Government Business Policy and Governance Advisor (723766)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 29, 2022
Technology Part Time - Continuing, Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:

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.


The role of the Government Business Policy and Governance Advisor provides an opportunity for the incumbent to use their knowledge and experience to provide policy, governance and other advice on the framework for the operation of major government businesses that deliver vital services to the Tasmania community and that are important players in the Tasmanian economy.

The Government Business Policy and Governance Advisor is expected to become an expert in the government business governance framework and related government policies and initiatives. Based on this understanding and knowledge of the operating environment, business strategies and services provided by the government businesses, the Advisor is expected to provide accurate, timely and well-informed advice on a broad range of issues to the Branch, Treasury and the Government

It is expected that the Government Business Policy and Governance Advisor will have a strong capacity and interest in: the identification and implementation of improvements in the governance framework; leading discussions on major issues and significant branch processes; undertaking a broad range of projects; and supporting the development of Branch resources.

While the position is focused on the governance framework, the Government Business Policy and Governance Advisor will also be expected to support the broader responsibilities of the Branch as required.

To be successful in the position the Government Business Policy and Governance Advisor will have:

It is expected that skills and experience gained in a range of different roles and careers would be useful in this role including law and the legal sector, governance and compliance, finance and economics.

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

Treasury expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID 19, to be so.

Highly Desirable Requirements

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

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Please download the Statement of Duties, Advice to Applicants and Frequently Asked Questions below:

(image) 723766 - Statement of Duties - Government Business Policy and Governance Advisor.DOCX

(image) 723766 - Statement of Duties - Government Business Policy and Governance Advisor.pdf

(image) Advice to Applicants.DOCX

(image) Advice to Applicants.pdf

(image) Frequently Asked Questions for Applicants.DOCX

(image) Frequently Asked Questions for Applicants.pdf

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 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.

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.

To submit your application, please click the blue "Apply Now" button. You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to attach your Resume and your two page Short Form Application (please note that you can upload .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, and .txt file types only). Referee details are submitted as part of the online application process, so ensure you have the contact details for two referees before doing this.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact Recruitment via email [email protected] before the closing date.

For more information

David Bailey
Director Shareholder Policy and Markets
[email protected]
(03) 6145 5890