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APS6-2020 - APS Level 6, Policy Analyst

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Full-time and Part-time
Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Economics, Finance, Legal, Policy, Public Policy, Accounting


About the Role


The Treasury is seeking applications to fill various positions as APS6 Policy Analysts.


As an APS 6 Policy Analyst you will contribute to shaping positive economic outcomes for all Australians.  As a member of a team, you will anticipate and analyse policy issues with a whole-of-economy perspective, understand government and stakeholder circumstances, and respond to changing events and directions.


APS 6 Policy Analysts will have a range of responsibilities that may include, but are not limited to:


            undertaking projects or programs, conducting research and analysis and providing advice on matters relevant to the work of a unit or project team;

            preparing reports, briefings to Treasury Ministers, submissions to Cabinet, speeches, replies to parliamentary questions and other correspondence;

            preparing a wide range of legislative materials, including drafting instructions, explanatory materials and a range of products to support the passage of legislation through parliament;

            leading and participating in consultation and stakeholder engagement processes;

            developing and maintaining relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders, including anticipating their requirements and being responsive to their needs;

            leading and directing new or junior staff and setting clear expectations; and

            fostering and supporting broader goals and objectives of the Division, Group and Treasury.


Successful candidates will:


               support and engage with the future direction of the Treasury;

               anticipate and respond to stakeholder needs;

               be flexible and agile to meet immediate needs and future challenges;

               be team-orientated, have energy and determination to succeed;

               be able to make sound decisions and exercise judgment; and

               be open, accountable and of high integrity.


Desirable Qualifications / Experience


            Relevant tertiary qualification(s) in a relevant field, including, but not limited to, economics, law, business, finance, public policy, political science and/or mathematics; and

            At least three years’ relevant work experience is highly desirable.




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