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Senior Policy Officer
Department for Energy and Mining
Job reference: 502994
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The Department for Energy and Mining is committed to building a diverse and flexible culture. We encourage and welcome all applications from women, diverse community groups and ages, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities.

About the opportunity:

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Policy Officer in the Resource Planning and Engagement branch.  The Senior Policy Officer is responsible for providing expert input into the development of policy, standards and procedures that supports the achievement of the governments mineral resources exploration and development targets. The Senior Policy Officer delivers expert leadership for the delivery and continuous improvement of policies and leads legislative reviews that require significant levels of consultation with industry, community and government stakeholders.

About us:
The Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) leads the global transformation economy, overseeing the responsible mining and production of the minerals, metals and fuels of the future, to safely and sustainably generate the energy and low carbon products of the future.

Our low-cost power, leading regulation system and culture of innovation is leading to the decarbonisation of industry, new modern manufacturing opportunities, increased employment and greater prosperity and security for the people of South Australia.

Key selection criteria:
Please only address the dot points listed below in your application

  • Sound experience in policy development and in preparing briefings and sensitive reports.
  • Sound working knowledge of public sector reform practices and issues pertaining to the sustainable development of the State.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills resulting in effective and appropriate communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to work independently or as a team member, under limited direction, exercise a high level of judgement and identify and deal with competing priorities to achieve critical objectives within deadlines.

Desirable - An appropriate tertiary qualification

ASO7 $103,387 - $111,759 per annum
Full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week

Lachlan Pontifex
Director, Resource, Policy and Engagement
8429 2789

Application Instructions:
Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae and written application of no more than two pages, demonstrating their suitability for the role by addressing the key selection criteria above. Applicants are to include the name, address and contact number of three current referees, one being your current line manager.

All applicants are required to complete and submit the Employment Declaration.

Applications close: 18/10/2022 5:00 PM

- Role Statement - ASO7 Senior Policy Officer.pdf
- Pre-Employment-Declaration_240522.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.