Senior Policy Officer


All Aspects Recruitment & HR Services


Government / Municipal




Between 3 and 5 Years

Work city:

Canberra ACT

Work start:



$50 - $56 per hour


30 June 2021

Job opportunities:




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All Aspects Recruitment are seeking applicants to fill a temporary Senior Policy Officer position until 30th June 2021 based in Canberra.

The duties of the roles include:

  • Liaison with a range of internal and external stakeholders on imported cargo requirements including preparation of high-quality written correspondence.
  • Development of policy relating to commodities entering Australia.
  • Analysis of data and preparation of reports.
  • Contributing to the development of operational policies to manage biosecurity risks associated with goods arriving via sea.
  • Preparing supporting documentation to implement policies, such as instructional material, industry/staff notices and communication materials.
  • Maintaining a well-developed understanding of relevant policy and regulatory frameworks.
  • Providing administrative support to the team, as required.
  • Supervise staff, including managing workloads and deliverables.

Knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge or understanding of the import cargo supply chain is desirable.
  • Experience in developing policy and undertaking reforms is desirable.
  • Familiarity with the biosecurity regulatory environment is desirable.

Skills and capabilities

The successful candidates will have:

  • Sound judgment and a demonstrated ability to think strategically, including researching and analysing information to make informed decisions and provide reasoned advice to managers and stakeholders.
  • A demonstrated ability to set priorities, monitor own performance, be flexible, and produce high quality work within agreed timeframes.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to tailor communications to different audiences.
  • A high degree of self-drive and initiative, with a demonstrated ability to take responsibility for own actions and work under limited supervision as well as within a team.
  • Be able to respond positively to changing environments and work priorities.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to supervise staff and develop productive working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

To apply please email a current copy of your resume including a cover letter detailing your skills and experience against the position requirements to

Applications Close Tuesday 22nd September 2020.




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