Principal Policy Analyst (722135)

Department of Treasury and Finance

  • Apply your expertise to a wide range of economic policy issues;
  • Be part of a small, dynamic and highly skilled team in a central Hobart location; and
  • Enjoy flexible work arrangements which support your lifestyle.

The Department requires a motivated and experienced Principal Policy Analyst that demonstrates initiative in undertaking complex research, has strong analytical skills, the ability to communicate precisely and succinctly, and the ability to understand complex issues and identify possible solutions, ideally in a policy setting.

Does this sound like you

If it is, you will have the opportunity to work within an iconic central agency, researching and analysing economic, financial, regulatory or legislative issues to support the provision of policy advice to the Government.

Responsibilities include:

  • assisting in the provision of advice in relation to trends and developments in the international, national and Tasmanian economies;
  • analysing and evaluating policy proposals and the assessment of major projects as may be required within a cost-benefit framework;
  • undertaking research, investigation and analysis of economic, financial, regulatory or legislative proposals;
  • assisting in preparation of advice on submissions to the Government and Cabinet, major correspondence and reports on complex economic, financial and regulatory policy issues;
  • contributing to the provision of high level advice on policy issues, including State and national economic reform initiatives; and
  • representing the Branch and the Department on committees and in other forums as required.

To be successful in this diverse role, you will need to be able to demonstrate initiative and the ability to manage work outputs for your areas of responsibility and work effectively in a team environment. You will also need to demonstrate the ability to understand complex issues, the ability to use a range of sources to obtain factual information, have sound quantitative skills, including experience with spreadsheets such as Excel, and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

The Salary range for this role is $96 100 to $108 822 pro rata per annum, plus superannuation

We welcome applications from a diverse range of applicants and provide opportunities for flexible working arrangements.

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 - hours flexible - talk to us about how this could work for you. We are open to considering a range of flexible work options including part-time hours.

Highly Desirable Requirements

Completion or partial completion of relevant tertiary or industry qualifications, and/or professional affiliation.

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How to apply

Before applying, we encourage you to make contact with the person listed below to ensure you have a good understanding of the role and how it fits within Treasury.

To apply, please click the ‘Apply for this Job’ button and provide a copy of your current Resume and Short Form Application (maximum 2 pages) outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties.  Please also provide contact details for two referees in your application

Refer to the 'Advice to Applicants' and 'Frequently Asked Questions' documents for further information.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Closing Date:  3 May 2021 at 11.55pm

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