Liz Strachan

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Government Policy Programs and Projects
Hourly Rate Contract
Governance / Compliance

POSTED 29th Jan, 2020   REF NO. BBBH10612

APS6 Policy Officer

The Organisation:

Our client is a Federal Government department responsible for consolidating the Government’s efforts to drive economic growth, productivity and competitiveness by bringing together industry, energy, resources and science.

The Opportunity:

This opportunity is a 10-month hourly rate contract with 2 x 6-month extensions options available for a high performing candidate. The contract is estimated to start on 2 March 2020 and continue through until 31 December 2020.

You’ll be working within the Governance and Assurance Section of the Shared Services Branch, which provides a fast-paced and agile working environment to its contractors. This is an opportunity to expand your generalist policy skills in a Commonwealth Government environment, as well as develop specialist skills in audit and assurance.

The Role:

In this role you will:

  • Develop high level correspondence and documents to support the audit and assurance activities
  • Draft minutes, cover sheets and other documentation as required for meetings
  • Assist with the writing and/or proof reading of meeting papers and other documents
  • Provide input into section reports
  • Communicate outcomes and impacts across other areas and ensuring information is passed on to stakeholders (internal and external to the branch)
  • Ensure artefacts are saved and documented in the department’s information management system accurately
  • Participate in scrum activities for the effective management of section activities, including running scrum meetings as required
  • Provide strategic advice and recommendations achieved through research and stakeholder feedback
  • Ensure continuous review of audit and assurance processes and procedures, suggesting and undertaking improvement activities.

The Person:

You will be suited to this role if you have experience in policy and high level correspondence within a Commonwealth Government department. You’ll have a strong ability to think strategically, synthesise complex information and identify effective solutions to problems as they arise. You’ll have strong written and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to generate high-quality correspondence and briefings.

A background in the areas of audit, assurance or governance will be highly regarded.

You must be an Australian citizen, hold a baseline security clearance and be willing to undergo a police check.

The Salary/Rate:

$55 – $65 per hour + 9.5% super.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Liz Strachan on 02 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 10612

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