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Policy Advisor

Hays Policy & Strategy

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Your new company
Peak industry body in financial services sector that represents its’ members interests and develops industry positions through government lobby, public affairs and industry forums. A new opportunity has arisen for a policy advisor to join their team. Supporting a team of senior policy advisors, you will be responsible for assisting the organisation in various policy activities for a range of complex matters.

Your new role

  • Identify policy issues relevant to the industry in consultation with key stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of strategic policy initiatives affecting members
  • Assist in preparing policy submissions to support the achievement of industry goals
  • Identify and maintain relationships with regulators, government and political representatives
  • Keep member representatives informed of industry issues, concerns, strategies and plans
  • Maintain awareness of international developments in key areas of regulation of the industry
  • Support a team of senior policy advisors in the timely delivery of their project outcomes

What you'll need to succeed

  • Relevant experience in policy development
  • Demonstrated skills in the research, analysis and formulation of public policy
  • Ability to contribute to the formulation of strategic policies and initiatives
  • Capacity to build effective relationships with key stakeholders across an industry
  • Good negotiation skills and the ability to influence government representatives
  • High level written and oral communication skills
  • Actuaries experience beneficial
  • Tertiary qualifications in either law, finance, economics or politics

What you'll get in return
This is an excellent opportunity to apply your policy skills in a regulatory environment and develop your expertise further within the policy field. You will report to a highly experienced manager in this area and will be based in a busy, supportive and friendly team.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please click 'apply now' or send a copy of your updated resume to krista.godfrey@hays.com.au. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position in policy and strategy, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Date posted
15 Jun 2021
Government, Emergency & Defence
Federal Government
Above avg.
$100k - $120k
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Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard hours
Private Business
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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