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Senior Advisor - Strategic Policy & Thought Leadership - Flexible Location

Indigenous Business Australia
  • Salary: IBA Level 6 ($125,517 - $139,348) plus 15.4% superannuation
  • Location: The office location for this position is negotiable. Options include Alice Springs, Adelaide, Broome, Canberra, Darwin, Perth, Sydney, Tamworth, Townsville, and Wagga Wagga.
  • This is an Affirmative Measure position. Only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

The Senior Advisor, Strategic Policy & Thought Leadership role is responsible for providing support across a variety of projects, as part of the Strategy and Impact team.

The Strategy and Impact team leads the development, implementation, and performance of IBA’s strategic and corporate plans, impact measurement and evaluation, performance reporting, and strategic policy and thought leadership.

Our team cares deeply about the impact IBA has in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and strive to maximise financial wellbeing through research, evaluation, and policy.

Are you:

  • Interested in researching and developing reports, policy papers, and submissions?
  • Seeking to make a real contribution in a dynamic and challenging, yet rewarding work environment?
  • Interested in promoting Indigenous economic empowerment?

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) is seeking an experienced and motivated person to fill the above position.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Assisting to lead the research and development of policy positions for a range of portfolio areas, including preparing policy submissions and providing advice and briefs on government bills and policy proposals from other stakeholders and non-government organisations.
  • Researching, developing, and presenting IBA policy papers, discussion pieces, positions, and responses, including the identification of emerging risks, opportunities, and issues.
  • Assisting to lead the development of strategy and policies on economic development and financial exclusion issues impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Assisting provide advice to the IBA Chair, Board and Executive in duties including drafting speeches, presentations, briefings, and Board papers, and assisting to respond to correspondence.
  • Providing specialist knowledge of the regulatory framework along with advocacy of IBA's purpose and functions.
  • Identifying, establishing, and strengthening sustainable relationships with key strategic IBA stakeholders, customers and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entities, groups, communities, and individuals.
  • Technical project research, analysis, design, and implementation requiring knowledge and experience in consumer lending and its regulations, systems requirements and Indigenous home ownership policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as required.

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