Principal Policy Officer



Principal Policy Officer WIRO - Department of Customer Service Sydney CBD Working at Department of Customer Service The Department of Customer Service is a great place to work Our values of accountability, trust, service and integrity drive our initiatives and culture. We support innovative programs in areas as broad as digital government, consumer protection and major public works. We are an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity and flexible work practices and believe our people are our greatest asset The Workers Compensation Independent Review Office (WIRO) is a highly skilled statutory office established in 2012 under section 24 of the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 .

The Independent Review Officer has statutory functions including: Dealing with enquiries and complaints from injured workers about insurers with a focus on finding solutions Managing the Independent Legal Assistance & Review Service (ILARS) which provides funding to independent lawyers for injured workers to provide legal advice about their rights and entitlements to compensation Inquiring into and reporting to the Minister on matters in connection with the operation of the workers compensation legislation. Your main duties will include: The Principal Policy Officer will provide expert strategic advice to the Director ILARS regarding current, evolving or emerging issues to facilitate executive decision-making. You will lead and manage the development, delivery and implementation of policy initiatives that support organisational objectives and develop strategy for the implementation of government reforms of the workers compensation system.

This an ongoing role, 35 hours per week and is based in Darlinghurst NSW. About you To be successful, you will demonstrate: Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Law Strong understanding of the NSW workers compensation legislative framework Strong experience at a senior level with responsibility for research and policy development and documentation Demonstrated stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to consult and negotiate on policy issues to identify and develop solutions Ability to provide expert policy advice to the Director and information to inform relevant stakeholders Lead and implement strategies Salary Grade 11/12, with the base salary for this role starting at $128089 base plus superannuation Click Here to access the Role Description . For enquiries relating to recruitment please contact Sarah Kerr via sarah.

au. Closing Date: Thursday 14 November 2019 9.59am The Department of Customer Service is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.

At the Department, we endeavour to make roles flexible. While this role is advertised as full t Preview ime, we will consider requests to undertake the work flexibly..

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13 Nov 2019


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