APS6 Policy Advisor

Federal Gov | Geelong VIC | 12+ months | Full time

Your new company

Hays Geelong are the preferred supplier choice to Federal, State and Local Government organisations as well as leading employers in Health, Technology, Insurance, Education and Utilities across Geelong and Western Victoria. Our Federal Government Client is currently seeking multiple APS6 Policy Advisors for their Geelong VIC location on a full time temporary assignment for 12 months with the potential to extend.

Your new role

You will work standard full time business hours from Monday to Friday, coordinating and assisting in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that supports our Client's objectives.

The APS6 Policy Officer will have minimal level of public contact in relation to complex, difficult or sensitive issues. It may liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of our Client.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Gathering and collating documents, ensuring appropriate consultation with document owners and subject matter experts.
  • Reviewing case files and preparing summaries of cases.
  • Providing high level support to senior leaders who are appearing as witnesses before a Royal Commission.
  • Interpreting and distilling information to provide briefings to senior leaders.
  • Performing independent research and analysis, recording findings to be included in information submitted to senior executives and/or the Royal Commission.
  • Preparing draft written material including executive briefs and corporate documentation.
  • Identifying and assisting with the management of risks, issues and benefits.

What you'll need to succeed

To succeed, you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting, drafting and/or reviewing policy and procedural issues
  • Experience conducting research and analysis to inform policy development
  • Exceptional communication skills and stakeholder liaison experience
  • Experience providing support to senior leaders or executives in a policy context
  • Exceptional IT proficiency
  • Government experience is highly desired

** Please note, you will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status to be considered for this role. You must also be an Australian Citizen to be successful for this position.

What you'll get in return

This role offers you an hourly rate of $58.50 + 10.5% super plus super. Temporary and contract workers through Hays also enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Weekly pay cycles
  • Your nominated choice of superannuation fund
  • Online timesheet submission and approval
  • No hidden costs or payroll deductions for our services
  • No invoicing required for Pty Ltd holders
  • Regular contact with Geelong based consultants throughout the duration of your assignment.

What you need to do now

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from a diverse background to apply.

If you're interested in this role, click 'Apply Now' to submit an up-to-date copy of your CV. For further information about this role, please contact:

Brittany Hall T: 03 5226 8000 E: Brittany.Hall@hays.com.au

If this role isn’t quite right for you, but you are looking for a similar role in Geelong or Western Victoria, please send a copy of your CV and an introduction through to the email address above.

LHS 297508 #2684325


Job Type
Government & Public Services
VIC, Geelong
Policy and Strategy
$58.50 Per Hour + Super

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Brittany Hall, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Geelong
Suite 16, Level 1, 240 Pakington St

Telephone: 0352268000