Senior Policy Officer (VPSG5)

$101,120 - $122,348 yearly
  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • 05 May, 2021

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/DET/PSPG/20001244B

As Senior Policy Officer, Performance Insights, you will synthesise and analyse the latest research and evidence to build a greater understanding of the factors that shape children and young people's outcomes. You will generate presentations, snapshots and reports and actively share them with senior departmental staff to support policy development and drive improved performance monitoring.

You will have the ability to translate complex data into written form, drawing on your strong conceptual and analytic skills. You will lead on key projects, identifying and working with relevant stakeholders to develop evidence resources with impact. The role is an exciting opportunity to work with contemporary evidence and with others to develop briefings, reports and presentations, including for ministers, senior boards and committees.

Some of the key streams of work in this high volume, fast-paced team include annual and regular reporting against the Department's Outcomes Framework, Education State Targets, and developing the annual State of Victoria's Children report.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email:

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