Local recruitment: Legislative Analyst

Queensland Government

Brisbane QLD, Australia 🇦🇺

Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (Organisation site)
Policy and Legislation; Water Act Initiatives; Water Resource Management; Brisbane, with flexible work location considered

Do you have a Bachelor of Laws? Would you like to make a difference for Queensland in a collaborative, challenging, interesting and engaging public policy environment? We have a unique opportunity for an experienced, talented and motivated person to join our Policy and Legislation team and shape the future of water management in Queensland.

Job details

Position statusPermanent
Position typeFlexible
Occupational groupPolicy & Planning
Workplace LocationBrisbane Inner City,Flexible
Job ad referenceQLD/479952/23
Closing date13-Apr-2023
Yearly salary$118197 – $126566
Fortnightly salary$4530.50 – $4851.30
Job duration
Contact personMelissa Hill
Contact detailsPh: (07) 31815164
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You will use your legal qualifications, skills and knowledge to lead and support the development of sound public policy and water laws that advance the sustainable management of water resources in Queensland.

you will provide policy advice on complex water issues and develop options, policies, strategies and initiatives in relation to these issues. You will also supervise and support the professional development of other team members.

You will be supported to achieve work-life balance via flexible work arrangements and generous leave entitlements.

Key duties and accountabilities
• Lead and support policy and legislation projects using legal expertise and demonstrated knowledge of legislation frameworks.
• Provide timely, expert, and authoritative advice on complex and emerging policy and regulatory issues relevant to the management of Queensland’s water resources.
• Conduct and coordinate substantial research, analysis and interpret legislation and develop policy solutions to support the delivery of water reform programs and projects.
• Prepare and/or oversee drafting instructions for key primary and subordinate legislation for the Office of Queensland Parliamentary Counsel to support the delivery of water reform programs and projects.
• Prepare and/or oversee the preparation of complex reports, policy submissions, briefing notes, presentations, speeches, publications and correspondence for Cabinet, State Committees, Industry/Stakeholder Groups, the Minister, and senior departmental management.
• Develop and maintain constructive working relationships and networks with clients and stakeholders. Work collaboratively and negotiate with colleagues and with other levels of government, industry, and non-government organisations to achieve policy outcomes and deliver on Government commitments.
• Represent the business unit and the Department at State/Commonwealth conferences, internal/external meetings and committees and inter-departmental and inter-jurisdictional working groups.
• Other duties as directed and required

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/479952/23

Closing Date: Thursday, 13 April 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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