Project Officer (APS 6) Temporary Employment Register

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Tenure: Non-ongoing
Location: Melbourne, Canberra, Flexible Location
Categories: Policy, Economics, Statistic, Evaluation, Audit, International, Legal, Procurement, Contract Management, Research, Regulation, Science, Engineering, Technical
Division: Policy and Corporate Div
Business Group: Policy & Stakeholders Gp
Section: Internat Policy & Coop

The Project Officer (APS 6) Temporary Employment Register will be used to fill various short-term employment opportunities (up to 18 months with the possibility of extension) for non-ongoing vacancies in the Policy & Governance Group (PGG) within the next 12 months.

The roles will vary depending on Section responsibilities and opportunities as they arise, however APS 6 duties within PGG often include:

  • Researching, coordinating and providing advice and analysis on major and emerging IP issues
  • Preparing briefing, correspondence and policy advice for IP Australia's Executive and the Ministers
  • Assisting with IP Australia's engagement in the negotiation of international and trade agreements
  • Representing IP Australia at external meetings with other government departments and agencies
  • Participating in consultations with internal and external stakeholders

We are looking for someone who demonstrates the following:

  • Self-motivation, with a track record of taking responsibility and delivering results
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Well-developed research, analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and manage relationships and competing priorities
  • Able to meet/develop the capabilities defined in the IP Australia Capability Framework relevant to an APS Level 6 

A security clearance (Baseline vetting) or ability to obtain this clearance may be required for some roles. Knowledge of the Australian IP system would be an advantage for some roles but is not essential.

Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with relevant qualifications and experience.

Further information can be found in the position profile below:

Download File Position Profile - Temporary Employment Register .pdf

As part of the application process you are asked to:

  • Frame your response(s) around the job-specific duties and job-specific capabilities of the position as detailed in the position profile, and provide:
  1. An explanation of how your skills, knowledge and experience would contribute to the work of the relevant section/s (response limited to 250 words)
  2. Details of no more than two (2) professional achievements, within the last 5 years, that demonstrate your suitability as an APS 6 officer in PGG (response limited to 250 words)

Please note: you MUST be an Australian Citizen to be engaged in the APS and to meet IP Australia’s security clearance requirements.

Note that selection may be based on application only and interviews may not be undertaken. If interviews are undertaken, they may occur at any time during 2020/2021, as vacancies arise.

You can withdraw your application at any time if you are no longer available to work for us.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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