Senior Policy Officer

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Policy
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1333970
Closing Date: 23-May-2018
Salary Range:
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS 5 Senior Policy Officer, Reform Strategy and Projects - April 2018.docx (Word, 184KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Maxie Porter-Heubeck
03 7017 3307

Position Details

An exciting opportunity has come up to join the Public Sector Reform Strategy and Projects team at the Department of Premier and Cabinet for twelve months as a Senior Policy Officer to help shape the future public sector.

You will bring enthusiasm, a focus on continuous improvement and an understanding of the key issues facing the public sector. Great speech writing and/or power point/design skills are also a plus.

We will provide a stimulating, engaging and flexible work environment.

Come help us create the public service of tomorrow.

The closing date for this position is Wednesday 23 May 2018

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

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date via the website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

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 and Veterans, as well as the Cabinet.

DPC is proud to participate in Recruit Smarter, an initiative of the Victorian Government to address unconscious bias in recruitment practices. For more information on Recruit Smarter, please visit or call 13 22 15.

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