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Program Strategy & Policy Officer - AusIndustry

Aboriginal Employment Strategy

The organisation

The AusIndustry Division actively and directly supports Australian businesses to grow and transform for the benefit of all Australians. The Division helps its customers become strong and self-reliant Australian businesses that are competitive in a national and global environment. 

The team and the role

The Entrepreneurs Program and Strategy team performs a wide range of responsibilities to support management and administration of the program, including: 

  • Driving program strategy and providing advice and input into policy development processes to support achieving identified policy objectives.
  • Managing strategic governance arrangements to support achievement of program outcomes, including secretariat services and coordination.
  • Overseeing digital strategy, program evaluation, reporting and data management across the program. 

We work with people all across Australia, ranging from policy, program management and delivery, data, evaluation and digital teams internally to private sector delivery partners and expert facilitators that are helping businesses to build their capability every day.

As Program Strategy and Policy Officer you will report to the Assistant Manager, Program Strategy and Policy to undertake complex work under broad direction. 

You will work as part of a team to deliver a range of coordination and support services to assist in and inform the successful delivery of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme.

About the Candidate:

The successful candidate will be able to provide good examples to show how their knowledge, skills, experience and potential makes them ideal for the job including: 

  • Strong analytical thinking skills including the capacity to identify options and propose solutions
  • A high level of attention to detail and a systematic approach to completing tasks
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills
  • Good stakeholder management skills including the ability to consult, influence and persuade
  • Strong organisational skills including the ability to produce results requiring a quick turnaround
  • A collaborative, cooperative approach to working as part of a team

Thank you for your interest in applying for this position with the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resource. 

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is supporting the Department to recruit for this position along with a large number of positions nationally that are part of an Affirmative Measure – Indigenous. 

What this means is that only Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can apply for these roles. It is a strategy that is used to create specific employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It is also a strategy to increase the number of First Nations Australian people employed by the Australian Public Service.

You must also be an Australian Citizen. 

We have prepared some helpful information below to support you to prepare and complete the application.

Key information is contained in this information pack about Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources including a detailed Position Description for this role. Please read all of the attached information before completing your application.

Further Information or Support

If you require further information regarding the position or advice in relation to the application process, please contact Jamie Hardy on telephone number (02) 8571 0999 or email at talent@aes.org.au using the subject line: Program Strategy & Policy Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs before the closing date. 

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