Local recruitment: Principal Policy Officer

Queensland Government

Brisbane QLD, Australia 🇦🇺

Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (Organisation site)
Strategic Projects; Strategic Water Initiatives; Water Resource Management; Brisbane based, flexible

The Principal Policy Officer role provides an opportunity for a motivated policy and project professional to contribute to the delivery of high priority, complex and scrutinised projects that deliver benefits to Queensland’s communities, industries and environment.

Job details

Position statusPermanent
Position typeFlexible-flex,Flexible-full-time
Occupational groupPolicy & Planning
Workplace LocationBrisbane Inner City,Flexible
Job ad referenceQLD/473685/23
Closing date10-Mar-2023
Yearly salary$118197 – $126566
Fortnightly salary$4530.50 – $4851.30
Job duration
Contact personDaniel Harris
Contact detailsPH: 0467802338
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Working within the Strategic Projects team, you will deliver a variety of interesting projects, strategic initiatives, policy advice and coordination services involving a high degree of engagement with key external and internal stakeholders.

You will use your demonstrated project management, stakeholder engagement and leadership skills to manage a range of strategic water initiatives , complex projects and resources, and in doing so, contribute to a high performance team culture. Your contribution to the delivery of the team’s business objectives will help enhance how the Department engages with stakeholders and different communities, including First Nations People’s interests and consideration of the cultural values of water.

A high level of professionalism and the ability to make things happen, communicate and drive strategies to produce results collegially and develop productive relationships are important attributes for this role.

This is a fast paced and responsive team and delivery focused environment. You will need to quickly learn new content, deploy resources smartly including through effective contract management, identify project risks/issues and connect multiple parts of the water business and government priorities at the state, federal and local government levels to achieve desirable outcomes for water resource management across Queensland.

Applications to remain current for 12 months

Job Ad Reference: QLD/473685/23

Closing Date: Friday, 10 March 2023

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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