Senior Policy Officer

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Policy Officer within the Strategy, Engagement & Futures team.

This role will support the VPA’s role in implementation of Government’s Metropolitan and Regional Land Use Strategies by providing policy advice and building strategic partnerships across Government departments and agencies. The individual will use their policy skills, partnership expertise and project management acumen, and collaborate with stakeholders to produce pragmatic strategies and solutions.

To be successful in this position, you will demonstrate:

  • Conceptual and Analytical Ability; the use of creativity and analytical thinking to reason through issues, and comfort in dealing with complex projects.
  • Resilience; acceptance of constructive feedback, an ability to cope effectively with setbacks and persevere to achieve goals, and a calm approach to pressure.
  • Initiative and Accountability: a proactive approach to work, eagerness towards new opportunities, takes responsibility for actions, ability to self-manage priorities and time effectively, and ability to manage decision making and escalate where appropriate.
  • Flexibility: adaptable to changing circumstances, open to new ideas and process improvements, sees change as an opportunity, and learns from own and others’ successes and failures.

How to Apply

To find out more about this opportunity, click the ‘Apply Now’ button. As part of your application you are required to attach:

1/         Resume (personal details removed)

2/         Covering Letter addressing the key selection criteria found in the Position Description.

3/         VPA Personal Details Form

For further information or a confidential discussion about the role, please call Filipina Moore on (03) 9651 9600.