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Senior Manager - Policy


Employer: Jobs Australia Ltd
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Policy & Research, Executive & Senior Management, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 09 July, 2018.
Applications close: 15 August, 2018. (Expired)

Jobs Australia is the national peak body for not-for-profit employment and community services organisations. Representing members in every State and Territory our Policy team provide expert advice and advocate on members behalf to all levels of government. 

As we look towards the future of employment and community services we have created the new position of Senior Manager Policy.  

The role is responsible for developing Jobs Australia’s policy and positioning and analysing developments in Commonwealth & State Governments’ labour market policies & programs. The position will also represent Jobs Australia at the State and Federal Government level in various committees and industry events.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with and lead the experienced policy team to drive development strategies, priorities and positions.
  • Support the team to monitor government, non-government, academic, and other organisations websites/publications and the mainstream and specialist media to identify and analyse information about unemployment and employment services and training in Australia.
  • Consult with member organisations about how government policies affect their services to unemployed people and their business sustainability.
  • Create or approve news updates, policy briefings, reports and information resources for Jobs Australia member organisations.
  • Contribute to the design and participate in the delivery of training and development workshops for member organisations.

This is a key role within Jobs Australia’s leadership team and we are looking for an individual who has, or can demonstrate an ability to quickly acquire, an in-depth understanding of Commonwealth and State employment and related programs and policies as well as welfare, employment and general social policies and approaches. You will be a dynamic and agile individual with strong experience in policy work, who can work closely with the CEO in leading our approach and ensuring we exceed our members expectations.

We offer a competitive employment package with flexible working conditions. Some interstate travel will be required.

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