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Senior Policy Advisor

Senior Policy Advisor

Job Title: Senior Policy Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Sydney
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Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 3480967
Contact Name: Alex Scott
Contact Email: ascott@publicsectorpeople.com.au
Job Published: August 04, 2022 13:49

Job Description

Senior Policy Advisor
Immediate Start
6+ month contract

ORGANISATION:
Our client is a Local Government organisation, looking to engage an experienced  Senior Policy Advisor for a 6+ month contract role.

ROLE:
To provide high-level support, analysis and strategic advice on a broad range of matters to the Offices of the Mayor and General Manager.
  • Undertake research and analysis on a broad range of local and national matters when required
  • Liaise with Members of Parliament, government agencies, professional industry, business and community groups on wide range of policy issues
  • Develop and maintain a high-level understanding of current government policies, structures and processes
  • Attend meetings and forums as required, including Council meetings
  • Work with relevant Council business units to contribute to the development of representations, advocacy efforts and media presence
  • Research and write mayoral and council reports, speeches, briefings and other written material, as required, that is relevant, timely, accurate and has a high impact
  • Other duties as required to support the Offices of the Mayor and General Manager

IDEAL CANDIDATE:    
  • Tertiary degree(s) in a relevant discipline such as policy, politics, public relations or communications
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence
  • Substantial experience in policy, research and analysis
  • Demonstrated understanding of political processes and experience in working within a political and executive environment
  • Demonstrated outstanding written communication skills, including substantial experience in preparing reports, briefings, speeches and other related material    
For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with Public Sector People and our clients please contact Alex Scott on 0424 150 589 / ascott@publicsectorpeople.com.au or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential. 

Thanks for your consideration.

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