Senior Policy Analyst (003005)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 21, 2021

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.

Period of Appointment

Until 30 June 2022 – this position is project-based and the successful applicant will support the work of the Literacy Advisory Panel to develop a community-wide literacy framework

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 hours - flexible options available.


  1. Research, analyse and assess critical whole-of-government initiatives from the perspective of the Government's strategic directions and priorities, and provide solutions, proposals and recommendations.
  2. Develop and implement initiatives that progress the Government's strategic directions and priorities - in collaboration with key stakeholders, both internal and external. 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.
  4. Liaise, consult and negotiate at senior management level with other spheres of government (Commonwealth State, and Local), private enterprise and community organisations.
  5. Prepare complex submissions, briefings, correspondence and reports on whole-of-government issues.
  6. Act as team leader for designated projects, programs and initiatives of significance.
  7. Represent the team/Department in a range of relevant forums.
  8. 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.

Desirable Requirements

Formal tertiary qualifications.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) SOD - Senior Policy Analyst - 003005.docx

(image) SOD - Senior Policy Analyst - 003005.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 complete 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

Sue Kennedy
Director Social Policy and Intergovernmental Relations
[email protected]
Phone: (03)6232 7339