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494879/ISD - Policy Officer and Secretariat - APS Level 6Attorney General's Department
Our Opportunity Commonwealth Fraud Prevention Centre – Policy and Evidence Team The Policy and Evidence Team works to improve the evidence base and foster a whole of government approach to preventing fraud. The evidence and policy streams work together to ensure a strong evidence base for policy advice and decisions. Staff in the evidence stream will work closely with the Australian Institute of Criminology on their annual fraud census, design new and innovative methods to measure the impact of fraud prevention activities, and design new data-driven methods to measure the prevalence of fraud in a program.
Staff in the policy stream provide policy advice to entities when implementing the Commonwealth Fraud Control Framework, write policy briefs on topics relevant to counter fraud, manage submissions to executive internal and external committees and manage the secretariat for our two counter fraud executive committees. This team will also undertake the future review of the Commonwealth Fraud Control Framework. Role and expectations of the successful candidate You will be responsible for secretariat duties for the Centre, including planning, coordinating and facilitating interagency meetings with key stakeholders.
You will also help facilitate fortnightly reporting of project status to the executive. This role also includes ad hoc support for executive briefs where needed. You will need the ability to pick up new concepts quickly, think strategically, have excellent writing and stakeholder liaison skills and communicate clearly.
You will report to the EL1 responsible for managing counter fraud policy projects, and provide support to the EL1 to create tools and guidance to equip agencies across the Commonwealth with practical and innovative solutions to prevent fraud. Who are we looking for? We seek people who bring external ideas, diverse experience, and global perspectives, and are willing to explore innovative ways of working. People who work for us will display leadership at all levels, apply information effectively in order to solve problems, and work collaboratively to achieve outcomes.
Specific requirements of the role: Strong research, analysis and critical thinking skills Provides timely, accurate and persuasive advice, underpinned by analysis, contextual awareness and stakeholder consultation High quality written briefs and verbal communication Understanding of secretariat approaches, including briefs, agendas and minutes Proactive, collaborative, organised and enjoys building productive working relationships Willing to think creatively and learn new skills to develop practical and innovative approaches Desirable skills and background: The ability to pick up new concepts quickly, think strategically, have excellent writing and stakeholder liaison skills and communicate clearly. Please refer to the AGD Performance Expectations for more detail. The range and nature of work within the Attorney-General’s Department requires a workforce that....