Policy and Engagement Specialist
25th May, 2023

Must have a Baseline clearance



  • Lead the coordination and development of briefing products, policy advice and talking points for Taskforce Executive, to inform and influence government deliberations and outcomes.
  • Use knowledge of Government policy agenda to influence trade simplification objectives and monitor strategic developments across Government.
  • Develop, sustain and leverage productive relationships with Government agencies, industry organisations and business.
  • Develop engagement plans, organise meetings and provide high-quality secretariat support for STS to connect with industry and Government stakeholders.
  • Support planning and reporting through preparation of status updates and identification of any compliance and risk issues that may affect the long-term goals of the Taskforce.


  • An existing network of federal government agency contacts in the area of digital economy, transformation and data policy
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with an understanding of government processes and experience representing the government in inter-agency and external engagements
  • Strong written communication skills and the ability to craft high quality briefs, talking points and meeting notes with little direction
  • Flexible, adaptable and resilient to working in a highly contested environment and able to re-prioritise work at a moment’s notice 

Location of work – ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, Offsite

Working arrangements – The requirement is to work 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.


Essential criteria

  1. Demonstrated experience working as a Policy and Engagement Specialist, ideally within government.
  2. Proven ability to deliver requirements and aligns with organisational constraints of multiple agencies/entities.
  3. Strong communication skills, with the ability to translate between business and technical terminology.


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