Various Roles - Policy and Stakeholders Group (APS5/APS6) Temporary Employment Register

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Tenure: Non-ongoing
Location: Flexible Location
Categories: Administration, Policy
Division: Policy and Corporate Div
Business Group: Policy & Stakeholders Gp
Section: Policy & Int'l Affairs

The Policy and Stakeholders Group (PSG) is IP Australia's lead on government engagement with intellectual property (IP) matters. PSG covers a broad range of areas, including domestic and international policy, trade agreements, stakeholder engagement, economic research and management of the organisation’s data.

The Various Roles – Policy and Stakeholders Group (APS6) Temporary Employment Register will be used to fill various short-term employment opportunities (18 months with the possibility of extension) for temporary and casual vacancies in PSG within the next 12 months.

The roles will vary depending on section responsibilities and opportunities as they arise, however APS 6 duties within PSG 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 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;
  • Analysing data to answer business questions, developing dashboards and/or transforming and combining data;

 

Some of the duties at APS5 level within PSG often include:

  • Providing support for research and analysis on major and    emerging IP issues;
  • Assisting with briefing, correspondence and policy advice for IP Australia's Executive and Ministers;
  • Assisting with IP Australia's engagement in the negotiation of international and trade agreements;
  • Administrative, and coordination support for the team and management
  • Assisting with the development of presentations and speeches.
  • Analysing and presenting data to answer business questions, developing dashboards and/or transforming and combining data;
  • Data analysis, including assisting with building, querying, testing and validating datasets and providing data extracts and analysis to inform decision makers;
  • Documenting data processes, data dictionaries, data applications

 

To be successful in this role, we are looking for people who can demonstrate:

  • 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 workloads.
  • Able to meet/develop the capabilities defined in the IP Australia Capability Framework relevant to APS6 and APS5 levels.
  • Knowledge of the Australian IP system would be an advantage for some roles but is not essential.

For additional information please see the Position Profile below:

Download File Position Profile - APS5 - PSG Temporary Employment Register.pdf

Download File Position Profile - APS6 - PSG Temporary Employment Register.pdf

 

To discuss the position in more detail please contact Tanya Duthie on (02) 6283 2838

To apply for this position, you are asked to:

  • Frame your responses around the position specific duties and position specific capabilities of the role (as set out in the position profile), and provide:
    1. An explanation of how their skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role (limited response between 300 and 500 words)
    2. Details of no more than two (2) professional achievements, within the last 5 years, that demonstrate their suitability for this role (limited response between 300 and 500 words)
    3. Provide a current CV detailing recent employment history which is relevant to the advertised position.
    4. Provide the name and contact details of two referees.
    5. Please specify in the application form if you are applying for APS5 or APS6 or both.

 

A security clearance (Baseline vetting) or ability to quickly obtain this clearance may be required for some roles.

Applications close for this register at 11.55pm on the closing date of 24 February 2023. 

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