Australia nationals: Manager Environmental Policy and Planning

Queensland Government
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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our role: 

The Manager, (AO8) is a role in which you will:

• Manage the delivery of a complex and challenging policy program to develop and implement the Land Restoration Fund, including ensuring that policy, strategy, governance and benefits realisation elements are supporting delivery.

• Prepare Cabinet Submissions.

• Develop an Investment Strategy for the Land Restoration Fund.

• Analyse and interpret legislation, policy and other issues and trends of significance to the program.

• Oversee and prepare complex papers and correspondence for Cabinet, the Minister, the Director-General, the Expert Advisory Panel and others.

• Translate complex stakeholder narratives into effective policy outcomes.

• Develop effective working relationships with other managers and staff within the department; within the Queensland Public Sector, strategic partners and third-party service providers.

• Manage the delivery of a program of work by ensuring activities are achieved and completed within time-frames, budget and quality standards.

• Lead and manage multi-disciplinary teams to deliver outcomes within required time-frames.

• Foster a workplace culture that supports and promotes the interests of First Nations people and actively engage through our work to contribute to better outcomes for First Nations people.

What we are looking for:

We'll assess your merit for this role by looking at what you've done previously - the knowledge, skills and experience you've built, your potential for development, and your personal qualities.

This position requires:

• Demonstrated high-level ability to navigate ambiguity and politics to deliver outcomes.

• Demonstrated extensive experience in preparing high-level written communication including the preparation of complex and sensitive material.

• Demonstrated high-level experience in liaising, consulting and conducting significant negotiations with a broad range of stakeholders to ensure productive engagement to inform policy development.

• Demonstrated expertise to think strategically including critical review, impact evaluation, risk analysis and option development in complex environmental policy scenarios.

• Demonstrated specialist technical capability in strategic policy analysis and development, public policy processes and legislative development and interpretation.

• Demonstrated leadership, including an interest in contributing to the development of a high performing team and to a positive and inspiring team dynamic.

• An understanding of carbon markets would be highly regarded.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

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