About the role
The Principal Advisor is responsible for:
- Undertaking high level strategic policy and program analysis and research.
- Provide timely, strategic, and authoritative advice on complex and emerging policy, program, legislative issues to the Department of Health and eHealth Queensland leadership team, as required.
- Identify strategic issues and risks arising from the national digital health and partnerships landscape, and exercise sound decision making to respond to those issues
- Engagement with key stakeholders to ensure consistency and alignment with Queensland Health priorities.
- Developing and implementing projects as directed including working collaboratively with eHealth Queensland teams to lead and manage cross-agency projects to achieve the Department of Health's strategic goals.
- Liaise with Queensland government agencies including Queensland agencies, State and Territory departments, Commonwealth agencies, universities, Hospital and Health Services, public authorities regarding policy and project matters, as required.
- Deliver support to senior executives to influence the best outcome for Queensland at both a state and national level.
- Providing high quality written advice for senior and multi-disciplinary staff and building relationships across organisational, state, national and industry levels.
Why work for us?
eHealth Queensland is one of the largest Information Communication Technology operations in Queensland. By joining our team, you will work within a supportive environment where every employee plays a critical role in our ongoing success. Our employees benefit from:
- Flexible working arrangements
- Competitive salary + up to 12.75% superannuation
- 17.5% loading on annual leave
- Career training and development opportunities
- Employee Assistance Program
What we are looking for:
- A proven ability to provide high quality advice on a range of issues and prepare submissions, briefings and reports.
- Strong written communication skills.
- Ability to undertake research and high level strategic analysis of issues being considered by national and departmental committees in relation to digital health.
- Prior experience in advisory roles and/or engagement with both policy and technical stakeholders.
- A demonstrated, well-established understanding of government processes.
- Proven ability to incorporate feedback from stakeholder consultation into the development of advice and policy recommendations, instruments, and solutions.
- Experience in developing and maintaining effective networks by consulting with internal and external clients, interest groups, other government agencies and other stakeholders.
For more information, please refer to the Position Description on Smartjobs, or contact Kate Galbraith on (07) 3170 4736 for a confidential discussion about the role.