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Engagement and Policy Officer

Job title: Engagement and Policy Officer
Industry: Local Government Government
Salary Hourly rate between: $55 - $75 per hour + super
Reference: 554803_36
Contact name: Augustine Oh
Job description
  • Flexibility offered with WFH arrangements offered
  • Hourly rate between: $55 - $75 per hour + super
  • Excellent opportunity to build experience on state-significant projects

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY.

Based in Canberra City, your Directorate is responsible for a wide range of human services functions in ACT. Your specific division provides strategic advice to the Government to strengthen community inclusion; specifically through the development of the Australian Disability Strategy.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION.

An initial 6 month contract. Reporting to the Director of Engagement, you will be working alongside highly motivated professionals to make Canberra more accessible and inclusive. A key deliverable of the team is the ACT Disability Justice Strategy.

 

DUTIES.

  • Contribute to policy development
  • Management of programs and event relevant to the inclusion of people with disability in community
  • Develop strong partnerships with relevant stakeholders
  • Provide representation on behalf of the Office for Disability at public events and community development activities

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE.

  • Previous experience coordination of community engagement programs
  • Tertiary qualifications in human services discipline (desirable)
  • High level of critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • High level of maturity and communication skills

 

CULTURE.

Your team is sociable and encourages collaboration. A perfect environment for professionals that desire a constructive and productive team culture. With no micromanagement, your Manager and team will be able to provide the assistance and resources needed in the development of your skillsets. 

 

BENEFITS.

  • Competitive hourly rate + superannuation
  • Job stability with busy project pipeline
  • Opportunity for career progression within the Public Sector

 

HOW TO APPLY.

Click “Apply for this job”, or contact Augustine Oh on (02) 9231 4999 for a confidential discussion.

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