Senior Policy Analyst (003317)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Feb 13, 2024
Technology Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:

Having a diverse workforce that represents the wider Tasmanian community is very important to us and we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people who may identify as LGBTQI+, and all genders. We also recognise the value, unique skills and knowledge that Aboriginal employees bring to the workplace and welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal people.

We support reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We understand that people have different needs to manage their work and life and to support people we embrace the benefits of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 hours - flexible options available.


  1. Research, analyse and assess a variety of policy proposals from the perspective of the Government's strategic directions and priorities, and provide solutions, proposals, and recommendations about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  2. Develop and implement policies that progress the Government's strategic directions and priorities - in collaboration with government agencies, non-government organisations, business and the community. This may require facilitation and leadership including negotiation of agreed positions within defined parameters.
  3. Monitor the implementation and impact of strategic or whole of government policies – particularly in regard to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population group.
  4. Liaise, consult and negotiate at senior management level with other spheres of government (Commonwealth State, and Local), private enterprise and Aboriginal community-controlled organisations.
  5. Undertake research, analyse policy developments in other jurisdictions and advise on implications.
  6. Prepare complex submissions, briefings, correspondence and reports on agency, whole-of-government and inter-governmental issues.
  7. Act as team leader for designated projects, programs and initiatives of significance
  8. Represent the Department in a range of relevant forums.
  9. The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying positions at this classification level.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Requirements

Tertiary qualifications and/or experience in analysis and comment.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) So(image) SoD - Senior Policy Analyst - 003317.pdf

(image) Short Application - FAQs.DOCX

(image) Short Application - FAQs.pdf

How to apply

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

You will be prompted to upload a 1-2 page short application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties and a resume.

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

If you have any difficulty uploading your application, please contact us prior to the closing date on (03) 6270 5607 or (03) 6270 5599.

For more information

Marnie Bower
Senior Policy Analyst
Phone: (03) 6232 7382