Policy Lead - Climate Change

Imagine a sustainable and thriving Victoria, one where our innovative lifestyle supports healthier living spaces and environments, where our economy is globally competitive and where our communities work together to adapt and flourish in a changing climate. Victoria has beautiful and varied environments and a standard of living that is admired worldwide. It's why more and more people are choosing to live here. We have a shared desire to make things better for ourselves and our communities, and we work well together to achieve great outcomes. Our role at Sustainability Victoria is to promote and facilitate environmental sustainability. Victoria has Australia's first state-wide waste infrastructure plan, which provides a 30-year vision and roadmap for how Victoria will meet our needs for essential waste services and prioritise resource recovery.
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Department: Sustainability Victoria
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1334745
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: $103,721 - $113,572
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 102310 Policy Lead Climate Change.docx (Word, 125KB)
Job Specification

Applicant's Recruitment Information Guide.pdf (PDF, 1.25MB)

Applicant's Recruitment Information Guide.pdf (PDF, 1.25MB)
Job Specification

Contact: Recruitment

Position Details

Sustainability Victoria currently has an exciting opportunity for a Policy Lead to join our Climate Change Coordination team. The Policy Lead – Climate Change sits within the Climate Change Coordination team and plays a critical role influencing the thinking of the team, the organisation and broader government on climate change policy issues and program opportunities.  

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring trends in climate change policy and action to inform SV's position on Victorian policy and guide SV's approach to helping the Victorian community act on climate change. This position plays a critical role in influencing the thinking of the team, the organisation and broader government on climate change policy issues and program opportunities.

As a strategic and analytical thinker you will be capable of managing a complex project within a dynamic context and be able to quickly scan policy and formulate positions and can identify strategic opportunities and issues for SV. With your knowledge of Victoria's climate change and energy policy, you will have strong influencing skills and a track record of distilling and communicating complex ideas to a range of audiences.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at Sustainability Victoria in a team that is results driven and responsible for high profile deliverables.

 How to Apply

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement and Applicant Information Guide before applying. To be considered for this role applicants must:

  • submit a detailed resume and
  • a cover letter ensuring that the full key selection criteria is addressed (see Position Description)

Applications close 11.59pm Sunday 27 May 2018

 We are building an inclusive workplace to better reflect the community in which we live, to embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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