Principal Policy Officer

Location: North Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: JO-1808-163607
Salary: Up to $75/hour + super
people2people are collaborating with the NSW Government who are currently seeking a Principal Policy Officer for a 2 month leave cover located in North Sydney


In this role, you will be be leading a critical cross-departmental project to address emerging policy issues. You will be:
  • Researching and evaluating policies to assess impact on the department's objectives
  • Providing advice on emerging policy issues to Senior Executives to ensure these issues are addressed, as well as assisting managers in policy interpretation 
  • Represent the department on internal and external committees regarding these policy issues
  • Building collaborative and constructive relationships with key stakeholders
  • Managing projects within team, including ensuring objectives are achieved and preparing written reports, briefs, correspondence and cabinet documents


To be eligible for this role you must have:
  • Previous experience in a NSW Government policy based role
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience
  • Strong project management, organisational and time-management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and stakeholder management
  • Ability to make operational decisions and influence people to achieve a common goal
To apply for the role, click the appropriate link on this page or call David Collins on 8270 9799 for a confidential discussion