Principal Policy Officer - Forest Reform

• Provide policy analysis and advice

• Consult with partner agencies within Government and key stakeholders

• Location: 8 Nicholson St, East Melbourne

Lead the changes to Victoria’s Regional Forest Agreements.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/931690
Closing Date: 22-Aug-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Principal Policy Officer - Forest Reform.docx (Word, 111KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Dylan Rowe
9412 4110

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 Policy Officer – Forest Reform will provide expert and authoritative policy analysis, advice and leadership to support reform of Victoria's forest management system, including renewal of regional forest agreements. This role will work closely and negotiate with stakeholders across government, including the Victorian and other Commonwealth governments and consult on future forest management arrangements in Victoria.

It is highly desirable that the successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in law or other relevant degree, experience in intergovernmental negotiations and/or legislative reform; and must come with a suite of well-developed stakeholder management skills, with an ability to influence and negotiate. Additionally, you will be competent at policy development and implementation having had a demonstrated background in such.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 3 years.

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 Tuesday 28 August 2018.

To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit 

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