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Policy & Legislation Officer

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Geelong

Policy & Legislation Officer

  • Full time, permanent role
  • Hybrid work environment with flexibility to balance weekly Geelong office based work with working remotely
  • Salary $99,248 base plus superannuation

Our Story

The TAC is a Victorian state government organisation whose role is to promote road safety, support those who have been injured on our roads and help them get their lives back on track.

To hear more about our story, follow this link:

https://www.tac.vic.gov.au/about-the-tac/our-organisation/what-we-do

About the Role

The Policy and Legislation Officer works in partnership with the core business to provide advice relating to legislation, claims policy and statutory guidance. The role will review, analyse and provide advice on a range of claims policy and legislation issues. You will assist to develop legislation which involves researching legislative proposals, preparing papers for the external Legislation Working Group (LWG) & preparing and drafting instructions. You will support the business by providing advice on claims policy issues for TAC employees and managers, along with assisting the Commission in the development of claims policy proposals to go through the Policy & Legislation Committee (PaLC).

Success in this role is measured by your ability to deliver outcomes in line with the various regular working groups and committee’s timelines and your ability to provide timely, sound and accurate advice to queries.  The team is working on a long-term piece of work to re-design the TAC’s Policy Framework which you will have the opportunity to play a part in the delivery of.

About the Team

The Legislation Services & Policy team is a small but dynamic team of six and is part of the External Affairs branch within the broader Marketing, Communications and External Affairs Division.  Working in a fast-paced environment, rapidly responding to queries and delivering outcomes, the team works collaboratively and enjoys celebrating milestones together and keeping things easy-going on group chats and catching up when they can

 

A Day in the Life

  • Undertake legislation and policy analysis of emerging issues
  • Develop options for formulating legislative, statutory and claims policy solutions
  • Prepare internal briefing documents and papers for the LWG and PaLC
  • Prepare Ministerial, Cabinet and Parliamentary documentation
  • Provide expert advise to TAC employees and managers on legislative and claims policy queries

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Experience in analysing and developing legislation and/or policy in a government environment
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build and maintain professional working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct thorough research
  • Proven capability to deliver difficult outcomes
  • Strong planning, organisation and self-management skills

Why join the TAC?

We foster an engaged and inclusive culture; our 2022 survey results show over 90% of our employees feel proud to work for us and would recommend the TAC as a great place to work. Our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Competitive remuneration, annual bonus and salary packaging options
  • Hybrid working arrangements; combining weekly office based work with remote working  
  • A comprehensive wellbeing calendar of events and initiatives
  • A commitment to a culture of learning with extensive professional development opportunities

Read more here: http://www.tac.vic.gov.au/about-the-tac/careers/our-employment-benefits

Together, our differences make us stronger

At the TAC, we believe that a diverse workforce operating within an inclusive culture is critical to achieving our purpose. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, respect and value the unique contributions of all people, because we believe that together, our differences make us stronger.

We are committed to inclusion, diversity and accessibility in our employment practices, and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, people with disability, women and gender diverse people, culturally diverse and LGBTIQ+ people to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the TAC People & Culture Team on (03) 5225 7500 or via email at People_Culture@tac.vic.gov.au and a member of the team will be in touch. Any information provided regarding disability or reasonable adjustment requests will only be used to provide accommodations and will in no way determine the outcome of an application.

We’d love to hear from you

If this opportunity excites you, click APPLY to submit your Cover Letter and Resume today. Successful applicants will be contacted and progress to an interview. All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application.

For further information, please refer to the attached Position Description or contact Jessie Howlett (Shared Services Specialist) on (03) 9300 0518 for a confidential discussion. Applications for this role will be accepted up until 11:55pm on Tuesday 31 January 2022.

If this role isn’t quite right for you but you know of someone who would be interested, please feel free to share the ad with them.

The TAC is committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of employees. This includes the TAC’s requirements to collect, record and hold vaccination information about its employees. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of their up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination status or medical exemption prior to commencing employment.

Position Description

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