APS 6 Senior Policy and Engagement Officer
Contract until June 2021 with potential of 12-month contract
If you have proven public-sector policy and program communication and stakeholder engagement experience, I would love to hear from you today as Hudson has partnered with a high-profile federal government department in seeking an experienced APS 6 Senior Policy and Engagement Officer.
Provide policy, stakeholder engagement and communications support
Contribute to the review of the existing program web content and contemporise the approach and content in partnership with the Department’s communications team
Prepare high-quality correspondence, briefing, minutes, media releases, talking points and reports ranging in complexity and tailored to the audience
Undertake relevant analysis and interpret research to support this work
Build and sustain positive and productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Other duties in line with the APS6 Work Level Standard as directed.
Outstanding written communication skills, including the ability to prepare briefing, reports, minutes, media releases, speeches, correspondence and high-quality visual presentations in a government context
Excellent verbal communication skills, including the confident preparation and delivery of presentations to senior and external audiences
Ability to quickly gain an understanding of the hearing policy environment, the existing Program and maintain an in-depth knowledge of relevant stakeholders and their expectations
A highly motivated self-starter with a demonstrated ability to establish and attain team goals, meet deadlines, work under pressure, influence positive outcomes and lead and motivate others
Display and encourage resilience, flexibility, excellent judgement and a continuous improvement approach
The ability to uphold the APS Values and promote workplace practices consistent with the APS Values, Code of Conduct and Behaviours in Action