Principal Advisor, Policy and Strategy

• Policy

• Strategic advice

• Location: Melbourne CBD

Provide high level policy oversight and integration support
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/930585
Closing Date: 04-Mar-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 930585 VPS6 Principal Advisor, Policy and Strategy PD Feb 2018.docx (Word, 121KB)

Contact: Emma Farrell
03 9637 9021

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, 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.

The Principal Advisor, Policy and Strategy will provide policy oversight and integration support to the Director, Office of the Secretary, working at time with the Secretary on key issues. This senior role will work collaboratively across the Department to support Cabinet processes, ministerial briefing and cross-portfolio initiatives, oversee and coordinate organisational partnership agreements and provide support and advice for the Secretary's membership on a range of whole-of-government committees and board memberships.

If you have high level skills in policy and strategic advice and proactive in identifying and resolving potential issues, you are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants will have a strong track record in developing and maintaining collaborative relationships and have the capacity to work with staff at all levels across the department.

This is an ongoing position.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Sunday, 4 March 2018.

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