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APS6 Health Research & Policy Officers

Hays | Policy & Strategy

Base pay $65 - $70/hr
Temporary Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
This Government Department works both internally and externally to deliver policies and programs to protect Australia’s interests on both a national and international stage. Working across a variety of functions, this area develops strategic health policy, advice, education, technical and financial support to variety of healthcare initiatives. With a focus on developing and furthering health related Research Frameworks, this team are currently seeking an experienced Health Research and Policy officers to join their high performing and supportive team.

Your new role
Within these positions you will be accountable for supporting the design and implementation of health and wellbeing research projects and reports, including the provision of policy and research advice to stakeholders. The duties of these positions will include but are not limited to:

  • Producing research products to inform policy and decision making
  • Undertaking policy research and developing advice
  • Generating briefs, minutes, reports, presentations and other documentation.
  • Utilising complex methodologies and applying strategic insights to research and evaluation projects.
  • Facilitating knowledge transfer within teams and develop linkages with other relevant organisations and research bodies.
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Evaluating data collections, information sources, research methodologies and research projects and products.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this position you will be an experienced Health Research professional, and demonstrate the following:
Experience in analysing complex qualitative and quantitative information

  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in preparing research reports and strategic policy papers
  • Project management skills including project planning, setting priorities, managing time, resources, monitoring and reporting.
  • Ability to understand and translate complex health related concepts in both verbal and written form
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

You must be an Australian citizen AND possess or be willing to obtain a baseline personnel security clearance.

What you'll get in return
In return for your dedication and drive you'll be rewarded with:

  • Opportunity to work on nationally implemented health initiatives
  • The chance to interact with a diverse range of individuals and develop professional relationships
  • An attractive hourly rate contract with a view for extension

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Laura.Ridler@hays.com.au.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02 6112 7647 for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2607604

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Job details
Date posted
5 Feb 2022
Government, Emergency & Defence
Policy, Planning & Regulation
Above avg.
$65 - $70/hr
Work type
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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