Dept of Treasury Jobs – Senior Analyst

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Job Description:

The Social Policy and Services Team are looking for a VPS5 Senior Economist/Senior Policy Analyst role on an ongoing basis. The team provides advice on a broad spectrum of social policy issues including hospital funding, mental health policy, community services, Aboriginal affairs, justice, and the education system spanning pre-school to higher education with a particular focus on skills and Vocational Education and Training (VET).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Produce high quality written material, including public documents such as issues papers and reports.
  • Communicate (verbal and written) complex concepts and develop constructive working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Participate and contribute to planning and decision-making for the team to delivery outcomes.
  • Provide leadership across a range of key issues and projects.
  • Work independently and as part of a team to advise on complex issues relating to regulation of social policy reform, including formulation of practical policy options.
  • Contribute positively to team culture and foster a collaborative team environment.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated capacity to solve complex and ambiguous problems.
  • Attention to detail and ability to interpret and synthesise information.
  • Bachelor’s degree or postgraduate in public policy, economics or a related field.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience working within a team and supporting others to collaborate and support others to pursue common goals.
  • Strong experience in providing timely and fit-for purpose advice and products for key stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience preparing high quality verbal and written briefings and advice; including the ability to convey complex issues persuasively and effectively in plain language.

Job Details:

Company: Department of Treasury

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Melbourne, Victoria, Au

Application Deadline: N/A

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