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Policy Advisor x3

Hays


Base pay $520 - $560/day
Temporary Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Visible position’s during a key implementation of framework 12 month with view to extension

Your new company

Well-known for their positive mark in the Disability Sector, this Federal Agency is going through an exciting chapter within its Policy Branch aimed at a national implementation of key framework.

We are seeking policy professionals with well-rounded policy experience, government writing and experience within mental health / disability Sector.

Your new role
You will exercise a considerable degree of independence to engage in very complex problem solving and issues management. The positions will exercise sound decision-making and judgement to produce high level policy advise and operational support.

What you'll need to succeed
Applicants will a need to demonstrate;

  • Strong project management skills including developing a project scope, consideration of risk, resource requirements etc.
  • An ability to research and analyse data to develop policy documents.
  • Strong ability to write for government, including policy reports, briefing papers, ministerial responses, discussion papers etc.
  • Knowledge of the current state of the Mental Health/health/disability system across both state, territory and federal governments and proposed future systemic changes.
  • An ability to strongly collaborate, consult and partner with both internal business areas and external stakeholders.
  • An ability to work under pressure and to prioritise competing tasks.
  • Be comfortable and confident in supporting colleagues in the team as well as working independently or as the lead on individual projects.
  • An ability to treat information as sensitive and confidential.
  • Desired: an understanding of Recovery-Oriented Practice and how it relations to people with psychosocial disability
  • Desired: strong knowledge and understanding of the NDIS including statutory requirements and legislation

What you'll get in return
These opportunities are visible appointments that will take your career to the next level!

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or feel free to contact Fay Thomas at Hays on 03 9604 9577 or email fay.thomas@hays.com [mailto:fay.thomas@hays.com] .au
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Pay comparison
Market average based on all Policy Advisor jobs in Melbourne VIC
Above avg. range
$520 - $560/day
Market average
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$116k
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$93/hr
This job pays above average

Job details
Date posted
20 Aug 2021
Category
Government, Emergency & Defence
Occupation
Policy, Planning & Regulation
Above avg.
$520 - $560/day
Work type
Temporary
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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