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Senior Policy Officer

Hoban
Melbourne, VIC
17 days ago: Hoban

Job Description

  • Department of Health & Human Services
  • Immediate start
  • 16 week assignment

Reporting to the Principal Policy Manager this Senior Policy Officer will principally provide operational policy and implementation solutions relating to the development of the education and qualification standards for the accreditation of Victoria’s disability workforce. Immediate start for the right candidate.

What will your day look like?

  • Map all existing disability worker programs of study, including frameworks
  • Establish the organizational infrastructure  to support delivery  of core regulatory and corporate functions
  • Develop operational policies
  • Support new IT system to register and regulate disability workers
  • Stakeholder management ( external and internal)
  • Recruitment and induction of ongoing staff
  • Develop policy initiatives that meet government and departmental objectives
  • Maintain an understanding of Commonwealth and State Legislative and policy reform directions to influence policy development

Core accountabilities;

  • Provide advice and innovative solutions to complex and sensitive issues based on comprehensive research
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and facilitate the flow of information with stakeholders
  • Represent the department on key stakeholder committees and groups concerned with achieving those initiatives
  • Demonstrate how the actions of this role and work unit impact clients and the department’s ability to deliver

Knowledge and Skills;

  • Technical knowledge; has current knowledge of regulatory systems- ideally in the vocational sector
  • Policy skills, formulates and communicates , comfortable making recommendations
  • Solid problem solving skills ; analyzing and identify to find workable solutions

You are someone that has good conceptual and analytical ability; deals and comfortable with complexity. You enjoy being creative and are  able to generate new ideas  and committed to the public interest .

Integrity and teamwork are essential. Please apply now as this role won’t last long! Contact Ravina on 9203 4947.

Job Ref: AU1734LR000020 Location: Melbourne - CBD Submitted: 20-03-2019Department of Health & Human Services Immediate start 16 week assignment Reporting to the Principal Policy Manager this Senior Policy Officer will principally provide operational policy and implementation solutions relating to the development of the education and qualification standards for the accreditation of Victoria’s disability workforce. Immediate start for the right candidate. What will your day look like? Map all existing disability worker programs of study, including frameworks Establish the organizational infrastructure  to support delivery  of core regulatory and corporate functions Develop operational policies Support new IT system to register and regulate disability workers Stakeholder management ( external and internal) Recruitment...