policy manager in Sydney CBD

Sydney CBD, New South Wales
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AU$ 700 per day
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job description

Our client is looking to engage a Policy Manager for a contract engagement (initially 4 months, likely to extend) based in the Sydney CBD.

This is a senior role with Ministerial correspondence responsibility and needs a candidate with a proven ability to engage with executive level stakeholders/committees at a State or National policy development level.

On a day to day basis your duties will include:

  • draft departmental briefs, policy advice and ministerial submissions;
  • provide policy advice on Cabinet Minutes or other matters related to Cabinet submissions;
  • conduct research and analysis for the development of policy proposals in support of portfolio matters;
  • coordinate policy issues across portfolio projects and develop policy positions for approval by senior executives;
  • Perform the role of Secretariat for various meetings and the Senior Executive Steering committee including minute taking and follow up on actions; and
  • assist in the development of communication material working with the Department’s communication and community engagement team.

Skills and experience

  • Ability to research and develop policy positions within a time constrained environment
  • Extensive experience (more than 5 years) in dealing with ministerial matters within large government organisations (Commonwealth or State)
  • Experience of writing ministerial Briefing Notes; speech writing; responses to Questions on Notice and development of folder notes, at either State or Federal Level
  • excellent written communication skills, particularly in translating complex information into a common person’s language for a range of audiences
  • Maturity and ability to work with senior executives within a challenging, fast paced, dynamic portfolio environment requiring quick and balanced responses within tight deadlines

If your skills and experience are a good match for the role 'Apply Now' or for more information call Jay from Randstad on 02 8298 3840 or jay.ryanzeman@randstad.com.au


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