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Senior Policy Officer


New South Wales

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Manisha Bakhru

Senior Policy Officer

NSW Government Organisation
3 months contract
CBD Location
Primary purpose of the role 

Assist the Policy Managers and team members to ensure Ministerial and Departmental objectives are achieved. Undertake research and draft policy advice on issues of a legal, legislative or administrative nature, as required by the Attorney General, Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Director and Policy Manager. 

Key accountabilities 
Perform the duties of the role with professionalism, objectivity and integrity to the standard outlined in this Role Description and determined in the performance review process. 
* Prepare written and oral policy advice on legal, legislative and administrative matters. 
* Undertake research in relation to proposals for legislative reform to address issues of Government or community concern. 
* Develop and maintain good working relationships with representatives from other business centres/Divisions, State and Commonwealth governments, and other key stakeholders (including the legal profession) when undertaking negotiations and consultations on matters of common concern. 
* Participate in departmental and interdepartmental committees as required. 
* Participate in the corporate activities of the business centre and assist in settling and achieving the business centre's strategic objectives. 

Key challenges 
* Provide policy advice that is accurate, objective and timely. 
* Manage competing priorities in a high-pressure work environment. 
* Build and maintain effective working relationships both within and outside the Department
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your application in Word format only to Manisha Bakhru at or by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button below.

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