Senior Policy Officer, Policy Team

Sydney, New South Wales, au
Company: Resilience NSW
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:09:13
<div><p> <p><p><strong>Senior Policy Officer<strong><p><p> <p><p> <p><ul> <li>Great opportunity to join the agency supporting NSW communities to recover from disasters<li> <li>Ongoing, full time role, relocating from Haymarket to Sydney Olympic Park later in the year<li> <li>Clerk Grade 910, $111,077 - $122,404pa plus employers’ contribution to superannuation<li> <ul><p> <p><p> <p><p><strong>About the Agency<strong><p><p> <p><p>Resilience NSW is a new Executive Agency in the Premier and Cabinet cluster, established in May 2020, to transform the whole of government approach to disaster management in NSW. Resilience NSW leads and coordinates disaster prevention, management and recovery – learning from experience to drive strategies and investment to reduce risk, build resilience of NSW communities, and give confidence to our communities to live, work and invest in NSW.<p><p> <p><p>Resilience NSW keeps people and communities at the heart of everything it does. By leading a whole of government approach to disaster recovery and resilience, we ensure that people are cared for, acknowledged and empowered – so that all NSW communities are better prepared for and supported on their journey of recovery from any crisis or disaster event.<p><p> <p><p> <p><p><strong>About the role<strong><p><p> <p><p>This is an exciting opportunity to manage and coordinate the development and implementation of policy initiatives and advice that support Resilience NSW objectives relating to State-wide planning, preparedness, response and recovery to disasters and builds community resilience.  <p><p> <p><p>Key responsibilities of this role include (but are not limited to): <br> <p><ul> <li>Develop and deliver complex policy initiatives that address current and emerging issues in resilience and disaster management and contribute to agency objectives. <li> <li>Coordinate and provide expert policy advice and information to relevant stakeholders to support decision makers and deliver Government initiatives.<li> <li>Lead and participate in quantitative and qualitative research to identify emerging issues, develop evidence-based options and solutions and mitigate risk in policy development.<li> <li>Build and maintain stakeholder relationships facilitating their engagement in, and contribution to, the identification and development of policy solutions and to inform strategic decision making.<li> <li>Prepare correspondence, written reports, publications, and briefs, that are informative and aligned with agency requirements, to respond to Agency andor Government requests<li> <li>Proactively practice continuous improvement to ensure team, division, agency, wider government and stakeholder expectations are met.<br><br> <li> <ul><p><strong>About you <strong><p><p> <p><p>You’ll bring your policy experience, energy and drive to the team that will help develop new initiatives that will shape a new agency and deliver outcomes for communities.  The successful applicant will demonstrate;<br> <p><ul> <li>Tertiary qualifications <strong>or<strong> equivalent experience in a relevant field. <li> <li>Knowledge of machinery of government, decision making, and parliamentary processes. <li> <ul><ul> <li>An ability and willingness to travel within NSW and support other operational roles during disasters, emergencies and other events, consistent with skills, background and personal circumstances.<li> <ul><p> <p><p><strong>For more details about this role please <a href="s:ufile.ioo0wrhmna">click here<a> to view the role description.<strong><p><p> <p><p><strong>Closing date: <strong>Monday 21st June 2021,11:59 pm<p><p> <p><p>Please note that candidate contact will be through Hays, who are assisting Resilience NSW in this recruitment process.<br> <p><p><strong>Contact: <strong>Helen Revell<strong>  <strong><a href="mailto:ResilienceNSW@Hays.com.au">ResilienceNSW@Hays.com.au<a><p><p> <p><p><strong><em>A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months. <em><strong><p><p> <p><p> <p><p><strong>Diversity<strong><p><p> <p><p>Great people come from all walks of life. At Resilience NSW we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible environment which reflects the community and customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background or sexual orientation.<p><p> <p><p> <p><p><strong>

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