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Assistant Director Operational Policy and Stakeholder Engagement, Executive Level 1, Anti-Dumping CommissionDepartment of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
About the team As an independent Commission housed within the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, the Anti-Dumping Commission (the Commission) is a values led organisation responsible for administering Australia’s anti-dumping and countervailing system. The Commission undertakes complex investigations into allegations of dumping and subsidisation made by Australian Industry against overseas exporters and governments. These investigations require the Commission to work closely with Australian manufacturers and importers, as well as foreign exporters and governments.
We are seeking to build our capacity and capability to continue in our delivery of robust, timely and evidenced-based decisions that form the basis of the Commissioner’s findings and recommendations to the Minister. The Operational Policy and Stakeholder Engagement Section takes the lead in identifying and addressing operational policy and practice issues that directly impact investigations, as well as the Commission’s broader strategic, political and operational priorities. The Section also leads the Commission’s engagement with internal and external stakeholders, both to provide a high standard of information and guidance on anti-dumping matters (domestic and international) and to consult on ways to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the administration of Australia’s anti-dumping system.
Our ideal candidate While taking on a leadership role within a high-performing team, our ideal candidate will work collaboratively across the Commission to deliver a robust, effective and responsive Australian anti-dumping system. Our ideal candidate will: Operate effectively in a dynamic and contested environment Collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders, often with competing interests Acquire a high level of technical knowledge and expertise without losing sight of the ‘bigger picture’ Communicate complex concepts in a straightforward and compelling manner to different audiences. Be resilient and professional in undertaking complex or sensitive work within tight timeframes Possess a drive for innovation and business improvement Be highly self-motivated and self-manage under broad direction Supervise and develop junior staff as well as contribute to efforts to build broader organisational capability Display strong leadership through self-awareness and openness to internal and external review of work Be adaptable and open to continuous learning and development of self and others.
What you will do The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate they have: Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills, including the ability to draft advice and guidance on operational policy and practice issues, as well as other communication materials as required. Excellent analytical skills, policy analysis capability and research skills, including the ability to quickly acquire and apply an understanding of Australia’s legislative and policy framework i....