Assistant Director

Assistant Director

Job Title: Assistant Director
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Inner Suburbs Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: AU$100000 - AU$120000 per annum + Super
Reference: AD08849_1601533813
Contact Name: Alison Dart
Contact Email: alison@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: October 01, 2020 16:30

Job Description

About the company and role

Federal Government Community Service organisation that are adding value to a select group within our community. This 12-month contract role will add to the team of existing professionals who are all working harmoniously towards the common goal. The community policy development is vast and will challenge your skills in capturing key themes and issues and formulating solutions where required

This Assistant Director role is important in driving the policy development work for the health team whilst reporting to the Director of Health Policy


  • Lead and oversee a small policy team on policy development work, ensuring the production of high-quality outputs through research and policy analysis
  • Lead team planning to support priorities and strategies
  • Provide input, advice and written content on research and policy analysis to support the development of high-quality content for publications and outputs
  • Demonstrate the ability to work flexibly, respond to changing priorities and a demanding workload
  • Consult, collaborate and communicate effectively with teams across the Commission, including the Research, Strategy, Legal and Corporate teams
  • Mentor and support for a small policy team

Selection Criteria

The role would suit a self-driven and experienced individual with:

  • Strong policy skills (5+ years' experience) and ability to provide strategic policy advice
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to explore and develop options, including both legislative and policy frameworks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience with writing reports
  • Excellent time management skills to ensure deliverables are being met
  • Ability to lead a small team

This is a unique Policy role that offers a 12 month contact with strong extension pipeline within a culture that is sought after.

Federal Government conditions apply including flexible hours and up-skilling opportunities.

For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Alison Dart
Ref No: AD08849
Email: alison.dart@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (07) 3231 1223

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