Senior Policy Officer (River Murray Policy and Strategy - Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources)

Government of South Australia

Adelaide, , AU

This is an exciting opportunity to work on the implementation of the Murray Darling Basin Plan.

This role is responsible for the development of policy and provision of expert policy, legislative and management advice related to water resource management issues in South Australia with a focus on Murray Darling Basin management.

The Senior Policy Officer manages policy projects and works closely with state and inter-state government agencies, Natural Resources Management Boards and other key stakeholders in the development and delivery of water management policy, plans and projects that are consistent with state and national level policy and legislation.

Special Conditions

  • May be required to participate in fire management and associated duties
  • A current driver’s licence and willingness to drive is essential
  • Some out of hours work may be required. Regional and interstate travel including overnight absences may be required.

Highly desirable professional/technical knowledge and experience:

  • A sound knowledge of natural resources and/or water resource management policy and practice, especially that relating to the Murray-Darling Basin is highly desirable.
  • Experience in developing and managing policy initiatives and developing policy advice in a sensitive, critical and complex environment.
  • Proven ability to analyse complex technical, operational, legislative and policy and accurately interpret and evaluate information to identify key issues and deliver effective advice and management solutions.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective networks and working relationships across government agencies and with key stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to communicate accurately and effectively, conveying complex information in a way that is easily understood and gains support.

Remuneration
ASO6 $87,384-$92,743

Additional note
This contract is for a 12 month period.

Enquiries
Diane Favier, Manager, MDB Policy and Strategy
8463 6912
[email protected]

Application Instructions
All applications must be submitted online.
Please include your CV and application letter (max. 3 pages) addressing the Technical, Professional/Knowledge and Experience as per the role description (refer to applicant guidelines for further information). Please complete the Pre-employment declaration if not currently employed in the Public Sector.

Flexibility Statement:
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Applications close: 29/11/2017 6:00 PM
Attachments:
ASO6 Senior Policy Officer.pdf
Applicant Guidelines.pdf
Pre-Employment Declaration.pdf

Flexibility Statement

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.


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