EL2 - Senior Policy Adviser

Location Canberra
Discipline Policy
Job reference 164573
Salary Negotiable

We are actively engaged with our Federal Government client in Canberra who are looking for EL2 level Senior Adviser- Response Policy to commence a initial contract till Oct 2022 with 6 months extension

Australian citizens are eligible to apply

What to expect:

Reporting to the Manager, Response Planning, the Senior Adviser- Response Policy, is responsible for the provision of strategic policy advice in relation to emergency and incident management responsibilities. You will be managing 2 direct staff.

  • Leading the development of strategic policy advice to inform the development of national and client's arrangements for emergency response and search and rescue.
  • Effectively engaging and working collaboratively with state and territory governments, colleagues within the Commonwealth and other relevant stakeholders on current and future of emergency management arrangements.
  • Engage with Commonwealth agencies regarding client's obligations under the Australian Government Crisis Management Arrangements.
  • Support the Secretariats for the National Plan Strategic Coordination Committee and National Search & Rescue Council.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues across government to ensure coordinated advice to the client's Executive and Board, and Government.
  • Producing high quality written advice quickly in a variety of formats, to convey complex information succinctly.

About you:

  • Highly developed policy analysis and development skills.
  • Strong administrative and supervisory
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office suite
  • Highly developed verbal and written communications and numerical
  • Highly developed ability to negotiate policy positions with government and industry stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of regulatory role, legislation and ability to communicate clearly on technical matters with maritime stakeholders is highly desirable but not essential.

Karun Sharma

Account Manager - Public Sector

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