Policy Officer (Multiple Roles)



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Administration & Office Support


$45.00 - $59.00 per hour

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Mats Rorvik

We are currently looking for Policy Officers for multiple roles for initial 3 month contracts with potential for extensions based in Runcorn. The roles are:

1 x Principal Policy Officer
2 x Senior Policy Officers.

The program:

The 'Government Recordkeeping' and is responsible to the Executive Director and State Archivist for the development, coordination and implementation of Queensland State Archives' recordkeeping program for just over 500 government agencies in Queensland.  The program provides advice and whole-of-government solutions to encourage the creation, management and preservation of public records in all formats using a risk management approach.

The role:
  • Lead partnerships with key stakeholders to develop solutions to whole-of-government records and information management challenges.
  • Develop, maintain and review whole-of-government advice using a plain English, practical approach to improve records and information management across government.
  • Participate, coordinate and promote engagement and collaboration activities to build and maintain relationships with government clients. 
  • Undertake research into current and emerging issues and trends associated with the management of government information in all formats.
  • Be a team player, contributing to a team environment with an ability to adapt to change.
  • Undertake project management in the development of whole-of-government advice, including project planning, analysis, implementation and evaluation.
  • Represent Queensland State Archives on government information initiatives and contribute to a wide range of strategic information management projects as required, including participation in organisational and whole-of-government records and information management working groups.
  • Prepare discussion papers, reports and briefing notes covering current and emerging issues associated with records and information management including public records.
  • Fulfil all recordkeeping responsibilities in accordance with relevant Information Standards and associated advice.
  • Experience or an interest in Information Management.
  • May include supervision of staff.
  • Undertake other duties as directed by the Manager, Policy & Research.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and analyse information to identify issues, develop potential solutions and succinct, plain English advice to deal with information management and recordkeeping challenges.
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships, develop solutions and influence outcomes for information management and recordkeeping issues.
  • Contribute to a team environment by working effectively as a team member with a positive approach to change.
  • Proven experience in independently researching, analysing, writing and reviewing significant whole-of-government policies and other strategic documents that improve the management of information in all formats.
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary information management issues affecting Queensland public authorities. 
  • High level oral skills including delivering presentations and chairing meetings
Thank you for reviewing! Please apply now, or contact Mats Rorvik on 07 3221 3333 should you have any additional questions.

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