Senior Strategic Policy and Research Officer

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Department: Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: 1000020_1695082273
Closing Date: 03-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $105,479 - $116,550
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Madeline Thomas

Position Details

  • Develop authoritative policies to assist in corruption prevention
  • Melbourne CBD with hybrid / flexible working arrangements
  • Full-time fixed term until 13 September 2024, VPS5.1 $105,479 - $116,550 + super

Our organisation

IBAC's work is vitally important to Victorians - we prevent and expose public sector corruption and police misconduct.

Our vision is a public sector and police that acts with integrity for all Victorians.'

Our team

People who work for IBAC are expected to have a sound understanding of and ability to demonstrate the IBAC values when dealing with Government agencies, the community and colleagues.

IBAC's values are incorporated in professional skills and behaviours for the position.

We Lead by example, Act Impartially, Work Together, Behave with Respect, Strive for Excellence.

Your new role

We have an opportunity for an individual to join our Prevention Policy and Research team as Senior Strategic Policy and Research Officer on a full-time fixed term basis. Reporting to the Manager Prevention Policy & Research.

Duties include:

  • Prepare high-quality authoritative reports and develop appropriate recommendations for policy, system or practice change to assist corruption prevention.
  • Plan and manage projects on policy and research issues and ensure project objectives are met in a timely way.
  • Apply good judgement, creativity and innovation to manage, analyse, research and resolve complex policy and research issues across IBAC and/or the public sector.
  • Contribute to the Prevention Policy and Research unit's business planning and policy development to support evolving organisational priorities.

Additional duties are set out in the position description.

Our requirements / Your skill set

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

  • Highly developed research, conceptual and analytical skills demonstrated in the development, analysis and resolution of complex policy issues.
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal skills in policy and report writing, analysis and briefing.
  • Experience in public sector operating environments and a relevant tertiary qualification are desirable.

Apply now

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

Submit your application by logging onto the IBAC careers page ( and clicking on the appropriate vacancy, making sure you include:

  • a cover letter
  • a resume no longer than 5 typed pages (in Word format)
  • responses to the screening questions within the application process

We are committed to bringing together people with differing perspectives, lived experiences and skills to make choices that reflect our integrity and community, and to creating an inclusive work environment for all.

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