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Principal Policy Officer Full-time Job

4 weeks ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   2 views
Job Details
The role
Reporting to the Manager, Office of Health Statutory Agencies you will provide expert advice and support to staff, senior managers, the Director-General and the Minister on the development and implementation of policy issues and proposals relating to health statutory agencies' governance and legislative accountability. You will undertake compliance audits, research, environmental scanning, and critical analysis to identify and advise on future strategic opportunities, priorities, and issues.
Furthermore, you will manage key projects as required, such as significant appointments and board development forums and activities, including directing the work of staff, consultants and/or temporary contractors engaged to undertake components of the project work.
The successful person
To be successful in this role you will have a comprehensive understanding and breadth of experience in rapidly acquiring knowledge of strategic policy, legislative requirements, and planning processes relevant to health statutory agencies. You will have experience in projects in a large, complex service delivery organisation with high-level written and oral communication including writing high-quality reports, submissions, briefing notes and correspondence.
In addition to this, you will have the proven ability to communicate with influence, interpersonal, negotiation and stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to cultivate productive working relationships and networks.
About us
The Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland. We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace. Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.
Strategy, Policy, and Reform Division drives the strategic agenda for health in Queensland. Key strategic functions are brought together under the Office of the Associate Director-Generalfrom developing policies and legislation to guide and protect the health of the community, to designing communications activities, campaigns and strategies to engage and empower Queenslanders, to leading and managing Queensland Health's system sustainability reform.
  • A fast-paced, challenging, and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  • Career training and development
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.
Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.