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Defence Policy Consultant

HorizonOne Recruitment - Canberra, ACT

Government, Defence & Emergency
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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ABOUT THE DEFENCE COMMUNITY ORGANISATION

The Defence Community Organisation provides a wide range of information and assistance in helping Defence families make their own choices - using a model of brief intervention and referral to the most appropriate form of more specialised support. This model entails an initial assessment of the issues presented and then tailored assistance to address those issues. This may mean resolution with the Defence Family Helpline team, referral to a DCO Area Office team, or referral to other providers, such as Open Arms - Veterans and Families Counselling or other community based service providers.

The Opportunity

This is an opportunity to:
Secure a long term 12-month contract position with potential extension up to 2 years
Join an area that actively supports and advocates for Defence members and their families
Engage and develop relationships with senior Defence executives
THE ROLE

You will support the Directorate to meet its governance and engagement requirements including briefing, communication and reporting activities. Duties will include:

Preparing briefs for Executive consideration, including research, consultation, drafting and editing
Developing presentations for Executive use, including visuals, messaging and talking points
Preparing ministerial correspondence, including research, consultation, drafting and editing
Coordinating input across the Directorate for regular corporate reports
Engaging across the Directorate, Branch and other areas of Defence as required
Participating in meetings with the Directorate Executive
YOUR BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

This role is best suited to someone with a defence or military background. You will also have:

Substantial policy experience in Commonwealth government, at minimum EL1 or above level, including preparing briefs and presentations for SES and ministerial correspondence
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent relationship-building skills
Government service review and design experience
SALARY / RATE
$750 daily rate (inclusive of super)
12-month contract position with potential extension up to 2 years
HOW TO APPLY

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Liz Strachan on 02 6108 4878 quoting ref no. 14037.
SPECIALIST CONSULTANT
Liz Strachan

Connect with Liz on 02 6108 4878, via email
CANBERRA
GOVERNMENT POLICY PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS
PERMANENT
POLICY
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
PROJECT SUPPORT

Canberra, ACT

Government, Defence & Emergency




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