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Senior Policy Officer

Local Government Association of the NT
  • Full-time 2 year fixed term contract

The Senior Policy Officer will be responsible to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for key policy development, manage projects that support the members, coordinate and manage two Reference Groups, and support Association meetings and contribute to the Association’s strategic plan activities.

The role will require a close working relationship with LGANT members, Northern Territory Government departments and other key stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have experience in some of the following disciplines:

  • Policy Development
  • Communication
  • Program Management
  • Legislation and compliance
  • Intergovernmental relations

The successful candidate will need to be exceedingly well organised with attention to detail, be flexible, with strong writing, negotiation and interpersonal skills. They will enjoy the challenges of being part of a small inclusive office environment and working on and with a diverse range of programs and people.

The Local Government Association of the Northern Territory (LGANT) is the peak body representing 17 local government authorities in the Northern Territory. It is a small team of professional practitioners and is a member of the Australian Local Government Association which represents local government interests nationally.

For a copy of the full position description visit: www.lgant.asn.au/vacancies.

For further information regarding the position, applicants are welcome to contact Sean Holden, CEO, on 08 8944 9680.

To apply for the position, please click Apply Now. Applicants are required to submit a resume with at least two work-related referees and a pitch of no more than 500 words outlining why you want to work at LGANT, why you are interested in the role, what you can offer us and how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the position highlighting specific examples or achievements that will demonstrate your ability to perform the role.

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