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Principal Policy Officer Full-time Job

4 weeks ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   1 view
Job Details
The role
Reporting to the Manager, of Funding Strategy and Intergovernmental Policy you be will responsible for delivering high quality health services in Queensland by ensuring Queenland Health is appropriately funded and represented in governmental policy debates. This role will require you to contribute to the development of Queensland Health's annual Budget and Mid-Year review submissions, including identification of key funding priorities and co-ordinating information and data requests from across Queensland Health under tight timeframes for the annual agency budget papers. You will be required to establish relationships with professional networks which will assist you in identifying, researching and advising on policy issues. Additionally, you will utilise your highly developed written skills to prepare submissions, reports and correspondence related to cabinet budget review committee submissions etc.
The successful person
The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and communication skills to successfully build professional relationship and networks. Your flexible and agile approach will assist you in balancing multiple projects within a tight timeframe. You will demonstrate initiative and be able to work effectively and autonomously. In addition, you will also demonstrate a sound understanding of policy and budget cycles and possess a strong public policy analysis and strategic thinking capabilities.
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 (SPRD) is in the Department of Health and is responsible for driving the strategic agenda for public health in Queensland. SPRD works closely with other Queensland government agencies and cross-jurisdictional colleagues, including at the Commonwealth level.
  • 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.