ministerial and executive minutes and briefings and input into external requests
  • Take ownership of project management, engagement and communications activities and/or policy development
  • Assist in supervising staff where required
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to progress implementation of policy, program and governance activities related to disability employment supports and services reforms
  • Undertake research and analysis to inform the development of new policy
  • Undertake research and analysis to inform the development of new policy
  • Manage secretariat activities to maintain progress and deliver on timeframes.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong organisational skills and good judgment
  • The ability to operate relatively independently while maintaining strategic awareness of the impact of their activities on the broader policy environment
  • Stakeholder engagement experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • A proactive attitude and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Experience in contributing to formal advice on complex issues
  • Sound research and analysis skills
  • The ability to work effectively within teams
  • The ability to exercise good judgment and sound decision-making, including to produce accurate advice and quality outputs for a range of audiences

Job Details:

Company: Department of Social Services

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canberra, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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