APS6 Policy officer

Location Canberra
Discipline Government
Job reference 174624
Salary AU$65.00 - AU$70.00 per hour + plus superannuation

We are now seeking for APS6 Policy officer for our large Federal Government client to commence initial contract of 6 months with 12 months possible extension.

Our client has multiple opportunities available and are eager to commence interviews asap!

Please note, applicants are required to be an Australian Citizen.

Job Specifics:

  • Available to be based in any State Capital City CBD
  • 37.5 Hour per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • Hybrid working options available.
  • After 12 months extension there's possibility of Permanency

Role responsibilities and duties

  • You will be responsible for the policy and administrative aspects of broadcast spectrum planning and regulation. You will be required to interpret regulation and policy and provide advice on broadcasting carriage policy issues.
  • You will be required to perform the administration and policy consideration of Licence Area
  • You will prepare various written work, including correspondence, reports, briefing papers, discussion papers relevant to legislation and policy issues.
  • You will work in a small team, where you will provide advice on the policy considerations relevant to requests from broadcasters for new and changed access to broadcasting spectrum.

Our ideal candidate

We are seeking motivated professionals with the ability to contribute their own ideas and apply strong conceptual and analytical skills to a wide range of telecommunications policy issues. You will have a proven track record in contributing to the delivery of effective policy outcomes and will work well in a fast paced and dynamic environment where meeting deadlines is essential.
To succeed in the role, you will have effective communication skills to convey complex ideas to a wide range of audiences, while building positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Our ideal candidate will also have to the skills to research, evaluate, solve, and implement complex policy issues. You will:

  • be flexible, adaptable and self-motivated.
  • enjoy identifying solutions to problems as they emerge.
  • demonstrate an understanding of policy and regulatory development.
  • demonstrate experience in establishing clear plans and timeframes for project implementation.
  • have a proven ability to see projects through to completion, monitor project progress and adjust plans as required under some direction.
  • have the ability to prepare persuasive high level written documents that communicate in a clear, concise and articulate manner with a focus on key points and the use of appropriate and unambiguous language.
  • have the ability to proactively build and sustain positive and mutually beneficial relationships with team members and stakeholders.
  • demonstrate a capacity to take personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work.
  • contribute to shaping the culture of the agency and its capability for the future.

Sahar Ghafoori

Recruitment Consultant - Public Sector

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