Posted on: 15/11/2017

Job type: Temporary/Contract

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AO6 - 12 month contract
Policy and Procurement Background
Strategic Focus

Hudson is partnering with a government department to source a suitable candidate for an AO6 Senior Policy Officer. This role requires the candidate to have knowledge of contemporary workforce issues, experience in creating strategies and policies as well as understanding the procurement government environment.

  • Provide proactive advice to agencies and suppliers on the application of policies, strategies, guidelines, and probity plans
  • Support the regular review of better practice guidelines ensuring they are maintained and kept up-to-date, making certain probity, risk management, contract management and economic, environmental, social and financial impacts are factored into the guidelines and tools
  • Provide advice on proposals for government policies that influence procurement to understand and provide advice on the impact to procurement processes
  • Provide research and analytical support to address issues affecting Government procurement practices including conduct of environmental scanning, jurisdictional comparisons and data collection with industry best practice
  • Develop guides, tools, templates and case studies to support agencies in the implementation and application of policies, strategies and probity standards

You will demonstrate:

  • You have experience in supporting the development of strategies, frameworks, guidelines and policies that support the delivery of government and agency objectives, preferably within a procurement environment
  • You have proven ability to complete challenging tasks by managing conflicting priorities and managing tight deadlines
  • You have demonstrated ability to build networks with both internal and external stakeholders, and possess strong collaboration and negotiation skills
  • You have proven research and analytical ability and demonstrated capability in gathering information to support decision making

To apply for this role please quote 4A/18927 online at Enquiries can be made to Cathy Forth in our Brisbane office on (07) 32588382. Your application will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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