Senior Policy Officer - multiple roles (VPSG5)

Job posted: 19/02/2021
Applications close: 07/03/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Analyst

Reference: VG/1508647A

Reference: VG/1508647A

Occupation: Analyst

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Social Policy Group is responsible for providing high quality policy analysis and advice to the Premier and portfolio Ministers in the areas of: Aboriginal Victoria and Aboriginal affairs policy, as well as education, justice, health and human services. The group is also responsible for contributing to the development of strategic social services reforms and monitoring, coordinating the Mental Health Royal Commission and reporting on the delivery of Royal Commission into Family Violence recommendations.

The Justice Branch advises the Premier and Cabinet on the development and delivery of key policies and strategic priorities from a whole-of-government perspective across the justice portfolio.  

The Justice Branch is looking to recruit talented and dynamic Senior Policy Officers to provide high-quality, strategic analysis and advice on justice policy issues to support the Premier and Cabinet.

These roles requires strong policy, analytical and stakeholder management skills as well as an ability to provide high-quality and professional advice in a time-pressured environment.

These roles offer the opportunity to work closely with other DPC branches, other Government departments and key external stakeholders to deliver the Victorian Government's objectives with respect to the justice portfolio.

The Senior Policy Officer will play a key role in providing advice, analysis, and coordination support to DPC senior leadership and the Premier.

Experience in Legal Policy and Social Policy would be advantageous for some of these roles.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, working remotely arrangements are in place. 

The closing date for this position is midnight Sunday 7 March 2021.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply: Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Senior Policy Officer - multiple roles  (VPSG5)

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Katie Bosco | katie.bosco@dpc.vic.gov.au

Senior Policy Officer - multiple roles  (VPSG5)