Senior Strategic Policy and Research Officer

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Department: Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: 10267_1652414228
Closing Date: 27-May-2022
Salary Range: $102,637 - $113,410
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: David Rogers
david.rogers@ibac.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Excellent career opportunity
  • Be part of a small dynamic team making a difference
  • Values driven, energetic & flexible work environment


Our organisation

IBAC is Victoria's independent anti-corruption agency responsible for preventing and exposing public sector corruption and police misconduct. IBAC's work is challenging as these are serious issues.

IBAC's vision and purpose is the number one reason team members join and stay at IBAC. A Victorian public sector that actively resists corruption is something we whole-heartedly believe in and work towards. Our dedication to fairness and natural justice is clear and tangible.

IBAC's expectations are high; we expect our people to work with sensitive information confidentially and respectfully. We understand that to foster a corruption-resistant public sector, IBAC's workplace must be built on integrity, trust and ensuring public confidence through the quality of our work.

IBAC's team

The Prevention Policy & Research team is a great group of people with varied experiences and a strong commitment to strengthening public sector resistance to corruption. IBAC is seeking experienced individuals who are:

  • courageous and up for a true challenge
  • patient and professional
  • flexible but with a measured and fair approach
  • trustworthy with a keen sense of duty

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Prevention Policy & Research team as a Senior Strategic Policy and Research Officer.

The team provides insights on corruption and police misconduct issues and identifies ways for public sector agencies to strengthen their policies, systems and practices. We share our insights by producing reports and other resources.

Reporting to the Team Leader Prevention Policy & Research, the Senior Strategic Policy and Research Officer is responsible for research, strategic policy development and report writing in response to contemporary and emerging corruption and police misconduct issues and risks. The role will be responsible for coordinating and delivering work across the team's primary areas of activity including:

  • planning, managing and delivering strategic research and audit projects
  • preparing reports for publication on the outcomes of IBAC's projects and investigations
  • coordinating advice from a range of internal and external stakeholders to develop robust policy responses to corruption and police misconduct risks.


This is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your strengths and passion for the delivery of high-quality reports and undertaking research and analysis of complex issues in the public sector.

This is a VPS 5.1 position, full-time and ongoing.

Our requirements / Your skill set:

We are looking for candidates with the following experience and capabilities:

  • Experience in public sector (or similar) operating environments
  • Strong experience writing research and analysis reports
  • Demonstrated conceptual and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and attention for detail
  • Well-developed ability to coordinate and collaborate with a range of stakeholders.


Apply now:


Your application is a two-step process. You are unable to save partial applications.

Submit your application online using the 'Apply Now' button, making sure you include:

  • a cover letter no longer than two pages outlining your suitability for the role with reference to the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description
  • a resume no longer than five pages
  • responses to the screening questions within the application process

    Visit: ibac.vic.gov.au for more information.


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