Policy Officer

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1265384
Closing Date: 26-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS4 Policy Officer - GPC .docx (Word, 244KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kylie Green
(03) 9651 2620

Position Details

The Public Sector Reform and Performance Branch is responsible for leading and coordinating work on major issues relating to the management and operations of the Victorian government, including the strategic direction of reform of the public sector, public sector performance, and supporting the Premier, the Special Minister of State, and the Secretary DPC as head of the Victorian Public Service.

The position requires the development of key strategic policy issues, and dealing with sensitive issues in a confidential and authoritative manner. It requires broad knowledge of government process and relevant policy and legislative areas. The work must be conducted with a high degree of accuracy and reliability, often to tight deadlines. The applicant must be able to embrace ambiguity and sees it as an opportunity to provide clarity, and be able to adapt to often changing circumstances.

The closing date for this position is Sunday, 26 March 2017

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

All applications should include a resume, and a cover letter (not exceeding 2 pages), addressing the key selection criteria, unless stated otherwise.

Please refer to the contact on the Position Description if you have any questions regarding the job vacancy.

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC is an equal opportunity employer and our recruitment process focuses on essential skills and abilities. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

DPC values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. DPC actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.

DPC is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. Flexible working arrangements give our employees more control over when, where and how they work. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, the types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

The Department of Premier and Cabinet's vision is to be recognised and respected leaders in whole-of-government policy and performance.

We work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. We do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs, Prevention of Family Violence, Veterans and Women, as well as the Cabinet.

Website: http://www.dpc.vic.gov.au

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