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Government / Local Government / Federal Government

Contract or Temp

Position : Policy and Engagement Specialist

Location : ACT

The Role
Outstanding opportunity for a driven professional to join a government department. A passionate, driven professional with a positive attitude and a strong desire to succeed. The department is seeking an experienced Policy and Engagement Specialist to assist with the following deliverables:

  • Lead the coordination and development of briefing products, policy advice and talking points for Taskforce Executive, to inform and influence government deliberations and outcomes.
  • Use knowledge of Government policy agenda to influence trade simplification objectives and monitor strategic developments across Government.
  • Develop, sustain and leverage productive relationships with Government agencies, industry organisations and business.
  • Develop engagement plans, organise meetings and provide high-quality secretariat support for STS to connect with industry and Government stakeholders.
  • Support planning and reporting through preparation of status updates and identification of any compliance and risk issues that may affect the long-term goals of the Taskforce.

The candidate requirements
Essential criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience working as a Policy and Engagement Specialist, ideally within government.
  • Proven ability to deliver requirements and aligns with organisational constraints of multiple agencies/entities.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to translate between business and technical terminology.

Desirable criteria:

  • An existing network of federal government agency contacts in the area of digital economy, transformation and data policy
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with an understanding of government processes and experience representing the government in inter-agency and external engagements
  • Strong written communication skills and the ability to craft high quality briefs, talking points and meeting notes with little direction
  • Flexible, adaptable and resilient to working in a highly contested environment and able to re-prioritise work at a moment’s notice


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